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Dipping in baptism not necessary, con. be justified, but faith in Christ, con. xi. 1. xxviii. 3.
cat. 71. Which he requireth as the con. Discontent at the dispensations of God's dition to interest them in the Mediator of
providence sinful, cat. 105, 113. Discon- the covenant of grace, cat. 32. It justifies tentment with our own estate sinful, cat. a sinner in the sight of God only as it is 148.
an instrument by, which he receiveth Divorce, lawful in case of adultery after Christ and his righteousness, con. xi. 2. marriage, or of such wilful desertion as cat. 73. Faith is the gift of God, con. xi. cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6. A 1. cat. 71. It being the work of the Spirit, publick and orderly course of proceeding con. xiv. 1. cat. 59, 72. It is ordinarily is to be observed in it, con. xxiv. 6
wrought by the ministry of the word, con. Dominion. See Sovereignty, Creatures, Sin. xiv. l. Increased and strengthened by the Doubting of being in Christ, may consist word, sacraments, and prayer, it. Often
with a true interest in him, con, xvii. 3. weakened, but always gets the victory, xviii. 4. cat. 81, 172. And therefore should con. xiv. 3. Growing up in many to a not hinder from partaking of the Lord's full assurance, con. xiv. 3. cat. 80. Good supper, cat. 172.
works the fruit and evidence of true faith, Drunkenness forbidden, cat. 139.
con. xvi. 2. cat. 52. Which is never alone, Duty to God by the light of nature, con. xxi. but always accompanied with all other
l. Duties required in the first command- saving graces, and is no dead faith, but ment, cat. 101. In the second, cat. 108. worketh by love, con. xi. 2. cat. 73. In the third, cat. 112. In the fourth, cat. Fall of man, the nature and effects of it, 116. Duties of inferiors to their superiors, con. vi. cat. 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29. Why con. xxiii. 4. cat. 127. What is required permitted, con. vi. 1. How all mankind of superiors, con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129. Duties concerned in it, con. vi. 3. cat. 22. of equals, cat. 131. Duties of the sixth Falling away. See Perseverance. commandment, cat. 135. Of the seventh, Family worship daily, required of God, con cat. 138. Of the eighth, cat. 141. Of the xxi. 6. ninth, cat. 144. Of the tenth, cat. 147. Fasting. Religious fasting a duty, cat. 108.
Solemn fasting a part of religious worship,
con. xxi, 5. ECCLESIASTICAL powers not to be opposed Fellowship. See Communion.
upon pretence of Christian liberty, con. Foreknowledge. All things come to pass XX. 4. Ecclesiastical persons not exempted infallibly according to the foreknowledge from obedience to the civil magistrate, of God, con. v. 2. con. xxiii. 4.
Forgiveness. See Pardon. Effectual calling, what, con. x. 1. cat. 67. It Fornication committed after contract of
is of God's free grace, not from any thing marriage, a just ground of dissolving the foreseen in man, con. x. 2. cat. 67. All the contract, con. xxiv. 5. eiect, and they only, are effectually called, Fortune. To ascribe any thing to fortune is con. X. 1, 4, cat. 68. The elect united to sinful, cat. 105. Christ in their effectual calling, cat. 66.
Free-will. See Will. Election, out of God's mere free grace, con. Frugality a duty, cat. 141. iii. 5. cat, 13. From all eternity in Christ,
G ib. Election not only to eternal life and glory, but also to the means thereof, con. GAMING. Wasteful gaming forbidden, cat. iii. 6. cat. 13. All the elect, and they only,
142 are effectually called and saved, con. iii. Glory: The communion in glory with Christ, 6. x. 1, 4, cat. 68. Though others may be which believers enjoy in this life, con. outwardly called by the word, and have xviii, 1, 2, 3. cat. 83. Immediately after some common operations of the Spirit, ib. death, con. xxxii. 1. cat. 86. At the re. Elect infants, and other elect persons who surrection and day ofjudgment, con, xxxii. are incapable of being called by the word, 3. xxxiii. 2. cat. 87, 90. how saved, con. x. 3. What use to be made The Glory of God the end of his decrees, con. of the doctrine of election, con. iv. 8. And iii. 3. cat. 12. The glory of his grace the how men may be assured of their eternal end of election, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. The election, ib. See Assurance.
