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Death, being the wages of sin, con. vi. 6. mandment, cat. 101. In the second, at cat. 28, 84. It is appointed for all men,
108. In the third, cat. 112. In the cat. 84. How it is an advantage to the fourth, cat. 116. Duties of inferiors to righteous, cat. 85. The state of believers their superiors, con. xxiii. 4. cat. 127. immediately after death, con, xxxii. 1. What is required of superiors, con. xlii. cat. 86, of the wicked, ib.
2. cat. 129. Duties of equals, cat. BL 1 he Death of Christ, con, viii. 4. cat. 49. Duties of the sixth commandment, at
In it he saw no corruption, con. viii. 4. 135. Of the seventh, cat. 138. Of the cat. 52. The divine nature having sus. eighth, cat. 141. Of the ninth, cat. lui. tained the human from sinking under Oi the tenth, cat. 147. the power of death, cat. 38. By his obe
E dience and death, he made a proper, real, and full satisfaction to the justice ECCLESIASTICAL powers not to be opposed of the Father, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Through upon pretence of Christian liberiy, con. the virtue of his death and resurrection, xx. 4. Ecclesiastical persons not er. believers are sanctified. con. xiii. 1. Be- empted from obedience to the civil malievers have fellowship with Christ in gistrate, con. xxiii. 4. his death, con. xxvi. 1. And from his Effectual calling, what, con. x, 1. cat. 67. death and resurrection they draw It is of God's free grace, not from any strength for the mortifying of sin, and thing foreseen in man, çon. X. 2. cat. 67. quickening of grace, cat. 161. The Lord's All the elect, and they only, are effectualsupper is a memorial of his death, con. ly called, con. x. 1, 4. cat. 68. The elect xxix. 1. cat. 168. And in that sacra- united to Christ in their effectual call. ment worthy communicants meditate ing, cat. 66. affectionately on his death and suffer- Election, out of God's mere free grace, ings, cat. 174. And receive and feed con. iii. 5. cat. 13. From all eternity in upon all the benefits of his death, con. Christ, ib. Election not only to eterxxix. 7.
nal life and glory, but also to the means The Decalogue. See Commandments. thereof, con. iii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect, The Decrees of God, the nature, end, ex- and they only, are effectually called and
tent, and properties of them, con. iii. 1, saved, con. iii. 6. x. 1, 4. cat. 68. Though 2. cat. 12. The decree of predestination, others may be outwardly called by the
3, 4. Of election and reproba- word, and have some common opera. bation, con. iii. 5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God tions of the Spirit, ib. Elect infants, executeth his decrees, cat. 14. Ilow the and other elect persons who are incapdoctrine of decrees is to be handled, and able of being called by the word, how what use to be made of them, con. iii. 8. saved, con. x. 3. What use to be made Curious prying into God's decrees for- of the doctrine of election, con. iv. 8. bidden, cat. 113.
And how men may be assured of their Desertion. Wilful desertion unlawful, cat. eternal election, ib. See Assurance.
139. Such as cannot be remedied by the Envy sinful, cat. 128, 136, 142, 145, 148. church or civil magistrate, is cause suf- Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 131, 132. ficient of dissolving the bond of mar- Equivocation. Speaking the truth in riage, con. xxiv. 6.
doubtful and equivocal expressions, to Despair sinful, cat. 105. Believers always the prejudice of truth or justice, sinful,
supported from utter despair. con. xviii. cat. 145. 4. cat. 81.
Eucharist. See Lord's Supper. Devil, all compacts and consulting with Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 51. him sinful, cat. 105.
In his resurrectivn, cat. 52. In his Diligence in our calling a duty, cat. 141. ascension, cat. 53. In his sitting at the Dipping in baptism not necessary, con. right hand of God, cat. 54.
In his comxxviii. 3.
ing to judge the world, cat. 56. Discontent at the dispensations of God's Self-examination, cat. 171.
providence sinful, cat. 105, 113. Dis. Excommunication, con. xxx. 2, 3, 4. contentment with our own estate sinful, Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated but cat. 148.
by the blood of Christ, cat. 152. Divorce, lawful in case of adultery after marriage, or of such wilful desertion as
F cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6. A Faith, what, con. xiv. 2. cat. 72. God republick and orderly course of proceed. quireth nothing of sintiers that they
ing is to be observed in it, con, xxiv. 6. may be justified, but faith in Christ, Dominion. See Sovereignty, Creatures, con. xi. 1. cat. 71.
