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unto salvation, con. i. 1. 4. 4. xxi. 1. and difference between the Lord's the ci cat. 2, 60. It is of the law of
supper and baptism, cat. 176, 177. The P nature that a due portion of time Lots, cat, 112, 113.
diction be set apart for the worship of Love, Election is of God's free
people God, con. xxi. ;.
love, con. iii. 5. cat. 13. Which to be Wanton looks sinful, cat. 139.
is unchangeable, con. xvii. 2. ercise Lord's prayer. See Prayer.
cat. 79. And therefore true bor of CE Lord's supper. The institution, na lievers can neither totally, nor Infide ture, and ends of it, con. xxix. 1. finally fall away from the state
doth cat. 168. Christ not offered up
of grace, it. The sense of God's to his Father, nor any real sacri love is attainable in this life, fice for sin made in it, con. xxix. 2.
cat, 83. See Assurance. Love The mass abominably injurious to God is a duty, cat. 104 His to Christ's one only sacrifice, ib. Which the light of nature shew. The outward elements in this sa
eth, con. xxi. 1. To love the
effer crament are not to be adored, con. Lord our God with all our
23, xxix. 4. They still remain truly heart, &c. is the sum of our duty
by bread and wine, con. xxix. 5. The
to hin, cat. 102. Love to God is
3,doctrine of transubstantiation is
necessary to the right performance repugnant not only to the scrip of the duty of prayer, con. xxi
. S. ture, but even to common sense,
cat. 185. Love to God and the and has been and is the cause of brethren is necessary to right cotogross idolatries, con. xxix. 6. How
municating, cat. 168, 171, 174. Christ hath appointed bread and True believers are never utterly wine to be given and received in destitute of the love of Christ and 1 the sacrament, con. xxix. 3. cat. the brethren, con, xviii
. 4. Where.
duty to man, cat. 122. Lying
con. xxiii. 1. For what end, ib.
magistrate, con. xxiii. 2. cat. 129. terest in Christ, caa. xvii. 8. xviii. 4. con. XX. 4. Read the scriptures leta cat. 81. And therefore should tert. The sins of the magistrate, not hinder from partaking of the cat. 180, 145. He may wage Lord's supper, cat. 172. But the
war upon just and necessary oco
The duty of the people towards
What duties after receiving, cat. 175.
their magistrates, cone xxii
. 4. Frequent attendance on it a duty,
cat. 127. Their sins against them,
cat. 128. Ecclesiastical persons
the civil magistrate, con, xxiii. 4. con. xxii. 7. cat. 139. Those who The Pope hath no power or juris have not the gift of continency diction over magistrates or their ought to marry, cat. 138. The people, ib. The magistrate is not duties of married persons, cat. to be opposed in the lawful ex
139, 141. ercise of his power, upon pretence The mass abominably injurious to of Christian liberty, can. XX. 4.
Christ's one only sacrifice, con. Infidelity or difference in religion xxix. 2. doth not make void the magi- Means. God in his ordinary prostrate's just and legal authority, con.
vidence maketh use of means; xxiii. 4.
yet is free to work without, Man, how created, con. iv. 2. cat. 17. above, and against them at his
His state before the fall, con. iv. 2. pleasure, con. V. 3. The outward cat. 17, 20. His fall, and the and ordinary means of salvation effects of it, con. vi. cat. 21, 22,
under the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29. His state Under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. by the covenant of grace, con. vii. 35, 154. The diligent use of 3,-6. cat. 30,-35. Man's chief them is required in order to end, cat. 1.
escape the wrath of God, cat. 153. Man-stealing discharged, cat. 142. How they are made effectual, con. M: riage, the end of it, con. xxiv. 2. XXV. 3. cat. 161, 155, 182. Trust
cat. 20. Between more than one ing in means sinful, cat. 105. man and one woman at a time Unlawful means not to be used, ibo unlawful, con. xxiv. 1. cat. 139. False measures unlawful, cat. 142. Lawful for all sorts of people Meat to be moderately used, cato who are capable to give their
135, 136. consent, cop. xxiv. 3. And who Mediator. See Christ. are without the degrees of con The Mercy of God, con. ii. 1. cat. 7. sanguinity or affinity forbidden in It is manifested in his works of the scriptures, con. xxiv. 4. But providence, con. v. 1. It is of marriages within those degrees God's free love and mercy that
never be made lawful, ib. the elect are delivered from sin Protestants should marry
and misery, and brought to an with infidels, Papists, or other estate of salvation by the second idolaters, con. xxiv. 3. Nor such covenant, cat. 30. God is merci. as are godly with those that are ful to penitent sinners in Christ, notoriously wicked, ib. A con con. xv. 2. cat. 76. For whose tract of marriage may be dis sake mercy is to be prayed for, solved for adultery or fornication
Works of mercy are to committed after the contract, con.
be done, even on the Lord's day, xxiv. 5. The bond of marriage
con. xxi. 8. cat. 117. can only be dissolved for a utery Merit. No merit in good works after marriage, and such wilful for pardon of sin or eternal life; desertion as cannot be remedied, and why, con. xvi. 5.