glory of his justice the end of the decree Envy sinful, cat. 128, 136, 142, 145, 148. of reprobation, con. iii. 7. cat. 13. The Equals, their duties and sins, cat. 131, 132. glory of his eternal power, wisdom, and Equivocation. Speaking the truth in doubt- goodness, the end of the creation, con. iv.
ful and equivocal expressions, to the pre- 1. The manifestation of the glory of his
judice of Truth or justice, sinful, cat. 145. wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and Eucharist. See Lord's Supper.
mercy, is the end of all God's works of Exaltation of Christ, con. viii. 4. cat. 51. In providence, con. v. 1. cat. 18. The end of
his resurrection, cat. 52. In his ascension, God's appointing the last judgment is the cat 53. In his sitting at the right hand manifestation of the glory of his mercy of God, cat. 54. In his coming to judge and justice, con. xxxii. 10. To glorify the world, cat. 56.
God is the chief end of man, cat. 1. God is Self-examination, cat. 171.
glorified by good works, con. xvi. 2. Excommunication, con. xxx. 2, 3, 4. Gluttony a sin, cat. 139. Expiation. Sin cannot be expiated but by God. The light of nature sheweth that there the blood of Christ, cat. 152.
is a God, con. xxi, 1. cat. 2. What it de
clares concerning him, and of our duty to F
him, con. i. 1. xxi. 1. It is not sufficient Faiter, what, con, xiv. 2. cat. 72.
to give that knowledge of God, and of his quireth nothing of sinners that they may will, which is necessary unto salvation,
con. 1. 1. cat. 2. The attributes or perfec- And are made perfectly holy in heaven, tions of God, con. ii. 1, 2. cat. 7, 101. There con. xxxii. 1. cât. So, 90. See Sanctificas is but one only God, con. ii. 1. cat. 8. tion. There are three persons in the Godhead, The Holy Ghost equal with the Father, con. distinguished by personal properties, con. ii. 3. cat. 11, He is promised to the elect ii. 3. cat. 9, 10. The co-equality of the in the covenant of grace, con. vii. 3. cat. persons proved, cat. 11. To him is due 32. By him they are united to Christ, from all his creatures, whatsoever worship, con. xxvi. 1. For by him the redemption service, or obedience, he is pleased to re- purchased by Christ is applied to them, quire, con. ii. 2. Our duty to God, cat. con. viii. 8. xi. 4. cat, 58, 59. By him they 104, 108, 112, 116. What contrary to it, are effectually called, con. x. 1. cat. 67. cat. 105, 109, 113, 119. Religious worship And have faith wrought in their hearts, is to be given to God the Father, Son, and con, xiv, 1. cat. 59, 72. He is given to Holy Ghost, and to him alone; and' that them in adoption, con. xii. cat. 74. And only in the mediation of Christ, con. xxi, applying the death and resurrection of 2. cat. 179, 181. God is to be worshipped Christ to them, by his powerful operation, in that way only which he hath instituted they are sanctified, con, xiii. 1. cat. 75. in the scriptures, con. xxi. 1. cat. 109. To Having repentance wrought, and all other glorify God, and fully to enjoy him for saving graces infused into their hearts, ever, is the chief end of man, cat, 1.
con. xiii, 1. cat. 32, 75, 76, 77. Through Good works. See Works.
the continual supply of strength from him, Gospel. How the covenant of grace is ad. believers grow in grace, con xiii. 3. cat.
ministered under the gospel, con. vii. 6. 75. The outward means are by him made cat. 35. Without the gospel no salvation, effectual to the elect for salvation, con. Con. X. 4. cat. 60. In it Christ doth not vii. 5, 6. xxv. 3. cat. 155, 161. Prayer is dissolve but strengthen the obligation to to be made by his help, con. xxi. 3. cat. the obedience of the moral law, con. xix. 182. Ability to do good works is from 5. Believers under the gospel have a him, con. xvi. 3. Assurance of faith is greater boldness of access he throne of attained by his witnessing with our spirits grace, than believers under the law did that we are the children of God, con. xviii. ordinarily partake of, con. xx. 1.
