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72 Prayed for as a gift from God.103 Salvation from God against

73 It is a fruit of the Holy Spirit. enemies, cause of joy.

74 Love to God is evidenced by 104 God's vengeance upon his and

keeping his commandments, his people's enemies, cause

and loving his servants.

of joy.

75 Love to Christ enforced by|105 God's word, cause of joy.

promises. Page 202106 God's providential govern-

76 Prayers for them that love ment, cause of joy.Page 207


107 Temporal deliverances of

77 Love to Christ enforced by God's church, cause of joy.


108 Spiritual blessings conferred

78 -Enforced by the exam- on the church, a cause of re-

ple of God the l'ather.


79 -Enforced by the exam- 109 God's work of creation, cause

ple of the church of God. of joy.

80 Enforced by Christ's love to 110 Worldly prosperity from the

his church.

hand of God a cause of joy.

81 Obedience to Chris: the evi-

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dence of love to him. 111 Rejoicing in God in time of

82 Hating God, threats against worldly adversity.


Page 203 112 Comfort and consolation from

83 Haling Christ.

God promised. Page 209

84 Desiring God.

113 God satisfieth. Page 210

85 Thirsting, longing for God114 Delight in God.

and the things of God, pro-115 Things of God delighted in by

mises to such.

his people.

86 Joy in God. Page 204116 Delight in Christ,

87 Joy in God through Christ. 117 Glorying in God.

88 Persons encouraged to rejoice 118 Sinful glorying of the wick

in God are the righteous.


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89 The meek.

119 Boasting in God.

90 Those that seck God. 120 Sinful boasting of the wicked

91 Those that trust in God. 121 Hope in God and Christ.

92 Those that hope in God.

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93 Those that have faith or be- 122 The hope of the wicked,


123 The expectation of the righte-

94 Joy promised.

ous from God.

95 Things of God rejoiced in are 124 The expectation of the wick-


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96 The Holy Ghost.

125 The righteous wait for God.

97 God's worship.

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98 The worship of God fixed a 126 The wicked wait not for God.

cause of rejoicing.

127 Submission and resignation

99 God's presence with his peo- to God, the language there-

ple, cause of joy. Pane 200 of.

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100 God's love and care of his 128 Relying upon God.

people, a cause of joy. 129 Trusting in God and Christ.

101 Coci's mercy, a cause of joy.

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102 Help and strength from God, 130 Confidence in God. Page 22 }

a cause of joy.

131 Confidence in God a security

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against the fear of evil from ,, 162 Persons whose prayer shall

Page 222 be heard.

132 The confidence of the wicked. | 163 The divine influence in pray-

133 Assurance of the righteous. er, the Spirit's assistance.

134 Seeking God commanded. 164 Prayer to be made in the

135 God is to be sought with all name of Christ.

the heart. Page 223165 Prayer to be made in faith.

136 Promises to them that seek

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166 With sincerity of heart,

137 Prayers for them that seek|167 With love to God.


168 -With the fear of God.

138 Examples of God's people 169 -With obedience to God.

seeking him. Page 224170 With humility, confes-

139 The wicked seek not God.

sion, and turning from sin.

140 Seek not God aright.

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-Threats against them. 171 With forgivenesstoward

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141 Drawing near to God.

172 With alms & good works.

142 Coming to God. Page 226 || 173 -Must be frequent, fervent

Through Christ.

and importunate. Page 234

Come to Christ.

174 Prayer with tears.

143 Following God.

175 Private prayer.

144 -Christ.

176 Public prayer, a part public of

145 Forsaking God, threats.P.227 worship. Page 235

146 Departing from God.-Not||177 Directions concerning the

departing, instances.

words or expressions to be

147 Backsliding from God.-Pro- used in prayer. Page 236

178 Of the gestures of body us-

148 The wicked go aside, go as-

tray, err, wander, turn a-| 179 Things to be prayed for.

way from God.

180 The Lord's prayer, a model,

149 -Confession thereof. 181 Spiritual blessings, wisdom

Page 228 and grace to be prayed for.

