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2. cat. 98. They are a perfect
rule of righteoufnefs, con. xix. 2.
Rules for understanding them, cat.
99. The preface explained, cat.
The first commandment,
cat. 103-106. The fecond,
cat. 107-110. The third, cat.
111,-114. The fourth, cat.
115,-121. The fifth cat. 123,
to 133. The fixth, cat. 134, 135,
136. The feventh, cat. 137, 138,
139. The eighth, cat. 140, 141,
142. The ninth, cat. 143, 144,
145. The tenth, cat. 146, 147,
148. The fum of the first four
commandments, which contain our
duty to God, cat. 102. The fum
of the other fix, which contain our
duty to man, cat. 122. No man
is able to keep the commandments
of God perfectly, cat. 149.
The Communion. See the Lord's


fupper. Communion of faints, wherein it confilts, con. xxvi. 1, 2. The enjoyment of it is one of the privileges of the vifible church, cat. 63. In the Lord's fupper, communicants teftify their mutual love and fellowship each with other, cat. 168. That facrament being a bond and pledge of believers communion with Chrift, and with each other, as members of his myftical body, con. xxix 1. The communion of faints doth not infringe a man's property in his goods and poffeffions, con. xxvi. 3. Communion which the elect have with Chrift, con. xxvi. I. In this life, cat. 69. 83. immediately after death, cat. 86. At the refurrection and day of judgment, cat. 87, 90. It is a confequence of their union with him, con. xxvi. I. It doth not make them partakers of his Godhead, nor equal with him, con. xxvi. 3. It is confirmed in the Lord's fupper,

cat. 168.

Unchafte company not to be kept, cat. 139. Nor corrupt communications to be used or listened to,



Condition, Perfect, perfonal, and perpetual obedience, the condition of the covenant of works, con. vii. 2. xix. 1. cat. 20. God rerequires faith as the condition to intereft finners in the Mediator of the covenant of grace, cat. 32. Confeffion of fin always to be made in private to God, con. xv. 6. And is to be joined with prayer, cat. 178. When to be made to men, con. xv. 6. Upon confeffion, the offending brother is to be received in love, ib.... Confcience. See liberty of confcience, peace of confcience, a fruit of the fenfe of God's love, con. xviii. 1, 3. cat. 83. Believers may fall into fins which wound the confcience, con. xvii. 3. xviii. The wicked are punifhed with horror of confcience, cat. 28, 83. Contentment. Submission to God is our duty, cat. 104 Discontent at his difpenfations, is finful, cat. 105. A full contentment with our condition, is our duty, cat. 147. Difcontentment with our own estate, a fin, cat. 148. Controverfiés. It belongs to fynods and councils minifterially to determine controverfies of faith, and cafes of confcience, con. xxxi. 3. The Spirit fpeaking in the fcriptures, is the fupreme judge of all controverfies in religion, con. I. 10. The original text of the scriptures is that to which the church is finally to appeal, con i. 8. Our Converfation ought to be in holinefs and righteousness, answerable to an holy profeffion, cat. 112. 176.

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the fall of man, ib. Actual fin a
fruit of it, con. vi. 4. cat. 25.
How it is propagated, con. vi. 3.
cat. 26. It doth remain during
this life in the regenerate, and all
its motions are truly fin, con. vi. 5.
xiii. 2 cat. 78. But it is pardon-
ed and mortified through Chrift,
con. vi. 5.


No enjoying of God
but by way of Covenant, con. vii!


Covenant of works, what, and with
whom made, con. iv. 2. vii. 2.
xix. 1. cat. 20. 22. Perfect, per-
fonal, and perpetual obedience the
condition of it, con. vii. 2. xix. I.
cat. 20. It is called a law and a
command, cop. iv. 2; and a law
given as a covenant, con. xix.
and a covenant of life of which the
tree of life was a pledge, cat. 20.
Covenant of grace, what, con. vii. 3.
cat. 30, 32. It was made with
Chrift as the fecond Adam, and
with all the elect in him as his feed,
cat. 31- In it God requireth of
finners faith in Chrift, that they
may be juftified and faved, con.
vii. 3. cat. 71. Faith being re-
quired as the condition to interest
them in Chrift. cat. 32 Who is
the Mediator of this covenant,
con. viii. I. cat. 36. Why it is
called a teftament, con. vii. 4. It
was differently administered in the
time of the law, and in time of
the gofpel, con. vii. 5. cat. 33.
How it was administered under the
Jaw, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. How
under the gospel, con, vii. 6. cat.


