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Acceptance, Access, Body of Christ, Church, Death of Christ, Exaltation, Expiation, Humiliation, Imputation, Intercession, Judge, Merit, Messiah, Name of Christ, Personal Union, Propitiation, Reconciliation, Redemption, Resurrection, Righteousness, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satisfaction, Surety.

Christian liberty. See Liberty. The Church is the object of God's special providence, con. v. 7. cat. 63. Christ the only head of it, con. viii. 1. xxv. 6. The catholick church invisible, what, con. xxv. 1. cat. 64. Given to Christ from all eternity, con. viii. 1. The benefits which the members of it enjoy by Christ, cat. 65, 66, 69, 82, 83, 86, 90: The catholic church visible, what, con. xxv. 2. cat. 62. Out of it no ordinary possibility of salvation, con. xxv. 2. Its privileges, con. xxv. 3. cat. 63. Particular churches more or less pure, con. xxv. 4. The purest subject to mixture and error, con. xxv. 5. There shall always be a church on earth to worship God according to his will, ib.

Church-censures. See Censures. Church-government appointed by the Lord Jesus in the hand of church- officers, distinct from the civil magistrate, con. xxx. 1. cat. 45, 108. But they are not exempted from obedience to the magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. They have the power of the keys committed to them, con. Xxx. 2. What that power is, and its use, con. xxx, 2, 3, 4. They are. not to be opposed in the lawful exercise of their powers upon pretence of Christian liberty, con. xx. 4. See Councils. There are some circumstances concerning church-government, which are to be ordered by the light of nature and Christian prudence, according to the general rules of the word, con. i. 6. Circumcision, one of the ordinances by which the covenant of grace was administered under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34.

Civil magistrate, or civil powers. See Magistrate

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The sum of the first four commandments, which contain our duty to God, cat. 102. The sum of the other six, which contain our duty to man, cat. 122. No man is able to keep the commandments of God perfectly, cat. 149.

The Communion. See The Lord's Supper.

Communion of saints, wherein it consists, con. xxvi. 1, 2. The enjoyment of it is one of the privileges of the visible church, cat. 63. In the Lord's supper communicants testify their mutual love and fellowship each with other, cat. 168. That sacrament being a bond and pledge of believers' communion with Christ, and with each other, as members of his mystical body, con. xxix. 1. The communion of saints doth not infringe a man's property in his goods and possessions, con. xxvi. 3. Communion which the elect have with with Christ, con. xxvi. 1. In this life, cat. 69, 83. Immediately after death, cat. 86. At the resurrection and day of judgment, cat. 87, 90. It is a consequence of their union with him, con. xxvi. 1. It doth not make them partakers of his Godhead, nor equal with him, con. xxvi. 3. It is confirmed in the Lord's supper, cat. 168.

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Unchaste Company not to be kept, cat. 139. Nor corrupt communica tions to be used or listened to, ib. Condition. Perfect, personal, and perpetual obedience, the condition

of the covenant of works, con. vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. 20. God requires faith as the condition to interest sinners - in the Mediator of the covenant of grace, cat. 32.

Confession of sin always to be made in private to God, con. xv. 6. And is to be joined with prayer, cat. 178. When to be made to men, con. XV. 6. Upon confession, the offending brother is to be received in love, ib. Conscience. See Liberty of Conscience. Peace of conscience a fruit of the sense of God's love, con. xviii. 1,3, cat. 83. Believers may fall into sins which wound the conscience, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. The wicked are punished with horror of conscience, cat. 28, 83.

Contentment. Submission to God is our duty, cat. 104. Discontent at his dispensations is sinful, cat. 105. A full contentment with our condition is our duty, cat. 147. Discontentment with our own estate a sin, cat. 148.

Controversies. It belongs to synods and councils ministerially to determine controversies of faith, and cases of conscience, con. xxxi. 3. The Spirit speaking in the scriptures is the supreme judge of all controversies in religion, con. i. 10. The original text of the scriptures is that to which the church is finally to appeal, con. i. 8.

