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they undauntedly braved The two covenants typified by

all dangers

296

Agar and Sarah

310

as ambassadors for Christ, The Galatians are exhorted to

they exerted themselves to maintain their gospel liberty ib.

reconcile men to God ib. Gospel liberty should not be abused 311

express great affection for Ministers sbould exercise love and

the Corinthians

297 tenderness in dicipline

ib.

Paul apologizes for his first letter, Paul glories in nothing but the

yet rejoices at the good effect cross of Christ

it had among the Corinthians 298

Kindness and liberality recom.

EPHESIANS.

mended by the example of Paul praises God for gospel bles.

Cbrist

299 sings : and prays for the es-

Paul vindicates his apostolic com-

tablishment of the Ephe-
mission, and answers the oblo-

sian church

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quy thrown out against him 301 recites the subject matter of
Paul assigns a reason why he did

his prayer for the church,
pot demand a maintenance

and maintains that we are
from the Corio thians; and

saved by grace

ib.

adverts to his own labours Jews and Gentilts are constituted

and sufferings in the cause one body in Christ

314

of Christ

S02 Paul declares his knowledge of the

edumerates (though unwil-

mystery of Christ, and prays

lingly) other proofs of his

for the establishment of

apostolic authority

303 Ephesians in love

315

asserts his power to excom. Doxology

316
municate obstinate offen Paul exhorts to unity-describes
ders from the church 305

variety of gifts

ib.
concludes with a salutation

exhorts the Ephesians to put

and benediction

ib. off the old man, and be

clothed with the new

317

GALATIANS.

Relative duties of wives and hus-

Paul's address to the Galatians 305 bands enforced, from the union

Paul reproves the Galatians for betwixt Christ and the church 318

suffering themselves to be Duties of children and parents,

imposed on by judaizing servants and masters

ib.

teachers

306 The necessity of being clothed

Paul shows what that gospel was

with the armour of God

319

which he preached among Paul recommends Tychicus, and
the Gentiles

307 concludes with a benediction. ib.

speaks of his reproving Pe.

ter for judaizing: and shows

PHILIPPIANS.

that man is justified by the Paul saluteth the Philippians 320

faith of Christ, and not by

is confident that the work
works of the law

. of God at Philippi would
reproves the Galatians for

still increase
recurring again to the law,

his sufferings subservient to
after being justified by

the progress of the gospel ib.

faith

308 exhorts to unity and forti-

Abraham was justified by that faith

tude in persecution ib.

which led to obedience, and so

exhorts to humility from the

most all others, whether Jews

example of Christ

321

or Gentiles

ib. The design of Christ's exaltation
The law was useful to convince to universal power

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men of sin ; and to lead them Christians should walk circum-

to Christ

309 spectly as lights in the world ib.

Christ delivered the believing Jews Paul's readiness to be offered up
from the servitude of the cere for the gospel

ib.
monial law

ib. Timothy and Epaphroditus com-
Paul expresseth his tender affec-

mended

ib.
tion for the Galatians

310

ib.

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Paal cautions against Judaizing

exhorts the Thessalonians to
teachers ; glories in Christ

steadfastness, and gives di.
alone for justification; pres-

vers precepts respecting
ing forward to partake of

their conduct

336

the first resurrection 323

exhorts the Philippians to

1 TIMOTHY,

shun the enemies of the Why Timothy was left in Ephe-

cross; and points out the

337

privilege of believers ib. The use of the moral law

ib.

exhorts the Philippians to Paul mentions his extraordinary

steadfastness; entreating his

call to the ministry ib.

associates also to be like

charges Timothy to be faith-

minded

324

ful

338

thanks the Philippians for

exhorts that prayers should

their liberality

ib.

be made for all men ib.

Conclusion

ib. | Women not permitted to teach ib.

The office and qualifications of a

COLLOSSIANS.

bishop or overseer

ib.

Paul's salutation

325 | Qualification for deacons

339

All things created in Christ; who

An apostacy from the Christian

will finally reconcile all things faith foretold

ib.

unto himself

ib. Paul directs Timothy what doc-

Paul's concern for the Colossians 326 trines to teach, and how to re-

Christ is a complete saviour, be gulate his own conduct

it.

ing the head of all government Timothy is instructed how to be-

327 have towards different charac.

Paul exhorts to heavenly-minded-

ters

340
328 False teachers to be avoided 341
ties recommended ib. A caution against covetousness ib.

Divers salutations

329 | Timothy is solemnly charged to

retain the truth of the gospel

1 THESSALONIANS.

in its purity

342

Paul rejoices over the Thessalo The rich are to be exhorted to

nians for their receiving the be liberal to the poor

ib.

gospel

330 Conclusion

reminds them of the manner

how he came among them ib.

2 TIMOTHY.

rejoices at the good report Paul reminds Timothy of his ear.
Timothy brought concern-

ly initiation into the Chris-

ing them

331

tian faith

342

exhorts to chastity, justice,

exhorts Timothy to fortitude

love and industry

332

and perseverance

343

The dead will be raised and the Disputes about words and things

living changed at the second of no moment to be avoided 344

coming of Christ

333 Paul foretels perilous times ib.

Christians should walk as children

exhorts Timothy to retain

of light

the doctrine he had learn-

Faithful ministers are to be high-

ed

345

ly esteemed

ib. charges Timothy to make

Charge and benediction

334

full

proof of his ministry ib.

speaks of his own departure

2 THESSALONIANS.

with great confidence ib.

