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The Jews understood our Lord to spake of himself as in Heaven affirm, that he was God, and equal while he was upon Earth, Joh. 1. with the Father, 344, a, 30. In 2 18. Joh. 3. 13. Omniscience, 456, Cor. 13. 14. Christ is put

before a, 1. He is Unchangeable, Heb.i. God, 1. e. the Father. The Father

The Father 11,12. is in him, and he in the Father,425. An Angel refuses worship, Rev. a, 2. Compare Joh. 5. 18. and Joh. 19. 10. but Jesus Christ was wor10. 33, 34, 35, 35. and consider whe. Thipped by Angels, and by Med. ther these Expressions, equal with By Angels, 902, b, 6. on Rev.4.4. God, and Son of God, are not equiva- en Rev. 593. lent.

Chrift was worshipped by Men, His Body styled the Tabernacle who are commanded to honour him of God, Rev. 13. 6.

as they honour the Father, 656,b, The Style used by the Prophets 13. was, Thus faith the Lord; but the Christ was worshipped by the A. Style used by our Lord Chris was, poftles and Apoftolical Men, 34;, I say unto you, Mat. 5.22, 28, &c. b, 19. Here the Greek Word tran.

Chrift had a Glory with the Fa. flated Worship, is the same that is so ther before the World was, 344, a, rendered, Mat. 4. 10. St. Paul 1. 421, a, 17 Joh. 6. 62.

prays to him, 2 Cor. 12. 8,9. ! Christ is styled Lord and God, 4, Thef. 3. 11, &c. 2 Thef. 2. 16,17. 6,13. 227,6,12.419,6,1.862,2,16.He 2 Thes. 3.5: So does St. John,Rev. takes to himself the Name I AM, 22.20. and St. Stephen, A ás 7. by which God made himself known 59, 60. Also the Apostles assembled to Mofes. Compare Exod. 3. 14. together, Aas 1. 24. Hence Churie and Joh. 8. 58.' Thc Throne of stians are described as Persons cal. Chriit is for ever and ever, 902, ling upon the Name of Jesus Chrif, b, 17.

496, a, 32. The Apostle charges or Titles given to Christ: The I. adjures the Thessalonians by the mage of God, 424, b, 22. King of Lord, 1 Thes. j. 37. Cbrift is the kings, and Lord of Lords, $11, b, Object of our Praise, Glory, &c. 8. The most Holy, 465, b, 30. both now and for ever, being The holy One, 999, a, 12. The scribed to him, Rev. 5. 12,13. Prince of Life, Acts 3. 'Is The We are baptized in the Name of Lord from Heaven, 1 Cor. 15. 47. Cbrift, by an Authority derived Lord of Glory, i Cor. 2. 8. Lord from him, and dedicated to his of all, and Lord over all, 631, b, Service, Mat. 28. 19. 16. The great God, Tit. 2. 10, 13. Christ took our Nature upon him,

Chrift, knew the Hearts and and was born of a Woman, and Thoughes of Men, which God really Man, 4, 6, 13. 266, a, 6. 346, claims as peculiar to himself, 45, , 9; 24.781, 6, 3. The Son of A. b, 19. 460, b, 4.

braham and David, 1, a, 6. 319,6, God only can forgive Sins, Chrif 14: 346, b, 24. 473, a, 8. forgave Sins; Mar. 9. 2, Gć.

He had a real Body, Mat. 25, 1:. Divine Actions ascribed to him. Mat. 27:58. Luk. 24. 39. An ha: Creation, All things, Angels and mane Soul, Understanding, and Men were created not only by him, Will, Mat. II. 27. Mat. 26. 38. but for him, 344; b, 4. Providence, Luk, 2, 52, Luk. 22. 42. Luk, 2; Col. 1. 17. Heb. 1. 3.-.? 46. Joh 5:21. He was weary, Joh.

Divine' Attributes: 'aftribed to 4.6. Hungry, Mat. 4. 2. He wen Cbrist: Eternity, Prov. 8:22, 23. Joh. 1. 35. He had humans Pati Mich: 5:2. Joh. 8. 58. 946, a, 13. ons, 913, a, 6.: Omnipresence, Mat. 28. 26. Chriff The Scriptures speak of their

om. 8. 29.

id Coming of Chrift; his coming Offices of Christ. See Prophet, the Flesh in a State of Humili. Priest, and King. ion, Psal. 22. 7, br. Isa. 53. 2, See more concerning Christ under 6. Mat. 8. 20. Joh. 6. 51. Heb. the following Heads, Anointed, af: 1. 5. and of his second Coming cenfion, Exaltation, Resurrection, Son. ith great Glory and Power to Cautions against false Chrifts, dge the World. See Judgment. 131, a, 17. The Design of the Coming of Christianity irift, 249,6, 10. Mat. 1.21. Luk. 56. Joh. 6. 40. A&s 3. 26. Tit. the Lord, 554, a, 13. Also a Sea,

Styled a Way, and the Way of 14. 1 Joh. 3. 8.

