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sence; be invigorates virtue, and awes vice,149. God's
ubiquity exemplified, 150-153. The grandeur of God
justifies mysteries, and supersedes objects, 160, 163.
It is an argument to repentance, to humility, to confi-
dence, and to vigilance, 163. It should awe the hypo-
crite, the worldling, the slave of sensuality, 165. It is a
grand subject for enforcing charges of sanctity on an au-
dience, 165.

The sublime description of God in Isaiah xl. intended to
discountenance idolatry, 169. God's essence is inde-
pendent in its cause, 174. Universal in its extent, 176.
Comprises every excellence, 177, 178. Is unchangea-
ble in its exercise, while variation is the character of
the creatures, 178. Is eternal in its duration, 179.
The grandeur of God conspicuous in the immensity of
his works, 180, v. 335.

God, great in counsel, and mighty in work. Matter and

spirit are alike known to him, i. 201-212.

God's holiness proved from nature, from angels, and the
human heart, 241. God's holiness is our model, 247.
It is infinite in degree, pure in motive, and uniform in ac-
tion, 247, 248.

God's compassion must be in harmony with the spiritual-
ity of his essence, 259. He alone is capable of perfect
compassion, 267. It is exemplified to sinful men by
the victim he has substituted, by the patience he has
exercised, by the crimes he has pardoned, by the
friendship he has afforded, and by the rewards he has
bestowed, 271--280. The goodness of God defined,
293, 349.

God's anger and wrath are ideas borrowed from men.
Their animal spirits boil with rage; but anger with God
is knowing how to proportion punishment to crime, 314.
This idea is strikingly exemplified in six instances, 316,
&c. God is one in excellence, which is the source of

of all his perfections: they all act in unison, exemplified

in five points, 322.

The time of God's justice must come, 353.

The terrors of God's vengeance, 354.

God's long-suffering abused four ways, 362.

of Tarsus, 378.

to David, Manasseb, Peter, and Saul

God: the reverence due to him, 405. He is the object
of our fear, in regard of his regal sovereignty, and im-
mortality, 408.

The grandeur of God in his works awes the tyrants of the
church, 416.

The whole creation fights for God, when he pleases, 418.
God, the object of praise. To join with angels in this du-
ty, we must have the sentiments of angels, 429.
Characters of God's mercy, v. 126, vii. 76, 86, 359.
The depths of God, v. 339: of nature, 343: of providence,
348 of revelation, 350.

God is present in religious assemblies, vi. 232.

God's long-suffering has limits, as appears from public ca-
tastrophes, vii. 118: from hardened sinners, 124: from
dying men, 127.

God; awful in his most gracious approaches, 369.

GOLD, silver, &c. are figuratively sound doctrine, v. 318.
GOSPEL our author often preached on the gospel for the day,
i. 328.

The Gospel reveals the perfections of God, iii. 389.

Its doctrines are infallible, vi. 92, 93.

The great sin of not profiting by its superior light, vii. 391.
GRACE requires a preparation of the heart, vi. 18, &c.
There are degrees of grace, 182, vii. 81, 82.

The folly of sinning that grace may abound, 76, &c.
A day of grace or time of visitation allowed to nations as
well as to individuals, 118, &c.

The sufficiency of grace, 193.

The day of grace or time of visitation, 258, 259.

The doctrines of grace admirably stated in six proposi-

tions, viii. 263, &c.

Five cautionary maxims against misstating the doctrine, 256
GRATITUDE required for favors, iv. 158.


HABITS: Vicious ones may be renounced when old, in five ca-
ses, vii. 36.

HEARERS recommended to review their life, i. 381.

Some may be moved with tenderness; but others require
terror, 255.

Plain dealing with negligent hearers, 329, 353.
A repartee with hearers on the word fear, vii. 61.

They are reminded of righteousness, temperance, and a
judgment to come, 254.

HEAVEN: God will there communicate ideas or knowledge, iii.
397. Love, 401. Virtues, 404. Felicity, 405.
These four communications are connected together: we
cannot in heaven help possessing rectitude of thought,
and a propensity to love, and imitate God, 410.