150 -Threats,

182 Such earthly things as are

151 Worship due to God only.- agreeable to God's will, and

Angels not to be worshipped submission to it.

152 How God is to be worship-183 Daily bread to be prayed for.


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153 Worship offered by the wick-184 -Health and deliverance

ed unacceptable to God.

from sickness,

154 Fasting appointed of God. 185 The prayer of the poor heard,

155 Fasts extraordinary and mi-||186 Intercessory prayer.

raculous kept.

187 For whom we ought to pray:

156 Fastiug acceptably,

188 For the church of God.

157 Fasts of the wicked. Pa. 230||189 Instances of such prayers

158 General occasions of fasts.

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159 After being defeated by en-190 For enemies.


1 Instances of such prayers.

160 Judgments threatened. 192 Motives to prayer, it is a

161 Discretionary fasts. Page 231 commanded duty.

193 God promiseth that he will,219 For the obedience and faith of

hear prayer.

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Christians as owing to God.

194 God hath heard prayer. 220 For God's care of his church

195 Testimony of God's people,

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that he hath heard their|221 For God's great and marvel-

lous works.

196 Their expectation that God 222 For God's marvellous acts

will hear their prayer.

upon the bodies and minds

197 Their intreaties that their of mankind.

prayers may be heard.

223 For daily bread. Page 252

198 Their grief at not being 224 For deliverance from trouble


and afliction.

199 The efficacy of prayer, mira-225 For deliverance from ene-

cles wrought by it. Pag.240 mies.

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200 Armies defeated by prayer, -26 Honour dueto God, and claim-

and God's people delivered. ed by him.

201 Prayers against evil from 227 God is honoured by acts of


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worship, praise and thanks.

202 Prayer in trouble, instances 228 By holiness of life in his


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203 Prayerless persons, or not||229 By his people in keeping the

Page 243 Sabbath.

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204 The prayers of hypocrites. 230 By acts of charity and mercy

205 The prayers of the wicked

to the poor.

not acceptable to God.P.244 231 Honouring Christ, motives

206 Praise and thanks due unto to it.

God, and required by him232 The wicked dishonour God,

from the righteous.Pag.245 and are punished.

207 Praise from the wicked un-233 Glorifying God.

acceptable to God.

234 Christ glorified God on earth

208 The wicked, their unthank-235 Men glorify God by praise


and thankfulness. Page 256

209 Praise must be frequent. 236 By faith.

210 Praise must be with sincerity. |237 By good work.

211 God prepareth his people||238 By various duties.

for his praise, or the divine 239 Doxologies, or glory ascrib-

influences therein.Page 246 ed to God in worship.

212 Thanks to
God through

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240 God is glorified in the restor-

213 Praise is a part of public ation and prevalence of true


Page 247 religion among his people.

214 Of singing the praises of

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Page 248 241 The wicked glorify not God,

215 Subjects of praise God's and are punished.

goodness and niercy.P.249||242 God is glorificd in the des-

216 Praise for Christ.

truction of the wicked.

217 For blessings from God by243 Sanctifying God. Page 259

and through Christ. Pa.250244 Threais against those who

218 For God's will revealed.

sanctify not God. Page 260

CHAP. XV. Characters good and, 27 The ministry, a mean of per'

bad, with promises and threats. fection. Sect.

28 Promises to the perfect. 1 Godliness in heart and life. 29 Instances of persons called 2 Promises to the godly.


Page 268 3 Means of godliness given. 30 Hypocrisy forbidden.

Page 260, 31 Marks of hypocrites. Pa. 269 4 Godliness misrepresented. 32 Threats. 5 Ungodly described by their 33 Hypocrites hurtful to men. practice.

34 The heart of the righteous to6 Threats against the ungodly. ward God, the whole heart 7 Righteousness required.

or sincerity in duties. Page 261

Page 270 8 Promises to the righteous of|35 Pure heart. peculiar favour from God. 36 Perfect heart.

