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436.
Elect, only effectually called and

saved, 29, 66, 69, 217.
such as ere incapable of being

called by the word, how saved,

68.
Election, is of mere free grace, 28»

179,384.
lh>m eternity in Christ, 28, 179,

384.
not only to the end, but also to

the means, 29, 180.
doctrine <^ nse to be made of the

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^kfttoDi of diiirdk offleen, light
0^ in the society, 408.
of mling elden and deaooiu.432.
of biahops or paaton, 441, 442.
XtMharirt. See LorcPi Supper,
XTangelist, ordination of an, 449.
Kzaltation, of ChriBt» <», 206—209.
JSxoommunicatiQn, o^ 161, 467, 61&
dfltaign of; 613.

mode of procedure in, 513, 614.
in what ease, and how, to be xo>
moved, 615—617.
Xzpiation, only by the Uood of
Chrl0t,329.

Vaith, of saying, 80—83, 221, 890.
requlBite to aalTatioOy 192, 212,

•cte o4 81, 347.

how it jQstifles, 70, 222.

Is the gift of Ood, 48, 71, 220.

wrought by the Spirit, 61, 80, 212^

221.
the instnuiMnt of jiutiiieatioi^

71,222.
wrought ordinarily by the min-

ifltxy of the word. 80, 221.
different degrees of, 82.
fruits and eridenoes o^ 81, 88,

192.
Mfurance^ not of the essence o^

101, 222.
implicit not to be required, 114.
in a Justified person, is not aloneu

71,222.
ITall of man, nature and effects of

the, 4:^-46, 185—190, 883» 884.
why permitted, 42.
•U mankind are intolTed in the,

43,186,383.
Famify worship^ daily required,

directory Ibr, 520.
Tasting, a duty, 121, 262, 524.

by whom to be observed, 526*

how to be observed, 626.
JEellowflhip, See Ommunion,
Forbearance, Christian. 407.
Foreknowledge, of God. 26^ 85, 180.
Forgiveness. See Pardon,
Form of government. 406—450.
Form, of licensure^ 439.

of a call, 442.

of a commission, 468.

of an oath, or affirmation, 47ft.
Free will, o^ 88, 62-«5, 185, 883.

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of tfa%

432.
See ^sssfyiUv
Glory of Ood, the end of hk det
and works, 80, 82, 85, 43, 48^
168. 179.
the chief end of man, 171, 8M^
881.
Olory, communion in, with OhrlsL
in this life, 233.
after death, 286.

»t the resurreetion and the day '
of Judgment, 237, 239-241.
Ood, doctrine eonceming, 20 gflu
176—179, 882.
•zistenoe of, shown by the Ugfal

of nature, 16, 171.
but one only. 18, 176^ 882.
is the only object of worship, 28,
24, 117. 252, 259, 367.
Godhead, three persons in the, 22,

177, 382.
Government, Form o^ 405.
preliminary prindples o^ 405—
409.
Graee, acts and works of God's
free, 28, 67, 73, 179, 191, 215,
218, 222, 223, 384, 386, 387.
covenant of, 48, 52, 191, 194.
ordinary means of; 830, 896.
Graces, saving^ all wrought by the

always aeooDHway fsith, 71, 72^

HBAvnr, of, 165, 168, 235, 240.
Hell, of; 166, 169, 190, 236, 238.
Holy Ghost See 4^
Hopes, fiilse^ 99.

Humiliation of Ghrist, 54» 55,202—
204,385.

Imo&AiiT, the, not to be admitted

to the Loxd's table, 168. 850.
Image of God, man made after the,

83,182,882.
renewed by sanetiflcation, 224^

887.
Imputation, of the guilt of Adam's

first sin, 43, 187, 384.
of Christ's righteousness, 70^ 731^

227 886
lubility. 68,90, 187, 248» 818, 800,

876, 396.
Ineanation, of the Son of God, 5^

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InfimtSy how 8aT<
of church memben to Im bap-
tized, 161, 842, 898, 504.
fiupiration, of Scripture, 12, 16.
Instalment of a pastor, defined, 461.

how to be conducted, 451 — 453.
Interoeasion of Christ, how made,
209.
belongs to his priestly ofSloe, 200,
885.
Interlocutory meetings, 685, 586.

