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See Joy

Christ as Instruments, 1 Cor.4. 15. Sec Christianity, Gospel.
To our felves, our concurrence be.

Remember
ing necessary, Ezek. 18. 31. Acts Some things particularly recom.
3. 19.

mended to

our remembrance : To
Evidences of our being renewed, be holy, and do all God's Com-
are the minding those things which mandments, Numb. 15.40. Pfal.
belong to the regenerate State, and 103. 18. The Sabbath-day, Exod

.
the putting on those holy Dispofi- 20. 8. In our Profperity we should
tions, and practising those Virtues remember our former Mifery, Deut.
and Duties which are the natural 5.15. Deut. 15. 15. Our Delive
Effects thereof, 355, b, 5. Col. 2. rances from our Enemies, Deut

. 7:

18. The Tryals wherewith God
The Neceflity of Regeneration, has exercised us, Deut. 8. 2. We
Mat. 18. 3. Joh 3.3, 5.

should remember our Creator in our
Rejoicing,

Youth, Eccl. 12. 1. God in his

Ways, Isa. 54. 5. His Judgments
Religion

on others, Luk. 17. 32. We should
Sometimes made a Pretence to remember our Sins, to humble our
cover Wickedness, 6, a, 14.

felves for them, and avoid them,
The Sum of Religion expressed by

Deut. 9. 7. Ezek. 20. 43. Ezek.
moral Duties, Ifa. 1. 16, &-c. Mich. 36. 31. God's marvellous Works,
6.8. Mat 22.37, &c. Jam. 1. 27. Sa-

I Chron. 16. 12.

Pfal. 77.11.
crifices and outward Performances His Word, Joh. 15. 20. AÉs u.
I of no value when separated from

16. The Poor, Gal. 2. 10. Such as
the Substantial and Moral Duties are in Bonds, Heb. 13. 3. The Re-
of Religion, 47, a, I.

surrection of Christ, 2 Tim. 2.8.

205, a, 1.
Prov. 15.8. Notwithstanding the

Repentance,
lefler Matters in Religion ought not A Duty, 14, 6, 3, 25. Its Nature,
to be left undone, Mat. 23. 23. 14, a, 21. Expressed by other Words,
Religion a Work of fome Diffi. as Conversion, 14, b, 28. Regene

.
culty, Luk. 13. 24. 701, b, 25. ration, being born again, and of

Religion an inward Principle in the God, being a new Creature, ou .
Mind of Man, Pfal.51.6,10. Rom. 2. which denote a real Change, 354,
28, 29. It ought to be our first b, 4.
Care, Mat. 6. 33.

Sackcloth and Ashes, outward
The Form of Religion may be fe- Tokens of Repentance, 64, a, s. True
parated from the Power, 182, b, 1. Repentance discovered by doing
All Pretences to Religion vain

Works meet for it, 9, b, 2. Luk.
without the Amendment of our
Lives, 87, a, 7. Jer 7. 3,&c.

Repentance must not be delayed

,
The outward Profession of Religion Luk. 13. 25. Luk. 21.34, 35. Rom.
not of its self sufficient for Salvati. 13. 12. on Heb. 12. 17. No encor-
on, 38, a, 23.

ragement to delay it from the Pa.
Our Religious Performances ac rable of the Labourers, on Mat. 29.
cepted only in and through the be. 15. Nor from the Example of the
loved Christ Jefus, Eph. 1.6, 7. Penitent Thief, on Luk. 23. 44.

The Duties of Religion to be im There is no Repentance in the Grave,
parted as People are able to receive Rev. 22. II,
them, Mar. 2.21, &c.

Repentance preached by John Bap-
Wé ought to practise che Du- cist, by our Lord, and his Apoftles,
ties of Religion, that the Word and 14, a, 36, 79, b, 15.
Doctrine of God be not blafphe Jesus Christ purchased for us the
med, 602, 2, 6.

Grace.or Favour of being admi

19. 8.'

Jam. 1.17

552, a, 12.

ted to Repentance, 480, a, 35.

