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nate the page.
Antinomians, errors of, respecting the
law and its requirements, iii. 273.
ABRAHAM, wisdom of God in his Antinomians, have no true ideas of the
dealings with, i. 77. Note.
vocation of, i. 413. ii. 29.
how justified by works, ii. 113. iii. 48.
ACCEPTANCE with God, way and man-
grace of the gospel, ii. 376. nor of
their need of grace, and the atone-
ment of Christ, iii. 275. but are ene-
mies to the gospel, ii. 376.
Antinomian spirit, the source of infide-
lity, ii. 385.
ner of for sinners, what, i. 428.
ADAM, the public head and representa-
tive of his posterity, i. 80. 221. 301.
Antinomianism, gross and refined, dif-
ference between them, what, iii. 118.
- blow at the root of, iii. 79.
Angels, elect, ii. 65.
confirmed in holiness, when, ii. 66.
uses of the fall of angels and men
to them, what, ii. 65.
their reflections on it, ii. 68, 69.
their reflections on the death of
Christ, ii. 72.
their reflections on the death of
Antichrist, and the millennium, ii. 72.
their glory consists in, what, i. 522.
Apostacy of angels and men, conducive
to the glory of God, and to the good
of the moral system, ii. 78.
Aristoeles, minister of the church in
Siena, character of, iii. 382.
Arminians, errors of, respecting the
doctrines of grace, what, i. 399.
respecting the law and its require-
ments, iii. 272.
his sin imputed to them, i. 300.
moral image of God in which he was
created, what, i. 197-199.
how lost by the fall, iii. 336.
made a free agent, i. 361.
his original obligation to love God,
what, i. 302. ii. 254. did not cease,
nor become diminished by the fall, i.
guilt of his first sin, what, i. 304.
his conduct after his first sin consider-
ed, iii. 27 1.
- his trial just, i. 303. and good, i. 305.
- his representing his posterity, justice
of, i. 307, 308.
Adoption, spirit of, what, i. 451.
Advantages, religious, of the heathen,
what, i. 165.
of the Jews, what, i. 170-175. iii.
Affections, holy, excited by divine truth,
ii. 529. iii. 99.
Amusements, vain and fashionable, sin
and danger of, ii. 301. iii. 478-488.
Antedeluvians, dealings of God with, i.
wickedness of, ibid.
Antichrist, reign of, i. 418.
Antinomians, definition of, ii. 375.
- doctrines of, ìi. 260. ili 118.
errors of, respecting humiliation, i.
respecting faith, i. 379. and justify-
ing faith, ii. 193. iii. 98. 294.
respecting satisfaction for sin. i. 378.
- religious exercises of, not according
to the gospel, iii. 42. Note.
Atheism, practical, what, iii. 452.
Atonement of Christ, necessity of, i. 352.
391. ii. 344. 356.
- obligations arising from thence, what,
iii. 468. 470.
-infant, a covenant entered into by
the parent, iii. 184. 402.
does not entitle the subject of it to
all church privileges, iii. 188. nor lay
God under any obligations to grant
them saving grace, iii. 278. 402. 421.
-duty of parents who have dedicated
their children to God in baptism, how
neglected, iii. 403. 411. 469.
directions given to persons, how to
become fitted to offer their children
in baptism, what, iii. 426. 445.
Baptism and the Lord's supper, seals of
the covenant of grace only, iii. 161.
duty of those under baptismal vows,
what, iii. 408, 404. 421.
Believers, and their service,s accepted
in Christ, i. 103. and rewarded, ibid.
not justified for their faith, iii. 50.
how justified, iii. 51.
their spiritual conflict, i. 246.
their views in believing, what, iii. 55.
Calling, effectual, what, ii. 536.
Calvinistic doctrines, whether they tend
to licentiousness, or to the disuse of
the means of grace, considered, iii.
Carnal mind, enmity of, proved, iii. 304..
consists in what, iii. 309.
Character of the persons addressed in
St. Paul's epistle to the Galatians,
-temporal, all the fruits of Christ's
purchase, i. 405.
Charity, evangelical, what, iii. 269.
Christ the second Adam, i. 309. 315.
the anointed, i. 369.
infinite dignity of, i. 366. ii. 314.
High-priest, i. 357. 369, 464.
-sufficiently authorised to be a media-
tor, i. 368.
-divine and human nature of, united,
humiliation of, ibid.