Nor can 10x. xxiv. 5, 6. Undue delay of we merit the outward blessings of marriage, prohibiting of law this life, cat. 193. But we are ful, and dispensing with unlaw to trust in the merits of Christ, ful marriages, are sinful, cat. 139. cat. 174. Who appearing in the Vows of perpetual single life merit of his obedience and sacri. are sinful snares in which no fice, maketh intercession for his Christian may entangle laimself,
people, cat. 55.
tén. xvi. 2. cał. 32.
rewarded, com, xvi. 6.
cat. 127, 128.
Mediator. His prop!
kirgly, cat, 45.
that to which the ch
Christ to the visi! IIV. 3. The or din law, con. vii. 5.
Messiah. The elect under the Old tion of the covenant of grace un.
Testament believed in the pro der the gospel is called the New
0 The Ministry given by Christ to
the visible church, con. xxv. 3. An Oath, what it is, con. xxii, 1. It The maintenance thereof a duty,
is a part of religious worship, ib. cat. 108. A minister of the gos
The name of God is that by which pel is one sufficiently gifted, and men ought only to swear, con. also duly approved and lawfully xxii. 2. cat. 108. Vain or rash called and ordained to that office,
swearing by his name is to be com. xxvi. 4. xxviii. 2. cat. 158. abhorred, con. xxi. 2. cat. 113. By such only the word is to be Yet, in matters of weight and read publicklyand preached, and the
moment, an oath is warrantable sacraments dispensed, con. xxvii. 4. under the New Testament, con.
Xxviii. 2. cat. 156, 158, 159, 169. xxii, 2. A lawful oath, imposed Moral Law. See Law.
by lawful authority, ought to Mortification. The regenerate have
taken, ib. It is a sin to refuse it the corruption of nature mortified con, xxii. 3. A man must swear through Christ, con. vi. 5. And nothing but what he is fully per. the several lusts of the body of suaded is truth; neither may sin, con. xiii. i. Believers draw bind himself by oath to any thing strength from the death and re but what he believes to be just surrection of Christ for the mor
and good, and what he is able to tifying of sin, cat. 167.
perform, ib. An oath is to be N
taken in the plain and common
sense of the words; and, in things The Name of Christ. That prayer
not sinful, it binds to performance, be accepted, it is to be made in though to a man's own hurt, or the name of Christ, con. xxi. 3. made to hereticks, con. xxii
. 4. cat, 178. What it is to pray in
cat. 113. But it cannot oblige to the name of Christ, cat. 180.
sin, ib. Why prayer is to be made in his Obedience is due to God in whatsoname, cat. 181.
ever he is pleased to command, The Name of God is only that by
con. ii. 2. cat. 104. Christ hath which men ought to swear, and
performed perfect obedience to therein it is to be used with all the law for us in our nature, -com. holy fear and reverence, con. xxii. 2. viii. 4. cat, 38, 39, 48, 97. And How the name of God ought to be used, and how it is profaned,
by it purchased an everlasting in
heritance in the kingdom of hea. cat. 112, 113, 114, 190.
ven for the elect, con. viü. 5. Nature. See Corruption, Original cat. 38. His obedience is imputSin, Light of Nature,
ed to believers, con. xi. 1. cat. 70. The two Natures of Christ. See He hath not abolished, but pruch
Christ, Incarnation, Personal Union. The New Testament in Greek is
strengthened the obligation to the
obedience of the moral law, con. that to which the church is finally xix. 5. Good works done in oben to appeal in controversies of re dience to God's commands are the ligion, con. 1. 8. The administra. fruits and evidences of a true faith;
under the gospel, c Which are fewer, a with more sing outward glory; Y and salvation ar more fulness, ficacy, ib. All especially the and prayer, are ordinary means 154. How the tual, con. Ixv. 3. The neglect, posing them, si Original corrupti Original sin. Se
Pardon. See S
nances grace was a law,con, vi Patience. Da
hand of C
con. xvi. 2. cat. 32. How the Patient bearing and forgiving of
Pedo-baptism. See Infants, Obedience is due to the lawful com Perseverance of saints. They whom
mands of a magistrate, con. xxiii. 4. God hath accepted in Christ can cat. 127, 128.
never totally or finally fall away Offices of Christ, of Mediator. See
from the estate of grace, con. Mediator. His prophetical office, xvii. l. cat. 77, 79. Upon what cat. 43. ; priestly, cat. 44.; and their perseverance depends, con. kingly, cat. 45.
xvii. 2. cat. 79. How far they The Old Testament in Hebrew is
may fall, con. vi. 5. xi. 5. xiii. 2. that to which the church is finally xvii. 3. xviii. 4. cat. 78. They are to appeal in controversies of re always kept from utter despair, ligion, con. i. 8. The administra. con. xviii. 4, cat. 81.