Paul rejoices at the constancy of

requests Timothy to come

the Thessalonians, and en-

shortly

ib.

courages them to endure Conclusion

346

persecution

334

removes a mistake of the

TITUS.

Thessalonians respecting Why Titus had been left at Crete 346

the second coming of Christ 335 Personal and relative duties en-

forced

ib.

ib.

the tongue

370

ib.

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The universality of salvation 347 God the author of all good to his
Submission to civil governors &c.

creatures

367

enforced

348 The essential duties of true re-

Conclusion

ib. ligioo

368

Impartiality in judgment enforced ib.

PHILEMON.

Justification by that faith which

Paul's approbation of Philemon 349 worketh by love

369

he intreats him to receive The important duty of subduing

Onesimus

ib.

Heavenly wisdom opposed to

HEBREWS.

earthly

The dignity and pre-eminence of Caution against pride and envy

ib.

Christ above the prophets 350

self-dependence 371

The gospel superior to the law 351 Judgment denounced agaiust the
All things subjected to Christ ib. Jewish rulers
The humanity of Christ declared ib. Patience recommended

ib.
Christ's superiority to Moses de Swearing forbidden

ib.

clared

352 Divers precepts and relative duties

Canaan typical of the gospel dis recommended

ib.
pensation

ib.
Christians are exhorted to dili-

1 PETER.

gence, lest they come short of Peter blesseth God for the hope

the rest promised

353 of immortality

372

The priesthood of Aaron typical An exhortation to holy conversa-

of Christ

ib. tion and love

373

Progression in knowledge and ho Christians should maintain a be-
liness enjoined

354 haviour that will adorn the gos-
The Hebrews exhorted to lay a pel

ib.

side the ritual ordinances ib. Relative and social duties

375

The wretched condition of such as Christ's preaching to spirits in
apostatize from Christianity ib. prison

ib. .

An exhortation to perseverance 355 Sobriety, prayer and love inculoa-

Melchisedec typical of Christ ib. ted

376

The privileges of the gospel dis Elders should feed the flock 377

pensation superior to those of Humility recommended

ib.

the legal one

357 Conclusion

ib.

The sacrifices in the law fulfilled

in Christ

358

2 PETER

An exhortation to persevere in Salutation and exhortation 378

faith and good works

360 Peter's care for the brethren to

A caution against presumption help them in their spiritual con-
and apostacy

361 cerns before his approaching
Faith defined, and exemplified in decease

ib.
the ancient patriarchs

ib. Peter asserts the confirmation of
An exhortation to patience 363 prophecy by the vision on the
The benefit of God's chastisement 364 holy Mount

379
Holiness to be practised

ib. | A caution against false teachers ib.

The two dispensations, law and Destruction of the earth by fire 380

gospel, contrasted

ib. New heavens and earth formed 381

Divers practical duties recom Conclusion

ib.
mended

365

Strange doctrines to be avoided

1 JOHN.

duties enforced

ib. Christ the true word of life 382

Prayer for the Hebrew Christians 366 God is light, in which if we walk
Conclusion

ib. we have fellowship one with
another

ib.
JAMES.

Christ the propitiation for the sins
Advice, comfort, and admonition of the whole world

ib.

given

367 Christians addressed as fathers,

Our own lusts, and not God, tempt

young men, and children

383

as to sin

ib.

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The love of God in adopting us Universal praise

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as his children

384 The sealed book opened

ib.

Rules for the trial of spirits 385 The number of them that are

GOD IS LOVE

ib. sealed

399

The fruit of love and faith; and All tears wiped from their eyes 400

the doctrine of Christ fully at Seven angels prepared to sound

tested

386

their trumpets

ib.

Conclusion

387 Six angels sound, and the circum-

stances which follow

ib.

2 JOHN.

A mighty angel sweareth there

Exhortation to love each other; shall be no more delay

402
and a caution to avoid seducers 387 The two witnesses

ib.
The seventh trumpet sounded 403

3 JOHN

A woman bringeth forth a male

The elder to the beloved Gaius

388 child

404

The rise and power of the first

JUDE.

beast

405

Jude exhorteth Christians to con-

Rise, power, and name of the se-

stancy in the faith, and fore-

cond beast

ib.

telleth the punishment of false The lamb with his company

406

teachers

389

The punishment of those who wor.

The evil doctrine and manner of

ship the beast

ib.
false teachers described

390

The harvest and vintage of the

Doxology

391

earth

407

The seven phials

408

REVELATION.

great harlot

409

John's salutation to the seven

downfall of Babylon foretold 410

churches in Asia

392

triumph of the heavenly host 412

The coming of Christ asserted ib.

vision of the word of God ib.
Jobn relates his vision of Jesus

adversary bound

413
Christ, and receives his prophe-

first and second resurrection ib.
tic commission

new creation, and an end
The epistle to the church

to all death and pain 414

in Ephesus 393

New Jerusalem

415

of Smyrna ib. Jesus directs John not to seal up
of Pergamus ib.

what he had seen, and intimates

in Thyatira 394

his speedy approach to reward

in Sardis ib

of Philadelphia 395

every man according to his

works

416

of Laodicea

ib.

The throne of God encompassed

A hearty assent and benedio.

tion

ib.

with elders and other living be-

ings

396

ib.

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