Jesns, why so called, 198.

BeeChritu
Judgment, the last, 166^ 170, 23a-

241.
Christ the Judge, at, 63, 59, 166,

205,210,886.
who shall be Judged at, 69, 167,

288.
design o^ 168.
the time o^ oonoealed, and why,

169.
of the righteous, 168, 289, 887.
of the wicked, 169, 238.
private^ rights cd^ , inalienable^

408.
Judicatories, church, the sereral

kinds o^ 417.
powers o^ 418.
only ministerial and declaratory,

general rules Ibr, 529—636.
members oil rules ooncezning^
580,531.
Jurisdiction, oi; 492.
Justice, of God, ftilly satisfied by

Christ, 59, 72, 196, 219, 885.
Justification, of; 70, 219, 227, 887.
sulgects o^ 29, 70, 78.
instrument ot, 71, 222.
time of, 78, 74.

free grace o^ 72, 78, 218, 220, 887.
state of, cannot be fiedlen from,

74,227.
Inseparably Joined with sanctifi-

cation, Wfl.
wherein it differs from sanotiiiear
tion,227.

Kwn, the power ot, 160.

to whom committed, 160.

magistrates may not assume the

. power oil 131.
tOB^Oaii^ offleed^ U9^ 200,



of Christ, tfaadmidi ft



the,^

Knowledge, of God, infinite, 28.
derivable from the light of na^

ture, 9, 116, 171.
sufDlcien^ only from ScriptnxCL

9,117,171.

LABGxa catechism, the, 171—379.
Law, ceremonial, abrogated, 10<V
112.
Judicial, how tu obligatory, 107.
moral defined, 242.
giTeu to Adam, with power to

obey, 33, 104, 241, 388.
continues to be binding, 105, 107.
use of the, under the gospeL 108

—111, 242-246.
wherein comprehended, 246— 388U
Liberty, Christian, 04 111—113;.
end ot 114.
abuse of, 114-116.
of conscience, 113, 406
License, form of, 439.
licensing, candidates, oi; 435— 440.
Light, of nature, what shown bj
the, 9, 116, 123, 171.
insufficiency of the^ 9, 69, 171«
212. *^
Limitation, of time, 493.
as to certificates of church memp

bership,493,494.
as to criminal process, 494.
Lord's Day, of the sanctification of
the, 495.
in the fiunOy, 496.
in public, 496.
Bee Sabbath,
Lord's Supper, institution, nature^
and ends of the, 153, 844, 898.
not a sacrifice for sin, 154.
elements of, not to be adored, 150.
the substance of the elements ol^

not changed, 156, 157.
how, and by whom, to be admin-
istered, 156, 156, 345.
relation of the elements oC to

Christ, 156.
how Christ is present in the, 157,

846.
benefits receiyed hi th«^ 157, 841^
846,398.
Lord's Supper, who may noi %t
admitted to the, 158, 860.
cases of doubting that may mt^

exclude from the, 848.
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£ofd^ Supper, dutiM mqtdied In
partaking of the, 861.
after partaking of the, 852.
•irberein it i^ees irlth and dif-
fers fh>m baptism, 354 — 856.
adminlstratiou of the, 606—510.

Uaqistratx, of the dvil, 130—134.
ordained of God, 115, 130.
Christians may execute the office

of the, 131.
may not assume eoclesiafltieal

powers, 131.
duties of, to the ehuroh and the

people, 132, 288.
. duties of the people to the, 183,

286.
eodesiastical persons not exempt

flrom the authority of the, 133.
the pope has no power OTer the,

Is subject to the discipline of the

church, 116.
Man, how created, 82, 182, 382.
0tato of, before the lUl, 33, 182,

184,882.
God's covenant with, 46, 185, 388.
fiJI 0^ and its effects, 42, 46, 186,

187—190.
. itato of, under the oorenant of

grace, 48-62, 190—194.
the chief end of, 171, 881.
Marriage, of, 134, 617.
«nd of, 184, 184.
f>r whom lawful, 135, 517, 618.
with whom it should not be

formed, 136.
l>etween whom unlawful, 186.
■ what may warrant a dissolution

ot, 136—138.
eolemnization ol^ 617.
dTil law respecting^ to be ob-
served, 617.
of Christiana, should be solemn-

iaed by a lawful minister, 517.
of their children, duty of parents

relative to the, 618.
precautions and procedure In

solemnising, 618—521.
Mass, abomination of the, 165.
Means of Grace, under the law, 48,

