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to 133. High-Church Priests the greatest Atheists,

139 to 142 Atheists, (speculative ones) owe their Rise to Superftition and Priestcraft,

134 to 139 Authority (human) in Religion, disclaimed and pro

hibited by our Saviour, 169, 170. Proofs of this, 170 to 173. But the Opinion and Practice of High-Churchmen different, 173, 174

IBLE, the Use and Excellency of it, 44,

&c. Dreaded, calumniated, and suppressed by most Priests, 45, 46. It ought to be read without regard to the Opinions and Interpretations of weak and fallible Men, 47, 48. The Reason of this, ib. By what Arts and Prejudicesthe Reading of it is render'd useless, 49, 50! The Encouragements given for understanding irwrong, 51.

Mr. Chillingworth's Observations hereupon, Bowing to the East, how to be regarded;

33 C. HRISTIAN Religion, a Character of it,

It contains but one Article of Faith, ib. Nothing necessary in it but what produces Praetice, 222. It commands us to belleve nothing but what we can comprehend, 223. Proofs of all this, 223 to 225: In what it does not confift, 225 to 227. And in what it does confift

, 228 to 236 Christians, their Unanimity and Benevolence to

wards each other, till their Priests inflamed and divided them, 75. The wicked Means and Arts by which they did fo, 75, 76. The common Right which they all have to preach Chrift, 179,

184 Church, the best constituted one, a sure Mark of it, 3. The three High Churches in England, an



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Account of them, 192 to 200. Church, by Law established, what it is,

193 Clergy, their Folly in demanding Respect, when their Characters are bad,

83, & feq. Conscience, the only Guide in Religion,

40 to 43 Crimes, what Crimes are damning,

E ACONS, the Difference between modern
Deacons and Scripture Deacons,

155 Devoti n consists neither in mechanical Joy nor Sorrow,

61 E. XCOMMUNICATION, (primitive ) what

168 F. AS TING,- the roguish Use made of it by the

Pagan Priests, 15. Not made a Duty by the Law of Nature, ib. No stated Fast appointed in the New Testament, 17. The Gain which the Popish Priests make of it, 18, 19. Priests have no Power to injoin it, 20. The Absurdity of such a Power, ib. The Evils occasioned by it, 21, 22. Fasting and Feasting made necessary Duties, though Contradictions to each other, 56

OD, how certainly to please him, 38, 39, 40

Gravity, what it is, and what it produces, 64. Its Influence upon the Vulgar,

65 H. IERARCHY, an independent one of the

State, not consistent with the Goodness of God, nor with Christianity, nor with Civil Happiness and Liberty, 158 to 161. The Absurdity and Impoflibility of it, ib. The ridiculous Marimer in which it is proved,

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High-Church Clergy, A Sample of their Honesty and

just Reasoning; 4 to 9. How grofy they pervert
Truth and Piety, and abuse their Followers, 9 to
12. They do not suffer them to know the Chri-
ftian Religion, 13. The Inconsistency of their
Pretensions and Practices, 65 to 68. Hence the
Cause of their contempt, ib. They cause Ridi-
cule, and rail at it, ib. A remarkable Instance of
the Popish Priests Jealousy and Vigilance in Behalf
of their Trade,

68 to 72
Hobbes, his Affertion of the Power of the Civil Ma-

gistrate in Matters of Religion, answered, 112
Holy Days, what Idleness, Wickedness, and De.

bauchery are committed in them,
Humanity, inseparable from Grace and Goodness, 73

AMES (King) the Firft, a stupid Saying of his
in a Disputation with the Puritans,

Independent W big, an Account of his Religion,

235, 232
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Cruelty and Dominion, 86. Impiously bent
upon destroying Conscience and the Constitution,
and exalting the Priesthood, 87. He intimidated
the Judges from relieving Persons opprefled in
the Bishops-Court, ib. An insolent and faucy
Saying of his, ib. His barbarous Sentence against

Law, Promulgation and Plainness, the Essence of

a Law, 155. This more particularly true of the
Divine Law,


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Lilley, (Mr.) a remarkable Saying of his concerning the Clergy,

109 Locke, (Mr.) his Opinion of the Universities,

95 M. OLIERE, the Behaviour of the Popish

Priests towards him on account of his Play of Tartuffe, Moses, his Law, a Character of it,

220 O. PINIONS, abstruse ones, how little they

220 Oiders, (of Priests) the Popish ones, taken from those of the Pagans,

205 P. E ACE of the Church, what it naturally fig. ing perverted, 37. When lawful to break it, 39. "Who they are that break it, 40. By what wicked Means it is often preferved,

43 Penance, how little it signifies to Religion, 53, 54:

The terrible Lengths which Priests have cafried it, 55. Defined, 57. Exposed and ridiculed, ib. It is inconsistent with the Bounty and Mercy of God,

59 Porvers (Apoftolic) no Clergyman can exercile

them, nor ought to pretend to them, 165, 166. Power, mentioned in the Gospel, relates intirely to the other World, 168. Power, sovereign and independent, cannot depend upon Ambiguities, and figurative Expressions

188 Prayer, how it becomes a Duty,

226 Preachers, the primiti e ones, not an Order of Men

distinct from other Christians, 181. They undertook a Burden, not a Command, 182. They were poor Men, ib. They had no Jurisdiction, nor pre

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Predestination, made an Article of Faith in King

James the First’s Days, but a sure Sign of Fana-
ticism in King Charles the First's Reign,

Priests, High ones, disfigure and deltroy Religion,

to support their own Claims, 62, 63. Their
amazing Cruelty, 75 to 82. The Perfecutions.
raised by them more merciless, and more dreadful,
than those raised by the Heathen Princes, 78.
They have almost dispeopled the Earth, 81. The
Hardship put upon those who dispute with them,
145. No Priests instituted by the Christian Re-

144 to 153
Priestcraft, Heathen and Popish, how much alike,

201 to 208
Priefily Power, inconsistent with the Gospel, and

renounced by it, 154 to 174. Its Impiety and
Tyranny, 157. Priestly Empire founded on the
Weaknesses of human Nature, 209 to 219

EASON, the Use and Extent of it, 24, 25.

It is a Ray of the Divinity, and essential to
Religion, 26, 27, 28. It distinguishes the true
Religion from false, 30. Who are its Friends,
and who its Foes, 31.

It is the Test of every
Fallhood and Impoiture, and every Superstition,

32, 33
Religion, why instituted, 74. It is natural to Man,

and almost all Nations have some Religion, 96,
97, 98. The Folly and Outrages committed for
fale Religions, ib. The Use of Religion to Go-
vernment, 98. The Advantages which ill Priests
make of Religion, and their keadiness to change
from one Religion to another for Interest, 99. A
remarkable Instance of this, ibid. There is no
Danger of its Overthrow, but from the Fallhood
and Superstition pụt upon us, and the detestable
and wicked Practices introduced, by the High-



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