2. cat. 80. By his abiding within believers, Government. See Church, Magistrate. they are secured from falling totally away The Grace of God. Election is of God's from the state of grace, and are kept by
mere free grace, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. How the power of God through faith unto salthe grace of God is manifested in the vation, com xvii. 2. cat, 79. second covenant, con. vii. 3. cat. 32. Effec. Hope of glory, con. xviii. 1. cat. 83. The tual calling is of God's free and special hope of hypocrites, con. xviii. 1. grace, con. x. 2. cat. 67. Justification is Humiliation
of Christ, con. viii. 2, 4. cat. 46. only of free grace, con. xi. 3. cat. 70, 71. In his conception and birth, cat. 47. In Adoption is an act of free grace, con. xii. his life, cat. 48. In his death, cat. 49. cat. 74. The communion in grace which After death, cat. 50. believers have with Christ, cat. 69. All Hypocrisy. Making profession of religion saving, graces are the work of the Spirit, in hypocrisy, or for sinister ends, sinful, con. xiii, xiv, xv. cat. 32, 72, 75, 76, 77. cat. 113. The hypocrite's hope, con. And do always accompany faith, con. xi. xviii, 1. 2. cat. 73. Perseverance' in grace, con. Hypostatical. See Personal. xvii. cat. 79. Increase in grace, con. xiii.
I 1, 3. cat. 75, 77. Assurance of grace, con. xviij. cat. 80, 81.
IDLENESS unlawful, cat. 139, 142. Idolatry,
all the kinds of it forbidden, cat. 105, 109. н
All monuments of idolatry ought to be reHARDEN. Why and how sinners are har. moved, cat. 108,
dened, con. v. 6. Believers may have their Jests. Perverting the scripture to profane hearts hardened, con. xvii. 3.
jests, sinful, cat. 113. Head. The elect are inseparably united to Jesus, why so called, cat. 41. See Christ.
Christ as their head, con. xxv. 1. Xxvi. 1. Ignorant, not to be admitted to the Lord's cat, 64, 66. He is the only head of the table, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173. church, con. xxv. 6.
Image. Man made after the image of God, Hearing. What is required of those that in knowledge, righteousness, and holiness,
hear the word preached, con. xxi. 5. cat. con. iv. 2. cat. 17. This image is renewed 160.
by sanctification, cat. 75. And fully perHeaven, the state of the blessed, con. xxxii. fected in heaven, con. xxxii. i. cat. 86, 90. 1. xxxiii. 2. cat. 86, 90.
Image-worship of all kinds discharged, cat. Hell, the state of the mned, con. xxxii.
xxxiii. 2. cat. 29, 86, 89. The meaning of Imputation. The guilt of Adam's first sin these words in the Creed, He descended is imputed to all his posterity, con. vi. 3. into hell, cat. 50.
The Obedience and satisfaction of Christ Hereticks to be rejected, cat. 105.
is imputed to believers, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. Holiness. God is most holy in all his coun- His righteousness is imputed to them, cat. Hereticks to be rejected, cat. 105.
is imputed to believers, con. xi. 1. cat 70. Holiness. God is most holy in all his coun- His righteousness is imputed to them, cal.
sels, works, and commands, con. ii. 2. 71, 77. Man was created holy after the image of Incarnation of Christ, con. viii. 2. cat. 37, 39. God, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. But by the fall he Incest discharged, cat. 189. Incestuous became wholly defiled, con. vi. 2. Be- marriages, which are within the degrees lievers are, by the sanctifying Spirit of of consanguinity or affinity forbidden in Christ, quickened and strengthened to the the scriptures, can never be made lawful, practice of holiness, con. xiii. 1, 3, cat. 75. con. xxiv. 4.
