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doctrine of “the forgiveness there is with God,” 34. and
on its plenitude, 56. what he considered justifying faith
as having immediate respect unto, 10. considered sancti-
fication as a fruit of peace with God, 90. quoted on the
parable of the Pharisee and Publican, 97. on free justifi-
cation, 103. without respect to human works, 104. on the
meaning of the phrase justifieth the unGODLY," 105.
referred to 109, on the nature of repentance, 116. main-
tained the gospel to be the means of regeneration, 126.
remark of his on the Council of Trent, 169. on con-
victions of sin previous to faith in Christ, 189. on general
addresses to sinners, 200. on the influence which the
doctrine of free forgiveness has on obedience, 211. quoted
on clerical titles, 274. note. on ecclesiastical conformity,
276. nole. on the abolition of the temple service, 296. on
the spiritual worship of the christian church, 326. on com-
munion with God, 357. on the grounds of true charity,
456. on Christ's being “made sin,” jii. 15. testimonies
of various authors on the subject of Christ's satisfaction,
collected by him, iii. 58. note. on the dangers attendant on
the pastoral office, 144. on the duties of brotherly love,
Owen, Mr. James, quoted on consecrations, ii, 292.
Parable, of the Prodigal Son, and that of the Pharisee and
Publican, illustrate the doctrine of justification by grace,
ii. 93. and refute the doctrine of the necessity of holy dis-
positions necessary to faith in Christ, 94.
Pardon of sin, a most important blessing, i. 96. is a doctrine
of pure revelation, 99. a privilege of the new covenant,
100. its nature illustrated, ibid. its properties described,
101. as FULL, ibid. as Free, 107. illustrated in the case
of Saul of Tarsus, and Zaccheus the publican, 113. of
the Samaritan woman and Philippian jailor, 114. of the
thief on the cross, 115. its sanctifying tendency shewn,
124. is not suspended on human conditions, 126. it is
EVERLASTING, 128. is an essential branch of the gospel,
131. not inconsistent with the duty of prayer for daily
forgiveness, ibid. gives no encouragement to continue in
sin, 133. particular use of the doctrine, 135. it comes to us
alone through the blood of Christ, iii. 57.
Particularity of redemption, inquiry wherein it consists, iii.
78. not solely in the sovereignty of its application, 79.
Pastoral Cautions, enforced, jii. 141.
Pastors, christian, should look well to the state of religion
in their own souls, iii. 142. should not mistake increase of
gifts for a growth in grace, 143. cautioned against pride
and self-importance, 145. and to take heed to their temper
and general conduct, 147. must beware of covetousness,
149. should exercise frugality, 151. should be exemplary
as husbands, 153. and as much as possible spend their
evenings at home, 155. should study to improve their
talents, 157. and consider their motives in the acquisition
of knowledge, 158. also their end and aim in their
parations for the pulpit, 162. should seek the approbation
of conscience from their hearers, 165. must not be in-
flated by success, 170. nor discouraged by the want of it,
172. should endeavour to lay a tax upon their trials, 176.
and continually depend on divine influence, 177. should
study so to act as that no one shall despise them, 180. and
particularly take heed to the ministry they have received of
the Lord that they fulfil it, 182.
Paul, how he refuted objections against his doctrine of
sovereign grace, ii. 196.
Pædobaptists, some of them discard the necessity of baptism
in order to communion, ii. 362.
Perseverance, of the saints, how grace reigns in it, i. 247.
is founded on the love of God, 249. and on his power, 250.
and faithfulness to his promises, 251, on the new covenant,
252. on the divine veracity, 253. on Christ's merit and
intercession, 254. on the believer's union with him, 257.
on the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, ibid. is promoted by
the ordinances of the gospel, 258. objections against the
doctrine refuted, 261. cautions against the abuse of it, 263.
Pharisees, their mistake in the article of justification pointed
out, i. 348. its pernicious influence traced, 350. considered
as a warning to others, 351. they disliked Christ's doctrine
Pictetus, quoted, ii. 346.