Proper Subjects for Resolutions
Divine Afliftance necellary in or- and Examples of some who made
der to true Repentance, this being wife and good Resolutions, Josh. 24.
necessary to Salvation, 538, a, 27. 15. Job 34. 32. Pfal. 101. 2.

Dan. 3. 17, 18. i Cor, 15.58.
There is room for Repentance to

We should not trust too much
those who fin after Baptifm, on

to our Resolutions, 144, a, 9. but de-
Heb. 10, 26. Mat. 6. 12. i Cor. 11. pend on God for the Attistance of
31. 1 Joh. 1. 9. 1 Joh. 2. 1, 2.

his Grace, Prov. 3. 5, 6. Jer. 10.
Examples of some who did truly 23. Phil. 2. 12, 13. 734, a, 2.
Repent, Acts 2.37,&c. The Israelites, The Prodigal resolved to return
Judg. 10. 15, 16. David, 2 Sam. to his father, and found acceptance,
12. 13. 2 Sam. 24. 10. Pfal. 51. Pe- Luk. 15. 18,&c.
ter, Mat. 26. 75. Zaccheus, Luk. A Resolution to do this or the o-
19. 8. True Penitents sometimes ther thing, should be made with
the most żealous and pious, Luk. Submission to the Will of God,
9. 44, &c.
Motives to Repentance. It is neces-

Respect
fary, 14, b, 18. Repentance the great Of Persons, See Partiality.
Condition of the Gospel, 14, a; 36.

Restitution,
The Goodness of God a Motive to
Repentance, 15, a, 2. God desires that

A Dury, Exod. 22. 5, &c. Lev.
we should repent, 15,a, 9. It causes

6. 4, 5. i Sam. 12. 3. Ezek. 33. 15.
Joy among the Angels, 249, b, 4.

Luk. 19.8.
Reproach.

Of the Reftitution of all things,
Motives to suffer Reproach for 472, b, 3. 625, b, 16.
the sake of Christ, 936, a, 28.

Refurre&tion
Reprobation,

Of Christ. Our Lord asserts his
Or Condemnation, is a judicial Power to raise himself, 465, b, 10.
Act of God, under which none but God is often said to raise him from
bbftinate and irreclaimable Sinners

the Dead, 464, b, 11. Afcribed to
and Unbelievers will fall,

the Holy Spirit, 465, b, 21.
23. Mar. 16. 16. Joh. 3. 17,

Our Lord foretold his Resurrectione

OC.
Rom. 2. 8,9. on 2 Cor. 13.5.

155, b, 7. Jonah a Type of it,
Reproof,

Mat. 12. 40. The Resurrection of
A Duty we owe to each other, itainent, 725, 2, 1,

Christ Prophesied of in the old Tee
305; a, 12. It ought to be given Evidences of Christ's Refurre&tion,
with Discretion, Mat. 7.6
Reproof not to be refused, Prov. 340, b, 18, 25. Luk. 24. 3,

&c. The

Apostles Witnesses thereof, 342, b,
10. 17. Prov. 13. 1, 18. Prov.

2. Our Lord continued on Earth
15. 12, 32.
To receive Reproof kindly, a to-

forty Days after his Resurrection,
ken of Wisdom, Prov. 15. 5,31.

Christ was the first that rose from
Prov. 17.10.
The Mischief of hating Reproof, 5. on i Cor. 15.20.

the Dead never to die again, 628,b,
Prov. 12. 1, 15. Prov. 15. 10.

The Resurrection of Christ neceffa-
Motives to Practice, 305, b, s. ry to our Justification or Pardon,
Prov. 28.23.

610, b, 21.
Rom 8. 34.

A Proof
Kesiguation,

of his being the Son of God, Rom.
See Submiffion.
Resolution,

Our Lord rose with the fame Bc-
ts à Purpose of the Heart to do dy, Luk. 24. 39: 40
iny thing, A&s 11:23.

Nn2

Mat.7.

34!, a, 8.

I. 4:

proper Sense.

a, 18.

1

Of our Conformity to the Death Of the Time and Circumstances
and Refurretion of Christ, 837, a, 1. of the Resurrection, 1 Cor. 15. 23,
The Apostle desires to know the 35, &c.
Power thereof, Phil. 3. 10.