Unjust inclosures and depopulations for- joined with sanctification, cat. 77. How
they differ, ib. Those that are justified
ply of strength from the sanctifying Spirit revenging wrath of God, that they never
fall into condemnation, con. xvii. 1. cat.
con. vi. 5. xiii. 2. cat. 78. They fall into
one or both believing parents are to be God continues to forgive, upon their
humbling, themselves, confessing their
faith and repentance, con. xi, 6,
xxx. 2. Committed to church-officers, ib.
sion, cat. 55. It is a part of his priestly power, con. xxiii. 3.
infallible, and independent upon the crea-
of assurance, ture, con. ii. 2. The knowledge which may
of their comfort, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. that knowledge of God and of his will
viii, 1, 4. xxxiii. 1. How he shall come at
world, con. v. 6. cat. 28, 83. How believers 136.
3. It is abrogated now under the New
Appointed for angels and men, con. viii. 4, covenant of grace was administered under
con. xix, 6. And are not able perfectly to
keep it. cat. 149.. Yet it continues to be a
obedience and death, con. viii. 6. xi. 3. - Binding all, as well justified persons as
ib. And although no man since the fali
ness and life, con. xix. 6. cat. 94. Which
the elect, and they only, are justified, con. by his perfect obedience, con. viii.5. Yet
D. It is not intended to desttoy ecclesi- nature sheweth, con. xxl. 1. To love the astical or civil powers, but to support and Lord our God with all our heart, &c. is the preserve them, con. xx. 4. Neither are sum of our duty to him, cat. 102. Love to men thereby allowed to publish opinions, God is necessary to the right performance or maintain practices, that are contrary of the duty of prayer, con. xxi. 3. cat. 185. to the light of nature, or to the known Love to God and the brethren is necessary principles of Christianity, or such as are to right communicating, cat. 168, 171, 174. destructive of the peace and order of the True believers are never utterly destitute church, ib.
of the love of Christ and the brethren, con. Liberty of conscience, what it is, and what xviii. 4 Wherein love towards our neigh
repugnant to it, con. xx. 2. Making men bour consists, cat. 135, 141, 144, 147. What the lords of our faith and conscience un contrary to it, cat. 136, 142, 145, 148. It is lawful, con. xx. 2. cat. 105.
the sum of our duty to man, cat. 122. Life. Eternal life purchased by Christ's Lying sinful, cat. 145. perfect obedience to the law, con. viii. 6.
м The tree of life was a pledge of the covenant of works, cat. 20. "The life of any not MAGISTRATBS appointed by God, con. ill. to be taken away except in case of publick 1. For what end, ib. Lawful for Chrisjustice, lawful war, or necessary defence, tians to accept the office of a magistrate, cat. 136.
con. xxiii. 2. The duty of the civil maLight of nature, what may be known of God gistrate, con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129. con. XX. 4.
and of our duty to him by it, con. i. 1. xxi. Read the scriptures letters: The sins of 1. cat. 2. It is not sufficient to make us the magistrate, cat, 130, 145. wise unto salvation, con. i. 1. x. 4. xxi. 1. wage war upon just and necessary occa cat. 2, 60. It is of the law of nature that sions, con. xxiii. 2. His power in church a due portion of time be set apart for the affairs stated, con. xxiii. 3. The duty of worship of God, con. xxi. 7.
the people towards their magistrates, con. Wanton Looks sinful, cat.:139.
xxiii. 4. cat. 127. Their sins against them, Lord's prayer. See Prayer.