Places of Worship, pompous ones, unsuitable to the kingdom
of Christ, ii. 291.
Popish missionaries, in Iudia, their reasons for concealing
the doctrine of the cross, ii. 365. seem to have considered
baptism and conversion as synonymous, 366.
Positive institutions, their nature ascertained, ii. 260. are the
strongest test of our obedience, 369. instances of the
divine jealousy attending the breach of them, 397. danger
of trifling with them, 399.
Potter's Antiquities of Greece, referred to, on the splendour
of the pagan temples, ii. 303.
Prayer to God, what necessary to its acceptable performance,
iii. 104. must have regard to the work of Christ, 105.
particularly to his intercession, 106. and to the aid of the
Holy Spirit, 107. should be accompanied with expectation,
108. should realize his gracious characters, declarations,
and promises, 110. man's obligation to pray, whence re-
sulting, 111. our prayers should be persevering, 112. and
with habitual watchfulness against sin, 113. those of per-
sons engaged in social worship require peculiar solemnity,
128. the reason of it stated, 129. considered as the duty
and privilege of all men, 133. its important tendency, ibid.
our defects in regard to it call for deep humiliation, 134.
warning to those that neglect it, 136.
Priestley, Dr. pleads for giving the Lord's supper to in-
fants, ii. 423. note. quoted on the subject of atonement,
Pulpit buffoonery, severely condemned, ii. 277. and the
grounds on which some have pleaded for it, 280.
Ravenellius, quoted on baptism and the Lord's supper,
Redemption, by Jesus Christ, the doctrine of, displays the
purity of the Divine Character, iii. 22. especially his pu-
nitive justice, 23. is not general but particular, 59.
Regeneration, does not precede, but accompany faith, ii. 119.
is effected by means of the gospel, 112.
Religion, the great mistake of supposing it a gloomy thing,
Repentance, its nature illustrated, ii. 112. springs from the
knowledge of the truth, 113. is the gift of Christ, 116.
litterally imports a change of mind, 117. not a transient
emotion, ii. 310.
REYNOLDS, Bishop, quoted on the perseverance of the saints,
i. 260. on submission to divine authority, ii. 357.
Rich professors, reininded of their duty, iii. 365.
RIDGLEY, Dr. quoted on the constitution and order of a
gospel church, ii. 359.
Righteousness of God, import of the phrase, iii. 48.
Righteousness of Christ, in what sense imputed to his people,
RYLAND, Mr. pleaded for free communion under the title of
Pacificus, ii. 381. anecdote of him, 387. striking extract
from his writings against dispensing with positive laws,
400. his doctrine and his practice opposite to each other,
401. quoted with approbation on the importance of bap-
tism, 487. his inconsistency exposed, 490.
Sacrifices for sin, their institution implies the purity of the
divine nature, iii. 24. those under the law, only typical,
26. the only efficacious one, made by the Son of God, 29.
Sanctification, necessary to the enjoyment of happiness, i.
207. is the end of our election, 208. distinguished from
justification, 209. in what it consists, 210. the subject
illustrated, 211. is only produced by the gospel, 204. and
is the fruit of union with Christ, 218. motives to stimulate
believers to press after it, 220. the doctrine guarded
against self-righteousness, 229.
Satan, his kingdom founded on falshood, ii. 140. is counter-
acted by the truth of the gospel, 141. his ready access to
the human mind, iii. 381.
Scott, Mr. contends that the word of truth is the principle
of regeneration and sanctification, ii. 127. note.
Secular power, and carnal policy, avail nothing in the kingdom
of Christ, ii. 273.
Separate state, reflections on the, i. 302. the sleeping scheme
opposed, 303. will be a state of positive enjoyment to the
saints, 304. and consist in seeing Christ as he is, 305.
in beholding his glory without a vail, 306. in the blissful
enjoyment of the Father's love, 307. contemplating God
as glorious in holiness, 309, in the exercise of devout
affections towards him, 310.
