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ther, con. ii. 3. cat. 11. He is promis. Jesus, why so called, cate 41. Ste
ed to the elect in the covenant of Christ.
grace, con. vii. 3. cat. 32. By him Ignorant, not to be admitted to the
they are united to Christ, con. xxvi. Lord's table, con, xxix. 8.cat: 173.
1. For by him the redemption pur- Image. Man made after the image di
chased by Christ is applied to them, God, in knowledge, righteousness,
con. viii. 8. xi. 4. cat. 58, 59. By him and holiness, con, iv. 2. cat. 17. This
they are effectually called, con. x. 1. image is renewed by sanctification,
cat. 67. And have faith wrought in cat. 75. And fully perfected in hea.
their hearts, con. xiv. 1. cat. 59, 72. ven, con. sxxii. 1. cat, 86, 90.
He is given to them in adoption, con. Image worship of all kinds discharged
zii, car. 74. And applying the death cat. 109,
and resurrection of Christ to them, Imputation. The guilt of Adam's first
by his powerful operation, they are sin is imputed to all his posterity
sanctified, con. xiii. 1. cat. 75. Hav- con, vi. 3. The obedience and satis-
ing repentance wrought, and all faction of Christ is imputed to be
other saving graces infused into their lievers, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. His right-
hearts, con. viii. 1. cat. 32, 75, 76, eousness is imputed to them, cat. 71,
77. Through the continual supply of 77.
strength from him, believers grow Incarnation of Christ, con. viii. 2. ca.
in grace, con. xiii. 3. cat. 75. "The 37, 39.
outward means are by him made ef. Incest discharged, cat. 139. Incestuous
fectual to the elect for salvation, con. marriages, which are within the de.
vii. 5, 6. xxv. 3. cat. 155, 161. Prayer grees of consanguinity oraffinity for
is to be made by his help, con. xxi. bidden in the scriptures, can never
3. cat. 182. Ability to do good be made lawful, con. xxiv. 4.
works is from him, con. xvi. 3. As. Unjust inclosures and depopulations
surance of faith is attained by his forbidden, cat. 142.
witnessing with our spirits that we Increase of grace is from a continual
are the children of God, con. xviii. supply of strength from the sancti.
2. cat. 80. By his abiding within be- fying Spirit of Christ, com. Xij. 1, 3.
Levers, they are secured from falling cat. 75, 77
totally away from the state of grace, Innocency. The state of man in inno-
and are kept by the power of God cency, con. iy. 2. cat. 17, 20.
through faith unto salvation, con. Infants, how saved, con. x. 3. Infants
xvii. 2. cat. 79.
of one or both believing parents are
Hope of glory, con. xviii. 1. cat. 83. to be baptized, con. xxvii. 4. cat.
The hope of hypocrites, con. xviii. 1. 166.
Humiliation of Christ, con. viii. 2, 4. Ingrossing commodities to enhance
cat. 46. In his conception and birth, their price, unlawful, eat. 142.
cat. 47. In his life, cut. 48. In his Inspiration. The books of the Old and
death, cat. 49. After death, cat. 50. New Testament are given by inspi-
Hypocrisy. Making profession of reli- ration of God, con. i. 2. But the A.
gion in hypocrisy, or for sinister pocrypha is not of divine inspiration,
ends, sinful, cat. 113. The hypo- con. i. 3.
crite's hope, con. xvii. 1.
Intercession. How Christ makes inter.
Hypostatical. Sce Personal.
cession, cat. 55. It is a part of his
priestly office, cat. 44. He makes
IDLENESS unlawful, cat. 139, 142. Ido. intercession, that the redemption
latry, all the kinds of it forbidden, which he hath purchased may be
cat. 105, 109. All monuments of applied to all believers, con. viii
idolatry ought to be removed, cat. caf. 55. And their perseverance de.
pends upon his continual interces.
