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cat. 180. Works of mercy are The name of God is only that by to be done, even on the Lord's which men ought to swear, and day, con. xxi. 8. cat. 117,

therein it is to be used with

all Merit. No merit in good works, for holy fear and reverence, con. xx.

pardon of fin or eternal life: And How the game of God ought why, con. xvi. 5 Nor can we to be used, and how it is profaned, merit the outward blellings of this cat. 112, 113, 114, 190. life, cat. 193.

But we are to Nature. See corruption, original fin, trust in the merits of Christ, cat. light of nature. 174. Who appearing in the me. The two Natures of Christ. See rit of his obedience and sacrifice, Christ, incarnation, personal unien. maketh intercellion for his people, The New Testament in Greek is cat. 55

that to which the church is finally Mefliah. The elect under the Old to appeal in controversies of reli

Teftament, believed in the promis- gion, con. i. 8. The administraed Meifah, by whom they had tion of the covenant of grace unfull remillion of fins, and eternal der the gospel, is called the New salvation, con, yii. 5. viii. 6. cat. Testament, con, vii. 6. 34.

Neighbour, See charity, love. The Ministry given by Christ to the Niggardliness, sinful, cat. 142.

visible church, con. xxv. 3. The maintenance thereof, a duty, cat,

O 108. A minister of the gospel is N Oath, what it is, con. xxii. one fufficiently gifted, and also 1. It is a part of religious worduly approved and lawfully call- ship, ib, The name of God is that ed and ordained to that office, by which men ought only to swear, con. xxvii. 4. xxviii. 2. cat. 158,

cat. 108. Vain of By such only the word is to be rath swearing by his name is to be read publicly and preached, and abhorred, çon. xxii. 2. cat. 113. the facraments dispensed, con. Yet, in matters of weight and moxxvii. 4. xxvij. 2. cat. 156, 158, ment, an oath is warrantable un159, 169.

der the New Testament, con, xxii. Moral law. See law.

2. A lawful oath imposed by Mortification. The regenerate lave Jawful authority, ought to be ta

the corruption of nature mortified ken, ib. It is a lio io refuse it, through Christ, con.

5. And

con. xxii. 3. A man must swear the several lufts of the body of nothing but what he is fully perfin, con. xii, 1. Believers draw suaded is truih; neither may be strength from the death and re- bind himself by oath to any thing, furrection of Christ for the morti, but what he believes to be just fying of lin, cat. 167.

and good, and what he is able to perform, ib.

An oath is to be N

taken in the plain and common HE name of Christ.

That fense of the words; and, in things prayer be accepted, it is to be not finful, it binds to performance, made in the name of Christ, con. though to a man's own hurt, or xxi. z. cat. 178.

What it is to made to heretics, con. xxii. 4. pray in the name of Christ, cat.

cat. 113

But it cannot oblige to 180. Why prayer is to be made in his name, cat. 181.


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sin, ib.


Obedience is due to God in whatso- 182. The neglect, contempt, or

ever he is pleased to command, con. opposing them, sinful, cat. 109. ii. 2. cat. 104. Christ hath perform Original corruption. See corruption. ed perfect obedience to the law for Original lin. See fin. us in our nature, con. viii. 4. Cát.

P 38, 39, 48, 97. And by it pur. chased an everlasting inheritance marry with Papists, cop. xxiv.3. in the kingdom of heaven for the Pardon. See sin. elect, con. viii. 5. cat. 38. His Paflions, to be restrained, cat.135,136. obedience is imputed to believers, Passover, one of the types and ordi con. xi. I. cat. 70.