Councils or fynods ought to be, con.
xxxi. I. They may be called by
the civil magiftrate, con. xxiii. 3.
xxxi. 2. When minifters may
meet without the call of the
civil magiftrate, con. xxxi. 2.
What power councils have, con.
xxxi. 3. What fubmiffion due to
their decrees, ib. Not infallible


fince the apoftles time, con. xxxi,
4. But their determinations are
to be tried by the fcriptures, con.
i. 1o. How far they may meddle
in civil affairs, con. xxxi. 5.
Creation of the world, çon. iv. 1.
cat 15. Of man, con. iv. 2. cat.
17. Of angels, cat. 16.
Creatures. Dominion over the cre-
atures given to man, con. iv. 2.
cat. 17. They are curfed for our
fakes, fince the fall, cat. 28. Re-
ligious worship to be given to no
creature, con. xxi. 2 cat 105.
Curiofity. Bold and curious fearch-
ing into God's fecrets, difcharged,
cat. 105. Curious prying into
God's decrees forbidden, cat 113.
Curious or unprofitable questions
are to be avoided, ib.
The curfe and wrath of God, man
liable to it, both by original and
actual fin, con. vi. 6 cat. 27.
How it may be escaped,con. vii. 3.
cat. 135.
Curfing, finful, cat. 113.

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Dancing Lafcivious dancing.

forbidden, cat. 139.
Dead, not to be prayed for, con xxi.
4. cat. 183.

Death, being the wages of fin, con.
vi. 6. cat. 28. 84. It is appoint-
ed for all men, cat, 84. How it
is an advantage to the righteous,
cat. 85. The ftate of believers
immediately after death, con、
xxxii. 1. cat. 86. Of the wicked,

The Death of Chrift, con. viii. 4.
cat. 49. In it he saw no corrupti-
on, con. viii. 4. cat, 52. The
divine nature having fuftained the
human from finking under the pow-
er of death, cat. 38. By his obe-
dience and death, he made a pro-
per, real, and full fatisfaction to
the juftice of the Father, con. xi.
3. cat. 71. Through the virtue of
his death and refurrection, believ-
ers are fanctified, con. xiii. 1. Be-


Jievers have fellowship with Chrift in his death, con. xxvi. 1. And from his death and refurrection they draw ftrength for the mortifying of fin and quickening of grace, Cat. 167. The Lord's fupper is a memorial of his death, con. xxix. J. cat. 168. And in that facrament, worthy communicants meditate affectionately on his death and fufferings, cat. 174. And receive and feed upon all the benefits of his death, con. xxix. 7. The Decalogue. See command


The Decrees of God, the nature, end, extent, and properties of them, con. iii. I, 2. cat. 12. The decree of predeftination, con. iii. 3, 4. Of election and reprobation, con. iii. 5, 6, 7. cat. 13. How God executeth his decrees, cat. 14. How the doctrine of decrees is to be handled, and what ufe to be made of them, con. iii. 8. Curious prying into God's decrees forbidden, cat. 113.


Desertion. Wilful defertion, unlaw- ECclefiaftical powers not to be

oppofed upon pretence of Chriftian liberty, con. xx. 4. Ecclefiaftical perfons not exempted from obedience to the civil magistrate, con. xxiii.' 4.


ful, cat. 139. Such as cannot be remedied, by the church or civil magiftrate, is caufe fufficient of diffolving the bond of marriage, con. xxiv. 6. Defpair, finful, cat. 1o5. Believers always fupported from utter defpair, con. xviii. 4. cat. 81.

Devil, all compacts and confulting
with him, finful, ca.. 105.
Diligence in our calling, a duty, cat.