, Christ came in the fulness of and Heresie much spoken againft;

$87,6, 12. The neceflity of Cons ime, 160, a, 17. on Gal. 4. 4.. fefling, and the Danger of being aChrift ftyled the first born, on Thamed of Christ and his Religion, , Jesus Christ the Life and Light of 58, a, 1, 24.

The fincere Piety, and universal é World, 345, a, !, bc. Of the Holiness which the Christian Reliulness that is in him, on Joh. 1. gion teaches will generally, pre:. 347, 6, 3. 795, b, 12. In him vail, and be practised in the World, : all the Treasures of Wifdom Pfal.72.7. Ifa.9.7. Ifa.11.1,6c. Ifa. id Knowledge, 8 34, a, 10. 63.2 1. Mich.4 3.Hab.2.14. Mat.6.10. Christ is our Head, 646, a, 28, b,

See Gospel, Religion.
Our Lord, 419, b, 1. 511, a, 41.
Il must submit to him, 656,6, 8.

Chriftiaus 11 Power given to him by the Fa. Styled Disciples, from their learną er, 65, 6, 6, 157, a, 2.

ing of Christ, Mat. 5. I. Believers, Different Opinions concerning because of their Belief, or Faith in irist, 49, b, 1. 59, a, s. 265, b, 8. him, Mat. 18.6. 1 Tim. 4. 12. Bre12, a, 19, b, 5.

thren, from their brotherly Love, How the Followers of Christ pro- Acts 17. 14. A&s 21. 17. Saints, and fled their faith in him, which Faithful, for their holy and good rofession included the Belief of Conversation, 735, a, í. Christians, e whole Gospel, 92, a, 1.

for their open Profession of Christ, Proofs that Jefus is the Chrift. As 11. 26, and for their having e Miracles, Prophefies, Resurrection. or being anointed with his Spirit, he Father bore witness of him, 623, a, II. 14,3,26. The Apostles witnefles of Chriftians must not conform them. is Glory and Majesty,' 986, a, 6. felves to the World, 645, a, 34. Why our Lord forbid his Difci- but separate themselves from the es to say that he was Christ, on Wicked, 752, a, 36. Their confor

mity to the Image of Christ, 628, Of the Distinction between the a, 13. livine. and Humane Nature in the True Cbriftians the Habitation erson of Christ, on Mar, 13, 32. on or Temple of God, through the 1,14:

Spirit, 622, a, 15. 751, b, 27. The Jews watch to insnare him, We cannot judge our felves to 21, b, 11. They enter into Con be true Chriftians by external Priiltations to kill him, 69, a, 13. vileges, Rom. 2. 28, 29. nor from

The Innocency of Christ, 331, b, any extraordinary or even fupernas 1. 749, b, 21. His Death contri- tural Gifts, Mat. 7. 22,&c. nor bea ed by the Jews, 119, a, 9. Betray- cause we have forfaken some great d by Judas, 145, b, 24. His Death Şins, 2 Pet. 2. 21. nor because we Sacrifice. See Sacrifice, Satisfaétion. have suffered for Chrift, Gal. 3: 4.

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But the Evidence hereof is our be. Prophecies of the Increase of the ing Regenerate and born again, Church, 79, 6, 8. and living a new and spiritual Life, Church compared to a Vineyard, forsaking all known sin, and sin 118, a, 7, ftyled God's Heritage, i cerely Endeavouring to obey and Pet. s. 3. please God, loving him, and being Church built upon the Foundati. influenced by his Spirit, • Joh. ž. on of the Apostles and Prophets

, 3, 5. 1 Joh. 3. 9, 10. Joh. 4. 13. 678, b, 4. Christ represented as the See Holiness, Obedience, Regeneration. Bridegroom of his Charch, 135, b, In true Cbriftians the Body is dead 18. because of fin, and the Spirit is Christ the Head of the Church, and life because of Righteousness, Rom. true Christians Members of his Bo8.9, 10.

dy the Church, 646, a, 28, b, 4. We must expect to go through Christ will be always present Difficulties, in order to our being with his Church, 102, b, 28. true Christians; the Life of a Chri.