The Considération of the Resure
The Resurrection of Christ infifted rection fhould arm us against the
on as a main Doctrine of Chriftia- Fear of Death, 2 Cor. 5.1, 2. And
nity, 464, 6, 11.

comfort us under the Loss of
Refurre&tion

Friends, 1 Thef.4. 13, 14.

Revenge
Of Man. This Word is some-

Forbidden , also Arguments a.
times used figuratively for the Re-
Surrection of the Soul from the Death gainst it, 24, a, 7. 651, 2, 25.
of Sin to the Life of Holinefs, 368,

Reward,
a, 7. But it is here understood in a This Word fignifies Punishment,

as well as Retribucion, 892, 2, 11,
There will be a Resurrection, 409,'

Reward, See Heaven.
a, 1.

Rich
The Wicked think that if there

Men should look on themselves as
be no Resurrection and future State, Stewards to God, on A&s 11. 29.
they may live as they will, 728, They thould take Care to be rich

towards God, and in good Works,
The Resurrection believed by the 285,0, 1. They should honour God
Jews, 57o, b, 1o. 574, b; $; 734, with their Substance, Prov. 3. 9.
b, 1. Denied by the. Sadducees,

Rich Men, their Duty, particu:
303, a, 2. How proved by our Sa-, larly with reference to the Poor
viour against them, Mat. 22. 31, and Distressed, 17, a, 20. 25, a, 7.
&c.

26, 5, 5. 31, 6, 19.139, a, 6. 96,
Of the Change that will be made

a, 6, b, 3. Job 29. 13, &c.
in the Body at the Resurrection, and

Rich Men, their Danger, 78,6, 1.
that the same Body will be raised.

107, a, 1. Deut. 8. 1), &c.
See Body.

Cautions to the Rich, 32, b, 3.
The Resurrection ascribed to the
Father and the Son, 367, a, 21.

107, a, 1, 5, 3. They should watch

against Pride, Prov. 18. 23. 1 Tim.
409, b, 2. 88.9, b, 35. And to the 6. 17. And be careful that they do
holy Spirit, Rom. 8. u. It will

not forget God, Deut. 6. 11, dc.
be effe&ied by the Power of God,

The Rich compared to a Flower
Mat. 2 2.. 29.

in the Field, Jam. 1. 10.
Instances of Persons raised from

Both good and bad Men have
the Dead. The Widow's Son, i

been Rich: Good Men, Abraham,
Kings 17. 22. The Shunamite's Gen. 13.2. Ifaac, Gen. 26.13,14.
Son, 2 Kings, 4., 34, &c. The Man Jacob, Gen. 30.43. Boaz, Ruth ?
who touched the Bones of Elitha, 1. Job, Chap. 1.3. Joseph of Ari-
2 Kings 13. 21. Jairus's Daughter, mathea, Mat. 27: 57. Zaccheus,
Mat. 9. 25. The Widow's Son of Luk. 19. 2. Some bad Men were
Nain, Luk. 7. 14, &c. Lazarus, Rich: Etau, Gen. 36. 7. Nabal,
Joh. 11. 43, 4.1. The Saints at our
Lord's Résurrection, Mat 27. 52, 53. See Job 21.7,13;

1 Sam. 25. 2.· Haman, Elth. 5. 11.

Pral. 73. 3, 1:.
Dorcas, Acts 9. 40. Eutychus, Zech. 11. 5. Luk. 12. 16, 21,
Acts 20. 10.
At the Resurrection, good Men

Riches,
will be equal to the Angels, Luk. When gotten by honest Means,
20 36.

are the Gift of God, Deut. 8. 18.
The Good will be raised to Life, 1 Kings 3. 13. Eccl. 5. 19. Rica,
the Wicked ro Damnation, 369, a, 1. when got by dishonest Methods

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11.

20.

I 11.

6. 24.

20.