198.
under the gospel, 61, 104, 830,

896.
liow made effeetoal, 140, 830, 888,

897.
Mediator. SeeOftrW.



Merit, none in ns, 01, 371.
of Christ. See Ohrittf SUi^faO'
Uon.
Minister, none but one lawfully
ordained may preach and ad*
minister the sacraments, 147
160, 334, 345.
how he should preach, 336.
BeelMtalmenLOrdiruUionyTrant'
lotion.
Ministry, given by Christ, 139l

407.
Missions, of, 454.

Moderators, authority and duties
of, 456, 468, 476, 629, 630, 633,
634,635,536.
of church sessions, ministers

perpetual, 419, 420.
of a Presbytery, Synod, and Gen*

eral Assembly, 456.
how chosen, 456.

Natuu. Se» CbrrupUon, Light

Oath, a lawfU defined, 126.

in what manner and droom-
stances to be taken, 126, 127.

obliges in all oases, except to aln,
127, 128.

form of, before a Judioatoxy, 476.
QflFenoe, defined, 460.

modes of prosecuting for an, 464.
Qfienoes, private, 461.

steps to be taken relative to^ 461,

of spreading the knowledge ol

462.
public, 463, 464.
under what oiroumstanoes pxo«

cess for, may, or may no^ bo

instituted, 464, 466.
Officers. See Church Officen,
Officers of Christ, 63, 199—201, 885.
Ordinances, bv whom appointed,

and for what end, 139, 416.
under the law, 49, 193.
under the gospel, 51, 194.
in a particular church, 416.
admiflsion to sealing, 611.
Ordination of bishops or pastors,

trials for, 444.
how to be conducted, 411 4 49 .
questions proposed at, 446.
of an evangelist, 449.
of ruling elders and deaoons, l88



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pABOOir of gltt, 70, 74 86, 218, 22L

912, aa% 400.

Pastor. See Bithopy MnisUr.
Pastoral Charge^ resignation of a,

Pwftctions of God. ^6»AUrtbvU».
Perseveranoe of Saints, 96, 224^ 229,

887.
on irhat it depends, 96, S29.
Personal union of the two natures

in Christ. 66, 195, 884.
Persons of the Godhead, 24, 177,

882.
oo<«qualit7 oi^ proved, 178.
Postponement, tSsct of indefinite,

Power of a Church Jndieatoiy, only

ministerial and decla ra tory,

406.
Prayer, defined, 368, 400.
required of all men, 118.
to be made to God only, 117, 867.
where to be made^ 121.

119, 360, 861.
Ibr whom not to be made, 119, SSL
in the name of Christ, what, and

whT, 368, 859.
iv what and whom to be made,
help of the Spirit in, 869.
Lord's the, 868—879, 400, 401,

public, <a, 499-602.
Preaching, of; 602—604.

of God's word, to whom aom-
mitted,334

manner otf 836.
Predestination, the doctrine d, 27,
179.

bow to be handled, 81.
Presbytery, of the, 422—427.

of what it constats, 422.

representation in, 423.

quorum of; 423.

powers 0^ 423-426.

records and reports fill, 426, ^26.

meetings of, 426.

corresponding members o^ 43^.
Pieterition, the doctrine o^ SO, 40,

180.
Previous question, the, 681, 682.
Probationers. See OnndidaLu.
Process, of actual, 464-409.

•gainst a bishop or minister, 470
- 474.

In ease of offence^ 471 — 473.

in rose of heresy or schism, 478,
474.



PxoceM, roles eaaBeming. B8K
Protests, of; 488.

of recording a, 480.

may be accompanied with a eoM>
plaint, 489.

of answering a, 480, 490.

who can join in a, 490.
Piovidenoe, o^ 84-42, 188^18^

Psalms, of singing, 408.