Jests. Perverting the scripture to pre- sion for them, con. xvii. 2. cat. 79.
fane jests, sinful, cat, 113.
Joy in the Holy Ghost the fruit of as.
surance, con. xviii. 1, 2. cat. 83. Be- of sinners, con. xi. 3. Justification
that lievers, by falling into some sins, the same under the Old Testament
may grieve the Spirit, and be depri- as under the New, con. xi. 6. It is
ved of some measure of their com- inseparably joined with sanctifica-
fort, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4.
tion, cat. 77. How they differ, ib.
Judge. Christ the judge of the world, Those that are justified are perfect-
con. viii. 1, 4. xxxii. 1. How he ly freed in this life from the reveng-
shall come at the last day, cat. 56. ing wrath of God, that they never
The judgments of God upon sinners in fall into condemnation, con. xvii. 1.
this world, con. v. 6. cat. 28, 83. cat. 77, 79. But corruption remain.
How believers may bring temporal ing in them, con. vi. 5. xii. 2. cat.
* judgments on themselves, con. xvii. 78. They fall into many sins, con.
3. God is just and terrible in his xvi. 3. cat. 78. Which God conti.
Ef judgments, con. ïi. 1.
nues to forgive, upon their humbling
The last judgment, what, con. xxxü. themselves, confessing their sins,
1. Appointed for angels and men, begging pardon, and renewing their
c072. viï. 4. xxxiii. 1. cat, 88. The faith and repentance, con. si. 5.
1 end of its appointment is the mani.
festation of God's mercy and justice, Keys. The power of the keys, what,
con. xxxii. 2. Christ shall be the con. XXX. 2. Committed to church-
judge, con. viii. 4. xxxiii. 1. How officers, ib. The civil -magistrate
he shall come to judge the world, may not assume this power, con.
cat. 56. Why he would have us cer- xxiii. 3.
stainly persuaded of it, con, xxxiii
. 3. King. Christ the King of his church;
Why the time of it is concealed, con. con. xxx. 1. How he executeth the
xxxii. 3. cat. 88. The judgment of office of a king, cat. 45. What
the righteous, con. xxxiii. 2. cat. 90. meant by the coming of his king-
The judgment of the wicked, con. dom, cat. 191.
xxxii. 2. cat. 89.
Knowledge, God's knowledge is infi-
Di: Judicial law. See Law.
nite, infallible, and independent up-
ri The justice of God fully satisfied by on the creature, con. ii. 2. The
Christ's obedience and death, con. knowledge which may be had of
viii. 5. xi. 3. cat. 38, 71. It is mani. God, and of our duty to him by the
fested in the works of providence, light of nature, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. cat.
con. v. 1. In the justification of sin- 1. The scriptures are only sufficient
ners, con. xi. 3. In the last judg- to give that knowledge of God and
Iniment, con. xxxi. 2.
of his will which is necessary unto
Justice in contracts and commerce be- salvation, ib.
tween man and man, cat. 141, 142.
Justification, what, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. LABOUR is to be moderately used, cat.
All the elect, and they only, are 135, 136.
justified, con. iü. 6. Whom God did Land-marks not to be removed, cai.
from all eternity decree to justify, 142.
con. xi. 4. But they are not justified Law. The Ceremonial Law, what, con.
till the Holy Spirit doth in due time xix. 3. It is abrogated now under the
actually apply Christ unto them, ib. New Testament, con. xix. 3. xx. 1.
