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INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

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THE HOLY SCRIPTURES.-The Bible welcomed, 253: di

vine authority of, 253 : the light of the world, 253, 254 : suited to the wants of inen, 69, 118, 201—211, 254, 255 : delight in, 66, 204-211,

256 : greater display of the glory of God than his works, 66–69. THE EXISTENCE AND ATTRIBUTES OF GOD.-Exist.

ence of God manifest from his works, 47-50, 257 : God eternal, 257 : the Creator, 233, 234, 258, 259 : almighty and omnipresent, 232—235, 260 : searcher of the heart, 232-235, 261 : wisdom and knowledge of, 261 : goodness of, 92, 93, 237-240, 262 : Creator and Benefactor, 186, 191, 263-265 love of, 266 : condescension of, 48, 237, 267 : mercy of God, 80, 81, 87, 89, 174, 175, 177, 181–185, 193, 226–228, 239 faithfulness of, 156, 187, 188, 267, 263, 497 : Trinity, 268: praise to, 269! immutability of God, 158, 161, 163–165, 178, 179: incomprehensibleness of God, 270 : majesty and dominion of, 157, 163-165, 185, 270, 271: inan not comparable to, 48, 49, 271 : ang is, ministers of, 272: perfections of combined in his government, 91, 91, 95, 237-242, 272: holiness of, 273 :

glory of God in his works and word, 66–69, 193. PROVIDENCE AND GOVERNMENT OF GOD.-Sovereign

purposes of God, 273: developed in his providence, 274 : mysteries of providence, 275: electing love, 280 : majesty of God in his government, 132, 133, 142, 270, 271, 272, 275 his blessing necessary to success, 217, 218 : providential goodness, protection and guidance, 73–75, 95, 133, 134, 211, 212, 495— 500: Jehovah the universal King, 85, 86, 163–165exultation in the reign of, 107–109, 119, 120, 128—130, 168, 169, 175– 177: only proper object of fear and worship, 142, 151, 152: God a Judge and Deliverer, 47, 50, 51, 145: the avenger of the oppressed, 52, 53: coming to reign, 65 : divine interposition acknowledged, 85, 98, 105, 107, 165, 166, 237 : recounted to posterity, 143. FALL AND NATURAL CHARACTER OF MAN.-Hope

from the gospel only, 275, 276: Christ a light in darkness, 276 -279: death in sin, 279: grief for the sins and miseries of

man, 280. THE GOSPEL.-God's purpose of mercy, 280: object of Christ's

advent, 281, 282, 290 : prociamation of the gospel, 282: gospel hailed, 283: object and efficacy of, 283: originating in sove reigu mercy, 177, 181–185, 281: salvation by grace, 284, 285:

divine character exhibited in the gospel, 285: rejoicing in, 157, CHRIST.-Birth and character, 286-293: nativity, 286-288:

call to worship Christ, 289: Christ weicomed as a Saviour, 289 : design of his advent,

281, 282, 290: names of, 290, 2911 deity and humanity of, 291:' and exaltation, 292: divine glory displayed in the person of, 292: equality of, with tho

Father, 293.- Offices of Christ, 293–297: Prophet, Priest, and King, 293: a merciful High Priest, 294 : our intercessor, 294 : peace and joy through the intercession of, 295 : exaltation and intercessicn of, 295: a living and almighty Saviour, 296 : God reconciled through, 296 : access to God by, 297. Miracles of Christ, 297, 298.--Example of Christ, 298-300. - Sufferings and atonement, 300_305 : suffering for our sins, 300, 301 : death on the cross, 302: atonement, 99, 303, 3041 sufficient, 305 : death and resurrection of Christ, 304 : author of salvation, 150, 199_202.-Christ represented under various images.-Rock of ages, 305: physician, 306 : bread of life, 307 sun of righteousness, 307 : light of the world, 308: á refuge, 308: way, truth, and life, 309.- Resurrection and er altation of Christ.-Resurrection, 309, 310 : ascension, 77, 78: redemption completed by, 150, 311, 312: darkness of the tomb scattered by, 312: Christ enthroned and worshipped, 39, 40, 93, 313, 314: Lord of angels, 314 : prince and Saviour, 70, 71, 105, 199, 315: crowned Lord of all, 315, 316 : final triumpk of, 316, 485_487.-Gratitude and praise to Christ for the work of redemption, 317–338: píty and condescension of Christ, 48, 99, 317: safe trusting in, 317, 318: redeeming love, 318: Christ a friend, 319: dwelling in his people, 319 : his people's safety, 320, 321 : grateful remembrance of, 128-130, 321 penitence, in view of the sufferings of, 321, 322: his love cele

