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Atonement, importance of the doctrine, | Believing that our sins are forgiven, not
justifying faith, iii. 92. and passim.
Bellamy, Dr. Joseph, life of, i. 31—40.
- itinerant as a preacher in several
parts of New-England, i. 32.
necessary, why, i. 391-402.
Atonement, taught by the Mosaic dis-
pensation, iii. 43.
-the importance of seeing our need of
it, i. 355. seeing our need of Christ,
what, i. 356.ii. 299. 383.
Assurance, Christian, attainable, i. 248.
iii. 363. and how, ii. 274277. iii.
Backsliders, to return to God, how, i.
410. ii. 296.
Baptism, qualifications for, what, iii.
- design of, what is implied in this co-
venant, iii. 165. 396.402.
-covenant entered into by adults, what,
duty of those under baptismal vows,
what, iii. 403, 404. 421.
- obligations arising from thence, what,
iii. 468, 470.
- infant, a covenant entered into by
the parent, iii. 184. 402.
does not entitle the subject of it to
all church privileges, iii. 188. nor lay
God under any obligations to grant
them saving grace, iii. 278. 402. 421.
-duty of parents who have dedicated
their children to God in baptism, how
neglected, iii. 403. 411. 469.
directions given to persons, how to
become fitted to offer their children
in baptism, what, iii. 426 443.
Baptism and the Lord's supper, seals of
the covenant of grace only, iii. 161.
nature of their prayers, what, ii. Blood of Christ, efficacy of, i. 366.-
306. iii. 419.
- gives encouragement to all sinners to
return to God, i, 386.
Boston, Mr. on the two covenants,
scheme of, ii. 242. Note.
Believers, and their service,s accepted
in Christ, i. 103. and rewarded, ibid.
not 'justified for their faith, iii. 50.
-how justified, iii. 51.
their spiritual conflict, i. 246.
their views in believing, what, iii. 55.
his religious sentiments, what, i. 36.
his death and funeral, i. 39.
- his directions how to profit by a pe-
rusal of his works, what, i. 51.
Benevolence of God, i. 342.
- tendency of the gospel to produce,
Blessings of the gospel conditional, ii.
246. iii. 114.
Blameworthiness of the sinner, denial of,
is a denial of the divinity of God, iii.
Calling, effectual, what, ii. 536.
Calvinistic doctrines, whether they tend
to licentiousness, or to the disuse of
the means of grace, considered, iii.
his works, a catalogue of, i. 36.
his system of theological questions, i,
-temporal, all the fruits of Christ's
purchase, i. 405.
of believers entitled to baptism, and
why, iii. 136.
advantages of baptised children pi-
ously dedicated to God, what, iii. 186.
- the Lord's property, why, iii. 464.
Coming to Christ, consciousness of, ne-
cessary to assurance of an interest in
him, iii. 105-119.
Common and special grace, difference
between them, what, iii. 246.
Confidence, difference between true and
false, what, 252, 253. Note.
Confidence that our scheme of religion is
right, no proof of orthodoxy, iii. 365.
Conscientiousness in wrong conduct,
does not exempt from blame, iii. 367.
Conscience, a case of, resolved, iii. 67.
Constitution, original, made with Adam,
holy, just, and good, i. 305.
equitable for his posterity, i. 306.
Conversion, true, nature and manner
Covenant of grace, blessings of, what,
evidences of, what, i. 268.
its counterfeits, what, i. 229.
Convictions, genuine, what, i. 226.
-legal, uses of, what, iii. 285.
Cornelius, in what sense a believer, and
accepted before hearing the gospel,
performing the conditions necessary
to enjoy its blessings, iii. 228.
it requires holiness, iii. 408. moral
sincerity is insufficient, iii. 435.
no graceless heart complies with it,
iii. 416. 433. pretending to do it is wil-
ful lying, iii. 434.