Churches, fion is compared to a Race, 1 Cor. 9. 24. Heb. 12.1. He must strive

There were Churches or Places of and use much Diligence, 37, a, 1. publick Worship in the Days of the 702, a, 8. Heb. 4. 11. He has many Apostles, 475, a, 15. On Aas 2.46. Enemies to encounter, Eph. 6. 11,

on Rom. 16. s. on 1 Cor. 11. 22. &c. See Watchfulness, Armour. Places of publick Worft.ip to be

Privileges of true Chriftians; they used with reverence, Lev. 26.:. are Members of Christ, 646, a, 28, Pfal. 89: 7. Pfal. 93. 5. All the Eb, 4. Children of God, 624, a, 24. vangelists record our Lord's ZealaChtift esteems what is done to his gainst the Profaners of the Temple, Members as done to himself, sol,

Mat. 21. 12. Mar. 11, 15. Luk. b, 6. Tbey are known and apprová 19. 45. Joh. 2. 14. And I do not ed by God and Christ, 886,6, 20.

remember that the meek and humChurch.

ble Jesus on any other Occasion inThis Word is used in several flicted corporal punishment, as he Senfes for the Place of publick did in this Cafe, Joh. 2. 15. Worship, 1 Cor. 11. 18, 22. For the

The Temple was an House of lawful Governours of the Church in Prayer, 200, a, 10. See Temple. any particular Place, Mar. 1817; the Poor in Churches at the Expence

Provision ought to be made for For the People, as diftinguished from their Governours and Teach of the Rich, on Jam. 2. 2. ers, Acts 20. 28. 1 Tim. 3. 5,15

Circumcision For the People met together in am Was adminiftred on the eighth ny Place to worship God, 664, a, i. Day, 229, b, 18. A token of the For the whole Body of Christians Covenant God made with Abrain any City or Country, A&ts 8. 1. ham, 486,6, 14. Ads 9: 31. Aas 13. 1. A&ts' 18. The Jews often called upon to 22. Gal. 1. 22. 1 Thef. '1''. For circumcife and cleanse their Hearts, the whole Body of Christian's of which the outward Circancifer throughout the World, of whom was a Sign, and without which is Chrilt is the Head, Eph. 1:22, 23., did not profit, which holds true of Eph. s. 23, 25. Col. 1. 18. The Baptifm now, 495, 2, 29. 693, 2, Caikslic or Universal Church is one, 5. Rom. 2, 25, 28, 29.

1 Pet. Job, 10. 16. 689, a, 3. 780, 6, 10. 21. The faved weré by Baptism added, Circumcifion abolished and set aor admitted into the Church, Acts 2. lide, $37, a, 1. The Gentiles were 4'; 47.

not circumcifed, though the Apostles.

Clergy,

ov. 13. 20,

12. Psal. 26. 4; 5.

o gain the Jews, circumcised some Of Confession of Sin to each ocher, jho were born of Jewish Parents, Jam. 5. 16. On some Occasions ić n Acts 16. 3:

may be useful to make Confession of Civility,

Sin to the Ministers of Religion, See Courtesie.

$55,a, 11. but the Gospel does not

make it a necessary Duty.
See Ministers, Priec.

Conscience,
Cloud,

Sometimes expressed by the
Of the Pillar of the Cloud which Word Heart, Job 27.5, 6. Acts
ent before the Ifraelites,703, a, 24. 2. 37.
Communion

The Office of Conscience is to And Fellowship with God and fmite or reprove, 1 Sam. 24. 5, 6. hrist, 670, b, 3.

-2 Sam. 24. jo. It accused and ex

cused among the Heathen, Rom. Compassion,

2. IS. Christ an Example thereof, 180, Conscience one Rule of Action, 5.

Rom. 14. 23. But the following Compassion of God, See Mercy. Conscience does not always excuse Company,

the Jews probably did fo in CruciWhat company to be chosen, Pfal. fying Christ; they are notwith5.3. Pfal. 1 19. 63:

standing called Murderers, Aes 7. Motives to choose good Company, 52. See the Cafe of St. Paul, who

perfecuted the Church, 497, b, 17. What Company to be avoided, 101, Acts 26. 9, &c.

A weak Conscience, 1 Cor. 8.7;&c. Motives to avoid bad Company,

A doubring Conscience, Rom. 14. umb. 16. 26. Prov. 12. 26. I Cor. 23. 1.33.

A feared Conscience, 1 Tim. 4. 2. Compel

To keep a good Conscience a Duty, Them to come in, the Meaning 569, a, 7. The happinets thereof, lereof, on Luk. 14. 23.

658, b, 12. A ground of rejoicing, Competency,

569, a, 21. Gen. 28. 20, 21. Prov. 30.8.

Conscience one Rule to judge our

felves by, 1 Joh. 3. 19, Conceit,

Peace of Conscience, how to be ob

tained, Job 22. 21. Ifa. 32. 17. Condemnation,

Rom.8. I.
Against whom none lies, Rom. Consequences,

Our Lord proves a Resurrectioa
Confession,

by Consequences drawn from Scria To own and confess Christ, a Du- pture, Mat. 22. 31, &c.