— exaltation of, i. 482.
intercession of, i. 374.
necessary that he should be God, iii.
has made satisfaction to divine jus-
tice, i. 369. 373
Christ's death, designed not to procure
a repeal of the law, nor any abate.
ment of it, i. 121. but to fulfil all the
demands of the law, i. 122
Christ's death, not to lessen the evil of Covenant of grace, blessings of, what,
sin, i. 377. nor to draw forth the love
and pity of God to sinners, i. 378.
- designed to honor the divine law, ii.
advantages of baptised children pi-
ously dedicated to God, what, iii. 186.
the Lord's property, why, iii. 464.
Coming to Christ, consciousness of, ne-
cessary to assurance of an interest in
him, iii. 105-119.
Common and special grace, difference
between them, what, iii. 246.
Confidence, difference between true and
false, what, i. 252, 255. Note.
Confidence that our scheme of religion is
right, no proof of orthodoxy, iii. 365.
Conscientiousness in wrong conduct,
does not exempt from blame, iii. 367.
Conscience, a case of, resolved, iii. 67.
Constitution, original, made with Adam,
evidences of, what, i. 268.
its counterfeits, what, i. 229.
Convictions, genuine, what, i. 226.
-legal, uses of, what, iii. 285.
Cornelius, in what sense a believer, and
accepted before hearing the gospel,
condition of, what, i. 453. ii. 246.
- stability of, i. 454.
is conditional, ii. 246. iii. 113.
-conditions of, to be complied with,
before we are entitled to its blessings,
is made to believers, iii. 126. to
none else, iii. 278.
- Gentiles admitted into this covenant
on the day of Penticost, iii 156. their
profession, what, iii. 159. their eviden-
ces of grace, what, iii 160.
- complying with this covenant, what,
iii. 211. 415.
the only covenant extant between
God and man, iii. 420,
- is conditional, iii. 228.
-seal of, may be applied to infants, iii.
135. parents' covenant for them, iii.
- performing the conditions necessary
to enjoy its blessings, iii. 228.
-it requires holiness, iii. 408. moral
sincerity is insufficient, iii. 435.
-no graceless heart complies with it,
iii. 416. 433. pretending to do it is wil-
ful lying, iii. 434.
Covenant with Abraham, a covenant of
grace, iii. 131 and passim. 226.
was conditional, iii. 228.
consequences of supposing it uncon-
ditional, what, iii. 230. and passim.
- required faith and holy obedience, iii.
definition of, iii. 211.
supposed conditions of, what, iii.
holy, just, and good, i. 305.
use of it a proof of gracelessness
among a people, iii. 369.
equitable for his posterity, i. 306.
Conversion, true, nature and manner
of, what, i. 226. 431.
will be laid aside when religion is
revived, iii. 370.
consists in, what, i. 281. ii. 266. Covenant, external, in what sense un-
derstood by Mr. Mather, iii. 126.
essentially different from the
gospel covenant, iii. 154. and pas-
vague and unintelligible, iii. 168..
Covenant, external, not a means of con- Covenant, half-way, absurdity of, iii. 399.
version to sinners, iii. 236.
is inconsistent, iii. 234.
not adapted to the state of a sin-
ner under conviction, iii. 173.
compliance with, not a means of
grace and conversion, iii. 197.
no definable qualifications short of
repentance and faith, iii. 172. 216.
Mr. Mather's scheme, view of, iii.
209. 290. 292. is inconsistent, iii. 128.
343. and Note.
Covenant with the Israelites at Sinai,
Covenanting, church, qualifications for,
what, iii. 169. 172. 367. 401.
promises of sincere endeavors.in-
sufficient, iii. 171.
what, iii. 140.
- conditions of with which the Israel-Churches, duty of, respecting the ad-
ites professed to comply, iii. 141.
-the same as repentance and faith,
mission of members, what, iii. 357.
in what sense it was a covenant of
grace, iii. 153.
- duty of, towards baptised persons,
what, iii. 469.
Creation, account of, ii. 53.
the law of Moses the rule of duty in
this covenant, how understood by Je-
sus Christ, iii. 145.
the law required holiness, iii. 146—
unregenerate unbelieving persons
improper subjects for, iii. 172. have
no right to promise obedienceby Di-
vine assistance, iii. 283. 289.
compliance with the covenant of
grace alone entitles to its blessings,
iii. 176. 228.
views and feelings with which
we ought to covenant, iii, 176, 177.
assurance not necessary to it, iii.
effects of, what, iii. 411.
why this covenant is retained and
practised upon, iii. 414. 432.
Church of God miraculously preserved
in the world, i. 420.
Church, primitive, not an example to
others in the admission of members,
and why, iii. 358.
Church, visible, nature of, iii. 135.
