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Encouragement derived from experience, 161.
Enforcements to obedience, from commands, promises, &c. 251,
Enjoyment of God in Heaven, impossible without holiness, 235.
Errors concerning the Holy Spirit, 9, 17.
of the Church of Rome exposed, 48, 146, 156, 183, 225, 231.
Evidence of interest in Christ, none without holiness, 250.
Evil Spirits and their operations, 7, 39.
Example of Christ, 264. Has a peculiar efficacy in it, 208, 209.
Excellency of grace and holiness, 154. Of holy persons, 237, 238.
Experience of the truth and reality of divine things supplied by the
Facility in holy duties an effect of grace, 205, 206.
Faith, the gift of God, wrought by the Spirit, 123. Always accom-
Falling of the Spirit on men, what, 34.
False Prophets described, 9; and detected, 10.
Falsehood in words the image of Satan, 242. The vice of youth, 132.
Fear of divine wrath usual in convinced sinners, 136.
Fervency in prayer recommended, 284, &c.
Figurative expressions common in Scripture, 19.
Filth of Sin, the nature of the, 184. How purged, 185, &c.
Fire typical of the Holy Spirit, 21.
Foolishness, why the gospel appears, to natural men, 102, 103.
Frequency in holy duties, from grace, 205, 206. Why useful, 289.
election, its only manifestation, 250.
Gifts of every kind from the Spirit, 3, 36; distinct from grace,
Giving of the Spirit, what it denotes, 31.
Glorification of the human nature of Christ, 60. The pattern of ours,
Glorifying God as God, what it is, 17.
Glory and Beauty of holiness, 238, 239.
Glory, in what manner we are to pay it to Christ, 274.
God, the nature and being of, the basis of all true religion, 16, 17.
Nature of, an argument for holiness, 237, 238. Our likeness to him
Good, all, to be ascribed to the Spirit, 6.
Spirit, why so called, 14.
Gospel, the power of God to salvation, 207, 208. What it superadds
All, originally, in Christ,
Grace and Morality essentially distinct, 203-206.
Graces, some constantly to be exercised, others occasionally, 161.
Grieving the Spirit, what, 25, 304-307.
Grotius, a mistake of, noticed, 9.
Growth in Grace, 69, 70; enjoined and promised, 166, 167. Not
Habit, or Principle of Grace, what it is, 198. Preserved by the
Hardness of heart, 124.
Hatred of carnal men against the Gospel, 102; against God, 99;
Heart, what it signifies, 98; stony, removed, 124; a new, bestowed,
124, 125, 174.
Heir of God, what it is to be an, 302.
Holiness of God, wherein it consists, 155, 156. An argument for our
the term explained, 14. More than moral virtue, 152.
Holy Spirit, why so called, 14. The Spirit of the Son, 15; see
Spirit. Spirit of Grace, 279; see also Works. The cause of our
Holy tendency of the gospel offensive to natural men, 107, 108.
·legal and evangelical distinguished, 192.
Jesus, how called Anathema and Lord, 2.
Fews, their fatal apostacy, 11.
Ignorance of original sin productive of many dangerous mistakes, 115.
- taken for simple nescience, how ascribed to the human na-
Illumination, how distinguished from mere natural knowledge, 87, 88
Image of God, man originally created in the, 30, 115.
-lost by sin, 115; restored by regeneration, 31, 116.
Imperfection, of all examples but that of Christ, 208, 209; and of all
Importance of the doctrine of the Spirit, 4, 10.
Impotence of natural men as to spiritual things, natural and moral, con-
Impressions, serious, frequenty wear off, 96, 97.
Increase in knowledge necessary to the right understanding of the Scrip-
Indwelling Sin the object of mortification, 219.
Inhabitation of the Spirit, 292, 293.
Intellectual gifts, 46.
Intercession of Christ a cause of our holiness, 186. A motive to holiness,
Interest in Christ, none without holiness, 265.
Internal and external acts of holiness distinguished, 198-200.
Joshua's commanding the sun and moon to stand still explained, 43, 44, n.
Israelites, instances of their proneness to Idolatry and Polytheism, 11.
Killing of sin, what it is, 218.
Kindness towards believers especially necessary, 240.
Law of God written on the heart, 125.
expressive of his authority and holiness, 152.
Laws of men, why they have little influence, 253.
Letter of Scripture insufficient without the Spirit, 10.
Not the rule of holiness, 205,
- within, examined, 9.
spiritual communicated by the Spirit, 126–128.
LORD, what it is to call Jesus, 2.
Love of God, in our election, a motive to holiness, 244, 249.
of the Holy Spirit, 291.
to Christ directed, 61.
effectual, to make us like God, 239. Sin mortified by it, 228.
Man, the formation of, ascribed to the Holy Ghost, 29. His moral con-
the natural, described, 93. The old, crucified, 218.
Means and Ordinances useful, as they excite grace to exercise, 161,
Mediation of Christ, distribution of its principal parts, 261, &c.
Merit, the notion of, destructive of holiness, 235.
Mind, the conducting faculty of the soul, how depraved, 93. Its inabili-
ty to receive spiritual things, 101, 105, &c. Renewed by grâce, 11.
Ministers, their duty to inquire into the work of the Spirit, 16
Ministry of the Spirit, 5, 48. Ministering the Spirit, 32.
Miraculous power not inherent in the prophets, 44, 45.
Morality not regeneration, 79; useful in its place, 211; and by no means
Moral and Natural Impotence considered, 100, 105, &c. 113.
condition of man, 30.
-and Natural inability of man considered, 101, 105, &c. 113.、
Mystical body prepared for Christ by the Spirit, 152.
Name of the Holy Ghost explained, 13—15.
Natural Life and Death compared with spiritual, 112–115.
Nature of God the foundation of all religion, 16, 17. An argument for
a new, spiritual, divine, given to believers, 198, 200, 201.
Necessity of holiness argued from various considerations, 237, &c. See
New Creation, work of the Spirit preparatory to it, 36-47. How ef-
New Creature, what, 174, 199.
Obedience a mean of understanding the Scriptures, 333. Required on
different accounts in the old and new covenant, 240, 241.
Objects of prayer, 284, 285.
Oblation of Christ, whence meritorious, 57-59.
Obligation to holiness, no less under the Gospel than under the Law,
Observation of others, its effect, 134.
Obstacles, all, removed by effectual grace, 122.
Obstinacy and stubbornness of the heart by nature, 124.
Obstructions to holy duties in believers, whence, 201, 202.
Offices of Christ, their influence in our holiness, 260-268; of the Spi-
Old Man of sin to be crucified. 218, &c.; to be put off, 81.
Operations of the Spirit not confined to the first ages, 11, 48. Not all of
- of divine power always suited to our nature, 122.