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Lord's Prayer,

to them that love God, Rom. 8. 28. Intended by our Lord not only As God is pleased to delight in his as a Pattern, but form of Prayer. Servants, Prov. 8. 31. fo he alone Collected out of the Jewish Litur- can satisfie the Desires of our Souls, gies, on Mat. 6.9.

Pfal. 16. u. Plál. 17. 15. What is That we are not enjoin'd to use under Goodness

, Heaven, and Provia only this Prayer, appears from the dence, will suggest other Motives to Example of Christ

and his Apostles, love God, who made use of other Words in

God's love to us how manifested, Prayer, Mat. 26.38, 39. Joh. 17. 429, b. u.

not merited by us, Acts 1. 24. A&s 4. 24, &-c. Eph. 1.

1006, a, 30. 16, &c. Eph. 3. 14,&c.

Lufts
Lots

Of the Flesh not to be fulil'ed. Antiently used, 461, a, 16.

See Mortification.
Love.

Lying,
Charity or Love described, 1 Cor.

The Devil the Father of it, Joh. Chap. 13. It includes much more

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44. * than relieving the Poor, 422, a, 39.

Lying strictly forbidden. Motives even the Sum of our Duty to

to dissuade from it; Lying is what our Neigbour, 422, a, 7, 25.

God hates, a part of the old Man, Love covereth the Faults of the and will be severely punished, 806, Person beloved, 719, b, 16. The Duty of Love very much in.

M. fisted on in the holy Scriptures,

Mad. 421, b, 14. 422, 8, 5,

A Slander uttered against our Our Love to each other must be Lord and his Apostles, 581, 6, 6. expressed not only by Words, but by Actions, 1003, b, 9. Seeking

Magistrates, the good of others, 655, b, 20,

The Power they have from God, The most orthodox Faith' with. 652, 4, 9. Mägistrates called Gods, out Love or Charity, of no worrb,

697, b, 19.

What manner of Men Magistrates

ought to be, Exod. 18. 21. Their Love.

Duty, and the end of their Office, To Love God with our supream 652, 6, 10, 11, 24. Affection, a Duty, 123, b, 11. We Among the Jews, Kings took care must love Christ above our natural cf Religion. Examples; David, 2 Parents, 296, b, 17.

Sam. 6.2 2 Sam. 7. 2. JehoshaOur Love to God must be ex phat, 2 Chron. 17.7, Bc. Josiah, preffed by keeping his Command. 2 Chron. 34. 1, &c. ments, 425, b, 6. by chusing him The Throne of Kings, how esta. as our Portion, Deur. 32.9. Pfal. blished, Prov. 16. 12. Prov. 25. 26, 16. 5. Pfal. 73. 26. Píal. 142.5. 28. Prov. 25. 5. Cautions and DiLam. 3. 25. by rejoicing, delight. rections given to them, Deut. 17. ing, and glorying in him, 227,5, 16, doc. 15. 228, a, 12. 649, b, 13.

King Jehoram punished with great The Love of God and our Neigh- Sicknels, &c. for his disobedience bour, the Sum and Substance of to God, 2 Chron. 21. 12, doc. practical Religion, Mat. 22.37, &c.

Magistrates not to be reviled ard Motives to love God ; God firft spoken evil of; 990, a, 14. Loved us, 1 Joh. 4. 19. necessary to Obedience and Subječtion due to entitle us to his love, 36, b, 3. Pfal

. Magistrates, 652, à, 1. To fray for 145.20. All things work for good them, a Duty, 867, a, 9, 16. and to

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pay them Tribute, 122, a, 1. Marriage, on 1 Cor. 7. 26, 28.

Magistrates not to be obeyed Those who forbid Marriage falle when their Commands are incon. Teachers, 1 Tim. 4. 1; 3: fistent with our Duty to God, 2, Marriage the Duty of those who King. 17. 7, 8, 19. This was the cannot contain, 105, a, 4. Cate of the Egyptian Midwives,

The Jews, both Men and Women, Excd. 1. 15,&c. Of Shadrach, Me were to marry in their own Tribe, Ihach, and Abed-nego, Dan. 3.13, Numb. 36.6,&c. Tob. 1. 9. c. Of Daniel, Dan.6.7,&c. Ofthe To marry á Brother's Wife not Apostles, A&.4.18,&c. A& 5.27.&c. lawful, 83, 6, 5. In what Cafe alMajesty

lowed, 203, a, 12. Of God. Hereby is meant his

An ability to live chaftly withGreatness and Excellence, 667, a, out Marriage, a fpecial Gift of God, Greatness and Excellence, 669, a, 691,

b, 3. on Mat. 19.12. 17. 856, b, 14. 1 Chron. 29. u. Pfal. 96. 6. Pfal. 104, s. Before

Marriage honourable in all, Heb. him all Nations are as a 'Drop of the 13. 4. therefore in Clergymen. St. Bucket, Isa. 40. 15.