- profession made by those who own
it, what, iii. 398.
believers the only proper subjects
of admission into it, iii. 150. none
others comply with the conditions
of the covenant, iii. 205, 206.
Cross of Christ, motives and encou-
ragement from thence to repentance
and reconciliation, ii. 309.
- calls to repentance, ii. 458.
- displays the Divine perfections and
the evil of sin, ü. 467.
Creed, apostles', so called, very ancient,
- articles of, what, ibid.
Creed, Christian, compared with the
Arminian, and that of Mr. Mather,
-belief of, implies, what, iii. 341.
Creeds and confessions, necessity and
use of, iii. 43. S72.
- Christian communities have a right
to form and impose them, iii. 373,
-in what cases they may be altered,
different circumstances of the
first Christians and professors of the
present day, to be considered in judg
ing of qualifications, iii. 185, 184.
unregenerate persons improper
subjects for covenanting, iii. 218. and
passim. 277.; have no title to any
Divine blessings, iii. 281. have no
holy exercises, iii. 285. their enmity
against God disqualifies them for
sealing ordinances, iii. 313. direc-
tions given to such, how to become
fit and worthy subjects of it, iii. 445.
Covenant, half-way, considered, iii. 393.
- nature of, what, ii. 438.
— not practised upon at the first set-Day
tling of New-England, iii. 394. 412.
sets aside the command of Christ,
Cudworth, Dr. his notions of the pre-
sent system of the world, as being the
best, ii. 135.
Cudworth, Mr. errors of, respecting the
foundation of love to God, ii. 351.
Note. 366. Note. 369. Note. 416.
Death, preparation for, what is im-
plied in, i. 15-20.
Declarative glory of God, whether God
does design and act to promote it, ii.
Depravity of man, i. 200.
its extent, i. 206.
Decreeing the everlasting misery of his
creatures, inconsistent with the good-
ness of God, stated and answered,
i. 91. Note.
Delight in God, true and false, what, Election sermon, i. 517.
manifest in children, i. 200-203.
- evidenced in their love of self,
contempt of God, i. 208-212.
in their departure from God,
hatred of him, i. 212–215.
in their resisting the spirit of grace,
i. 230. and opposing the gospel,i. 233.
- criminality of it, i. 219-221.
- evidences of it, i. 316.
Depravity, total, definition of, iii. 237.
Devotedness to God, what, i. 193, 194.
-reasonableness of, i. 276. 285.
necessity of, i. 287.
obligations to do it, what, i. 460.
directions how to do it, what, i. 291.
Dickinson, Mr. Jonathan, notions of,
respecting infant baptism, and the
Abrahamic covenant, what, iii. 356.
Different experiences and conduct of
sinners, under the strivings of the
spirit, what, i. 421.
Edwards, President, the author's opinion
respecting his works, ii. 509. 512, iii.
Election, personal and absolute, i. 390.
Elect, God's designs towards, what, i̇.
Dunlop, Mr. his decisions respecting
public creeds, what, iii. 374. 381.
Duty, what God requires of us in his
law, i. 53.
motives from which it must be done,
-the measure of which God requires
in his law, what, i. 54.
Edwards, President, sentiments of, res-
pecting Divine illumination, what, ii.
- under condemnation while unbelie
vers, i. 397. iii. 279. and passim.
Enlightened sinners invited to come tb
Christ, iii. 109.
Enmity against God and Christ the
same, iii. 320.
Enmity against God, whether arisiug
merely from considering God to be
our enemy, iii. 293.
- whether we are enemies only to
false and mistaken ideas of the Deity,
iii. 301. or to his true character, iii,
in what this enmity and contrariety
consists, iii. 310.
faith of, i. 445.
delusions of, i. 446.
conduct of, what, ii. 289. 295:
false pretensions of, to inspiration and
extraordinary sanctity, i. 50.
Difficulties of believing the gospel, from Enquiries respecting the duty of the
what arising, ii. 268.
Discipline, church, not maintained by
false churches, iii. 196.
criminality of it, iii. 313.
Encouragement to return to God,
through Christ, ground of, ii. 263.
Encouragement to all sinners to return
through the blood of Christ, i. 386.
Enthusiasts, love and zeal of, what, į!
Directions to be given to awakened sin- Eternal damnation of the impenitent,
ners, what, iii. 261.
just and glorious, i. 201.
Doubting, mistakes about it, what, i. Eunuch, faith of the, what, iii. 158.
unregenerate, in the use of means,
answered, iii. 257. and with what pro-
bability of success attended, iii. 259.