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Acceptance, Access, Body of Christ, The Ten Commandments are the sum Church, Death of Christ, Exaltation, of the moral law, con. xix. 2. cat. 98.
Expiation, Humiliation, Imputation, They are a perfect rule of righteous| Intercession, Judge, Merit, Messiah, ness, con. xix. 2. Rules for under.
Name of Christ, Personal Union, standing them, cat. 99. The prePropitiation, Reconciliation, Re face explained, cat. 101. The first demption, Resurrection, Righteous Commandment, cat. 103,-106. ness, Sacrifice, Salvation, Satisfac The second,
107,-110. tion, Surety.
111,-114. Christian liberty. See Liberty.
The fourth, cat. 115,--121. The Church is the object of God's The fifth,
123,133. special providence, con. 7.7. cat. 63. The sixth, cat. 134,-136. Christ the only head of it, con. viii. The seventh,
137,-139. 1. xxv. 6. The catholick church
cut. 140,- 142. invisible, what, con. xxv. 1. cat. 64. The ninth, cat. 143,-145. Given to Christ from all eternity, The tenth, cat. 146,-148. con. viii. 1. The benefits which the The sum of the first four commandmembers of it enjoy by Christ, cat. ments, which contain our duty to 65, 66, 69, 82, 83, 86, 90: The catho God, cat. 102. The sum of the lic church visible, what, con. xxv. 2. other six, which contain our duty to cat. 62. Out of it no ordinary pos man, cat. 122. No man is able to sibility of salvation, con. xxv. 2. Its keep the commandments of God privileges, con. xxv. 3. çat. 63. Par perfectly, cat. 149. ticular churches more or less pure, The Communion. See The Lord's con. XXV. 4. The purest subject to Supper. mixture and error, con. xxv. 5. Communion of saints, wherein it con. There shall always be a church on sists; con. xxvi. 1, 2. The enjoyearth to worship God according to ment of it is one of the privileges of his will, ib.
the visible church, cat. 63. In the Church-censures. See Censures. Lord's supper cominunicants testify Church-government appointed by the their mutual love and fellowship
Lord Jesus in the hand of churchi
each with other, cat. 168. That saofficers, distinct from the civil ma crament being a bond and pledge gistrate, con. xxx. 1. cat. 45, 108. of believers' communion with Christ, But they are not exempted from and with each other, as members of obedience to the magistrate, con.
his mystical body, con. xxix. 1. The xxiii. 4. They have the power of communion of saints doth not inthe keys committed to them, con. fringe a man's property in his goods XXX. 2. What that power is, and and possessions, con. xxvi. 3. its use, con. xxx, 2, 3, 4. They are . Communion which the elect bave with not to be opposed in the lawful ex with Christ, con. xxvi. 1. In this ercise of their powers upon pretence life, cat. 69, 83. Immediately after of Christian liberty, con. xx. 4. See death, cat. 86. At the resurrection Councils. There are some circuni and day of judgment, cat. 87, 90. It stances concerning church-govern is a consequence of their union with ment, which are to be ordered by him, con. xxvi. 1. It doth not make the light of nature and Christian them partakers of his Godhead, nor prudence, according to the general equal with him, con. xxvi. 3. It is rules of the word, con. i. 6.
confirmed in the Lord's supper, car. Circumcision, one of the ordinances by 168.
which the covenant of grace was ad- Unchaste Company not to be kept, ministered under the law, con. vii. cat. 139. Nor corrupt communica. 5. cat. 34.
tions to be used or listened to, ib. Civil magistrate, or civil powers. See Condition. Perfect, personal, and Magistrate
perpetual obecijence, the condition
2. 2. 2
of the covenant of works, con. vii. 2. dition of it, con. vi. 2. xix. I c * xix. 1. cat. 20. God requires faith 20. It is called a law, and a con as the condition to interest sinners mand, con. iv. 2. and a law give in the Mediator of the covenant of as a covenant, con. xix. 1. and a con grace, cut. 32.
nant of life, of which the tree of la Confession of sin always to be made in was a pledge, cat. 20.