Compared to Partridges Eggs, Jer. neth to the Name of the Lord,
17.11. and not lasting, Prov. 13. Prov. 18. 10. He is glad in the

Prov. 21.,6. Proy. 22. 16. Lord, glorying and trusting in
Prov. 28. 22. Mat. 27. 3...

him, Plal. 64. 10. He wisely con-
The true use of Riches, 31, b, 19. fidereth the House of the Wicked,
301, 3, 10. Eccl. 3. 12. 13. Eccl. Prov. 21. 12. He doch righteous-
5.19.

ness, 1 Joh. 3. 7. The Righteous hath
Riches not to be gloried in, Jer. hope in his Death, Prov. 14. 32.
9. 23.

A good and evil Man how des
Riches cannot satisfie, the Mind, scibed by our Lord, Luk. 6.45.
Eccl. 4. 18. Eccl. 5. 10, &c. Ezek. The Righteous grieve for the Sins
7. 19. ' Not to be coveted, 31,6, 3: of the Wicked, 547, a, 20.
Nor trusted in, 195,1, 10. 809,b,

Righteous Men are

not of the
88c, b, 1.

World, therefore hated by it, 960,
Riches no certain sign of God's 8, 13;
Favour, Pfal. 73. 7, 12. The Un-

We can have no Evidence of our
certainty of Riches, 78, b, 20. Jam. being righteous, withcut doing

Works of Righteousness, I Joh. 3:
When we part with Riches in 6, 10.
Obedience to God, he is able to re-

Men may be righteous and good
compence our Loss, 195, b, 11. in very bad Times. Examples here-

The immoderate Love of Riches of; Noah, Gen. 6.9. Lot, Gen.
inconsistent with serving God, Mat. 13. 11, 13. Abraham, Gen. 13. 19,

Jofeph, Gen. 39. Samuel, I
Riches are deceitful, and compar

Sam. 2. 25, 26. Daniel, Dan. 6. 10.
red to Thorns, whereby the Word Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,
of God is choked, Mat. 13. 22. To Dan. 3. 16, &c. Joseph of Arima.
a Snare, 1 Tim. 6.9. They perish, thea among the Jews, 155, a, 7. Nis'
Ecclef. 5. 14.

codemus among the Pharisees, Joh.
Righteous

The Righteous sometimes procure
upright, fearing God, and eschew. Blellingstor athers, 583, a, il.

Motives to become righteous and
ing evil, Job 1. 1. His desire is on-
ly good, Prov. 11.23. His Thoughts them, which respect this Life, and

holy. General Promises made to
are righr, Prov. 12. 5. His delight which are answered when God fees
is in the Law of the Lord, Pfal. 1; it best for them, Deut. 28.1, &c.
He sheweth mercy, lendeth, and

Deut. 30. 9. Pfal. 84. 11. Pfal.
giveth, Pfal. 37. 21, 27. He giveth,

128. i, &c. Prov. 10. 6. Prov.
and spareth not, Prov. 21.:26. He

12. 21. Ifa. 3. 10. on 1 Tim.
confidereth the Cause of the Poor,

4.

8.

More particular Promises made
Prov 29.7. He regardeth the Life
of his Beast, Prov. 12. His

to the Righteous, Direction and Suc-
Mouth is a Well of Life, and his

cess, Pfal. 1. 3.
Lips feed many, Prov: 10.11,7Pfal. 33. 19

Prov. 3.6. Safety and Protection,
His Mouth bringeth' forth Wif-

Pfal. 34. 20. Pfal.
dom, and he knoweth what is ac-

37 23, 24, 28, 31. Pfal.91.10.
ceptable, 8c7, 6, 7. He holdeth on

Prov. 12. 21. Supply of Wants,
his Way, Job 17.9. He walketh Pfal. 33. 19. Pfal. 34. 10. Pfal. 37.
not after the Fleih, but mindeth 3, !9. Prov. 10. 3.
the Things of the Spirit. The Bo- Satisfaction in reasonable Defires,
dy is dead because of Sin, but the

Pfal. 37.4. Pfal. 145. 19. Prov.10.
Spirit is Life because of Righteoul. 24. Peace and quiet, Píal 119. 165 ..
nifs, Rom. 3. 1,5710. He run
8. ,

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Pral. 37. 5, 23.