How they tion of the covenant of grace are recovered when they fall ununder the law is called the Old der God's fatherly displeasure, con. Testament, con. vii. 5.
xi. 5. xiii. 3. The Ordinances of God given by Three Persons in the Godhead dis
Christ to the visible church, con. tinguished by personal properties, XXV. 3. The ordinances under the con. ii. 3. cat. 9, 10. The equality law, con. vii. 5. cat. 84. Those of the persons proved, cat. il. under the gospel, con. vii. 6. cat. 35. The personal union of the two Which are
fewer, and administered natures in Christ, con. viii. 2. cat. with more simplicity, and less 36, 37. By reason of this union, outward glory; yet in them grace the proper works of each nature and salvation are held forth in are accepted of God, and relied on more fulness, evidence, and ef by believers as the work of the ficacy, ib. All God's ordinances, whole person, con. viii. 7. cat. 40.especially the word, sacraments, Physick to be used moderately, and prayer, are the outward and cat. 185. ordinary means of salvation, cat. Lascivious Pictures discharged, 154. How they are made effec cat. 139. tual, con. xxv. 3. cat. 155, 161, 182. Polygamy unlawful, con. xxiv. 1. The neglect, contempt, or op
cat. 139, posing them, sinful, cat. 109. The Pope has no power or jurisOriginal corruption. See Corruption.
diction over civil magistrates, or Original sin. See Sin.
their people, con. xxiii. 4. He is
in no sense head of the church, P
but is Antichrist, con. xxv. 6. PAPISTS. Protestants should not Powers ecclesiastical or civil, not
marry with Papists, con. xxiv. 3. to be opposed upon pretence of Pardon. See Sin.
4. Passions to be restrained, cat. 135, Power of the keys. See Keys. 136.
Praises to be joined with prayer, Passover, one of the types and ordi
cat. 196. nances by which the covenant of The Praise of any good we either grace was administered under the are, have, or can do, not to be law, con, vii. 5. cat. 34,
ascribed to fortune, idols, our. Patience. Patient bearing of the selves, or any other creature, hand of God a duty, cat. 135.
Publick worship not to be
con. mai. 6. Punishment. See Sin. Purgatory, the scriptare ledgeth no such place,
2 QUARRELLING at God's
providences sinful, cat. Quarrelling and provo sinful
, cat. 136. Questions that are curio fitable are to be avoid
Prayer, what, cat. 178. The duty Priestly office of Christ, how exe•
of all men, con. xxi. 3. To be cuted, cat. 44.
ed with a conversation in holiness How prayer is to be made, con. and righteousness, cat. 112, 167. xxi. 3. cat. 185. „For what and Property in goods and possessions for whom we are to pray, con.
not infringed by the communion xxi. 4. cat. 183, 184. Prayer pot of saints, con. xxvi. 3. to be made for the dead, nor for Prophecies. The covenant of grace those of whom it may be known administered by prophecies under that they have sinned the sin unto the law, con. vii. 5. cat. 34. death, ib. Prayer, now under the The prophetical office of Christ, how gospel, is not made more accept executed, cat. 43. able by any place in which it is Propitiation. Christ's one only sa. performed, nor towards which it crifice the alone propitiation for is directed, con. xxi, 6. The rule all the sins of the elect, con. xxix. 2. of prayer, caf. 186.
Protestants should not marry with The Lord's Prayer, how to be used,
Papists, con. xxiv. 3. cat. 187, It is explained in the Providence, is God's most boly, Catechism from Question 188, to wise, and powerful preserving, the end.
directing, disposing, and govern. Preaching of the word is a part of ing all his creatures, and all their the ordinary religious worship of
actions; according to his infallible God, con. xxi. 5. And one of the foreknowledge, and immutable ordinances in which the covenant decree; to the glory of his wisa of grace is administered under the
dom, power, justice, goodness
, and New Testament, con. vii. 6. cat. 35.
mercy, con. v. l. cat. 18. Events None are to preach the word but are ordered according to the na. ministers of the gospel, cat. 158, ture of second causes, con. iii
. 1. How they are to preach, cat. 159. V. 2. God in his ordinary pron How the preaching of the word vidence maketh use of means, yet is made effectual to salvation, is free to work without, above, cat. 155.
and against them at his pleasure, Predestination, con. iii. 3, 4. cat. 13. con. v. 3. How providence is exo
The doctrine of predestination ercised about sin, can. v. 4. See how to be handled, and what use Sin. The actual influence of the to be made of it, con. iii, 8,
Holy Spirit is required to do good Preparation required to the hearing works, con. xvi. 3. God's provie
of the word, cat. 160. What pre dence towards angels, cat. 19. TOparation requisite to the sabbath, ward man when created, cat. 20. cat, 117. What to the Lord's God's providence is in a most supper, cat. 171.
special manner over his church, Prescience. See Foreknowledge. cone *. 7. cat. 49, 45, 63.
is to be read, con. I Rebellion, a sin, cat. Reconciliation with by Christ's sacril
con, viii, 5. cat. 44 Recreations to be me cat
. 135, 136. Lord's day, con. Redemption, how
Christ, For all the elect! eon, jäi. 6. TO ly applied, con. Although it wrought by CH
cacy, and bene!
the world, con
applied to the 58, 59.
Regeneration, The Regenerati
tified, con. xi.) And sanctifid Sanctification nature rema the motions