Our Conversation ought to be in holiness and righteousness, answerable to an holy profession, cat. 112, 167. Corruption of nature, what, con. vi. 2, 4. cat. 25. A consequence of the

all of man, ib. Actual sin a fruit of it, con. vi. 4. cat. 25. How it is propagated, con. vi. 3. cat. 26. It doth remain during this life in the regenerate, and all its motions are truly sin, con. vi. 5. xiii. 2. cat. 78. But it is pardoned and mortified through Christ, con. vi. 5.

Covenant. No enjoying of God but by way of covenant, con. vii. 1. Covenant of works, whaf, and with whom made, con. iv. 2. vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. 20, 22. Perfect, personal, and perpetual obedience, the con

dition of it, con. vii. 2. xix. 1.” eat. 20. It is called a law, and a command, con. iv. 2. and a law given as a covenant, con. xix. 1. and a cove'nant of life, of which the tree of life was a pledge, cat. 20. Covenant of grace, what, con. vii. 3. cat. 30. 32. It was made with Christ as the second Adam, and with all the elect in-him as his seed, cat. 31 | In it God requireth of sinners faith in Christ, that they may be justified, and saved, con. vii. 3. cat. 71. Faith being required as the condition to interest them in Christ, cat. 32 Who is the Mediator of this cove nant, con. viii. 1. cat. 36. Why it is called a testament, con. vii. 4. k was differently administered in the time of the law, and in the time of the gospel, con. vii. 5. cat. 33. How it was administered under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. How under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. Counsels, or synods, ought to be, con xxxi. 1. They may be called by the civil magistrate, con. xxiii. 3 xxxi. 2. When ministers may meet without the call of the civil magistrate, con. xxxxi. 2. What power councils have, con. xxxi. 3. What

submission due to their decrees, ib. Not infallible since the apostles' time, con. xxi. 4. But their deter minations are to be tried by the scriptures, con. i. 10. How far they may meddle in civil affairs, con

xxxi. 5.

Creation of the world, con. iv. 1. eat. 15. Of man, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. · Of angels, cat. 16.

Creatures. Dominion over the crea tures given to man, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. They are cursed for our sakes since the fall, cat. 28. Religious worship to be given to no creature, con. xxi. 2. cat. 105.

Curiosity. Bold and curious searching into God's secrets discharged, cat. 105. Curious prying into God's decrees forbidden, cat. 113. Curious or unprofitable questions are to be avoided, ib.

The curse and wrath of God, man lia

ble to it, both by original and actual

sin, con. vi. 6. cat. 27. How it may be escaped, con. vii. 3. cat. 153. Cursing sinful, cat. 113.


DANCING. Lascivious dancing forbidden, cat. 139.

Dead, not to be prayed for, con. xxi. 4. cat. 183.

Death, being the wages of sin, con. vi. 6. cat. 28, 84. It is appointed for all 'men, cat. 84. How it is an advantage to the righteous, cat. 85. The state of believers immediately after death, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. of the wicked, ib.

The Death of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 49. In it he saw no corruption, con. viii. 4. cat. 52. The divine nature having sustained the human from sinking under the power of death, eat. 38. By his obedience and death, he made a proper, real, and full satisfaction to the justice of the Father, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Through the virtue of his death and resurrection, believers are sanctified, con. xiii. 1. Believers have fellowship with Christ in his death, con. xxvi. 1. And from his death and resurrection they draw strength for the mortifying of sin, and quickening of grace, cat. 167. The Lord's supper is a memorial of his death, con. xxix. 1. cat. 168. And in that sacrament worthy communicants meditate affectionately on his death and sufferings, cat. 174. And receive, and feed upon all the benefits of his death, con. xxix. 7.

The Decalogue. See Commandments. The Decrees of God, the nature, end, extent, and properties of them, cơn. iii. 1, 2. cat. 12. The decree of predestination, con. iii. 3, 4. Of election and reprobation, con. iii. 5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God executeth his decrees, cat. 14. How the doctrine of decrees is to be handled, and what use to be made of them, con. iii. 8. Curious prying into God's decrees forbidden, cat. 113.