Prov. 13. 25.

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and Comfort in Affli&tion, Pfal. 27. The Jews Superftitious in ob-
14. Pfal. 31. 24. Deliverance from serving the Sabbath day, 68, 2, 22.
Trouble, and Recovery out of it, In what Sense profaned by the
Pfal. 34. 19. Pfal. 37:24, 39. Priests, on Mat. 12. 5.

The Righteous ftvled God's Porti The Sabbath obferved before the
on, and his peculiar Treasure, Ex- giving of the Law, Gen. 2.2, 3.
od. 19.5. Deut, 32. 9. Mal. 3: 17. Gen. 4.3. Exod. 16. 22, &c.
They are set apart by God for him Precepts relating to the Observa.
self, Pfal.4. 3.

tion of the Sabbath, Exod. 20. 8, dr.
Righteoufiefs Lev. 23. 3. Lev. 26.

2. Ezek.
Of God expressed negatively, 29.19, dc.
633, a, 6. It stands for his Justice Duties to be perform'd on the
in diftributing Rewards and Pu- Sabbath Day, Prayer, Ads 16. 3.
nishments, Acts 17.31. 1 Pet. 2. 23. 546, a, o, b, 9. Hearing the Word
2 Thef. 1. 6.

of God, A&sig. 21. The Custom
Righteousness of God, that is, his of holding Assemblies for publick
Method of Justifying or Pardoning Worship thereon, transferr'd to the
Sinners, on Rom. 1.17.

first-Day of the Week, because our
Righteousness,

Lord arose from the Dead on that
Sometimes fiands for moral Obe. Day, as may be collected from Aus
dience, and comprehends our wbole 2017: 1 Cor. 16. 2.
Duty, 849, b, 16. Mat. 5.20. Some. vation of the Jewish fervenib.day

We are not oblig'd to the Obfer.
times the Duty we owe to our
Neighbour, Tit. 2. 12.

Sabbath, Gal. 4. 10, 11.
Some-

Col. 2.15.
times faithfulness in performing

But it appears to me that we are
Promises, in this Sense God is laid oblig'd to fet apart one Day in to
to be faithful and just, 1 Job. 1.9. religious Exercises, because fuchs a

ven for publick Worship, and other
We are called upon to awake to
righteousness, 653, 6, 8.

Rest is a Type of our Eternal Reft
There can be no fellowship be- in Heaven, Heb.
tween righteousness and unrighte- and because Ifa. 66. 33. is a Pro-
ousness, 7.51, a, 27.

phecy respecting Gospel-Times;
Motives to hunger and thirst af. and because, though the Apostles
ter Righteousness, 17, a, 1. 386, took all Opportunities for preach-

ing the Gospel, yet a seventh-Day,
a, 15.

Motives to practise Right coussiess, namely, the first Day of the Week,
Pfal. u. 7. Pfàl. 97. 11. Prov. u. ftians as a Day of publick Worthip

seems to have been kept by Chri.
5,6. Ifa. 32. 17: 304, a, 10. 879, in the Apoftles Time. See Lord's
b, 7. See Holiness, Obedience.

Day.
Right-hand,

Motives for the Religious Ob.
A Place of Dignity and Honour, fervation of the Sabbath, or a le-
J11, b, 1.

venth Day, Ifa. 56. 2. lfa. 58.1į,
Christ is exalted to the Right- 14.
band of God, 124, a, 22.

Sacrament
S.

Of the Lord's Supper : Its Infti-
Sabbath

tution, 142, b, 3, 22. Expressed by
Instituted in Memory of the Cre, breaking of Bread, 558, a, 12.
ation, Gen. 2, 2, 3. Exod. 20. 10, Women assembling with the A.
11. And for a Day of reft, that poftles, and joining in public
Men might not wear out themselves Worship, received the Sacrame,
in continual Labours, Exod. 23.12. confequently Lay-Perfons did pas.

take of the Cup, 468, a, 11.

Th

Heb. 4. 4,

Deut. 5.140

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