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154 Threats against idols and idolaters. 196 Instances of blasphemers and their
155 Promises, warnings, and exhorta- 197 Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost:
156 God's judgments upon idolaters. 245 | 198 Persons unjustly accused of blasphe-
199 Of vows: they are religiously to be
162 Wizards, -worshipping angels, &c.
164 Diviners are deceivers, and false
165 Threatenings against them. 203 The Sabbath a day of rest from ser.
166 Familiar spirits; threats against those vile work.
204 Duties of the Sabbath ; worshipping
God, reading, hearing his word,
205 Works of charity and mercy to be
done on the Sabbath.
167 Profaning the name of God.
206 Promises to them that keep the Sab-
169 Swearing by the creatures.
207 The care of God's people to sanctify
the Sabbath, and to prevent the
171 Swearing in common conversation.
172 Swearing to commit sin, or to en. 208 Threatenings against Sabbath-break.
173 Rash unnecessary swearing. 209 Sabbath privileges withdrawn.
174 The positive part of this command. 210 The change of the Sabbath from the
ment-God only is to be sworn by. seventh to the first day of the
175 The nature and duty of an oatha
176 Such oaths to carefully kept.
177 Things to be sworn to, are, truth
Duties toward Mankind.
178 Articles of peace ratified by oath.
179 Breach of such oaths punished.
180 Private compacts ratified by oaths. 2 How love toward mankind is pro-
182 The oath of a single person decides 3 Prayers and thanks to God for Chris.
183 The duty and lawfulness of swear.
4 The influence and effects of love upon
184 God swears to Abraham. 248
5 Charity, with other graces, enjoined.
135 To give the land of Canaan.
186 To fulfil his covenant.-To continue 6 Approved examples of charity.
7 Hatred ; threatenings against it.
187 To the perpetuity of Christ's priest. 8 Duty of the righteous toward those
183 To fulfil his threatenings against the 9 Prayers and complaints to God against
189 Jesus Christ answers upon oath. 10 Promises to those that are unjustly
hated, and threatenings against
191 Asseverations of sincerity, equal to their haters.
an oath among Christians. 11 Envy forbidden to the righteous.
192 Ancient forms of swearing. 12 The wicked, their envy hurtful to
194 Occasions of it to be avoided. 13 Envy a mark of an unconverted
14 Malice forbidden to the righteous. 62 To show kindness commanded.
64 Friendship, and faithfulness therein.
17 Instances of the anger of the righ- 65 Unfaithfulness in friendship. 268
-Bearing with one another's weak.
18 Sinful anger, instances thereof.
257 66 Forbearing to judge one another.
21 Promises against contention. 68 Of enticing others, and being enticed
22 The righteous contend only against to sin.
69 Of gratitude, or returns of friend-
23 Peace commanded, with promises to ship.
24 Motives to peace among Christians.
26 Peace the gift of God; promises and
27 Peace with God the reward of the
28 Peace promised to the church of
1 Of temperance in meat and drink.
2 Intemperance in meat and drink.
3 Drunkenness; the evils thereof.
32 Strite forbidden to the godly.
6 Labour commanded, and promises to
7 Of the sluggard, the slothful, and idle.
262 8 The study and pursuit of wisdom re-
40 Doing mischief, the character of the 9 The excellency of wisdom above all
10 Wisdom is profitable, pleasant and
43 Promises to the merciful. 263 11 Wisdom is the gift of God.
13 Wisdom and religion the same. 274
264 14 A fool's vain pretences to wisdom.
15 He receiveth not instruction.
49 Duty of giving and receiving good 17 His conduct towards his parents. 275
50 Rejecting evil counsel; the duty and 19 He is wrathful.
51 Mutual obligation to giving and re- 21 A fool's words.
24 Folly and wickedness the same. 276
56 To admonish one another. 266 27 Contentment.
57 To rebuke one another, and to hearken 28 Discontent, murmuring.
58 Of not giving and receiving rebuke. 30 Meekness; the exercise of it required.
60 Of not hearkening to reproof. 31 How produced.
279 80 Grief of parents at parting with
37 Promises to humbled sinners.
81 Godly parents blessed in the happi.
82 The wicked punished in the cala-
40 Humbled saints; their expressions.
280 83 Particular calamities threatened a.
gainst the children of the wicked.
43 Spiritual pride-such seem to be 84 That they shall be slain by ene.
44 They are proud of their supposed 85 Suffer by famine.
86 Other evils upon the children of the
45 The proud seek honour from men.
46 Threats and prayers against the 87 Erroneous principles in religion
282 have destroyed the natural affec-
88 Calamities upon wicked parents and
89 Want of children to the wicked.
90 Promises to the godly who arc
56 Threats against kings and nations for
91 Duties of children toward parents.
284 92 Dutiful children blessed.
58 Divorce by the law of Moses.
93 Disobedient and undutiful children;
60 is expressly forbidden in the 94 Undutiful children cursed.