Desertion. Wilful desertion unlawful, cat. 139. Such as cannot be remedied by the church or civil magis

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Dipping in baptism not necessary, con. xxviii. 3.

Discontent at the dispensations of God's providence sinful, cat. 105, 113. Discontentment with our own estate sinful, cat. 148.

Divorce, lawful in case of adultery after marriage, or of such wilful desertion as cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6. A publick and orderly course of proceeding is to be observed in it, con. xxiv. 6. Dominion. See Sovereignty, Creatures, Sin.

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Doubting of being in Christ may consist with a true interest in him, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172. And therefore should not hinder from partaking of the Lord's supper, cat. 172.

Drunkenness forbidden, cat. 139. Duty to God by the light of nature, con. xxi. 1. Duties required in the first commandment, cat. 104. In the second, cat. 108. In the third, cat. 112. In the fourth, cat. 116. Duties of inferiors to their superiors, con. xxiii. 4. cat. 127. What is required of superiors, con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129. Duties of equals, cat. 131. Duties of the sixth commandment, cat. 135. Of the seventh, cat. 138. Of the eighth, cat. 141. Of the ninth, cat. 144. Of the tenth, cat. 147.

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only, are effectually called, con. x. 1, 4. cat. 68. The elect united to Christ in their effectual calling, cat. 66. Election out of God's mere free grace,

con. iii. 5. cat. 13. From all eternity in Christ, ib. Election not only to eternal life and glory, but also to the means thereof, con. iii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect, and they only, are ef fectually called and saved, con. iii. 6. x. 1, 4. cat. 68. Though others may be outwardly called by the word, and have some common operations of the Spirit, ib. Elect infants, and other elect persons, who are incapable of being called by the word, how saved, con. x. 3. What use to be made of the doctrine of of election, con.iv. 8. And how men may be assured of their eternal election, ib. See Assurance. Envy sinful, cat. 123, 136, 142, 145, 148.

Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 131, 132.

Equivocation. Speaking the truth in doubtful and equivocal expressions, to the prejudice of truth, or justice, sinful, cat. 145.

Eucharist. See Lord's supper. Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 51. In his resurrection, cat. 52. In his ascension, cat. 53. In his sitting at the right hand of God, cat. 54. In his coming to judge the world, cat. 56.

Self-examination, cat. 171.

Excommunication, con. xxx. 2, 3, 4. Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated but by the blood of Christ, cat.



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FAITH, what, con. xiv. 2. cat. 72. God requireth nothing of Shmers, that they may be justified, but faith in Christ, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. Which he requireth as the condition to interest them in the Mediator of the covenant of grace, cat. 32. It justifies a sinner in the sight of God only as it is an instrument by which he receiveth Christ and his righteousness, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Faith is the gift of God, con. xi. 1. eat. 71. It

being the work of the spirit, can. xiv. 1. cat. 59, 72. It is ordinarily wrought by the ministry of the word, con. xiv. 1. Increased and strengthened by the word, sacra. ments, and prayer, ib. Often weakened, but always gets the victory, con. xiv. 3. Growing up in many to a full assurance, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good works, the fruit and evidence of true faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 52. Which is never alone, but always accompanied with all other saving graces, and is no dead faith, but worketh by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Fall of man, the nature and effects of it, con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29. Why permitted, con. vi. 1. How all mankind concerned in it, con. vi. 3. cat. 22.

Falling away. See Perseverance. Family worship daily, required of God, con. xxi. 6.


Religious fasting, a duty, cat. 108. Solemn fasting a part of religious worship, con. xxi. 5. Fellowship. See Communion. Fore-knowledge. All things come to pass infallibly according to the foreknowledge of God, con. v. 2. Forgiveness. See Pardon. Fornication, committed after contract of marriage, a just ground of dissolving the contract, con. xxiv. 5. Fortune. To ascribe any thing to fortune, is sinful, cat. 105. Free-will. See Will. Frugality, a duty, cat. 141.