Which he requireth Sin.
as the condition to interest them in the Doubting of being in Christ, may consist Mediator of the covenant of grace, cat.
with a true interest in him, con. xvii. 3. 82, It justifies a sinner in the sight of xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172. And therefore should God only as it is an instrument by not hinder from partaking of the Lord's which he receiveth Christ and his righsupper, cat, 172.
teousness, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Faith is Drunkenness forbidden, cat. 139.
the gitt of God, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. It beDuty to God by the light of nature, con. ing the work of the Spirit, con. xiv. 1. xxi. 1. Duties required in the first com- cat. 59, 72. It is ordinarily wrought by
the ministry of the word, con. xiv. 1. 1. cat. 8. There are three persons in the Increased and strengthened by the Godhead, distinguished by personal proword, sacraments, and prayer, ib. Often perties, con. ii. 3. cat. 9, 10. The coweakened, but always gets the victory, equality of the persons proved, cat. 11. con. xiv. 3. Growing up in many to a
To him is due from all his creatures, full assurance, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good whatsoever worship, service, or obediworks the fruit and evidence of true ence, he is pleased to require, con. ii. 2. faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 52. Which is never Our duty to God, cat. 101, 108, 112, 116. alone, but always accompanied with all What contrary to it, cat. 105, 109, 113, other saving graces, and is no dead 119. Religious worship is to be given to faith, but worketh by love, con. xi. 2. God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, cat. 73.
and to him alone; and that only in the Fall of man, the nature and effects of it, mediation of Christ, con, xxi. 2. cat. 179,
con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29. Why 181. God is to be worshipped in that permitted, con. vi. 1. How all mankind way only which he hath instituted in concerned in it, con. vi. 3. cat. 22.
the scriptures, con. xxi. 1. cat. 109. To Falling away. See Perseverance.
glorify God, and fully to enjoy him for Family worship daily, required of God, ever, is the chief end of man, cat. 1. con. xxi. 6.
Good works. See Works. Fasting. Religious fasting, a duty, cat. Gospel. How the covenant of grace is ad
108. Solemn fasting a part of religious ministered under the gospel, con, vii. 6. worship, con, xxi. 5.
cat. 35. Without the gospel no salvaFellowship. See Communion.
tion, con. x. 4. cat. 60. In it Christ doth Foreknowledge. All things come to pass not dissolve but strengthen the obliga
infallibly according to the foreknow- tion to the obedience of the moral law, ledge of God, con. v. 2.
con. xix. 5. Believers under the gospel Forgiveness. See Pardon.
have a greater boldness of access to the Fornication committed after contract of throne of grace, than believers under
marriage, a just ground of dissolving the law did ordinarily partake of, con. the contract, con. xxiv. 5.
xx. 1. Fortune. To ascribe any thing to for- Government. See Church, Magistrale. tune, is sinful, cat, 105.
The Grace of God. Election is of God's Free-will. See Will.
mere free grace, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. How Frugality, a duty, cat. 141.
the grace of God is manifested in the
second covenant, con. vii. 3. cat. 32. EfG
fectual calling is of God's free and speGAMING. Wasteful gaming forbidden, cial grace, con. x. 2. cat. 67. Justificacat. 142.
tion is only of free grace, con. xi. 3. cat. Glory. The communion in glory. with 70, 71. Adoption is an act of free grace,
Christ, which believers enjoy in this life, con. xii. cat. 74. The communion in con. xviii. 1, 2, 3. cat. 83. Immediately grace which believers have with Christ, after death, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At the cat. 69. All saving graces are the work resurrection and day of judgment, con. of the Spirit, con. xiii, xiv, xv. cat. 32, 72, xxxii. 3. xxxiii. 2. cat. 87, 90.
75, 76, 77. And do always accompany The Glory of God the end of his decrees, faith, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Perseverance in
con. iii. 3. cat. 12. The glory of his grace grace, con. xvii. cat. 79. Increase in the end of election, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. grace, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. AssurThe glory of his justice the end of the ance of
grace, con. xviii. cat. 80, 81. decree of reprobation, con. iii. 7. cat. 13.