95 Duties of masters towards servants.
61 Of marriage with unbelievors.
62 The Jews were forbidden to marry 97 Duties of the civil magistrate, to ad.
minister justice impartially. 292
63 Embracing Christianity did not dis- 98 Qualifications of the magistrate.
99 The magistrate's concern with re-
65 Duties of wives.-Women's appa- 100 Good magistrates, a blessing pro-
66 Duties towards children.—To provide 101 Magistracy is of divine appoint-
102 Sins of magistrates : perverting of
70 Particular heads of instruction. 103 Perverting of judgment through
71 Instances of parents careful to instruct covetousness, taking gifts, &c.
73 Parents careful to marry their chil. 105 The misery of being governed by
74 Portions given to children.
106 Wicked rulers set over people as a
blessings of God to mankind. 287 | 107 Wicked rulers enemies to reli.
77 A desire of children natural to man- 108 God's providence over kings and
109 Particular instances of God's provi. 139 To esteem and love them.
dence exalting or abasing rulers. 140 To pray for them.
295 141 To give them support.
110 Duties toward governors. Praying 142 Despising and not hearkening
to their instructions: Threats.
111 Honour and respect to be shown to
113 Rebellion against magistrates, the
sin and punishment thereof. 296
114 Disobedience to magistrates a duty, 144 Of murder.
145 Cases wherein killing of a man
115 Ministers of Christ, their duties.
146 Threatenings against murderers.
147 Instances of their punishment.
118 None may intrude into the ministe-
148 Striking, wounding, maiming; how
119 Teaching truth the duty of minis-
120 The good effects of preaching.
149 Of adultery and fornication.
122 A faithful ministry. Promises to, 150 Threatenings; or the evil conse-
quences of adultery and fornica.
123 They are holy and unblameable in
124 Their humility, self-denial, and &c. against adultery and fornica-
condescension in their office.
125 They seek not applause from men; Eighth Commandment.
126 They seek not riches; neither are 152 Precepts concerning property, and
127 Their duty and encouragement to 153 Threatenings against theft.
speak boldly the truths of religion 154 Robbery forbidden; with threats.
304 155 Fraud and cheating in commerce
128 Instances of becoming boldness in forbidden.
reproving sinners, and declaring 156 Concerning property in lands: The
129 The sufferings of the apostles, &c. 157 Things found, lent, or entrusted
131 They pray for the people. 306 158 Oppression forbidden, and duties
132 The supports of Christians in gene- towards the oppressed.
ral, and of the Lord's ministers in 159 Restitution to the injured to be
particular, under sufferings for made.
307 160 Oppressors threatened.
133 Wicked ministers, their sin and 161 Prayers for the oppressed. 318
162 Promises to the oppressed.
308 163 Duties of the rich toward the poor.
137 Of false prophets and false teach- 165 Giving alms.
ers.—They deceive the people. 166 Alms to be done in secret.
309 167 To be given to the poor of every
138 Duties toward the ministry. To
169 Promises to the poor.
205 Possessing riches but not using them:
duties toward them, and threaten- trouble.
vour of God. 172 Promises to the stranger, fatherless, 208 The advantages which one man hath and widow. 322 over another by means of riches.
331 209 Trusting in riches and abusing them, Ninth Commandment.
the sin of the wicked, and avoided
by the godly. 173 Of witness-bearing. False swearing, 210 Riches take the heart and thoughts &c.
off from God and religion. 332 174 Lying forbidden.
211 The wicked rich man, his portioni. 175 Abhorred by God and good men. 212 The use of riches in the hand of a 176 Satan, and his children, are liars.
wise and good man. 177 Threatenings and prayers against 213 God maketh rich.
323 214 Riches promised to the righteous. 178 The words of the wicked injurious. 215 Instances of good men that were
rich. 179 Words of the wicked against God. 216 Riches not regarded by good men. 180 Evil speaking.
217 Things necessary to the support of 181 Talkativeness; rashness with the life promised to the righteous, tongue.
334 182 Flattery.
218 Deliverance from famine. 335 183 Talebearing.
219 Spiritual riches, or the interests of 184 Whispering.
the soul, the chief object of a wise 185 Backbiting
man's desires and pursuits. 186 Slandering, &c.
220 Raiment promised. 187 Reproach: Prayers and complaints 221 Supports of life miraculously sup. against it. 326 plied.
Of Repentance. 192 Evil communications. 193 Unprofitable disputes about religion. 1 Repentance the first doctrine preach, 194 Cursing forbidden, and avoided by ed at publishing the gospel. the righteous.
2 The duty of repentance enforced by 195 Practised by the wicked.
threatenings. 196 The righteous; their care of their 3 Encouraged by promises. 337 words.
328 4 Promises to those that return to God. 197 They praise God with their mouths. 5 Remarkable instances of returning 198 The words of the righteous toward
sinners obtaining mercy, 329 6 Turning to God enjoined by com,
mands, and enforced by threaten. ings.
338 Tenth Commandment.
7 The cause and means of repentance and conversion.
339 199 Of covetousness.
8 Jesus Christ giveth repentance. 200 Threats against the covetous.-In- 9 God's law a mean of conversion.
stances of their punishment. 10 The ministry a mean of converted 201 An insatiable desire of riches.
330j 12 Self-examination needful to repent,
14 Inconsideration of the wicked.