QmBnom, proposed at the ordimf^

tion of ruling eLdeia and d«^

cons, 438.
at licensing candidates, 488.
at the (Mnlinatkm of iiilnlilaia

446—448.
at the ordinatloii of an rrsngn

list, 449.
at the installation of a min&rtib

461.
at the restoxatioa of an vatmof'

municated person, 616l
in debalAk rules concemiaiib ^^

629, 680,
Quorum of a church bcbsIoo, ^UL
of a presbytery, 423.
of a synod, 427.
of the General Assembly, 480L
If notpresanL whatmay be4aa%

629. ^^

RxADma of the 8eriptnx«i,fhapii:^

110,496.
Redeemer of the elect, who, 884.
Bedemption, 64, 69, 60, 211, 8861
to whom applied, and bow, 20L

61, 211, 886.
lUoonsiderbig a quMtion, mli «■■

ceming, 632.
Beference, o^ 481.
subjects of, 481.

Surpoee and efiiects of; 481, 482;
uty of the jndicatrary refterin^

Bageneration. See Xiffedmi OA

Ung,
Baligion, insufHelaney of natonl^

BemoTal of a candfclatw, 440L
of a Ucentiate, 440.
of a minister, 449-461.
Bepe n tance unto lifis, o^ 88-4rf
226, 897.
necessity of; 86, 828.
no condemnation wbera II 1l
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Eepeniaaoe, should be partlonUr,

and not merely general, 186.
BeprDbafcion. See Ftderition.
Besnrrection of Christ, 58, 206.

of the body, 166, 234.
Besignation of a pastoral chaige,
453.
of an elder or deacon, 434.
Beriew and COntro^ of general, 470
^481.
of records, 479.

points to be examined in, 470.
dnty of the superior Judicatory
in, 480, 481.
B^hteousness of Christ imputed to
belieyers, 70, 72, 210, 220, 227,
886.
Bnles, general, for Judicatories,

oonstitutionaL how made obUga-
tory, 431.
Bnmor, generaL See Oamnum

IUbbath, of fhe, 122, 276, 891.
hoir to be sanctified, 124^ 277,

892, 495, 496.
how it is pro&ned, 279, 892.
reasons forsanctuying thew 280—

282, 892.
obligations of heads of ftmilies,

respecting the, 279, 496.
Sacraments, of the, 146—148, 839—

841, 898.
design of the, 145, 839, 398.
number of the, 147, 341, 898.
how made effectual, 147; 838,

898.
by whom to be dispensed, 147.
of the Old Testament, the same

for substance as those of the

New, 148.
Sacrifice of Christ, 59, 200, 884.
the mass abominably ii^urlous

to the, 165.
the Lord's Supper not a, 154.
Solvation in Christ only, 69, 212.
who obtain, 29, 69, 61, 65, 69,

214, Ac.
See Adoption, Church, Cbmmur

R«m, JSifeOual CaUing, EUct,

Meant of Orace, Redemption.
Sanctification, of, 77-80, 223, 387.
inseparably Joined with Justifica*

tion, 227.
In what Justification differs ftom,

227.
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Saaotifieatlon, Imperftoi In thU
life, 79, 229, 819.

of the Lord's day, 277, 892, 405.
Satisfection, not made by repent-
ance, 85.

not by works, 91.

not by any creature, 378.

by Christ only, 59, 70, 196, 219.

of Christ, imputed to belierers^
70, 219.
Scripture, of the holy, 9—18, 172.

why necessary, 9, 10.

canonical books o^ 11, 12.

authority of, 12.

eyidences of its being the word
of God, 13, 178.

sufficiency and perfection of, 14|
171, 17i 881.

perspicuity of, 15.

is its own inlUlible rule of Inter-
preting, 18.

the only rule of ISdth, practice^
and worship, 12, 117^172, 174,
881.

the Sphrit speaking in, the sn*
preme Judge of religious con-
troversies, 18.

the original text of, the final ap-
peal, 16.

to be translated into the Tnlgav
tongue, 17, 888.