H The glory of his eternal power, wisdom, and goodness, the end of the creatio HARDEN. Why and how sinners are harcon. iv. 1. The manifestation of the dened, con. v. 6. Believers may have glory of his wisdom, power, justice, their hearts hardened, con. xvii. 3. goodness, and mercy, is the end of all Head. The elect are inseparably united God's works of providence, con. v. 1. cat. to Christ as their head, con. xxv. 1. xxvi. 18. The end of God's appointing the 1. cat. 64, 66. He is the only head of the last judgment is the manifestation of church, con. xxv. 6. the glory of his mercy and justice, con. Hearing: What is required of those that xxxii. 1o. To glorify God is the chief hear the word preached, con. xxi. 5. cat. end of man, cat. 1. God is glorified by 160. good works, con. xvi. 2.
Heaven, the state of the blessed, con, Gluttony, a sin, cat. 139.
xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90. God. The light of nature showeth that Hell, the state of the damned, con. xxxii.
there is a God, con, xxi. 1. cat. 2. What it 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. The meaning declares concerning him, and of our of these words in the Creed, He descendduty to him, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. It is not ed into hell, cat. 50. sufficient to give that knowledge of God, Hereticks to be rejected, cat. 105. and of his will, which is necessary untó Holiness. God is most holy in all his coun. salvation, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attributes sels, works, and commands, con. ii. 2. or perfections of God, con. ii. 1, 2. cat. 7, Man was created holy after the image of 101. There is but one only God, con. ii. God, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. But by the tal] he became wholly defiled, con. vi. 2. sin is imputed to all his posterity, com Believers are, by the sanctifying Spirit vi. 3. The obedience and satisfaction of Christ, quickened and strengthened of Christ is imputed to believers, con. xi. to the practice of holiness, con. xiii. 1, 3. 1. cal. 70. His righteousness is imputed cat. 75. And are made perfectly holy to them, cat. 71, 77. in heaven, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86, 90. See Incarnation of Christ, con. viii. 2. cat. 37, Sanctification.
39. The Holy Ghost equal with the Father, Incest discharged, cat. 139. Incestuous
con. ii. 3. cat. 11. He is promised to the marriages, which are within the degrees elect in the covenant of grace, con. vii. of consanguinity or affinity forbidden 3. cat. 32. By him they are united to in the scriptures, can never be made Christ, con, xxvi. 1. For by him the re- lawful, con. xxiv. 4. demption purchased by Christ is applied Unjust Inclosures and depopulations forto them, con. viii. 8. xi. 4. cat. 58, 59. By bidden, cat, 142. him they are effectually called, con. x. I. Increase of grace is from a continual supcat. 67. And have faith wrought in their ply of strength from the sanctifying hearts, con. xiv. 1. cat. 59, 72. He is Spirit of Christ, con. xiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 71. given to them in adoption, con. xii. cat. Innocency. The state of man in inno74. And applying the death and resur- cency, con. iv. 2. cat. 17, 20. rection of Christ to them, by his power Infants, how saved, con. x. 3. Infants of ful operation, they are sanctified, con. one or both believing parents are to be xiii.
i. cat. 75. Having repentance baptized, con. xxviii. 4. cat. 166. wrought, and all other saving, graces Ingrossing commodities to inhance their infused into their hearts, con, xiii. 1. cat. price, unlawful, cat. 142. 32, 75, 76, 77. Through the continual Inspiration. The books of the Old and supply of strength from him, believers New Testament are given by inspiration grow in grace, con. xiii. 3. cat. 75. The of God, con. i. 2. But the Apocrypha is outward means are by him made effec- not of divine inspiration, con. i. 3. tual to the elect for salvation, con. vii. 5, Intercession. How Christ makes inter6. xxv. 3. cat. 155, 161. Prayer is to be cession,.cat. 55. It is a part of his priestmade by his help, con. xxi. 3. cat. 182. ly office, cat. 44. He makes intercession, Ability to do good works is from him, that the redemption which he hath con. xvi. 3. Assurance of faith is attain- purchased may be applied to all believ. ed by his witnessing with our spirits ers, con, viii. 8. cut. 55. And their persethat we are the children of God, con. verance depends upon his continual inxviii. 2. cat. 80. By his abiding within tercession for them, con. xvii. 2. cat. 79. believers, they are secured from falling Joy in the Holy Ghost the fruit of assurtotally away from the state of grace, and ance, con. xviii. 1, 2. cat. 83. Believers, are kept by the power of God through by falling into some sins, may grieve the faith unto salvation, con. xvii. 2. cat. 79. Spirit, and be deprived of some measure Hope of glory, con. xviii. 1. cat. 83. The of their comfort, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. hope of hypocrites, con, xviii. 1.