How justification is of God's free How the covenant of grace was ad-
grace, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Faith is
ministered under the law, con. vii. 5.
necessarily required for justifica. viï. 6. cat. 34.
tion, cat. 71. But it justifies a sinner The Judicial Law expired with the
only as it is an instrument, by which state of the Jews, con. xix. 4. And
he receiveth Christ and his righte- obliges no further than the general
ousness, con. xi. 1, 2. cat. 73. The equity of it requires. ib.
exact justice, and rich grace of God, The Moral Law, what, cat. 93. Given
are both glorified in the justification to Adam with a power to fulfil it,
een. iv. 2. is 1. cat. 92. The ten except in case of publick justic,
commandments the sum of it, con. lawful war, or necessary defence,
xin. 2. cat. 98. Though believers are cat. 136.
not under it as a covenant, con. xix. Light of nature, what may be know
6. And are not able perfectly to of God and of our duty to irim by R,
keep it, cat. 149. Yet it continues to con. i. 1. xxi. 1. cat. 2. It is not sui
be a perfect rule of righteousness, ficient to make us wise unto salva.
con, xix. 2. Binding all, as well jus- tion, con. i. 1. x. 4. xxi. t. cat. 2, 6)
tified persons as others, con. xix. 5. It is of the law of nature that a due
Christ, in the gospel, having not portion of time be set apart for the
abolished, but much strengthened, worship of God, con. xxi. 7.
the obligation to the obedience of it, Wanton looks sinful, cut. 139,
ib. And although no man since the Lord's prayer. See Prayer.
fall can, by the moral law, attain to Lord's supper. The institution, na
righteousness and life,.con. xix. 6. ture, and ends of it, con. xxix. 1.
cat. 94. Which Christ alone hath cat. 168. Christ not offered up to
purchased for the elect by his per- his Father, nor any real sacrifice for
fect obedience, con. viii. 5. Yet it is sin made in it, con. xxix, 2. The mass
of great use to all, con. xix. 6. cat. abominably injurions to Christ's one
95. The use of it to the regenerate, only sacrifice, ib. The outward ele.
con. xix. 6. cat. 97. The use of it to. ments in this sacrament are not to
the unregenerate, cat. 96. Not con- be adored, con. xxix. 4. They stiil
trary to the grace of the gospel, but remain truly bread and wine, con
doth sweetly comply with
it, con. xix. xxix. 5. The doctrine of transub.
7. The Spirit of Christ subduing and stantiation is repugnant not only to
enabling the will of mnan unto a free the scripture, but even to commos
and cheerful obedience to the will sense, and has been and is the cause
of God, con. xix. 7. cat. 32.
of gross idolatries, con. xxix. 6. How
Unnecessary law-suits to be avoided, Christ hath appointed bread and
cat. 141, 142
wine to be given and received in the
Liberty. Christian liberty, what, con. sacrament, con, xxix. 3. cat, 169. k
xx. 1. Wherein it is enlarged under is only to be administered by a m.
the gospel, ib. The end of Christian nister of the word lawfully ordained,
Liberty, con. xx. 3. Liberty to sin con. xxvii. 4. cat. 176. It is not to
inconsistent with it, ib. It is not in. be received by any one alone, com
tended to destroy ecclesiastical or xxix. 4. It is to be received in both
civil powers, but to support and pre- kinds, ib. What relation the ele.
Serve them, con. xx. 4. Neither are ments in this sacrament have to
men thereby allowed to publish Christ crucified, con. xxis. 5. How
opinions, or inaintain practices, that Christ is present there, con. xxix. 7
are contrary to the light of nature, cat. 170. How believers feed on him
or to the known principles of Chris- therein, ib. What preparation is re-
tianity, or such as are destructive quired for receiving it, cat. 171
of the peace and order of the church, Doubting may consist with an in
terest in Christ, con. xvi. 3. xyjä. 4.
Lberty of conscience, what it is, and cat. 81. And therefore should not
what repugnant to it, con. xx. 2. hinder from partaking of the Lord's
Making men the lords of our faith supper, cat. 172. But the ignorant
and conscience unlawful, con. XX. 2. and scandalous are not to be admit-
ted, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173. What du-
Life. Eternal life purchased by Christ's ties required in the time of receiv.
perfect obedience to the law, con. ing, cat. 174. What duties after re-
viii. 5. The tree of life was a pledge ceiving, cat. 175. Frequent atten.
of the covenant of works, cat. Ž0. dance on it a duty, cat. 175, 177.
