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pride, 7. counteracts man's natural principle of self-
righteousness, 8. insults the public taste, 9. will always
be opposed by the world, 10. yet acceptable to the poor in
spirit, 11. its genuine influence pointed out, 12. import
of the term defined, 13. stands opposed to worthiness in
the creature, 14. promotes the divine glory, 15. con-
sidered as a sovereign, 16. dispensing favours to the in-
digent, 17. the foundation of her throne, 19. her kind
invitations to the wretched, 20. reigns in the election of
sinners to salvation, 22. in their effectual calling, 79. in
the pardon of sin, 98. was illustriously displayed in the
case of Saul of Tarsus, 110. of Zaccheus the Publican,
113. of the Philippian jailer, 114. of the crucified male-
factor, 115. the consummation of its glorious reign, 298.
the latter how described in scripture, 299. its felicity anti-
cipated by believers here, ibid. the fruition of it, entered
upon at death, 300. and rendered complete by the resur-
rection of the body, 311.
Grave (the) one of the Christian's enemies, iïi. 226. how he
triumphs over it, 233. this victory the gift of God, 235.
pleasing ideas suggested at the grave of a believer, 266.
GREGORY, Dr. George, condemns the practice of preach-
ing from a single word, ii. 278.
HALL, Bishop, his smart remonstrance with Archbishop
Laud, ii. 507.
HALE, Sir Matthew, anecdote of, iii. 365.
Heaven, its blessedness described, iii. 307. as a state of ex-
emption from distress and sorrow, 308. contrasted with the
present life, 309. its positive enjoyment described, 315. as
consisting of confidence in God, 317. and friendly inter-
course with him, 319.
Henry, Dr. his History of England quoted on the slave
trade, iii. 235. note.
Hervey, Mr. quoted on Paul's conversion, i. 112. on the
nature of evangelical repentance, 116. on the influence of
the doctrine of divine grace, ii. 209.
Hoadly, Bishop, his just views of positive institutions, ii.
Holiness of God, forms the glory of his character, iii. 7. it
is what he necessarily loves, 8. is an essential property of
his nature, 9. is inseparably connected with his justice, 11.
his holiness and justice how distinguished, ibid.
Holy dispositions, inquiry whether any are previously ne-
cessary to believing in Christ, ii. 12. the question stated,
12. and more particularly considered, 58. tendency of the
affirmative side of the question shewn, 71. it opposes the
grace revealed in the gospel, 73. particularly as the latter
is the ministry of reconciliation, 74. huw contended for
by Dr. Hopkins, 77. shewn to be contrary to the doctrine
and preaching of the apostles, 79. and inconsistent with
the doctrine of salvation by the death of Christ, 81. it
establishes the confidence of a sinner on a false principle,
82. opposes the doctrine of Christ and his apostles, 83.
especially the Father's love in the gift of his Son, 84. and
counteracts the divine conduct in the display of “the
glory of his grace," 88. it encourages boasting, 106. cor-
rupts the doctrine of justification, 107. and renders the
gospel no longer “glad tidings," 109.
HOORNBEEKIUS, quoted, ii. 345.
Hopkins, Dr. S. quoted on the necessity of holy dispositions
previous to faith and trust in Christ, ii. 77. his sentiments
examined, 78. contends that divine illumination is pro-
duced by the Spirit without the word, 128. that doctrine
refuted, 129. quotation from his writings, 133. particular
examination of his scheme, 134. further extract from his
writings, 149. his doctrine examined, ibido his two dis-
courses quoted, 158. and remarked on, 159, their erroneous
tendency further exposed, 161. his inconsistency pointed
out, 163. his sentiment respecting justification contrasted
with that of Paul, 172. his sentiments controverted on im-
puted righteousness, iii. 50.
Human learning, how to be estimated in the kingdom of
Christ, iii. 267.
Jehovah, reflections on the holiness of his nature, i, 190.
the latter should make the doctrine of justification by
grace, acceptable to sinners, 192. what effect it had on Job,
193. and on the Psalmist, 195.
JEROME, held baptism necessary to communion in the Lord's
supper, ii. 342.
Jesus Christ, his mediatorial work, properly vicarious,
Imputed righteousness, the doctrine of, defended, i. 181. its
holy and humbling tendency considered, 186.
Jortin, Dr. quoted on the Liturgy and Articles of the
Church of England, ii. 275.
Justification, an important article of the christian faith, i. 138.
meaning of the term explained, 139. respects men as
guilty, 140. has God for its author, 142. is bestowed on
the ungodly, 145. is purely an act of grace, 148. yet not
at the expense of God's justice, 150. Christ's righteous-
ness the meritorious ground of it, 151. without the deeds
of the law, 152. is received by faith, 157. the subject
illustrated, 166. particularly by the case of Abraham, 170.
and from the testimony of David, 172. from the doctrine
of Paul, 174. objections against the doctrine how an-
swered by the latter, 183. consolatory tendency of the
doctrine, 190. is a blessing purely of grace, ü. 173. the
doctrine how perverted by some, 174. justification of the
ungodly, defended against Dr. Hopkins and others, 176.
objections against it examined, 191. is a doctrine not
readily adopted by the ungodly, 194. humbling tendency
of the doctrine shewn, 202. is suited to encourage hope
in the desperate, 204. and to comfort persons under a sense
of guilt, 207. its important use in the christian life, 208.
a participation of the blessing does not annihilate the au-
thority of the divine law over us, iii. 56.