Judge. Christ the judge of the world, IIumiliation of Christ, con. viii. 2, 4. cat. con. viii, 1, 4. xxxiii. 1. How he shali
46. In his conception and birth, cat. 47. come at the last day, cat. 56. In his life, cat. 48. In his death, cat. 49. The Judgments of God upon sinners in After death, cat. 50.
this world, con. v. 6. cat. 28, 83. How beHypocrisy. Making profession of religion lievers may bring temporal judgments
in hypocrisy, or for sinister ends, sinful, on themselves, con. xvii. 3. God is just cat. 1 3. The hypocrite's hope, con. and terrible in his judgments, con. ii. 1. xviii. 1.
The last judgment, what, con. xxxiii. 1, Hypostatical. See Personal.
Appointed for angels and men, con. viii.
4. xxxiii. 1. cat. 88. The end of its apI
pointment is the manifestation of God's IDLENESS unlawful, cat, 139, 142. Idolatry, mercy and justice, con. xxxiii. 2. Christ
all the kinds of it forbidden, cat. 105, shall be the judge, con. viii. 4. xxxiii. 1. 109. All monuments of idolatry ought How he shall come to judge the world, to be removed, cat. 108.
cat. 56. Why he would have us certaid. Jests. Perverting the scripture to profane ly persuaded of it, con xxxiii. 3. Why jests, sinful, cat. 113.
the time of it is concealed, con. xxxiii. 3. Jesus, why so called, cat. 41. See Christ, cat. 88. The judgment of the rightevus, Ignorant, not to be admitted to the Lord's con. xxxiii. 2. cat. 90. The judgment of table, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173.
the wicked, con. xxxiii. 2. cat. 89. Image. Man made after the image of Judicial law. See Law.
God, in knowledge, righteousness, and The Justice of God fully satisfied by holiness, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. This image Christ's obedience and death, con. viii. is renewed by sanctification, cat. 75. 5. xi. 3. cat. 38, 71. It is manifested in And fully perfected in heaven, con. xxxii. the works of providence, con, v. 1. In the i. cat. 86, 90.
justification of sinners, con. xi. 3. In Image-worship of all kinds discharged, the last judgment, con. xxxiii. 2. cat. 109.
Justice in contracts and commerce bo Iinputation. The guilt of Adam's first tween man and man, cat. 141, 142,
Justification, what, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. All xix. 2. Binding all, as well justified per
the elect, and they only, are justified, sons as others, con. xix. 5. Christ, in the con. iii. 6. Whom God did from all eter gospel, having not abolished, but much nity decree to justify, con. xi. 4. But strengthened the obligation to the obe. they are not justified till the Holy Spirit dience of it, ib. And although no man doth in due time actually apply Christ since the fall can, by the moral law, atunto them, ib. How justification is of tain to righteousness and life, con. xix. God's free grace, con. xi. 3. cat. 71. Faith 6. cat. 94. Which Christ alone hath puris necessarily required for justification, chased for the elect
by his perfect obecat. 71. But it justifies a sinner only as dience, con. viii. 5. Yet it is of great use it is an instrument, by which he receiy. to all, con. xix. 6. cat. 95. The use of it eth Christ and his righteousness, con, to the regenerate, con. xix. 6. cat. 97. xi. 1, 2. cat. 73. The exact justice, and The use of it to the unregenerate, cat. rich grace of God, are both glorified in 96. Not contrary to the grace of the the justification of sinners, con. xi. 3. gospel, but doth sweetly comply with it, Justification the same under the Old con. xix. 7. The Spirit of Christ subTestament as under the New, con. xi. 6. duing and enabling the will of man It is inseparably joined with sanctifica- unto a free and cheerful obedience to tion, cat. 77. How they differ, ib. Those the will of God, con. xix. 7. cat. 32. that are justified are perfectly freed in Unnecessary Law-suits to be avoided, cat. this life from the revenging wrath of 141, 142. God, that they never fall into condem. Liberty. Christian liberty, what, con. XX. nation, con. xvii. 1. cat. 77, 79. But cor- 1. Wherein it is enlarged under the ruption remaining in them, con. vi. 5. gospel, ib. The end of Christian liberty, xiii. 2. cat. 78. They fall into many sins, con. xx. 3. Liberty to sin inconsistent con. xvii. 3. cat. 78. Which God con- with it, ib. It is not intended to destroy tinues to forgive, upon their humbling
ecclesiastical or civil powers, but to supthemselves, confessing their sius, begg- port and preserve them, con. xx. 4. ing, pardon, and renewing their faith Neither are men thereby allowed to puband repentance, con. xi. 5.