Effectual calling, what, con. x. I.
cat. 67. It is of God's free grace,
not from any thing forefeen in
man, con. x. 2. cat 67. All the e-
lect, and they only, are effectually
called, con. x. 1, 4. cat. 68. The
elect united to Chrift in their ef
fectual calling, cat. 65.
Election, out of God's mere free
grace, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. From
all eternity in Chrift, ib. Electi-
on not only to eternal life and glo-
ry, but alfo to the means thereof,
con. iii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect,
and they only, are effectually cal-
led and faved, con. iii. 6. x. 1, 4
cat. 68. Though others may be
outwardly called by the word, and



Dipping in baptifm, not neceffary,

con. xxviii. 3. Difcontent at the difpenfations of God's providence, finful, cat. 105, 113. Difcontentment with our own eftate, finful, cat. 148. Divorce, lawful in cafe of adultery after marriage, or of fuch wilful defertion as cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6. A public and or

derly courfe of proceeding is to be obferved in it, con. xxiv. 6. Dominion. See fovereignty, creatares, fin.

Doubting of being in Chrift, may
confift with a true intereft in him,
con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172.
And therefore fhould not hinder
from partaking of the Lord's fup-
per, cat. 172.
Drunkenness forbidden, cat. 139.
Duty to God by the light of nature,

con. xxi. 1. Duties required in the
first commandment, cat. 104. In
the fecond, 108. In the third, cat.
112. In the fourth, cat. 116. Du.
ties of inferiors to their fuperiors,
con. xxii. 4 cat. 127. What is
required of fuperiors, con. xxiii.
2. cat. 129. Duties of equals, cat.
131. Duties of the fixth com-
mandment, cat. 135. Of the fe-
venth, cat. 138. Of the eight,
cat. 141. Of the ninth, cat. 144.
Of the tenth, cat. 147.

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have fome common operations of
the Spirit, ibid. Elect infants,
and other elect perfons who are in-
capable of being called by the word,
how faved, con. x. 3. What use
to be made of the doctrine of elec-
tion, con. iv. 8.
And how men
may be affured of their eternal
election ib. See affurance.
Envy, finful, cat. 128, 136, 142,
145, 148.

Equals, their duties and fins, cat.
131, 132.
Equivocation, fpeaking the truth in
doubtful and equivocal expreffions,
to the prejudice of truth or juftice,
finful, cat. 145.
Eucharift. See Lord's fupper.
Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat.
51. In his resurrection, cat. 52.
In his afcenfion, cat. 53. In his
fitting at the right hand of God,
cat. 54. In his coming to judge
the world, cat. 56.
Self-Examination, cat. 171,
Excommunication, con. xxx. 2, 3,

the victory, con. xiv. 3. Growing up in many to a full affurance, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good works the fruit and evidence of true faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 52. Which is never alone, but always accompanied with all other faving graces, and is no dead faith, but worketh by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. Fall of man, the nature and effects of it, con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29. Why permitted, con. vi. I. How all mankind concerned in it, con. vi. 3. cat. 22. Falling away. See Perfeverance. Family-worship daily, required of God, con xxi. 6. Fafting. Religious fafting, a duty, cat. 108. Solemn fafting a part of religious worship, con. xxi. 25. Fellowship. See Communion. Foreknowledge, all things come to

pafs infallibly according to the foreknowledge of God, con. v. 2. Forgiveness. See Pardon. Fornication committed after contract of marriage, a juft ground of diffolving the contract, con. xxiv. 5. Fortune. To afcribe any thing to

fortune, is finful, cat. 105. Free-Will. See Will. Frugality, a duty, cat. 141.


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Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated
but by the blood of Christ, cat.


Aith, what, con. xiv. 2. cat. 72.
God requireth nothing of fin-
ners that they may be justified, but
faith in Chrift, con. xi. I. cat. 71.
Which he requireth as the condi-
tion to intereft them in the Medi-
ator of the covenant of
grace, cat.
32. It juftifies a finner in the fight
of God only as it is an inftrument
by which he receiveth Christ and
his righteousness, con, xi. 2. cat.
73. Faith is the gift of God, con.
xi. 1. cat. 71. It being the work
of the Spirit, con. xiv. 1. cat. 59,
72. It is ordinarily wrought by the
miniftry of the word, con. xiv, 1.
Increased and strengthened by the
word, facraments, and prayer, ib.
Often weakened, but always gets
4 A

Aming. Wafteful gaming forbidden, cat. 142.