private to God, con. xv. 6. And is 'Covenant of grace, what, con. vä 2 to be joined with prayer, cat. 178. cat. 30. 32. It was made with Christ When to be made to men, con. W. as the second Adamr, and with al 6. Upon confession, the offending the elect in-him as his seed, eat. 31.
brother is to be received in love, ib. In it God requireth of sinners fait Conscience. See Liberty of Con in Christ, that they may be justified,
science. Peace of conscience a fruit and saved, con. vii. 3. cat. 71. Faiu of the sense of God's love, con. xviii. being required as the condition : 1,3, cat. 83. Believers may fall into interest them in Christ, cat. 32 sins which wound the conscience, Who is the Mediator of this come: con. xvi. 3. xvii. 4. The wicked nant, con. viji. 1. cat. 36. Why it is are punished with horror of con called a testament, con. vii. 4. I science, cat. 28, 83.
was differently administered in the Contentment. Submission to God is time of the law, and in the time of
our duty, cat. 104. Discontent at the gospel, con. vü. 5. cat. 33. How his dispensations is sinful, car. 105. it was adıninistered under the law, A full contentment with our condi. con. vii. 5. cat. 34. How under the tion is our duty, cat. 147. Discon gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. tentment with our own estate a sin, Counsels, or synods, ought to be, con. cat. 148.
xxxi. 1. They may be called by Controversies. It belongs to synods the civil magistrate, con. xxii. 3
and councils ministerially to deter xxxi. 2. When ministers may mexi mine controversies of faith, and ca without the call of the civil magis ses of conscience, con. xxxi. 3. The trate, con. Xxxxi. 2.
What power Spirit speaking in the scriptures is councils have, con. xxxi. 3. What the supreme judge of all controver submission due to their decrees, id
. sies in religion, con. i. 10. The ori. Not infallible since the apostles
' ginal text of the scriptures is that to time, con. xxi. 4. But their deter. which the church is finally to ap minations are to be tried by the peal, con. i. 8.
scriptures, con. i. 10. How far they Our Conversation ought to be in holi may meddle in civil affairs, con
ness and righteousness, answerable xxxi. 5. to an holy profession, cat. 112, 167. Creation of the world, con. iv. 1. cat
. Corruption of nature, what, con. vi. 2, 15. Of man, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. Of
4. cat. 25. A consequence of the angels, cat. 16. all of man, ib. Actual sin a fruit of Creatures. Dominion over the creait, con. vi. 4. cat. 25. How it is pro tures given to man, con. iv, 2. cat. 17. pagated, con. vi. 3. cat. 26. It doth They are cursed for our sakes since remain during this life in the rege. the fall, cat. 28. Religious worship nerate, and all its motions are truly to be given to no creature, con xxi. sin, con, vi. 5. xii. 2. cat. 78. But it 2. cat. 105. is pardoned and mortified through Curiosity. Bold and curious searching Christ, con. vi. 5.
into God's secrets discharged, cat. Covenant. No enjoying of God but by 105. Curious prying into God's de way of covenant, con. vii. 1.
crees forbidden, cat. 113. Curious Covenant of works, whaí, and with *or unprofitable questions are to be
whom made, con. iv. 2. vii. 2. xix. avoided, ib. 1. cat. 20, 22. Perfect, personal, The curse and wrath of God, man lia. and perpetual obedience, the con ble to it, both by original and actual
sin, con. vi. 6. cat. 27. How it may trate, is cause sufficient of dissolving
be escaped, con. vii. 3. cat. 153. the bond of marriage, con. xxiv. 6. Carsing sinful, cat. 113.
Despair sinful, cat. 105. Believers al. D
ways supported from utter despair, -DANCING. Lascivious dancing forbid con. xviii. 4. cat. 81. den, cat. 139.
Devil, all compacts and consulting Dead, not to be prayed for, con. xxi. 4. with him, sinful, cat. 105. cat. 183.
Diligence in our calling a duty, cai. Beath, being the wages of sin, con. vi.