He hath not nances by which the covenant of abolished, but much strengthened grace was administered under the the obligation to the obedience of law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. the moral law, con. xix 5. Good Patience, patient bearing of the band works done in obedience to God's of God, a duty, cat. 135. Patient commands, are the fruits and evi. bearing and forgiving of injuries, dences of a true faith, con. xvi.

a duty, ib. cat. 32. How the sincere, though Peace of conscience. See conscience. imperfect obedience of believers, is Pedo-Baptism. See infants. accepted and rewarded, con. svi.6. Perseverance of saints. They whom Obedience is due to the lawful com- God hath accepted in Christ can

mands of a magistrate, con. xxiii. never totally or finally fall away 4. cat. 127, 128.

from the estate of grace, con. xvii. Offices of Christ, of Mediator. See

I. cat. 77, 79. Upon what their Mediator. His prophetical office, perseverance depends, con. xvii. 2. cat. 43. ; priestly, cat. 44. ; and cat. 79. How far they may fall, kingly, cat. 45

con. vi. 5. xi. 5. xiii. 2. xvii.

4• The Old Testament in Hebrew, is xviii. 4. cat. 78 They are always that to which the Church is finally kept from utter despair, con. xviii

. to appeal in controversies of religi- 81. How they are recovered on, con. i. 8. The administration

when they fall under God's fatherof the covenant of grace, under ly difpleafure, con. xi. 5.


3. the law, is called the Old Testa- Three Persons in the Godhead disment, con vii. 5.

tinguished by perfonal properties, The Ordinances of God given by con. ii. 3. cat. 6, 10. The equaChrist to the visible Church, con. lity of the persons proved, cat. 11.


The Ordinances under The personal union of the two oathe law,con. vii. 5. cat. 34. Those tures in Christ, con. vii under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 36, 37. By reason of his union, 35. Which are fewer and admi

the proper works of each nature nistered with more fimplicity, and are accepted of God, and relied on less outward glory; yet in them by believers as the work of the grace and salvation are held forth whole person, con. viii. 7. cat. 40. in more fulness, evidence, and effi- Physic to be used moderately,cat.135.

All God's ordinances, Lascivious Pictures discharged, c.139. especially the word, facraments, Polygamy unlawful, con. xxiv. i. and prayer, are the outward and


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cat. 139. ordinary means of salvation, cat. The Pope has no power or jurisdicti154. How they are made effec- on over civil magistrates, or their tual, con. xxv. a. cat. 155, 161, people, con. xxiii. 4. He is in no 4 B


cacy, ib.

ed, cat. 44.


fense head of the Church, but is the word is made effe&ual to fal Antichrift, con. xxv. 6.

vation, cat. 155 Powers ecclefiaftical or civil, not to Predestination, con. ir. 3, 4. cat. 13.

be opposed upon pretence of Chrif- The doctrine of predestination how tian liberty, con. xx. 4. Power to be handled, and what use to be of the keys. See keys.

made of it, con. iii. 8. Praises to be joined with prayer, cat. Preparation required to the hearing 196.

of the word, cat. 160. Whar pre. The Praise of any good, we either paration requisite to the Sabbath, are, have, or can do, not to be a

cat. 117

What to the Lord's scribed to fortune, idols, ourselves fupper, cat. 171. or any other creature, cat. 105.

Prescience. See foreknowledge. Prayer, wbat, cat. 178. The duty Priestly office of Christ, how execut

of all men, con. xxi. 3. To be made to God only, and why, con. Private worthip in families, daily, a xxi. 2. cat. 179. That it may duty, con. xxi. 6. cat. 156. accepted, it is to be made in the Priviledges of the invisible church name of Christ, by the help of the and of the visible. See church, Spirit, con. xxi. 3. cat. 178. Prodigality, a sin, cat. 142. What it is to pray in the name of The profession of the gospel is adoroChrift, cat. 180. Why prayer is ed by good works, con. xix. 2, to be made in his name, cat. 181. And ought to be attended with a How the Spirit helps to pray, cat.