Peter was 'a married Man, Mat. 8. Malice

14. Other Apostles were married,

105,6, 9. To be entirely. banished from

Duties of the Married ; See Huse Chriftians, Eph. 4. 31. Col, 3. 8. bands, Wives. 1 Pet. 2. I.

See Polygamy, Divorce.
Mammoi,

Masters,
What ? cn Luk. 16.9.

Their Duty to 'their Servants, Ман, ,

814, a, 21. The Centurion, Luk Of the happy Estate wherein God 7. 2. Abraham, Joshua, and Corne made him, 711, a, 16. Pfal. 8.5;&c. lius, examples to Masters, 527, 2, 14. Eccl. 7. 29. Eph. 4. 24. Col. 3. In what Sense our Lord forbids jo. Of the Fall of Man, Gen. 3. I, us to call any Man Master, on Mat. dc. Rom. 5. 12. 2 Cor. 11. 3. See 23. 8.. on 1 Cor. 7.23. Corruption, Of Man's Recovery by

Meals. Chrilt, Gen. 3. 15. Joh. 1. 29. Joh. To fay Grace, a Duty, 84, 6, 6. 3. 14. Joh. 4. 42. Acts 4. 12. A&t.

Mediator, 13. 38, 39. Col. 1. 20. 1 Joh. 2. 2. s Joh. 4. 14. 1 Joh. 5. 11, 12.

His Office, 868, a, 8. Moses a Man, his Excellency and Digni- Mediator between God and the Ifra

elites, Gal. 3.19. tý, 57, b, 20. Of God's dwelling in him, 389, a, 1. 622, a, 15.

The only Mediator between God Prov. 8.31. nut worthy to be taken and Man is Christ Jesus, 868, a, 15. notice of by God, 904, 2, 1.

Our Prayers must be offered in his

Name, 35, b, 32. 610, b, 28. and Manna,

our Praises, 593, 6, 48. What? 375, 8, 9, 22.

Meditation,
Maranatha,

See Consideration.
What ? on 1 Cor. 16 22.

Meekness.
Marriage

This Virtue expressed by Mode. Instituted of God, 104, a, 12. 193, ration, Phil. 4.5. a, 13.

Meekness a Duty,838,4,6. Jam.3.13. Second Marriages lawful,696. a, 6. Ofihe Practice of Meekness, 16, b,

Christians not allowed to marry 23. 99, a, 12. with Infidels, 151, a, 23.

Motives to Meckness, 16, b, 25. The Delign of the Apostle, I 61, 6, 13. Pfal. 25.9. Pfal. 147.6. Çor. Chap. 7. was not in the gene. Ifa. 29. 19. Christ an Example al to prefer a single Life before

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thereof, 114, b, 9. 146, 6, 14. The 23. By doing Works of Mercy, we Meekness of Christ prophesied of, imitate God, who is merciful, Luká: 500, b, 14. Moses an Example there. 36. and rich in mercy, 2 Cor. 1. z: of, Numb. 12.3;

Eph. 2.4.
Melchifedec,

Ministers. What the Scriptures deliver con Of the Election and Ordination cerning him, 912, a, 15.

of the Apostles, 50, b, 13. 166, a, 4, Mercy

18. 452, 6, 13. Suppofing that the Of God. He is gracious, and of Apostles were extraordinary Mini. tender Mercy, 299, 6, 7. 599, a, 8. sters in the Church, it notwithstand. 964, a, 18. Exod: 34.6, &c. Deut, ing appears to be the Will of God

that there should be a standing Mi4. 31. Pfal. 57. 10. Jer. 3. 12. Luk. 6. 36.

2 Cor. 1: 3: 1 Pet. 1.3. Bifry cherein, Eph. 4. 11, &c. be. Mercy of God to the Jews, 329, a, in the Churches where they preach

cause the Apostles ordained such 15. In pardening Offences, Neh. 9. 17:31. Psal 78. 38. But God will ed, and appointed others to do the not acquit the Wicked continuing fame, 875, a, 19. To these they rewicked, Exod. 34.7. For as God is commend the Care of the Church, merciful to the truly Penitent, so telling them that they are appointis he terrible to the Wicked, 247, ed by God to feed it, Acts 20. 17, 6,7.855, b, 23

28. These are called on to fulfil Qualifications requisite in order their Ministry, 536, b, 5. and Rules

. to our partaking of God's Mercy. are laid down in the New Testa That we confess and forsake our

ment respecting their QualificatiSins, Prov. 28. 13. That we return

ons and Election, 1 Tim. ;. 1, &C to God, 2 Chron. 30. 9. Ifa.55: 7.

Tit. I. 5,ợc.