Justifying faith, inquiry how far to be considered a holy
principle, ii. 182.
Justice, defined, üi. 5. its exercise in God implies legislative
authority, 6. and is essential to the divine character, 7. is
a branch of divine goodness, 12. and requires the punish-
ment of sin, 13. inferred from the doctrine of redemption,
Justin Martyr, considered baptism a prerequisite to com-
munion in the Eucharist, ii. 342.
Kennett's Roman Antiquities, referred to, ii. 304. note.
King, Lord Chancellor, his writings quoted, ii. 344.
Kingdom of Christ, importance of having correct views con-
cerning its nature, ii. 237. was the subject of antient
phecy, 241, Jewish mistake concerning it, 212. Christ's
good confession of, 243. meaning of the phrase, what,
243. is not of this world, with regard to its origin, 244.
nor as it respects the subjects of it, 245. contrasted with
the kingdoms of this world, 246. and with the Jewish
Theocracy, 251, the means of its establishment, enlarge-
ment, and support, not worldly, 209. nor the laws by
which it is governed, 284. is not like worldly empires in
external splendour, 290. nor in respect to its riches, im-
munities, and honours, 305. nor yet with regard to its
limits or duration, 311. considered as the kingdom of
LATIMER, Bishop, quoted on the secular grandeur of bishops,
ii. 263. note.
Latitudinarian Baptists, who, ii. 402.
Law of God, what it was that Paul was dead to, i. 841.
Law and gospel (the) contrasted, ii. 19-23.
LEYDECKER, quoted, ii. 346.
Life, reflections on its uncertain tenure, iii. 246. and 293.
and on its brevity and troubles, 253.
Love of God, how commended towards sinners, ii. 84. not so
fully expressed in the application of the atonement as in the
death of Christ by which it was effected, iii. 84. that love,
as it regards his own people, is eternal, 329.-free in its
nature, 330.-wise in its exercise, 333.-fervent in its
expressions, 394.-holy in its designs, 339.---steady to all
its objects, 341. and sure of obtaining its end, 342.
Lord's supper (the) should not be considered more important
than baptism, ii. 493.
Lord's Prayer, the different petitions in it illustrated, iii. 125.
LUTHER, his view of the gospel, ii. 19. considered religion
as most in danger of being corrupted by the clergy, 274.
M'LEAN, Mr. his treatise on Christ's Commission to his
apostles quoted, ii. 75. note.
Man, reflections on his mortality, iii. 253. and on his misery
arising from sin, 254.
Manstealing, condemned by the jewish law, iii. 188. shewn to
be a moral evil, ibid.
Manton, Dr. on the order of observing ordinances, ii. 346.
MARKINS, quoted on communion, ii. 316.
MASTRICHT, quoted, ii, 345.
Mayo, Dr. terms the Baptists watery bigots, ii, 503. his
contemptuous language repelled, 50ố.
MELANCTHON, how misled by moderation and false charity,
Mercy, grace, and love, how distinguishable, i. 85. and iii.
be taught by the death of their brethren in the ministry,
278, 288, and 299. See also Pastors.
Mistakes, of professors, on the subject of religion, pointed
out. iii. 363.
Moral law, a twofold view of it, i. 344. man naturally under
it as a covenant of works, 345. its high requirements pre-
clude the possibility of a sinner's justification by it, 353.
believers dead to it as the covenant of life, 355. this change
how produced, 356. the awful sanctions by which it is
guarded, 357. Paul's account of his own experience rela-
tive thereto, 358. what effects are produced by a view of
its infinite purity, 359. shuts up the sinner to the grace of
the gospel, 361. exemplified in the case of Job, 362. and
of David, 364. and of Paul, 369. testimony of the apostle
Peter considered, 375. awful mistake of the self-righteous
Jews, instanced, 381. this law considered as dead to be-
lievers, i. 387. the subject illustrated, 388. the necessity
of this, in order to evangelical obedience, shewn, 369. this
law a rule of conduct to the believer, 419. proved from
the example of Paul, 422. and from his doctrine, 423.
from the doctrine of James, 425. from the nature of the
thing, 426. the point argued from the case of believers
under the jewish economy, 428. and from the absurdity
which would result from the contrary supposition, 429.
this law founded on the nature of things, and therefore
immutable, 430. all its requirements reasonable in the
estimation of the believer, 454. its authority could not be
maintained without the exercise of justice, iii. 17. it con-
demns every transgressor to death, 19.
Motives, those of the gospel, become effectual through divine
agency, ii. 146.
Mourners comforted under the loss of friends, iii. 251.
National establishments of religion opposed to the kingdom of
Christ, ii. 261.
Nature, of the kingdom of Christ. See Kingdom.
Objections against the doctrine of the justification of the
Ungodly, examined, ii. 112–201.
Origin of Moral Eril, how accounted for by Dr. Edward
Williams, iii. 393. his hypothesis examined, 294.
Orobio, a Jew, quoted on positive institutions, ii. $97. note.
Oswald, Dr. his Appeal to Common Sense quoted, ii. 399.
Owen, Dr. quoted, on the pardon of sin, i. 194. on the
justification of the ungodly, 146. and 189 nole, on sancti,
fication, 230. on the place which good works hold in the
christian system, 239. his opinion of many who oppose the
doctrine of justification by grace, ii. 8. quoted on the