conversation in holiness and righte182. How

prayer is to be made, ousness, cat. 112, 167. con. xxi. 3. cat. :85. For what and Property in goods and possellioos pot for whom we are to pray, con. xii. infringed by the communion of 4. cat. 183, 184. Prayer not to saints, con. xxvi. 3. be made for the dead, nor for those Prophecies. Th covenant of

grace of whom it may be known that administered by prophecies under they have linned the sin unto death, the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34: ib. Prayer, now under the gospel, The prophetical office of Christ, how is not made more acceptable by executed, cat. 43. any place in which it is performed, Propitiation. Christ's one only fanor towards which it is directed, crifice the alone propitiation for all con. xxi. 6. The rule of prayer, the sins of the elect, con. xxix, 2. cat. 186

Protestants fhould not marry with The Lord's Prayer, how to be used, Papists, con xxiv. 4.

cat. 187. It is explained in the ca- Providence, is God's most holy, wise,

techism from ques. 188 to the end. and powerful preserving, directing, Preaching of the word, is a part of disposing, and governing all his

the ordinary religious worship of creatures and all their actions; acGod, con. xxi. 5 And one of the cording to his infallible foreknowordinances in which the covenant ledge, and immutable decree ; 10 of grace

is administered under the the glory of his wisdom, power, New Teltament, con. vii 6. cat. justice, goodness, and mercy, con. 35. None are to preach the word v. I. cat. 18. Events are ordered but ministers of the gospel, cat. according to the nature of second 158. How they are to preach, causes, con. ii. 1. V. 2. God in his cat. 159. How the preaching of ordinary providence maketh use of


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means, yet is free to work without, cated to the elect in all ages fucabove, and against them at his cellively from the beginning of the pleasure, con. v. 3. How provi- world, con. viii. 5. How it is apdence is exercised about fin, con. plied to them, con. vii. 8. cat. V. 4. See fin. The actual influence of the Holy Spirit is required Regeneration. See effectual calling. to do good works, con. xix. 3. The regenerate are all freely justifiGod's providence towards angels, ed, con. xi. 1. See justification. cat. 1 6. Toward man when cre- And sanctified, con. xiii. 1. See ated, cat. 20. God's providence fanctification. The corruption of is in a most special mander over his nature remains in them, and all church, con.v. 7. cat. 43, 45,63.

the motions of it are fin, con, ix. Public worship not to be neglected, 5. But it is pardoned and mortified con. xxi. 6.

through Christ, ib. The use of the Punishment. See Gin.

moral law to them, con. xix. 6. Purgatory, the scripture acknowledg

cat. 97. eth no such place, con. xxxii. 2. Repentance, what, con. xv. 2. cat. Q

75. Although it be no fatisfaction Uarrelling at God's decrees and for fin, nor cause of pardon, yet

providences, sinful, cat. 113. no pardon without it, con. Quarrelling, and provoking words, 3. cat. 153. Nor condemnation finful, cat. 136.

where it is, con. xv. 4, 9. It is Questions that are curious or un- every man's duty to endeavour to profitable are to be avoided,cat.113. repent particularly of his particuR

Jar fins, con. xv. 5. The doctrine

of repentance to be preached by religious worship, con. xxi. 5. every minister, as well as that of How made effe&tual to salvation, faith in Christ, con. xv. 1. Re. cat. 155

pentance to be declared to those It is the duty of all to read them a- that are offended, who are there

part by themselves, and with their upon to be reconciled, con, XV. 6.
families, con, i. 8. cat. 159. How Reprobation, con. iii. 7. cat. 3.
the word of God is to be read, Resurrection of Christ, con. vii. 4.
cop. xxi. 5. cat. 157.

cat. 52. The effect of his own Rebellion, a fin, cat. 128.

power, cat. 52. It is a proof of Reconciliation with God purchased his being the Son of God, and of

by Christ's facrifice of himself, his satisfaction to divine justice, &c. con. vii. 5. cat. 44.