Consideration.

This Duty expressed by thinking, Confeflion

Psal. 48. 9. By communing with Of Sin to God a Duty, 715,2, J.

our own Hearts, by remembring,

meditating, Psal. 77. 6, bc. By The Confeffion which entitles to pondering, Luk. 2. 19. By muling, ardon, must be made with shame, Luk. 3. 15. By béthinking our zr. 9.6. With Hatred, Ezek. 20. selves, 1 King. 8. 47. # With Sorrow, Pfal. 38. 18. Confideration a Dury, Deut. 4. 39. Cat. 26. 75. with Resolution to I Tim. 4. 15. 2 Tim. 2. 7. rfake fin, i King. 8. 47, 66. Prov. Of the manner how this Dury

ought

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Motives, 58, 2, 25.

Sam. 24. 10.

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ought to be performed, Deut.' 4. new and spiritual Life, 368,47 39. Deut. 8. 5. Pfal. 64. 9. Prov. 726, a, 11. on Phil. 2. 13. 21. 12. Prov. 23. 1. Jer. 23. 20.

Covenant. Subje&ts for Confideration, Josh. 1. 8. 1 Sam. 12. 24. Job 37.14: Psal. mediately after the Fall, Gen. 3-5

The new Covenant took place in 1. 2. Pfal. 104. 33, 34. Pfal. 119. 15, 23, 48, 55. Pfal. 143. 5.

The Covenant made with Abr Motives to Practice; Its necessi.

ham, was the Gospel Covenant, 219, ty, Luk. 14. 28, br. It is a Means

b, s. 473, b, 4. God confirmar of Repentance and Reformation,

by an Oath, 231, 2, 19,

God remembers his COVERAT, Psal. 119. 59. Ezek. 18. 28. Our Misery occasion'd by the neglect

230, b, 25.

One main Design of the ner CM of Confideration, Deut. 32. 29. Ecclel. š. t. Ifa. 1.-2,3. Hof. 7. 2. God in Holiness and Righteousnes,

venant was, that we might fere Luk. 15. 17, c. Contention.

231, b, jo.

By the new Covenant, God's Laws Some are contentious and resift were to be in the Hearts of his peo the Truth, 600, a, 4.

ple, 741, b, 3. Contentment

The great Conditions of the ara We should be content with small Covenant on God's part are, forgive things, as Food and Raiment, 828, nefs of Sins, 341, b, 23. The All

ance of the holy Spirit, to enabis Examples, 828, a, 7.

us to perform our Part of the Core Motives, 829, a, 19. 879, b, 7. nant, "Luk. 11. 13. See Alifatit Conversation

and Eternal Life. See Heaven, Ought to be such as may edifie, vation. 807, 6, 7.

The Conditions of the new Com Corrupt and filthy Discourse and nant on Man's part are, Faith, Ro Conversation forbidden, 807, a, 22. pentance, and sincere Obedience Motives to avoid it. It is unmanner. See these Heads. Jy, and highly offensive to fober

Covetousness Persons, 2 Pet. 2. 7, 8. It is a fign of an impure and corrupt

Forbidden, 283, a, 27. Exprefed Heart, 807, a, 22. It deprives the by an evil Eye, 110, a, 6.

We should seek not only out Guilty of the Influences of the holy Spirit, on Eph.4: 30.

own good, but the good of others,

822, b, 13. Conversion,

Evil Methods used to gratifie C See Regeneration.

vetousness, 283, 6, 4, 21. i King. :!. Corruption

5, dr. Mat. 26. 14, &c. Of humane Nature, 796, a, 7. on Men are in great Danger of t. Eph. 2. 3. 913,b, 26.

Sin, Luk. 12. 15. This styled evil Concupiscence, Motives to sun this Vice. Tv Col. 3. 5.' The Luft of Concupi- mischievous Effects of Coveton Scence, i Thef. 4.5. The old Man, 477, a, 2. 826, a, 29. 880, a, b, 805, b, 26. The Flesh, Joh. 3.6. Prov. 15. 27. A&s 24. 26. 1.2 Rom. 8. 5, 12, 13. Gal. 5.17, 24. 1.6. It disposes People to oppThe carnal Mind, Rom. 8.6,7, and resist the Truth, 544, b, Man in his corrupt State is spiri. Covetousness chokes the Word

, 27 tually Dead; but by the Grace hinders the Practice of Religie and Afiftance offered in the Go. 302, a, 22. Luk. 14. 18, &c. Ro

spel, all who do not resist it, but . s. Demas an Example there concur with it, may be raised to a

2 Tim. 4. 10.

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