Srated, 136, 323, 324: worthy the Lamb, 325—327 : excellence of Christ, 327, 328: supreme love to, 328, 329: Christ precious, 330, 331 : indebtedness to, 332: not ashamed of, 333 : ingratitude of rejecting, 334 : rejoicing before the cross of, 335: the gospel a savor of life or death, 335: the world crucified by the cross, 336 : faith contemplating the sufferings of Christ, 336, 337 : hosanna to, 337: Redeemer and Judge, 337 : the

church rejoicing in her King, 128—130, 338. HOLY SPÍRIT.The Spirit enlightening and renewing, 339 :

indwelling influence of, 339: teachings of, 340 : regeneration by, 275–279, 339_342, 340: descent of, 341: influences of implored, to renew and sanctify, 341-343; to quicken, 343 : to guide, 343, 314 : to prepare for worship, 314, 345, 452, 458: to comfort, 346_350: the Spirit entreated not to depart, 350 : prayer for the return of, 351. WARNINGS AND INVITATIONS OF THE GOSPEL..

Warnings, 37, 38, 117, 140, 141, 145: the broad and narrow way, 351, 352: danger of rejecting Christ, 352: one thing needful, 353: the sinner invited and warned, 352_355 : danger of delay, 355.- Invitations and promises.-The gospel trumpet, 356, 357 : Christ's invitation, 357, 359: sinners urged to accept the invitation, 155, 360-362, 367, 368 : entreated by the inercies of Christ, 361, 362: free grace, 362, 363: sinners invited to the gospel feast, 363: to living bread, 364: to living waters, 364, 365 : now the accepted time, 167, 168, 365 : Far don offered, 366 : God's gracious call, 366, 367 : the sinner expostulated with, 367, 368. CONVICTION AND CONFESSION, 219, 220 : conviction by the law, 368, 369: impenitence deplored, 369: confession, 90, 112-115, 203, 370: coldness and inconstancy lamented, 870,

371. CHRISTIAN GRACES.-Repentance and application for par don, 219, 220 : repentanco prayed for, 871; repentanco de

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view of divine patience, 372: of Christ's compassion, 134, 135, 374, 375: ingratitude deplored, 372: indwelling sin lamented, 112-115, 278, 373: the penitent surrendering, 374 : sins be wailed as causing the death of Christ, 376 : self-righteous hoper renounced, 112-115, 376, 377 : pardon implored, 112-115, 143, 219, 220, 377–379: absence from God 'deprecated, 3.97 returning to Clirist, 203, 380, 381.-Faith, 382_385 : source And office of faith, 382 : living faith, 333: walking by faith, 383: trusting in Christ for pardon, 135, 336, 337, 384.-Love to God as our portion, 385388: love the chief grace, 385 : God the portion of the soul, 60, 91, 117, 140, 141, 146—149, 204, 386, 387 : God, only source of true happiness, 387, 388. Filial spirit.-Adoption, 383, 389: filiul submission, 390 : filial trust in God, 87, 92, 93, 215, 216, 391, 393.-Obedience, 394, 396 : the gospel' exemplified in the conduct, 394 : filial ohe! dience, 394 : death to sin, 395 : living to Christ, 395: Devotedness to God, 196, 197: the vigilant servant, 396.--Humility, 59, 221, 239, 257: Blessedness of the merciful, 194, 195.- Resignation.God the author of mercies and afflictions, 396—398 : sale trusting in God, 398, 401: faith prevailing in trouble, 399: submissive and docile spirit, 400 : contentment, 221, 400 : casting our burlens on God, 401: humbly waiting on God, 401, 492: bearing shame for Christ, 402.-Sincerity, 81, 403.-Desire of holiness.-Chiding ourselves for spiritual sloth, 403: deliverance from sin implored, 67, 112-115, 404, 405, 494, 495 : quickening grace inplored, 207–209, 236, 406, 407 : longing for a cioser walk with God, 407: Christian perfection aud blessedness, 37, 38, 90, 194, 195, 203, 219, 408. THE CHRISTIAN VIEWED IN VARIOUS RELATIONS AND CIRCUMSTANCES.--Elected by God, 280, 281.-Regenerated by the Holy Spirit, 275-279, 339_342.-United to Christ.–Vital union to Christ, 409, 410: deriving strength from, 411: living by faith on, 4u.- meinber of the Church. -Christian fellowship, 412, 414 : delight in the people of God, 59, 60 : dedication to God, 196, 197, 415: joining covenant with, 415 : joining the church, 116: renewal of self-dedication, 416 : a welcome to fellowship, 417: all one in Christ, 417 : excellence of brotherly love, 223, 224.-Engaged in a race or toar fare.-The heavenly race, 417, 418: warfare and victory, 418: watchfulness and prayer inculcated, 419: courage and self-denial, 419: succor implored for spiritual conflicts, 420.In times of spiritual desertion and trouble.-Severe chastisements deprecated, 46, 97: coinplaint under the hidings of God's cruntenance, 55, 56, 207–209, 236 : prayer and hope in troubles, 69, 70, 152, 180, 181 : God resorted to in, 83, 84, 100 -103, 116, 121, 122, 136, 137, 140-142: thanks for deliver ance from, 85, 140, 189, 196: divine interposition acknowledged, 185, 166, 217, 231, 235.--Heir of heaven.-Character of, 57, 58, 76, 71: the heavenly mansion, 420 : hope of heaven by Christ, 421: sight of God and Christ, the joy of heaven, 122: heavenly joy on earth, 422, 423: this life a pilgrimage, 423, 424 : God the pilgrima's guide and strength, 435 : conteme plation of death and glory, 425, 426 : the heavenly Canaan,