The life of any not to be ken away, The agreement and difference be-
tween the Lord's supper and bap- not make void the magistrate's just
tism, cat. 176, 177.
and legal authority, con. xxii. 4.
Lots, cat. 112, 113.
Man, how created, con. iv. 2. cat. 17.
Love. Election is of God's free love, His state before the fall, con. iv. 2.
con. iii. 5. cat. 13. Which is un- cat. 17, 20. His fall, and the effects
changeable, con. xvi. 2. cat. 79. And of it, con. vi. cat. 21, 22, 23, 25, 26,
therefore true believers can neither 27, 28, 29. His state by the cove-
totally nor finally fall away y from the nant of grace, con. vii. 3–6. cat.
state of grace, ib. The sense of 30-35. Man's chief end, cat. 1.
God's love is attainable in this life, Man-stealing discharged, cat. 142.
cat. 83. See Assurance. Love to Marriage, the end of it, con. xxiv. 2.
God is a duty, cat. 104. Which the cat. 20. Between more than one
light of nature sheweth, con. xxi. 1. man and one woman at a time un-
To love the Lord our God with all lawful, con. xxiv. 1. cat. 139. Law.
our heart, &c. is the sum of our du- ful for all sorts of people who are
ty to him, cat. 102. Love to God capable to give their consent, con.
is necessary to the right perfor- xxiv. 3. And who are without the
mance of the duty of prayer, con, degrees of consanguinity or affinity
xxi. 3. cat. 185. Love to God and forbidden in the scriptures, con.
the brethren is necessary to right xxiv. 4. But marriages within
communicating, cat. 168, 171, 174. those degrees can never be made
True believers are never utterly lawful, ib. Protestants should not
destitute of the love of Christ and marry with infidels, Papists, or
the brethren, con. xviii. 4. Where- other idolaters, con. xxiv. 3. Nor
in love towards our neighbour con- such as are godly with those that
sists, cat. 135, 141, 144, 147. What are notoriously wicked, ib. A con-
contrary to it, cat. 136, 142, 145, tract of marriage may be dissolved
148. It is the sum of our duty to for adultery or fornication commit.
man, cat. 122. Lying sinful, cat. ted after the contract, con. xxiv. 5.
The bond of marriage can only be
dissolved for adultery after mar-
MAGISTRATES appointed by God, con. riage, and such wilful desertion as
: Ixiii. 1. For what end, ib. Law cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6.
ful for Christians to accept the of. Undue delay of marriage, prohibit-
fice of a magistrate, con. xxüi. 2. ing of lawful, and dispensing with
The duty of the civil magistrate,
unlawful marriages, are sinful, cat.
con. Exiii. 2. cat. 129. con. xx. 4. 139. Vows of perpetual single life
Read the scriptures, letter r.
The are sinful snares in which no Chris-
sins of the magistrate, cat. 130, 145. tian may entangle himself, con. xxii.
He may wage war upon just and ne- 7. cat. 139. Those who have not
cessary occasions, con. xxi. 2. His the gift of continency ought to
power in church-affairs stated, con.
marry, cat. 138.
The duties of
xxiii. 3. The duty of the people married persons, cat. 139, 141.
towards their magistrates,
The mass abominably injurious to
xii. 4. cat. 127. Their sins against Christ's one only sacrifice, con.
them, cat. 128.
sons not exempted from obedience 'Means. God in his ordinary provi-
to the civil magistratę, con. xxii. 4. dence maketh use of means ; yet is
The Pope hath no power or juris.
free to work without, above, and
diction over magistrates or their against them, at his pleasure, con. V.
people, ib. The magistrate is not
3. The outward and ordinary
to be opposed in the lawful exercise means of salvation under the law,
of his power, upon pretence of con. vii. 5. cat. 34. Under the gos-
Christian liberty, con. XX. 4. Infi- pel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35, 154. The
delity or difference in religion doth diligent use of them is reni
order to escape the wrath of God, Christ for the mortifying of sin, cat
cas. 153. How they are made effec- 167.
tual, con. xxv. 3. cat. 155, 161, 182.