Illumination of the Spirit neces-
sary to a saving understanding
of, 14, 833.

to be read by all, 882.

how to be read, 333.

how made effectual to aalTfttioi^
830, 897.

of the public reading of, 497.
Sealing Ordinances, of admission

to, 511.
Secret Worship, directory Ibr, 526.
Session, of the church, 419—421.

quorum o^ 419.

moderator of, 419, 420.

powers of, 420.

rules for the convening, records^
and registers of^ 421.
Shorter Catechism, the, 881—404.
Sick, of the visiUtion of the, 521-*

524.
Sin, definition of, 45, 186, 888.

original, 187, 384.

of our first parents, 42^ 185, 88S.

why permitted, 42.

effects of the flnrt, 48, U, 187.
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Sin, demerit of, 40, 828, 896.

all, not equally heinous, 320,8%.

aggrayatlona of, 320—328.

punishment of, 39—41, 98, lOS,
165,169,189,190,234,238.
Sinfl, against the first command*
ment, 254, 389.

iecond, 263, 390.

third, 270, 390.

fourth, 279, 392.

fifth, 287, 290, 292, 898.

lixth, 297, 394.

seventh, 300, 394.

eighth, 306, 394.

ninth, 312, 395.

tenth, 318, 396.
Singing of Psahms, of the, 498.
Soul, the, created immortal, 32,
182.



ble, ai.
Snpper. ^ee XonP* aupper.
Surety, Christ the, 66, 220.
Sospension from priyUege^ 161,408,
469.
form of, 513.
conduct towards a person under,

614.
when, and how it may be re*

moved, 515.
from office, 472, 478.
Synod, of the, 427.
quorum o^ 427.

corresponding members oi; 427.
powers 01^ 428.
meetings of; 428.
records and reports of; 428.
Synods and Councils o^ 162.
powers of, 168.
may err, 168.

ordinarily not to intermeddle
with dTU allBirs, 164.

TncPTATioir, why beUerers are left
to, 89.
wicked sometimes given over io,

bow' to be prayed againit, 874^
401.



Teetament, whr the Oorenanft cC

Grace is called a, 49.
nnder the law, the Old, 4S.
nnder the gospel, the New, 61.
Testimony, of new, 490-492.
r^ularly authenticated, is vaU^

475, 476.
Thanksgiving^ observation of dayg

01^524.
duties on public days o^ 525, 526L
Time, limitation of, 493.
Traditions, not to be added tl»

Scripture, 14.
Translation. See Removal.
Transnbstantiation, repugnant to

Scriptuipe and to common senask

157.
Trinity, the doetrine of the, 18, 177.

382.
Truth, the tondistone and neees*

Bity oi; 407.

Union, of believers with CbrisL
139, 142, 215, 229.
Hypostatic, See Bsrsonal Vnkn,
Unity of God, 19, 24, 176, «82.
Unregenerate, use of the moral Isw
to the, 244.
vorks of the, 98.

Yones, rules oonoeming, 534.
Vow, of a, 128.

to whom to be made, 128.

an unlawftil, what, 129.

Wak, Just and necessary, may be

waged, 181.
Wicked, condition of; in Ufe, 282.
after death, 165, 286.
at and after judgment, 169, 238.
Will of God, 20, 25, 85, 179, 180.

revelation of the, 9—11.
Will, human, not forced, 25, 62.
originally firee, 83, 63, 185, 888.
to spiritual good lost by the fidl,

44, 63, 187, 868.
renewed in conversion, 64, 6<^

216, 886.
only perfectly free to good i&
glory, 65.
Witnesses, oi; 472-478.
oompeteni^ of; 475.
oredibiUty o^ 475.
requisite number of; 475.
how to be examined, 476.
form of the oath, or alBxiiiatin*
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Witnesses, Tefodng to appear, oen-

sorable, 466, 478.
Word of God, the, how made effec-

toal to salvation, 330, 397.
to be read by all, 382.
how to be read, 833, 397.
by whom to be preached, 334.
how to be preached, 835.
how to be heard, 337, 897.
Works, of good, 88—95.
are the firuits and oTidenoes of

&ith, 88.
use ot, 88—00.
ability to do, wholly tcom. the

Spirit of Christy 90.



Works, not meritorious, 01.

accepted through Christ, 02.
Worship, of religious, 11&— 118.
only olQeot of, 23, 116, 262, 857,

389.
God prescribes the kind oil 117,

261, 390.
parts of, 118, 120.
not limited to a particular plao«^
121.
Worship, the Directory fi>r, 40^^

Tkab akd Nats, rule concerning;
636.



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