27 : rest from sin and trouble in heaven, 428: unshaken hope, 129: communion of saints on earth with saints in heaven, 430 cheering hope of heaven, 430, 431.- Backsliding and return ing-Mourning over departed comforts, 431, 432: cold affec

tions lamented, 433: inconstancy, 433: departures from Christ lamented, 434 : returning and choosing God, 149, 434, 435,

494, 495. INSTITUTIONS OF THE GOSPEL.-The Church.-Built on

Christ, 201, 202; enlargement of prayed for, 130–132: God's presence the safety and glory of, 109, 110, 153, 154, 174, 187, 188, 436 : prayer of in times of deseruiun, 144, 149: desolations of lamented, 229_231 : enlargement and glory of, 478481: the dwelling place of God, 222: delight in, 213, 230.-Baptism.-Promise to believers and their children, 437: embracing the promise, 438 : Christ blessing children, 438: dedication of children to God, 439: baptism of the Holy Ghost, 439.--Lord's supper.-Institution of 439 : Christ's invitation to his table, 440: guests drawn in by love, 440, 441 : penitent view of the Saviour's sufferings, 441: the new covenant sealed, 442: reconciliation by Christ's death, 412: spiritual nourishment from Christ, 442, 443: pardon and peace implored, 444 : remembering Christ at his table, 444: not ashamed of Cnrist crucified, 414. See on this subject, 300_338.)-The Sabbath and pub lic worship.--The Sabbath welcomed, 445, 446: communion with Gud, 13–45: rest of the Sabbath, 447, 448: preparation for the duties of the Sabbath implored, 418, 458 : resurrection of Christ celebrated, 200, 449, 450 : the eternal Sabbath, 450 : delight in worship, 82, 123—126, 127, 146—149, 162, 163, 213 -215, 451, 452: the presence of God sought in his house, 452 -454 : praise to God in, 114 : prayer for a blessing on public worship, 454, 455: sacrifice of the heart, 456 : before sermon, 456, 457 : after sermon, 457, 458 : Christ ever present in his churches, 459: presence of God realized, 459: isun issions, 460, 461 : languid devotion lamented, 461 : longing for the eternal Sabbath, 462: pleasant remembrance of the Sabbath, 462.- Ministry, 453, 464 : Ministers the bearers of glad

tidings, 463: Christ's commission to, 464 : of divine appointUNIVERSAL DIFFUSION OF THE GOSPEL -State and

prospects of the heathen, 464, 465: prevalence of Christianity promised, 463–467 : influences of the Spirit necessary, 467, 468 : prayer for the conversion of the world, 168, 471 : prayer for ine Jews, 472: false religions supplanted by Christianity, 152, 171, 473, 474 : restoration of the Jews, 229-231, 474 victories of Christ, 475, 477: enlargement and glory of the church, 130, 132, 478_-480: missionary meetings, 181, 432: departure of missionaries, 482, 483: subjection of the nations to Christ prayed for, 138, 139, 484, 485: rejoicing in Christ's reign, 105, 107-109, 128_-130, 138, 139, 163—174, 192, 193,

197, 198, 313-316, 485—487. VARIOUS TOPICS.-Prayer and communion with God.