cat. 128. Ecclesiastical persons not exLord's supper. The institution, nature, and empted from obedience to the civil magis. ends of it, con. xxix. 1. cat. 168. Christ
trate, con. xxiii. 4. The Pope hath
no not offered up to his father, nor any real power or jurisdiction over magistrates, sacrifice for sin made in it, con. xxix. 2. or their people, ib. The magistrate is not The mass abominably injurious to Christ's to be opposed in the lawful exercise
of his one only sacrifice, ið. The outward ele- power, upon pretence of Christian liberty, ments in this sacrament are not to be con. xx. 4. Infidelity or difference in readored, con. xxix. 4. They still remain ligion doth not make
void the magistrato's truly bread and wine, con. xxix. 6. The Just and legal authority, con. xxiii. 4. doctrine of transubstantiation is repug. Man, how created, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. His nant not only to the scripture, but even to state before the fall, con. iv. 2. cat. 17, 20, common sense, and has been and is the His fall, and the effects of it, con. vi. cat. cause of gross idolatries, con. xxix. 6. 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29. His state by How Christ hath appointed bread and the covenant of grace, con. vii. 8—6. cat. wine to be given and received in the sac 80-35. Man's chief end, cat. 1. rament, con. xxix. 3. cat. 169. It is only Man-stealing discharged, cat. 142. to be administered by, a minister of the Marriage, the end of it, con. xxiv. 2. cat. 20. word lawfully ordained, con. xxvii. 4. cat. Between more than one man and one 176. It is not to be received by any one woman at a time unlawful, con. xxiv. 1. alone, con. xxix. 4. It is to be received cat. 139. Lawful for all sorts of people In both kinds, ib. What relation the ele who are capable to give their consent, con. ments in this sacrament have to Christ xxiv. 3. And who are without the degrees crucified, con xxix. 5. How Christ is of consanguinity or affinity forbidden in present there, con. xxix. 7. cat. 170. How the scriptures, con. xxiv. 4. But marriages believers feed on him therein, ib. What within those degrees can never be made preparation is required for receiving it, lawful, ib. Protestants should not marry cat. 171. Doubting may consist with an with infidels, Papists, or other idolaters, interest in Christ, con. xvii. 3. xviii. 4. con. xxiv. 3.' Nor such as are godly with cat. 81. And therefore should not hinder those that are notoriously wicked, ib. A from partaking of the Lord's supper, cat. contract of marriage may be dissolved for 172. But the ignorant and scandalous are adultery or fornication committed after not to be admitted, con. xxix. 8. cat. 173. the contract, con. xxiv. 5. The bond of What duties required in the time of re- marriage can only be dissolved for adul ceiving, cat. 174. What duties after re- tery after marriage, and such wilful deser. ceiving, cat. 175. Frequent attendance tion as cannot be remedied, con. xxiv. 5, 6. on it a duty, cat. 175, 177. The agreement Undue delay of marriage, prohibiting of and difference between the Lord's supper lawful, and dispensing with unlawful mar. • and baptism, cat. 176, 177.
riages, are sinful, cat. 139. Vows of perLots, cat. 112, 113.
petual single life are sinful snares in which Love. Election is of God's free love, con. no Christian may entangle himself, con.
iii. 5. cat. 13. Which is unchangeable, xxii. 7. cat. 139. Those who have not the con. xvii. 2. cat. 79. And therefore true gift of continency ought to marry, cat. believers can neither totally nor finally 138. The duties of married persons, cat. fall away from the state of grace, ib. The 139, 141. sense of God's love is attainable in this The Mass abominably injurious to Christ's life, cat. 83. See Assurance. Love to God one only sacrifice, con. xxix. 2. is a duty, cat. 104. Which the light of Means. God in his ordinary providence
maketh use of means; yet is free to work administration of the covenant of grace without, above, and against them at his under the gospel is called the New Testa pleasure, con. v. 3. The outward and or- ment, con, vii. 6. dinary means of salvation under the law, Neighbour. See Charity, Love. con. vii. 5. cat. 34. Under the gospel, con. Niggardliness sinful, cat. 142. vii. 6. cat. 35, 154. The diligent use of them is required in order to escape the
0 Wrath of God, cat. 153. How they are An Oath, what it is, con. xxii. 1. It is a made effectual, con. XXV. 3. cat. 155, 161, part of religious worship, ib. The name 182. Trusting in means sinful, cat. 105. of God is that by which men ought only to Unlawful means not to be used, ib.
swear, con. xxii. 2. cat. 108. Vain or rash False Measures unlawful, cat. 142.
swearing his name to be abhorred, Meat to be moderately used, cat. 135, 136. con, xxii. 2. cat. 113. Yet, in matters of Mediator. See Christ.