lish opinions, or maintain practices,
that are contrary to the light of nature, K
or to the known principles of ChristianKEYS. The power of the keys, what, con. ity, or such as are destructive of the
xxx. 2. Committed to church-officers, peace and order of the church, ib. ib. The civil magistrate may not as- Liberty of conscience, what it is, and what sume this power, con. xxiii. 3.
repugnant to it, con. xx. 2. Making men King. Christ the King of his church, con. the lords of our faith and conscience
xxx. 1. How he executeth the office of unlawful, con. xx. 2. cat. 105. a king, cat. 45. What meant by the Life. Eternal life purchased by Christ's coming of bis kingdom, cat. 191.
perfect obedience to the law, con. viii. 5. Knowiedge. God's knowledge is infinite, The tree of life was a pledge of the cove
infallible, and independent upon the nant of works, cat. 20. The life of any creature, con. ii. 2. The knowledge not to be taken away except in case of which may be had of God and of our publick justiee, lawful war, or necessary duty to him by the light of nature, con. defence, cat. 136. i. l. xxi. 1. cat. 1. The scriptures are Light of nature, what may be known of only sufficient to give that knowledge God and of our duty to him by it, con. i. of God and of his will which is necessary
1. xxi. 1. cat. 2. It is not sufficient to unto salvation, ib.
make us wise unto salvation, con, i. 1. x.
4. xxi. 1, cat. 2, 60. It is of the law of L
nature that a due portion of time be set LABOUR is to be moderately used, cat. 135, apart for the worship of God, con. xxi. 7. 136.
Wanton Looks sinful, cat. 139. Land-marks not to be removed, cat, 142. Lord's prayer. See Prayer. Law. The Ceremonial Law, what, con. Lord's supper. The institution, nature,
xix. 3. It is abrogated now under the and ends of it, con. xxix. 1. cat. 168. New Testament, con. xix. 3. xx. 1. How Christ not offered up to his father, nor the covenant of grace was administered ac, real sacritice for sin made in it, con.
under the law, con. vii. 5. viii. 6. cat. 31. XIX. 2. The mass abominably injurious The Judicial Law expired with the state is Christ's one only sacrifice, ib. The of the Jews, con. xix. 4. And obliges no
outward elements in this sacrament are further than the general equity of it re- not to be adored, con. xxix. 4. They still quires, ib.
remain truly bread and wine, con. xxix. The Moral Law, what, cat. 93. Given to 5. The doctrine of transubstantiation Adam with a power to fulfil it, con. iv. 2. is repugnant not only to the scripture, xix. 1. cat. 92. The ten commandments but even to common sense, and has the sum of it, con, xix. 2. cat. 98. Though been and is the cause of
gross idolatries, believers are not under it as a covenant, con. xxix. 6. How Christ hath appointcon. xix. 6. And are not able perfectly ed bread and wine to be given and reto keep it, cat. 149. Yet it continues to ceived in the sacrament, con. xxix. 3. cat. be a perfect rule of righteousness, con, 169. It is only to be administered by a
minister of the word lawfully ordained, not make void the magistrate's just and con. xxvii. 4. cat. 176. It is not to be re- legal authority, con. xxiii. 4. ceived by any one alone, con. xxix. 4. It Man, how created, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. His is to be received in both kinds, ib. What state before the fall, con. iv. 2. cat. 17,20. relation the elements in this sacrament His fall, and the effects of it, con. vi.cat have to Christ crucified, con. xxix. 5. 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29. His state by Ilow Christ is present there, con. xxix. the covenant of grace, con. vii. 3—6. cat. 7. cat. 170. How believers feed on him 30–35. Man's chief end, cat. 1. therein, ib. What preparation is re- Man-stealing discharged, cat. 142. quired for receiving it, cat. 171. Doubt. Marriage, the end of it. con. xxiv. 2. cat. ing may consist with an interest in 20. Between more than one man and Christ, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 81. And one woman at a time, unlawful, con. therefore should not hinder from par- xxiv. 1. cat. 139. Lawful for all sorts of taking of the Lord's supper, cat. 172. people who are capable to give their But the ignorant and scandalous are consent, con. xxiv. 3. And who are withnot to be admitted, con, xxix. 8. cat. 173. out the degrees of consanguinity or afWhat duties required in the time of re- finity forbidden in the scriptures, con. ceiving, cat. 174. What duties after re- xxiv. 4. But marriages within those ceiving, cat. 175. Frequent attendance degrees can never be made lawful, ib. on it a duty, cat. 175, 177. The agree- Protestants should not marry with inment and difference between the Lord's fidels, Papists, or other idolaters, con. supper and baptism, cat, 176, 177,
xxiv. 3. Nor such as are godly with ots, cat. 112, 113.