Covenant with Abraham, a covenant of
grace, iii. 131 and passim. 226.
was conditional, iii. 228.
consequences of supposing it uncon-
ditional, what, iii. 230. and passim.
- required faith and holy obedience, iii.
seal of, may be applied to infants, iii.
135. parents' covenant for them, iii.
Gentiles admitted into this covenant
on the day of Penticost, iii 156. their
profession, what, iii. 159. their eviden-
ces of grace, what, iii. 160.
- complying with this covenant, what,
iii. 211. 415.
use of it a proof of gracelessness
among a people, iii. 369.
will be laid aside when religion is
revived, iii. 370.
of, what, i. 226. 431.
consists in, what, i. 231. ii. 266. Covenant, external, in what sense un-
derstood by Mr. Mather, iii. 126.
essentially different from the
gospel covenant, iii. 154. and pas-
definition of, iii. 211.
supposed conditions of, what, iii.
vague and unintelligible, iii. 168.
Covenant, external, not a means of con- Covenant, half-way, absurdity of, iii. 599.
version to sinners, iii. 236.
is inconsistent, iii. 234.
not adapted to the state of a sin-
ner under conviction, iii. 173.
in the world, i. 420.
compliance with, not a means of Church of God miraculously preserved
grace and conversion, iii. 197.
-no definable qualifications short of
repentance and faith, iii. 172. 216.
- conditions of with which the Israel-
ites professed to comply, iii. 141.
the same as repentance and faith,
in what sense it was a covenant of
grace, iii. 153.
the law of Moses the rule of duty in
this covenant, how understood by Je-
sus Christ, iii. 145.
the law required holiness, iii. 146—–—–
Church, primitive, not an example to
others in the admission of members,
and why, iii. 358.
Church, visible, nature of, iii. 135.
believers the only proper subjects
of admission into it, iii. 150. none
others comply with the conditions
of the covenant, iii. 205, 206.
Churches, duty of, respecting the ad-
mission of members, what, iii. 357.
-duty of, towards baptised persons,
what, iii. 469.
Creation, account of, ii. 53.
effects of, what, iii 411.
why this covenant is retained and
practised upon, iii 414. 432.
- conduct of, what, 501.
Day of grace, enjoyed by all gospel
sinners, i 423.
Death threatened to Adam, temporal,
spiritual, and eternal, i. 305.
the same implied in the curse upon
all transgressors, iii. 276.
Death, preparation for, what is im-
plied in, i. 15-20.
Declarative glory of God, whether God
does design and act to promote it, ii.
Depravity of man, i. 200.
its extent, i. 206.
Decreeing the everlasting misery of his
creatures, inconsistent with the good-
ness of God, stated and answered,
i. 91. Note.
Delight in God, true and false, what, Election sermon, i. 517.
· manifest in children, i. 200-203.
evidenced in their love of self,
contempt of God, i. 208-212.
in their departure from God,
hatred of him, i. 212–215.
in their resisting the spirit of grace,
i. 230. and opposing the gospel, i. 235.
-criminality of it, i. 219-221.
-evidences of it, i. 316.
Depravity, total, definition of, iii. 237.
Devotedness to God, what, i. 193, 194.
· reasonableness of, i. 276. 285.
necessity of, i. 287.
obligations to do it, what, i. 460.
directions how to do it, what, i. 291.
Dickinson, Mr. Jonathan, notions of,
respecting infant baptism, and the
Abrahamic covenant, what, iii. 356.
Different experiences and conduct of
sinners, under the strivings of the
spirit, what, i. 421.
Difficulties of believing the gospel, from
what arising, ii. 268.
Discipline, church, not maintained by
false churches, iii. 196.
Directions to be given to awakened sin-
ners, what, iii. 261.
Doubting, mistakes about it, what, i.
Edwards, President, the author's opinion
respecting his works, ü. 509. 512, iii.
Election, personal and absolute, i. 390.
Elect, God's designs towards, what, į.
-under condemnation while unbelie-
vers, i. 397. iii. 279. and passim.