Trusting in means sinful, cat. 105. The Name of Christ. That prayer be
Unlawful means not to be used, ib. accepted, it is to be made in the
False measures unlawful, cat. 142. name of Christ, con. xxi. 3. cat. 178.
Meat to be moderately used, cat. 135, What it is to pray in the name of
Christ, cat. 180. Why prayer is to
Mediator. See Christ.
be made in his name, cat. 181.
The Mercy of God, con. ii, 1. cat. 7. It The Name of God is only that by
is manifested in his works of provi- which men ought to swear, and
dence, con. v. 1. It is of God's free therein it is to be used with all holy
love and mercy that the elect are de. fear and reverence, con. xxii. 2. How
livered from sin and misery, and the name of God ought to be used,
brought to an estate of salvation by and how it is profaned, cat. 112,
the second covenant, cat. 30. God 113, 114, 190.
is merciful to penitent sinners in Nature. See Corruption, Original
Christ, con. xv. 2. cat. 76. For Sin, Light of Nature.
whose sake mercy is to be prayed The two Natures of Christ. See
for, cat. 180. Works of mercy are Christ, Incarnation, Personal Union.
to be done, even on the Lord's day, The New Testament in Greek, is that
con. xxi. 8. cat. 117.
to which the church is finally to ap-
Merit. No merit in good works for peal in controversies of religion, con.
pardon of sin or eternal life; and i. 8. The administration of the
why, con. xvi. 5. Nor can we merit covenant of grace under the gospel
the outward blessings of this life, is called the New Testament, con.
cat. 193. But we are to trust in the vii. 6.
merits of Christ, cat. 174. Who Neighbour, See Charity, Love.
appearing in the merit of his obe- Niggardliness sinful, cut. 142.
dience and sacrifice, maketh inter-
cession for his people, cat. 55. Ax Oath, what it is, con. xxi. 1. It is
Messiah. "The elect under the Old a part of religious worship, ib. The
Testament believed in the promised name of God is that by which men
Messiah, by whom they had full re- ought only to swear, con. xxi. 2.
mission of sins, and eternal salva- cat. 108. Vain or rash swearing by
tion, com, vii. 5. viii. 6, cat. 34.
bis name is to be abhorred, con.
The Ministry given by Christ to the xxii. 2. cat. 113. Yet, in matters of
visible charch, con. xxv. 3. The weight and moment, an oath is war.
maintenance thereof a duty, cat. 108. rantable under the New Testament,
A minister of the gospel is one suf- Cor. xxii. 2. A lawful oath, impos-
ficiently gifted, and also duly ap- ed by lawful authority, ought to be
proved and lawfully called and or- taken, ib. It is a sin to refuse it,
duined to that office, con, xxvi. 4. con. xxij. 3. A man must swear
Xxviii. 2. cat. 158. By such only the nothing but what he is fully per.
word is to be read publicly and suaded is truth ; neither may he
preached, and the sacraments dis- bind himself by oath to any thing
pensed, con. xxvii. 4. xxvü. 2. cat. but what he believes to be just and
156, 158, 159, 169.
good, and what he is able to per-
Moral Law. See Law.
form, ib. An oath is to be taken in
Mortification. The regenerate have the plain and common sense of the
the corruption of nature mortified words; and, in things not sinful, it
through Christ, con. vi. 5. And the binds to performance, though to a
Several lasts of the body of sin,.con. man's own hurt, or made to bere-
iii. ,!, Believers dr. w strength ticks, con. xxi. 4. cat. 113. But it
in the death uid resurrection of cannot cblige to sin, ió.