those that are notoriously wicked, ib. A Love. Election is of God's free love, con. contract of marriage may be dissolved
iii. 5. cat. 13. Which is unchangeable, for adultery or fornication committed con. xvii. 2. cat. 79. And therefore true after the contract, con. xxiv. 5. The believers can neither totally nor finally bond of marriage can only be dissolved fall away from the state of grace, ib. for adultery after marriage, and such The sense of God's love is attainable in wilful desertion as cannot be remedied, this life, cat. 83. See Assurance. Love con. xxiv. 5, 6. Undue delay of marto God is a duty, cat. 104.
Which the riage, prohibiting of lawful, and dislight of nature showeth, con. xxi. 1. To pensing with unlawful marriages, are love the Lord our God with all our sinful, cat. 139. Vows of perpetual single heart, &c. is the sum of our duty to him,
life are sinful snares in which no Chriscat. 102. Love to God is necessary to tian may entangle himself, con. xxii. 7. the right performance of the duty of cat. 139. Those who have not the gift prayer, con. xxi. 3. cat. 185. Love to God of continency ought to marry, cat. 138. and the brethren is necessary to right
The duties of married persons, cat. 139, communicating, cat. 168, 171, 174. True 141. believers are never utterly destitute of The Mass abominably injurious to Christ's the love of Christ and the brethren, con. one only sacrifice, con. xxix. 2. xviii. 4. Wherein love towards our Means. God in his ordinary providence neighbour consists, cat. 135, 141, 144, 147. maketh use of means ; yet is free to What contrary to it, cat. 136, 142, 145, work without, above, and against them 148. It is the sum of our duty to man, at his pleasure, con. v. 3. The outward cat. 122.
and ordinary means of salvation under Lying sinful, cat. 145.
the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. Under the
gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35, 154. The dili. M
gent use of them is required in order to
escape the wrath of God, cat, 153. How MAGISTRATES appointed by God, con. xxiii. they are made effectual, con. xxv. 3. cat.
1. For what end, ib. Lawful for Chris- 155, 161, 182. Trusting in means sinful, tians to accept the office of a magistrate, cat. 105. Unlawful means not to be con. xxiii. 2.' The duty of the civil ma- used, ib. gistrate, con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129. con. xx. 4. False Measures unlawful, cat. 142. Read the scriptures letter r. The sins of Meat to be moderately used, cat. 135, 136. the magistrate, cat. 130, 145. He may Mediator. See Christ. wage war upon just and necessary occa- The Mercy of God, con. ii. 1. cat. 7. It is sions, con. xxiii. 2. His power in church- manifested in his works of providence, affairs stated, con. xxiii. 3. The duty of CON. v. 1. It is of God's free love and the people towards their magistrates, mercy that the elect are delivered from con. xxiii. 4. cat. 127. Their sins against sin and misery, and brought to an estate them, cat. 123.
Ecclesiastical persons of salvation by the second corenant, cat. not exempted from obedience to the 80. God is merciful to penitent sinners civil magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. The Pope in Christ, con. xv. 2. cat. 76. For whose hath no power or jurisdiction over ma. sake mercy is to be prayed for, cat. 180. gistrates or their people, ib. The ma- Works of mercy are to be done, even on gistrate is not to be opposed in the law. the Lord's day, con. xxi. 8. cat. 117. ful exercise of his power, upon pre. Merit. No merit in good works for tence of Christian liberty, con. xx. 4.
don of sin or eternal life; and why, con, Iutidelity or difference in religion doth vi. 5. Nor can we merit the outward