141. 6. cat. 28, 84. It is appointed for all Dipping in baptism not necessary, co?. men, cat. 84. How it is an advan xxviii. 3. tage to the righteous, cat. 85. The Discontent at the dispensations of state of believers immediately after God's providence sinful, cat. 105, death, con. xxxü. 1. cat. 36. of the 113. Discontentment with our own wicked, ib.
estate sinful, cat. 148. The Death of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. Divorce, lawful in case of adultery af
49. In it he saw no corruption, con. ter marriage, or of such wilful de.
129. Duties of equals, cat. 131. The Decalogne. See Commandments. Duties of the sixth commandment, The Decrees of God, the nature, end, cat. 135. Of the seventh, cat. 138.
extent, and properties of them, con. Of the eighth, cat. 141. Of the iii. 1, 2. cat. 12. The decree of pre ninth, cat. 144. Of the tenth, cat. destination, con. iii. 3, 4. Of elec
147. tion and reprobation, con. iii. 5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God executeth his de- ECCLESIASTICAL powers not to be opcrees, cat. 14. How the doctrine of
posed upon pretence of Christian lidecrees is to be handled, and what berty, con. Xx. 4. Ecclesiastical per. use to be made of them, con. iii. 8. sons not exempted from obedience Curious prying into God's decrees to the civil magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. forbidden, cat. 113.
Effectual calling, what, con. x. 1. cat. W
Desertion. Wilful desertion unlawful, 67. It is of God's free grace, not cat. 139. Such as cannot be reme from any thing foreseen in many, con. died by the church or civil magis 2. 2. cat. 67. All the elect, and they
only, are effectually called, con. I. being the work of the spirit, cor. 1, 4. cat. 68. The elect united to Liv. I. cat. 59, 72. It is ordinarily Christ in their effectual calling, cat. wrought by the ministry of the 66.
word, con. xiv. 1. Increased and Election out of God's mere free grace, strengthened by the word, sacra
con. iii. 5. cat. 13. From all eternity ments, and prayer, ib. Often weak. in Christ, ib. Election not only to ened, but always gets the victory, eternal life and glory, but also to con. xiv. 3. Growing up in many to the means thereof, con. ïï. 6. cat. 13. a full assurance, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. All the elect, and they only, are ef Good works, the fruit and evidence fectually called and saved, con. iii. of true faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 52. 6. 1. 1, 4. cat. 68. Though others Which is never alone, but always may be outwardly called by the accompanied with all other saving word, and have some common ope graces, and is no dead faith, but rations of the Spirit, ib. Elect in. worketh by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. fants, and other elect persons, who Fall of man, the nature and effects of are incapable of being called by the it, con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29. word, how saved, con. 1.3. What Why permitted, con. vi. 1. How all use to be made of the doctrine of mankind concerned in it, con, vi. 3. of election, con.iv. 8. And how men cat. 22. may be assured of their eternal elec- Falling away. See Perseverance. tion, ib. See Assurauce.
Family worship daily, required of God, Envy sinful, cat. 128, 136, 142, 145, con. xxi. 6. 148.
Fasting. Religious fasting, a duty, Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 131, cat. 108. Solemn fasting a part of 132.
religious worship, con. xxi. 5. Equivocation. Speaking the truth in Fellowship See Communion.
doubtful and equivocal expressions, Fore-knowledge. All things come to to the prejudice of truth, or justice, pass infallibly according to the fore. sinful, cat. 145.
knowledge of God, con. v. 2. Eucharist. See Lord's supper. Forgiveness. See Pardon. Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. Fornication, committed after contract
51. In his resurrection, cat. 52. In of marriage, a just ground of dis his ascension, cat. 53. In his sitting solving the contract, con. sxiv. 5. at the right hand of God, cut. 54. Fortune. To ascribe any thing to for In his coming to judge the world, tune, is sinful, cat. 105. cat. 56.
Free-will. See Iiu. Self-examination, cat. 171.
Frugality, a duty, cat. 141. Excommunication, con. XXX. 2, 3, 4.
G Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated GAWING. Wasteful gaming forbidden,
but by the blood of Christ, cat. cat. 142. 152.