Ministers called Elders, 875, a, 15. fearing, loving, and obeying him, Dept. 9. 9. 228, bi s. That we Ministers and Stewards, and therefore keep his Covenant, Pfal. 103. 17, they ought to be faithful, 683, a, 18. and do works of Righteousness, 20,33: Ministers of God, of Christ,

of the Gospel, of the New Testa, Sin prevents our receiving Mer. ment, but not Ministers of those for cies and Deliverances, Judg 2.

whom they. minister, 750, a, 22.

Ambassadors for Christ, befeeching Considerations to dissuade impe

Men in his stead, 2 Cor.5.20. nitént Sinners from presuming on Christian Church, whereby it ap

Cor. 6. 1. Prophecies respecting the the Mercy of God, on 2 Pet. 2. 4.

pears that the Title of Priest may be Mercy

given to Christian Ministers, Pfal. 132. And Charity ought to be univer. 16. Isa. 66. 21. Jer. 33. 18. .See fal, Luk. 6. 30, Co. Luk. 10. 30, Dr. Barrow on Pfal. 132. 16. c.

The Character of a good Minister What Works are works of Mercy, of Christ, on 2 Tim. 3. 14. Neh. s. 8. Mat. 18. 27. Mai, 25. Ofthe Qualifications cf Ministers : 34, &c. Luk. 7. 42. Luk. 10. 33. They ought to be wife and prudent,

25, a, 7. 26, b, 5. 139, Mat. 10. 16. Men of good Report, 2,6.956, a, .

483, a, 17. To be Meek and Huma Motives to practice, 17, a, 23. ble, 887, b, 10, 18. To take heed Prov. 11. 17. Mercy preferr'd before to themselves as well as their Sacrifice and Duties of positive In. Flocks, 560, a, 39. To be eminent ftiturion, Mat. 12. 1, c. 47, a, 1. Examples to others, 61, b, 20. Unmercifulness punished, Mar. 18. 709, a, 9.874 a 20. 886, a, 27, 30,6 6. Mat. 25, 41. Luk. 16. 31,

Minifters,

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Minifters, their Office: To teach corrupt the Word of God, nor han the People, 648, a, 1. To admini: dle it deceitfully, 744,2, 7. Jer. 6. fter the Sacramenrs. See Baptism. 14. Ezek. 13. 10, &c. They have not dominion over the Ministers are to pray for their PeoFaith of Christians, 738, b, s. nor ple, 593, b, 10. 594, b, 24. A&s 20. must they teach that as matter of 32. Eph. 3. 14, doc. In Meekness Dury which God has not command. io instruct those that err, 887, b, ed, 125, a, 19. Their Do&trine 18. The tenderness of the Apostle must be agrecable to the Words towards fome who had offended, and Do&trine of Jesus Chrift, Mat. and his Resolution to use severity 28.20. 2 Joh. ver. 9,10.772,b, 8. if they did not amend, 738, a, 2. 864, a, 13. Ministers are to avoid Minifters ought to deliver the Questions and strife about Words Truths of God with great boldness which do not profit, 263, a, 8. St. and freedom of Speech, 476, a, i. Paul valued 'rot excellency of They are to ftudy to pleafe not Men, Speech, or Man's Wisdom, 671, a, but God, 772,6, ?2. They must not 11. Christ, and him crucified, and be afraid of Men, 551, 1, 1o. They the Doctrines arising therefrom, are to look up to God for his alifa the main Things to be insisted on ance, 726, a, 2. The Apostles asby them, 674, a, 30. They are to cribed their Success to the working teach the good knowledge of God, of his mighty Power, 795, a, 1. 2 Chron. 30. 22. All the Counsel Ministers not to be despised, 271, of God, Acts 20. 27. How to walk b, 14. 773, b, 13. but to be receir and please God, 803, a, 3.

ed, 782, b, 27, and accounted as the Ministers are to be laborious in Ministers of Christ, 1 Cor.

4. I. their Calling, 725, 6, 10, 764, a, 2.

Wicked Mixifiers do great hurt, 766, b, 16. 2 Tim. 4. 2, s. To 88, a, 14. Mát. §. 13. God is some watch for Mens Souls, Heb. 13. 19. times pleased to make use of the To have the good of Souls at ministry of bad Men, for the good Heart, Aets 20.31. 765, b, 16. of his Church, 38, b, 24. Phil.I. 817, a, 4. 884, a, 16. The Apostle 15, &c. If they are bad, their good accounted his Success in the Con- Instructions ought to be followed, version of Souls, a Seal of his Apo- Mat. 23. 3. Ntleship, 699, 3, 6. appealing to the Motives to excite Ministers to diConsciences of his Hearers, 744, a, ligence in their holy Function, 17. and rejoicing at the Success of Luk. 12. 42, &c. $50, 6, 10. 551, his Preaching, 737, a,