Nature of prayer, 487 : encourageinent to prayer, 488, 489: Lurd's prayer, 489, 490: retirement and meditation, 490-492 desiring the presence of God, 82, 123—126, 492, 493: God's presence the comfort of life, 204, 493: communion with the Father and Christ, 494 : s'ns and sorrows laid before God, 491: humble worship, 157: longing for spiritual light and comfort, 236.--Prevalence of sin.--Divine aid invoked in times of, 54: growing out of infidelity, 56, 57 : folly of envying the wicked, 140, 141 fear in view of, 208.-Condition and prospects of the righteous and the wicked contrasted, 37, 38,

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61, 62, 90, 117, 140, 141, 194, 195, 203, 219.- Providential goodness, protection, and guidance.- Providence and grace, 42, 43, 96, 495, 496: the fearful encouraged, 496 : Jehovah a Shepherd, 73–75, 106, 107 : refuge in Gud, 41, 42, 50, 51, 53, 62-64, 161, 162, 210-212, 497, 498 : prayer for protection and guidance, 79, 80, 121, 122, 204, 210, 498_500 : praise for, 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 98, 133, 134, 188-191, 196, 231,

237.-Blessedness of fearing and obeying God, and of the merciful, 194, 195: safety of trusting in God, 216, 217.-Scripture char. acters and examples, 501.-Periods of human life.-Youth admonished of the judgment, 502: to remember their Creator, 502, 503: to obey his word, 205 : asking for divine guidance, 210, 503 : prayer for the young, 503, 501 : pleasure of instruct ing the, 504 : parting with earthly joys, 505: their danger, 508 : world contrasted with heaven, 506 : religion the support of life, 507: human frailty, 97, 9, 156, 153-161, 178, 179, 239, 507 : Aight of time, 507: and misspent, 508: the periud to prepare for eternity, 509, 510: reflections on past generations, 510: work while it is day, 511: trust in God in old age, 137, 512.-Death.-Meditation on death, 512: death and judgment appointed to all, 513: admonition to prepare for, 513, 514 : prayer for support in death, 514 : preparation for, 158-160, 614 : hope in Christ a support in, 515 : victory over, 516 peaceful death of the righteous, 517: the dying Christian to his soul, 517: submission on the death of friends, 518: hope of resurrection, 59, 61, 154, 158_161,518.-Resurrection and judg. ment, 519: Christ's second coming, 110, 111, 519–521: the judgment anticipated, 522, 523 : welcomed by the rignteous, 170, 524.-Future state. --Banishment from God intolerable, 524 : reward and punishment, 525 : eternity anticipated, 525 holiness of heaven, 526 : treasure in, 526 : glories of, 526 : rest

of, 527: heavenly Jerusalem, 528: the saints in glory, 528, 529: martyrs glorified, 530. VARIOUS OCCĂSIONS.-Public fasting.–Pardon iroplored

for national sins, 103, 530 : national judgments deprecated, 121, 531.-Thanksgivings.-Providential goodness of Goti, 72–76, 531-533 : blessings of providence and grace, 5331 God acknowledged in national blessings, 71, 104, 121, 122, 534, 535 : national praise and prayer, 535: na nal atitude and holiness prayed for, 535: praise for sparing mercy, 536. See 262-266, 495, 496.)-Lord's supper, 300—338, 439_414. Monthly concert for prayer, 40, 67, 93, 107–110, 130—132, 138, 139, 153, 154, 168, 169, 172—174, 175—177, 192, 193, 195, 197, 198, 229, 230, 313–316, 464—187.-Meeting for char itable objects, 536–540 : general charities, 536, 537 : missionary meetings, 481-483: for the poor, 337, 538 : Sabbath schools, 539; widows and orphans, 100, 540.--Dedication of a house for worship, 222, 541–543.-Ordination and installation, 463, "464.-Funerals, 512_516, 544–547.-Beginning and end of the year, 548–551.--The seasons, 126, 127, 551—551.-Morn ing and evening,

41–43, 236, 555-552 Sabbath morning, 43, -45, 445–450 : Sabbath evening, 461, 462, GENERAL ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISE, 119, 120, 175—177,

186–192, 195, 197, 198, 224, 228, 237, 248, 562 569. DOXOLOGIES, 249, 569. ANTIEMS, CHANTS, &c., 570—576.

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