G. GAMING. Wasteful gaming forbidden, cat. 142.

Glory. The communion in glory with Christ, which believers enjoy in this life, con. xviii. 1, 2, 3. cat. 83. Immediately after death, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At the resurrection and day of judgment, con. xxxii. 3 xxxiii. 2. cat. 87, 90.

The Glory of God, the end of his decrees, con. iii. 3. cat. 12. The glory of his grace the end of election, con iii. 5. cat. 13. The glory of his justice the end of the decree of reprobation, con. iii. 7. cat. 13. The glo ry of his eternal power, wisdom, and

goodness, the end of the creation, con. iv. 1. The manifestation of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and merey, is the end of all God's works of providence, con. v. 1. cat. 18. The end of God's appointing the last judgment is the manifestation of the glory of his mercy and justice, con. xxxii. 10. To glorify God is the chief end of man, cat. 1. God is glorified by good works, con. xvi. 2. Gluttony, a sin, cat. 139. God. The light of nature sheweth that there is a God, con. xxi. 1. cat. 2. What it declares concerning him, and of our duty to him, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. It is not sufficient to give that knowledge of God, and of his will, which is necessary unto salvation, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attributes, or perfections of God, con. ii. 1, 2. eat. 7, 101. There is but one only God, con. ii. 1. cat. 8. There are three persons in the Godhead, distinguished by personal properties, con. ii. 3. cat. 9, 10. The co-equality of the persons proved, cat. 11. To him is due from all his creatures, whatsoever worship, service, or obedience, he is pleased to require, con. ii. 2. Our duty to God, cat. 104, 108, 112, 116. What contrary to it, cat. 105, 109, 113, 119. Religious worship is to be given to God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, and to him alone; and that only in the mediation of Christ, con. xxi. 2. cat. 179, 181. God is to be worshipped in that way only which he hath instituted in the scriptures, con. xxi. 1. cat. 109. To glorify God, and fully to enjoy him for ever, is the chief end of man, cat. 1.

Good works. See Works. Gospel. How the covenant of grace is administered under the gospel, con. vii, 6. cat. 35. Without the gospel no salvation, con. x. 4. cat. 60. In it Christ doth not dissolve but strengthen the obligation to the obuence of the moral law, con. xix. 5. Believers under the gospel have a greater boldness of access to the throne of grace, than believers un

der the law did ordinarily partake of, con. xx. 1.

Government. See Church, Magistrate. The Grace of God. Election is of God's mere free grace, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. How the grace of God is manifested in the second covenant, con. vii. 3. cat. 32. Effectual calling is of God's free and special grace, con. x. 2. cat. 67. Justification is only of free grace, con. xi. 3. cat. 70, 71. Adoption is an act of free grace, con xii. cat. 74. The communion in grace which believers have with Christ, cat. 69. All saving graces are the work of the Spirit, con. xiii. xiv. xv. cat. 32, 72, 75, 76, 77. And do always accompany faith, con. xi. 2. cut. 73. Perseverance in grace, con. xvii. cat. 79. Increase in grace, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. Assurance of grace, con. xviii. cat. 80, 81.


HARDEN. Why and how sinners are hardened, con. v. 6. Believers may have their hearts hardened, con.. xvii. 3.

Head. The elect are inseparably united to Christ as their head, con. XXV. 1. xxvi. 1. cat. 64, 66. He is the only head of the church, con. xxv. 6. Hearing. What is required of those that hear the word preached, con. xxi. 5. cat. 160.

Heaven, the state of the blessed, con.

xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90. Hell, the state of the damned, con. xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. The meaning of these words in the

Creed, He descended into hell, cat. 50. Hereticks to be rejected, cat. 105. Holiness. God is most holy in all his

counsels, works, and commands, con. ii. 2. Man was created holy after the image of God, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. But by the fall he became wholly defiled, cm. vi. 2. Believers are, by the sanctifying Spirit of Christ, quickened and strengthened to the practice of holiness, con. xii. 1, 3. cat. 75. And are made perfectly holy in heaven, con..xxxii. 1. cat. 86, 90. See Sanetification.

The Holy Ghost equal with the Fa

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