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they undauntedly braved The two covenants typified by

all dangers

296 Agar and Sarah

as ambassadors for Christ, The Galatians are exhorted to
they exerted themselves to maintain their gospel liberty i b.

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

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 bleg.

Christ

299

sings: and prays for the es-

Paul vindicates his apostolic com-

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

sian church

513
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 Coriothians; and

saved by grace

adverts to his own labours Jews and Gentilts are constituted

and sufferings in the cause one body in Christ

of Christ

302 Paul declares his knowledge of the

enumerates (though unwil-

mystery of Christ, and prays
lingly) other proofs of his

for the establishment of the

apostolic authority

303

sians in love

asserts his power to excom | Doxology

316

municate obstinate offen Paul exhorts to unity--describes

ders from the church 305

variety of gifts

concludes with a salutation

exhorts the Ephesians to put

and benediction s ib.! off the old man, and be .

clothed with the new 317

GALATIANS.

Relative duties of wives and bus-

Paul's address to the Galatians 305 bands en forced, 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

wbich 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

faith

exhorts to unity and forti-

Abraham was justified by that faith

tude in persecution

which led to obedience, and so

exhorts to humility from the

must 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

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

to Christ

:spectly as lights in the world

Christ delivered the believing Jews Paul's readiness to be offered up

from the servitude of the cere-

for the gospel

monial law

ib. Timothy and Epaphroditus

ditus com-
Paul expresseth his tender affec-

mended
tion for the Galatians

310

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Paul 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

the first resurrection 323

exhorts the Philippiaus to

1 TIMOTHY,

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

cross; and points out the

SUS

privilege of believers ib. The use of the moral law

exhorts the Philippians to Paul mentions his extraordinary

steadfastness; entreating bis

call to the ministry

associates also to be like

charges Timothy to be faith-

minded

ful

thanks the Philippians for

exhorts that prayers should

their liberality

be made for all men

Conclusion

| Women not permitted to teach

The office and qualifications of a

COLLOSSIANS.

bishop or overseer

Paul's salutation

325 Qualification for deacons

All things created in Christ; who An apostacy from the Christian

will finally reconcile all things faith foretold
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

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

and power

327 have towards different charac.

Paul exhorts to heavenly-minded-

ters

ness

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

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

nians for their receiving the

be liberal to the poor

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

tian faith

exhorts to chastity, justice,

exhorts Timothy to fortitude

love and industr

and perseverance

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

living changed at the second of no moment to be avoided

coming of Christ

Paul foretels perilous times

Christians should walk as children

exhorts Timothy to retain

of light

the doctrine he had learn-

Faithfül ministers are to be high-

ly esteemed

charges Timothy to make

Charge and benediction

full proof of his ministry

speaks of his own departure

2 THESSALONIANS.

with great confidence

Paul rejoices at the constancy of

requests Timothy to come
the Thessalonians, and en-

shortly

courages them to endure Conclusion

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

347

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The universality of salvation 347 God the author of all good to his

Submission to civil governors &c. I creatures

enforced

348 | The essential duties of true re-

Conclusion
ib. ligion

368
Impartiality in judgment enforced ib.
PHILE MON.

Justification by that faith which
Paul's approbation of Philemon 349 / worketh by love
he intreats him to receive The important duty of subduing

the tongue

Heavenly wisdom opposed to

HEBREWS.

eart

370

The dignity and pre-eminence of Caution against pride and envyib.

Christ above the prophets 350

self-dependence 371

The gospel superior to the law

Judgment denounced agaiust the

All things subjected to Christ

Jewish rulers

The humanity of Christ declared ib. Patience recommended

Christ's superiority to Moses de Swearing forbidden

clared

352 Divers precepts and relative duties

Canaan typical of the gospel dis recommended

pensation
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

T'he priesthood of Aaron typical An exhortation to holy conversa-

of Christ

tion and love

373

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

haviour that will adorn the gog-
The Hebrews exhorted to lay a-

pel
side the ritual ordinances ib. Relative and social duties
The wretched condition of such as Christ's preaching to spirits in

apostatize from Christianity ib. prison

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

pensation superior to those of Humility recommended

one

357 Conclusion

The sacrifices in the law fulfilled

in Christ

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

the ancient patriarchs

ib. Peter asserts the confirmation of
An exhortation to patience

prophecy by the vision on the
The benefit of God's chastisement 364 holy Mount
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
mended

365

Strange doctrines to be avoided-

1 JOHN.

duties enforced
ib. Christ the true word of life

382

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

Conclusion

ib. we have fellowship one with

another

JAMES.

Christ the propitiation for the sins

Advice, comfort, and admonition of the whole world

given

367 | Christians addressed as fathers,

Our own lusts, and not God, tempt | young men, and children

as to sin

ib,

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The love of God in adopting us Universal praise

as his children

384 The sealed book opened

Rules for the trial of spirits

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

the doctrine of Christ fully at Seven angels prepared to sound

tested

386 their trumpets

Conclusion

387 | Six angels sound, and the circum-

stances which follow

2 JOHN.

A mighty angel sweareth there

Exhortation to love each other;

shall be no more delay
and a caution to avoid seducers 387 The two witnesses

The seventh trumpet sounded 403

3 JOHN

A woman bringeth forth a male

The elder to the beloved Gaius 388 child

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

telleth the punishment of false The lamb with his company 406

teachers

389 T'he 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

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

adyersary 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

of Smyrna

Jesus directs John not to seal up
of Pergamus

what he had seen, and intimates

in Thyatira 394

his speedy approach to reward

in Sardis

ib

every man according to his

of Philadelphia 395

works

of Laodicea lib. | A hearty assent and benedio.

The throne of God encompassed

tion

with elders and other living be-

iogs

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