ib. It is an assurance to believers Recreations to be moderately used, of their resurrection, ib. They

cat. 135, 136. But not on the have fellowship with him in his re

Lord's day, con. xxi. 8. cat. 119: furreétion, con. xxvi. 1. He rose Redenption, how purchased by Chrift, again for their justification, con.

con. viii. s. cat. 38, 39, 40. xi. 4. cat. 52. And through For all the elect, and them the virtue of his death and resuronly, con, iii. 6. To whom it is rection they are sanctified con. xiii. certainly applied, con. viii. 8. cat. 1. cat.15. They draw strength 59. Although it was not actually from his death and resurrection wrought by Christ till after his in- for the mortifying of fin, and carnation; yet the virtue, efficacy quickening of grace, cat. 52, 167. and beoefits of it were communi- The resurrection of the dead, of the

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just and unjust, con. xxxii. 2, 3. of religion, ib. What are the reacat, 87:

fons annexed to the fourth conRevelation. The divers ways of God's mand the more to enforce it, cat. revealing his will, con. i. 1,

120. Why the charge of keepRighteousness. Man was created ing the Sabbath is directed to go

righteous after the image of God, vernors of families, and other fu-
con. iv.2. cat. i7, But by fin be fell periors, cat. 118.
from that original righteousoess, A facrament. The institution, nature,
con. vi. 2. cat. 25. And since the and ends of it, con. xxvii. I. cat.
fall no man can attain to righte- 162. The parts of a facrament
ousoess by the moral law, cat. 64. con. xxvii. 2. cat. 193. There are
Nor by having righteousness inful. only two sacraments instituted by
ed into them, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. Christ, con. xxvii. 4. cat. 164.
But those whom God effectually Which are only to be dispensed
calleth, he accepteth and account- by ministers of the word lawfully
eth as righteous, by imputing the ordained, con. xxvii. 4. How they
obedience and satisfaction of Christ are made effectual to salvation, con.
to them, they receiving and refting xxvii. 3. cat. 161. The facra.
on him and his righteousness by ments of the Old Testament were
faith, ib. See faith, imputation, the same for substance with those
justification. Why the righteous of the New, con. xxvii. 5. Where-
are not delivered from death, cat. in the 'sacraments of baptism and
85. Their state immediately after of the Lord's fupper agree, cat.176.
death, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At Wherein they differ, cat. 177.
the resurrection and day of judg. Sacrifice. The Covenant of grace
ment, con. xxxii. 3. xxxiii. 2. cat, was administered under the law
87, 90.

by sacrifices, con. vii. 5. viï. 6. S

cat. 34. Which fignified Chrift Abbath. By the law of pature, a to come, ib. Who hath fully

due proportion of time ought to satisfied the justice of his father, be ser apart for the worlhip of God,

his opce offering bimself a sacri, con. xxi. 7. God hath in his fice without spot to God, con. vill

. word, by a positive and perpetual

5. cæt. 44. There is no real fa. commandment, binding all men in crifice made for fin in the Lord's all ages, appointed one day in fe- supper, con. xxix, 2. That fan ven for a Sabbath to be kept holy crament being instituted for the to himself, con. xxi. 7. cat. 20. perpetual remembrance of Christ's 116. Which was the last day of one only sacrifice in his death, con. the week from the beginning of the xxix. 1. cat. 168. To which the world to the resurrection of Christ, mass is most abominably injurious, and the firft day ever since, and so con. xxix. 2. to continue to the end of the world, Şaints. See believers, communion. con, xxi. 7. cat. 116. How the They are not to be worshipped, con. Sabbath is to be sanctified, con. xxi. 8 cat. 117. How it is pro- Şalvation, not to be attained by men faned, cat. 116. Why we are who do not profess the Chriltian commanded to remeniber it, cat. religion, be they never fo diligent 121. The Lord's day is a nemo

up to the light of nature, rialof our creation and redemption, or the law of that religion which wiich contain a lņoit abridgmeng they profefs, con. X. 4. cat. 60.



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