Glory, The communion in glory with Chrift, which believers enjoy in this life, cat. 83. con. xviii. 1, 2, 3. Immediately after death, con. xxxii. I. cat. 86. At the refurrection and day of judgment, con. xxxii. 3. xxxiii. 2. cat. 87, 90.

The glory of God, the end of his decrees, con. iii. 3. cat. 12. The glory of his grace the end of election, con. ii. 5. cat. 13. The glory of his juftice the end of the decree of reprobation, con. iii. 7. cat. 13. The glory of his eternal

nal power, wifdom, and goodness, the end of the creation, con. iv. 1. The manifestation of the glory of his wisdom, power, juftice, goodnefs, and mercy, is the end of all God's works of providence, con. v. 1. cat. 18. The end of God's appointing the last judgment is the manifeftation of the glory of his mercy and justice, con. xxxii. 10. o glorify God is the chief end of man, cat. 1. God is glorified by good works, còn. xvi. 2. Gluttony, a fin, cat. 139. God. The light of nature fheweth that there is a God, con. xxi. 1. cat. 2. What it declares concerning him, and of our duty to him, con. i. I. xxi. 1. It is not fufficient to give that knowledge of God and of his will, which 1S neceffary unto falvation, con. i. 1. cat. 2. The attributes or perfections of God, con. ii. 1, 2. cat. 7, lor: There is but one only God, con. ii. 1. cat. 8. There are three perfons in the Godhead, diftinguished by personal properties, con. ii 3. cat. 9, 10. The co-equality of the Perfons proved, cat. II. To him is due from all his creatures, whatfoever worship, fervice, or obedience, he is pleafed to require, con. ii. 2. Our duty to God. cat. 104, 108, 112, 116. What contrary to it, cat.

105, 109, 113, 119. Religious Hare hardened, con. v. 6. Be

and how finners

lievers may have their hearts hardened, con. xvii. 3.


worship is to be given to God the
Father, Son, and Holy Ghoft, and
to him alone; and that only in the
mediation of Chrift, con. xxi. 2.
cat. 119. 781. God is to be wor-
fhipped in that way only which.
he hath inftituted in the fcriptures,
con. xxi. I. cat. 109. To glori-
fy God, and fully to enjoy him
for ever, is the chief end of man,

Head. The elect are infeparably u-
nited to Christ as their head, con.
XXV. 1. xxvi. 1. cat. 64, 66. He
is the only head of the church,
con. xxv. 6.


Hearing. What is required of those that hear the word preached, con. xxi. 5. cat. 160.

cat. I.

Heaven, the state of the bleffed. con. xxxii. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90. Hell, the state of the damned, con.


Good works. See works.
Gofpel. How the covenant of grace


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grace, than believers under the law did ordinarily partake of, con.

XX. I.

See church, magi

Election of

The grace of God.
God's mere free grace, con. iii. 5.
cat. 13. How the grace of God
is manifested in the fecond cove-
nant, con. vii. 3. cat. 32.
tual calling is of God's free and
fpecial grace, con. 2. cat. 67. Ju-
ftification is only of free grace,
con. xi. 3. cat. 70, 71. Adop-
tion is an act of free grace, con.
xii. cat. 74. The communion in
grace which believers have with
Chrift, cat. 69. All faving graces
are the work of the Spirit, con.
xiii. xiv. and xv. cat 32, 72, 75,
76, 77. And do always accom-
pany faith, con. xi. 2. cat. 73.
Perfeverance in grace, con. xvii.
cat. 79. Increafe in grace, con.
kiii. 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. Affurance
of grace, con. xviii. cat. 80, 81.

is administered under the gofpel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. Without the Gospel no falvation, cat. 60. con. x. 4. In it Chrift doth not diffolve, but ftrengthen the obligation to the obedience of the moral law, con. xix. 5. Believers under the gospel have a greater boldnefs of accefs to the throne of


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