Page 26237 Upright heart. 9 Promises of blessings to the 38 Singie heart. righteous, as

the conse-||39 Clean heart. Page 271 quence of righteousness by 40 Broken contrite heart. the appointment of God. 41 Duties respecting the heart. Page 263

Page 272 10 The righteous shall be deliver-42 God taketh notice of the heart. ed from enemies.

43 God influenceth the hearts of 11 The death of the righteous the religious. Page 273 blessed.

4.4 God's judgments on the hearts 12 The righteous blessed after of the wicked. Page 274 death.

Page 264 45 Satan influences the hearts of 13 Unrighteousness forbidden. the wicked, instances thereof 14 Threats against the unrighte- ||46 An evil heart described.

47 The hearts of the wicked. 15 Pardon promised to those that 48 Keeping a good conscience. forsake unrighteousness.

Page 275 16 Zeal a duty.— Want of zeal. 49 A good conscience how at

Page 265 tained. 17 Upright.

50 Natural conscience, instances 18 Promises to the upright.P.266 of the force thereof. 19 Uprightness prayed for, and 51 A weak conscience not to be prayer for the upright.

wounded. 20 Integrity.

52 Of an evil conscience. 21 Particular instances of integ- 53 Serving God commanded. rity.

With the heart, 29 Sincerity.

55 With suitable dispositions of 23 Perfection a commanded duty. heart.

Page 276 Pagu 267 56 God's servants, promises to 24 Directions for attaining per- them.

Page 277 fection.

57 God's servants, prayers for 25 Means of perfection, are, them.

Page 278 jod and Christ.

58 Not serving God, threats. . 26 The holy Scriptures, a mean

Page 279 of perfection.

59 Obedience to God commanded. 118 Evil men.



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60 Universal obedience requir-! 86 The righteous walk not in
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Page 291 61 Obedience required with an 87 The wicked and their works

high esteem of God's law. called dead, the righteous 62 - With resolution of heart. are alive from the dead. 63 Ability for obedience promis. 88 Works of the devil, children ed.

Page 280 of the devil. 64 Ability for obedience prayed 89 The righteous have no fellowfor.

Page 281 ship with the children of the 65 Ability received from God devil. acknowledged.

90 Works of the flesh, living af66 Instances of obedience.

ter the flesh. Page 292 67 Promises to the obedient. 91 Lusts of the flesh, forbidden

Page 282 to Christians.
68 Threats against the disobe- 92 Lusting after women.
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Page 293 69 Obedience to Christ comman- 93 Lusting after meats and drinks ded.

94 The evil of lusts.
70 Promises to them that obey 95 Corruption prevailing.

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96 Confession of corruption. 71 Promises to them that over- 97 The righteous not corrupt. come temptations in obey.

Page 294 ing Christ.

98 Defilement of sin. 72 Disobedience to Christ, 99 Threats against it. threats.

100 Uncleanness of sin. 73 God will render to mankind! 101 Confession of uncleanness.

according to their works, 102 Promises against uncleanness. good or bad. Page 286

Page 295 74 Good works commanded. 103 Directions against it.

Page 287| 104 Threats against it.
75 Ability for good works pro- 105 Pollution.

106 Filthiness.
76 Promises to the performance 107 Directions.

of good works. Page 288108 Promises. 77 Examples of good works. 109 Threats. 78 Omission of good works, 110 Vileness.

Page 296 threats.

111 Confession of vileness.
79 Shunning evil and doing|112 Abominableness.
good commanded.

113 Promises to the just, and 80 Promises to them that do prayers for them. Page 297 good, that do well.

114 Threatnings against the un31 Evil doers, their works to be

just. avoided.

Page 289|115 The unjust hurtful in the 82 Evil doing, the character of earth. the wicked.

116 The general character of a 83 Threats against evil-doers. good man's walk and life. Page 290

Page 298 84 Darkness and the works 117 Promises to the good. thereof.

Page 299 85 Threats against them.

119 Perverseness.

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