Sin, its reign opposed to that of grace, i. 18. its punishment
necessarily results from the perfection of the Divine Cha-
racter, iii, 15. not an arbitrary act of the Most High, 16.
its awful demerit stated, 20. brought death into this world,
223. and armed it with a sting, 224. reflections on its
enormity, 277. the victory over it how obtained, 228. its
evil seen in the mortality of our species, 265. considered
as the source of human misery, 373.
Sinners, when just awakened, why averse to the grace of the
gospel, ii. 67. their hearts naturally disaffected to the
Divine Character, 124. sanctified only by the belief of the
truth, 152. should be warned by the death of their fellow
creatures, iii. 279. and 301.
Slavery, in what cases allowed among the Israelites, iii. 191.
their laws regarding it as applied to the Gentiles, 192.
this branch of it probably restricted to the remnant of the
Canaanitish nations, 194. Christians should pray for its
total abolition, 214.
Slave merchant, a sketch of his character, iii. 210.
Socinus, the reason why he wished to abolish the use of
baptism among his followers, ii. 485.
Socinianism, its absurd and blasphemous principles exposed,
Solemnity, how becoming in the pulpit, ii. 280.
Son of God, the gift of him, displays the greatness of the
Father's love to sinners, i. 281.
Sorrow for sin, an effect of faith and reconciliation, ii, 114
suitableness of the gospel to promote it, 113.
Sovereign grace, the doctrine of, how discarded by modern
professors, i. 376. note.
Sovereignty of God, how absurdly held by some, jü, 41.
SPÁNHEMIUS, quoted, ii. 344. : .
STENNETT, Dr. his answer to Mr. Addington, quoted, ii.
352. address at his interment, iii. 293. ground of his
hope in death, 297. his abhorrence of Socinian sentiments.
ibid. address to his surviving offspring, 298. and to his
STOCKTON, Mr. Owen, his interesting account of his own ex-
perience, i. 384. note.
Strict Baptists, deny the practice of free communion, ii. 332.
meaning of the appellation investigated, 499. consistency
of their conduct maintained, 500. uncandidly reproached
for bigotry, 502.
SWAIN, Mr. Joseph, address at his interment, iii. 282. re-
flections on his premature decease, 286. consolation sug-
gested from his christian character, 287.
Testimony of God, concerning his Son, the only warrant of
faith, ii. 213.
TheopHYLACT, quoted on the necessity of baptism as a pre-
requisite to communion, ii. 343.
Throne of God, founded on justice and judgment, iii. 4.
Truth, the word of, the means of regeneration, ii. 231. the
grand instrument in promoting the kingdom of Christ, 141.
TURRETINE, quoted on the justification of the ungodly, ii.
186. note, on the order of observing divine ordinances, 345.
TURNER, Mr. D. his plea for free communion under the
title of Candidus, ii. 382. his testimony to the usefulness
and importance of baptism, 489. his inconsistency exposed,
Tyndal, the Reformer, his sarcastic reflections on the
secular grandeur of bishops, ii. 263, note.
Unbelievers, entirely destitute of holy dispositions, ii. 92.
Ungodly, inquiry into the import of that term as used by
Paul, Rom. iv. 5. ii. 173.
URSINUS, quoted on baptism and the Lord's supper, ii. 345. ·
Vanity of the world, taught at the grave of a friend, iii. 264.
Venn, Mr. quoted on the sin of covetousnesss, i. 246.
VERSCHUIR's Oration, quoted with approbation, ii. 287.
VITRINGA, quoted on the moral law considered as the rule
of conduct to believers, i. 422. note.
WALL, Dr. contends that baptism must precede the Lord's
i supper, ii. 344.
Wallin, Mr. Benjamin, address at his interment, iii. 273.
his support in death, 275. his christian character, 276. ;