Enlightened sinners invited to come to
Christ, iii. 109.
faith of, i. 445.
delusions of, i. 446.
conduct of, what, ii. 289. 295.
false pretensions of, to inspiration and
extraordinary sanctity, i. 50.
Enquiries respecting the duty of the
unregenerate, in the use of means,
answered, iii. 257. and with what pro-
bability of success attended, iii. 259.
Eternal damnation of the impenitent,
just and glorious, i. 201.
Eunuch, faith of the, what, iii. 158.
Evidences of revelation, external, insuf-
ficient to convince the heart, ii. 208.
Examination, self, how to be perform-
ed, i. 267.
- standard by which, i. 269.
Excellency of the Divine nature, the
foundation of moral obligation, i. 127.
Excellence, moral, not amiable but adi-
ous to sinners, i. 151. 154.
Existence, whether a blessing, consi-
dered, i. 333. iii. 327.
Exhortations, and promises of the gos-
pel, a view of, iii. 248.
- certain connexion between the first
act of compliance with the gospel,
and the enjoyment of its blessings, iii.
Experiences, difference of in the un- Foreordination, iì. 32.
converted, i. 422.
Fall of Adam foreknown, i. 307. and
decreed, how, i. 308.
- man's doplorable state by it, i. 333.
- manner of, what, ii. 56.
-temporal evils entailed on mankind
by it, what, i. 404.
reflections of the elect angels upon
the fall of man, ii. 69.
Fall of angels and men wisely permitted
by God, i. 89. ii. 64
to display his own perfections, i. 90.
ii. 78. 82. 169.
Faith, saving, nature of, i. 426.
- definition of, ii. 303.
- consists in, what, i. 434.
various senses of, i. 436.
-justifying, what, i. 437.
-not a persuasion that Christ died for
me, ii. 193. 224.
fruits of, what, i. 435. 438.
· perpetuity of, i. 440.
unites to Christ, i. 456. ii. 239. 272.
is before justification, iii. 80.
Faith of the legal hypocrite, what, i.
of the evangelical hypocrite, what, i.
Foreknowledge of God, i. 340.
connected with foredetermination,
Forgetfulness of God, criminality of
what, iii 462.
Forgiveness, a spirit of, necessary to
our being forgiven, ii. 445.
Free-grace, the only ground of hope
and salvation, i. 107. 125. iii. 54.
- gives ample encouragement to return
to God through Christ, i. 399. iii. 109:
in his providence, i. 86.
- his truth and faithfulness, i. 92.
his sovereignty vindicated, i. 87.
- his love of holiness and hatred of in-
not merely the happiness of his
creatures, i. 91. i 109. iii. 459.
objection to this stated and an-
swered, i. 261.
to be loved for what he is in him-
self, ii. 203 321 404.
worthy of being loved and obeyed, i.
- his claims to our homage, love, and
obedience, reasonable, i. 78. iii. 457.
mean and contemptuous thoughts of
him which the wicked have, i. 09.
-in what sense grieved by the wicked-
ness of men, ii. 157 iii 509.
will overrule it to his own glory, and
the good of the system, i. 511. (See
sin, permission of,)
the supreme good, ii. 427-432.
unchangeable, ii. 180.
reconcileable to the world, i. 390.
how, ii. 309.
his infinite wisdom, i. 74. ii. 34.
his infinite purity and holiness, i. 77.
his impartial justice, i. 82. ii. 391.
his infinite goodness, i. 84.
iquity, how manifested, i. 80.
his last end in creating and governing
the world, what, i 90.
-the display of his own perfections, i.
90. ii 337.
displayed in the gift of his son,
and spirit, i. 85. iii. 523.
willing to be reconciled to all that
return to him through Jesus Christ,
-justifier of all them that believe in
Jesus, ii. 392.
God's love, greatness of, manifested, i.
338. ii. 218.
- his love to the world, how mani-
fested, i. 297.