weight and moment, an oath is warrantThe Mercy of God, con. ii. 1. cat. 7. It is able under the New Testament, con. xxii. manifested in his works of providence, 2. A lawful oath, imposed by lawful authocon. v. 1. It is of God's free love and rity, ought to be taken, ib. It is a sin to mercy that the elect are delivered from refuse it, con. xxii. 3. A man must swear sin and misery, and brought to an estate nothing but what he is fully persuaded is of salvation by the second covenant, cat. truth; neither may he bind himself by 30. God is mériful to penitent sinners in oath to any thing but what he believes to Christ, con. xv. 2. cat. 76. For whose sake be just and good, and what he is able to mércy is to be prayed for, cat. 180. Works perform, ib. An oath is to be taken in of mercy are to be done, even on the Lord's the plain and common sense of the words; day, con. xxi. 8. cat. 117.
and, in things not sinful, it binds to per. Merit. No merit in good works for pardon formance, though to a man's own hurt, or
of sin or eternal life; and why, con. xvi. 5. made to hereticks, con. xxii. 4. cat. 113. Nor can we merit the outward blessings of But it cannot oblige to sin, ib. this life, cat. 193. But we are to trust in Obedience is due to God in whatsoever he is the merits of Christ, cat. 174.
pleased to command, con. ii. 2. cat. 104. pearing in the merit of his obedience and Christ hath performed perfect obedience sacrifice, maketh intercession for his to the law for us in our nature, con. viii, 4. people, cat. 55.
cat. 38, 39, 48, 97. And by it purchased an Messiah. The elect under the Old Testa- everlasting inheritance in the kingdom of
ment believed in the promised Messiah, heaven for the elect, con. viii. 5. cat. 38. by whom they had full remission of sins, His obedience is imputed to believers, con. and eternal salvation, con. vii. 5. viii. 6. xi. 1. cat. 70. He hath not abolished, but cat. 34.
much strengthened the obligation to the The Ministry given by Christ to the visible obedience of the moral law, con. xix. 5.
church, con. xxv. 3. The maintenance Good works done in obedience to God's thereof a duty, cat. 108. A minister of the commands are the fruits and evidences of gospel is one sufficiently gifted, and also a true faith, con. xvi. 2. cat. 32. How the duly approved and lawfully called and or- sincere though imperfect obedience of bedained to that office, con. xxvii. 4. xxviii. lievers is accepted and rewarded, con. xvi. 2. cat. 158. By such only the word is to be
6. Obedience is due to the lawful comread publickly and preached, and the sac- mands of a magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. cat. raments dispensed, con. xxvii. 4. xxviii. 2. 127, 128. cat. 156, 158, 159, 169.
Offices of Christ, of Mediator. See Mediator. Moral law. See Law.
His prophetical office, cat. 43; priestly, Mortification. The regenerate have the cat. 44; and kingly, cat. 45.
corruption of nature mortified through The Old Testament in Hebrew is that to Christ, con. vi. 5. And the several lusts which the church is finally to appeal in of the body of sin, con. xiii. 1. Believers controversies of religion, con. i. 8. The draw strength from the death and resur- administration of the covenant of grace rection of Christ for the mortifying of sin, under the law is called the Old Testament, cat. 167.
con. vii. 5. N
The Ordinances of God given by Christ to
the visible church, con. xxv. 3. The orTIE Name of Christ. That prayer be ac- dinances under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34.
cepted, it is to be made in the name of Those under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. Christ, con. xxi. 3. cat. 178. What it is to Which are fewer, and administered with pray in the name of Christ, cat. 180. Why more simplicity, and less outward glory; prayer is to be made in his name, cat. 181, yet in them grace and salvation are held The Name of God is only that by which men forth in more fulness, evidence, and effi
ought to swear, and therein it is to be cacy, ib. All God's ordinances, especially used with all holy fear and reverence, con. the word, sacraments, and prayer, are the xxii. 2. How the name of God ought to outward and ordinary means of salvation, be used, and how it is profaned, cat. 112, cat. 154. How they are made effectual, con. 113, 114, 190.
XXV. 3. cat. 155, 161, 182. The neglect, conNature. See Corruption, Original Sin, tempt, or opposing them sinful, cat. 109. Light of Nature.
Original corruption. See Corruption. The two Natures of Christ. See Christ, In- Original sin. See Sin.
carnation, Personal Union. The New Testament in Greek is that to
P which the church is finally to appeal in PAPISTS. Protestants should not marry with controversies of religion, con. i. 8. The Papists, con, xxiv. 3.