Glory. The communion in glory with F
Christ, which believers enjoy in this Farra, what, con. xiv. 2. cat. 72. God life, con. xvüi. 1, 2, 3. cat. 83. im.
requireth nothing of Simers, that mediately after death, con. xxxü. 1. they may be justified, but faith in cat. 86. At the resurrection and Christ, con. xi. 1. cat. 71. Which day of judgment, con. xxxü. 3 he requireth as the condition to in Xxxüi. 2. cat. 87, 90. 1 rest them in the Mecliator of the The Glory of God, the end of his decovenant of grace, cat. 32. It justi crees, con. ii. 3. cat. 12. The glory fies a sinner in the sight of God on of his grace the end of election, com ly as it is an instrument by which üi. 5. cat. 13. The glory of his jushe receiveth Christ and his righte tice the end of the decree of repro ousness, con. xi. 2. cap. 73. Faith is 'bation, con. ii. 7. cat. 13. The glothe gift of God, con, xi. 1. ecr. 71. It ry of his eternal power, wisdom, and
: goodness, the end of the creation, der the law did ordinarily partake Icon. iv. 1. The manifestation of the of, con. xx. 1.
glory of his wisdom, power, justice, Government. See Church, Magistrate. i gooriness, and merey, is the end of The Grace of God. Election is of God's i all God's works of providence, con. mere free grace, con. ii. 5. cat. 13. a: v. 1. cat. 18. The end of God's ap How the grace of God is manifest: pointing the last judgment is the ed in the second covenant, con.
manifestation of the glory of his vii. 3. cat. 32. Effectual calling is of E mercy and justice, con. xxxii, 10. God's free and special grace, con. s.
To glorify God is the chief end of 2. cat. 67. Justification is only of man, cat. 1.
God is glorified by free grace, con. xi. 3. cut. 70, 71. good works, con. xvi. 2.
Adoption is an act of free grace, con, Gluttony, a sin, cat. 139.
xii. cat. 74. The communion in grace God. The light of nature sheweth which believers have with Christ,
that there is a God, con. xxi. 1. cat. cat. 69. All saving graces are the 2. What it declares cono
oncerning work of the Spirit, con. xiii. xiv. XV. him, and of our duty to him, con. i. cat. 32, 72, 75, 76, 77. And do al1. xxi. 1. It is not sufficient to give ways accompany faith, con. xi. 2. that knowledge of God, and of his cut. 73. Perseverance in grace, con. will, which is necessary unto salva xvii. cat. 79. Increase in grace, con. tion, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attributes, xiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. Assurance of or perfections of God, con. ii. 1, 2. grace, con. Iviii. cat. 80, 81. cat. 7, 101. There is but one only God, con. ï. 1. cat. 8. There are
H three persons in the Godhead, dis- HARDEN. Why and how sinners are tinguished by personal properties, hardened, con. v. 6. Believers may con. ii. 3. cat. 9, 10. The co-equali
have their hearts hardened, con. ty of the persons proved, cat. 11. xvii. 3. To him is due from all his creatures, Head. The elect are inseparably uniwhatsoever worship, service, or obe ted to Christ as their head, con. Ixv. 1 dience, he is pleased to require, con. 1. xxvi. 1. cat. 64, 66. He is the onii. 2. Our duty to God, cat. 104, ly head of the church, con. xxv. 6. 108, 112, 116. What contrary to it, Hearing. What is required of those cat. 105, 109, 113, 119. Religious that hear the word preached, con. worship is to be given to God the xxi. 5. cat. 160. Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, and to Heaven, the state of the blessed, con. him alone ; and that only in the me Xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90. diation of Christ, con. xxi. 2. cat. Hell, the state of the damned, con. 179, 181. God is to be worshipped xxxii, 1. xxxüi. 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. in that way only which he hath in The meaning of these words in the stituted in the scriptures, con. xxi. Creed, He descended into hell, cat. 50. 1. cat. 109. To glorify God, and ful- Hereticks to be rejected, cat. 105. ly to enjoy him for ever, is the chief Holiness. God is most holy in all his end of man, çat, 1.
counsels, works, and commands, con. Good works. See Works.
ii. 2. Man was created holy after the Gospel. How the covenant of grace is , įmage of God, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. But
administered under the gospel, con. by the fall he became wholly defiled,