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a, 20. 875, a, 1. The Reward proOf the Love of Ministers to their mised, i Pet, 5.4. The Punishment Flocks, 1 Cor. 16. 24. 2 Cor. 3. threatned, Ezek. 33.7, &c. Mal

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7,8,9. 2 Jth. ver. 1. They are to exhort The Duty of the People to the and perfuade, 528, a, 1. and that Minifters of Christ, 648, b, 4. 823; whether they will hear or not, a, 25. To love them, 2 Cor. 8.7, 8, Ezek. 2.5, 7. And sharply to re 24. Thef. 5. 13. To

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for prove and rebuke notorious Sinners, them, 662, b, 28. Miniflers have a 894, b, 12. I Tim. 5. 20. To put right to a Maintenance, 59, 2, 4 their Hearers in remembrance, 660, 53, b, 1. To defraud them of their b, 1o, 18.

juft and legal Dues, Sacrilege and Ministers exposed to Cenfure and robbing of God, 6c2, a, 1. Calumny, Rom. 3.8. : Cor. 6. 8. 2 Cor. 1o. 3 Joh. ver. to. Ha

Miracles. red by some for telling them the Moses had a Power of working Truth, Gal, 4. 16. They must not Miracle, that he might be able

thers

3. 2.

thereby to convince the Jews of his Miracles, may be known by their being sent by God, Exod. 4.1, &c. Doctrine, Deut. 13. 1, &c. Miraculous' Cures wrought by

Moon Chrift, 43, a, 1. 45,a, 27. Mat. 15. Shall not give her Light, the 30. Many healed by touching his Meaning of that Expression, on Garment, 86, a, 1. Many more Mi- Mat. 24. 29. racles done by Christ than are re

Moral. corded, 385, a, 24.

The moral Law established by The Jews afcribed the Miracles of Chrift, Mat. 5. 17, &c. Christ to a Power derived from

The practice of moral Duties vethe Devil, 49, b, 1. This Calamny ry much infifted on in the Newrefuted, Luk 11.17,&c. Our Lord appeals to his Miracles, in, 11. Tit. 2.

Testament, Mat. 5.3, &c. Phil. 1.

II, &c. Jam. I. as an Evidence of the Truth of his

27. Pretensions, 61, a, 10. The Apo.

Moral Duties the Fruit of the It les appealed to the Miracles of Spirit, 428, a, 24. Which Fruit e Chrift, A&s 2 22... The Life and Miracles of Christ 662, 6, 1. The Sum of the Law and

very Chriftian muft bring forth, recorded, that we might believe the Prophets, Mat. 7. 12. him to be the Son of God, Joh. Moral Duties more acceptable to 20. 31.

God, and of greater Obligation The Disciples of Christ and on thersinduced by his Miracles to be than Sacrifices, or any positive Inthersinduced by his Miracles to be- ftitutions, 47, , 1. 205,a, ... Luk. lieve in him, Joh. 2. 11, 23. Joh. 6. 1, &c. Luk. 13. 14, &c. Luk.

We ought to be fatisfied with 14- 3, &c. such Signs and Miracles as are suf

The Jews ofren reproved for actficient, and not demand more, a, 13. 981, 8, 10.

ing contrary to mporal Duties, 97), 72, a, 9.

Moral Duties chiefly insisted on The Jews inexcufable for nor be. Lieving in Christ after they had seen by the Spirit of God, in the Des his Miracles, Mat. 11. 20, &c. Joh. fcription and Characters of good

Men in Scripture, Gen 15. 24. Why our Lord would not have Numb. 1 2. 3. Job 1. 1. Luk. 1.6.

See Law Moral, obedi. bis Miracles published, on Mar. Acts IC. 2, 8. 4

Mortification Miracles wrought by the Apostles, 220, a, 22. 221, a, 2. 530, b, 4:

Consists in putting off the old 554, 5, 8. Of the Gift of Tongues, Man, the Body of the Sins of the 229, b, 21.

Flesh, Eph. 4. 22. Col. 2. 11.
Greater Miracles wrought by the

What we are to mortifie, 614, b, Apostles, than by Christ himself, 17. 624, a, 1. 655, a, 27. 685, a,

20. 805, b, 5. Miracles and Wonders may be

The Deeds or Lusts of the Body done by Deceivers and falfe Pro to be mortified by, or through the phets, 131,6, 3.

Affiftance of the Spirit, 271, 2, 4. Deceivers suffered to work Mira,

Motives to Practice, Rom. 8. 132 cles, that God may thereby prove 613, 6, 16, 614, a, 1, b, 17. bis faithful Servants, Deut. 13. 3.

Mourni, and as a Judgment for the Punith

See Sorrom.
ment of the Wicked, 2 Thef. 2. 10,
&c.

Murder,
Deceivers, notwithstanding their To be punished with Death,

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