A resemblance of God being the essence of heaven, it is
Satan's plan to render man unlike his God, 411.
Scholastic disputation whether we shall know one another

in heaven? v. 37.

Thoughts of heaven diminish the anguish of the cross, vi. 66
The joys of meeting Christ and saints in heaven, 71, 72, 73.
The third heaven of which St. Paul speaks, 266.
Why its happiness is unspeakable, 268, 295.

The blessed in heaven possesses superior illumination, 274.
They are prompted by inclinations the most noble and re-
fined, 282.

They possess all sensible pleasure in heaven, 286.
The church sighing for more of heaven, 297, &c.
Foretastes of heaven felt on earth, vii. 307, 308.
The delightful society of heaven, 336, &c.

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HEBREW CHRISTIANS: the scope and design of St. Paul's epis-

tle to them, vii. 142.

Their situation stated, 199.

HELL: there is no philosophy against its fear, iii. 313.
The eternity of hell-torments, 426.

This doctrine confirmed, and Origen refuted, 429, 430.
Four further arguments on this subject, 433.

The punishments of hell consist in the privation of celestial
happiness, 442; in painful sensations, 443; in remorse
of conscience, 444; in the horrors of the society, 446;
in the increase of sin, 447.

There are degrees of torment in hell; but the mildest are
intolerable, v. 385.

The cries of its inhabitants, viii. 36.

HENRY IV. of France, his equivocation, iv. 121.

HERO: he that ruleth his spirit is greater than he that taketh
a city, in four respects, iv. 331, &c.

HEROD ANTIPAS: his conduct to Jesus, ii. 195.

HERODOTUS: his account of Pharaoh Necho's expedition, vol.
viii. 131. See Prideaux.

HOBBES and MACHIAVEL: a word to their disciples, 74, &c.
HOLLAND: Six cautions to that nation, iv. 158, &c.

Omens of its prosperity from its tears, 170.

A sketch of its vices, viii. 77.

Three sources of hope for Holland, 85, &c.

Its high and mighty Lords called to repentance, 210.
Religious disputes in Holland, 256-259.

HOLINESS: the word has many acceptations, i. 229. It is vir-
tue, rectitude, order, or a conformity to God, 232, 233,
234. It often means justice, 235. or fitness, 236.

HUET, Bishop of Avranches: his eccentricity, 289.
HUMANITY to the brute creation enforced by Jewish and Pa-
gan laws, viii. 163, 164.

HUMILITY; a cause of gratitude, i. 445.

HYPOCRISY rebuked, iii. 369.

The hypocrite described, iv, 71; v. 79.


IDEAS: their imperfection, iii. 398.
IDLENESS: its mischiefs, iv. 107, &c.

IDOLATRY: best refuted by irony, i. 188, &c.

It disgraces man, who is made in the image of God, v. 54.
Idolatry in morals is expecting help from man: families

that despair on the death of a father; and the dying who
rely on physicians are guilty of it, i. 187, 192. All men
who have recourse to second causes are guilty of the
same sin, 422.

IMAGE of God in man, iii. 410-412.

IMAGINATION: its magnifying power over the passions, v. 238.
INFERENCES, Heb. ii. 1-3.

A striking inference from the

Godhead of Christ, iii. 198.

Inferences from the being of God, i. 290.

A caution against wrong inferences from St. Peter's sin, ii.

The multitude ought not to be our rule, 183.

Caveat against wrong inferences from our equality, iii. 101.
INFIDELITY affects an air of superiority, v. 145.

Its dogmas revolt our moral feelings, 147.

It has succeeded the spirit of blind credulity, vi. 195.
It has insuperable difficulties, viii. 110, &c.

INIQUITIES of the fathers visited on the children: the nature
of that economy, i. 345–354.


INTERCESSION of Christ: its omnipotency, vol. vi. 103, &c.
ISAAC, a type of Christ, 113.

ISAIAH: his mission to Ahaz, ii. 98.

His death, vii, 178.

Isis, an Egyptian God, alluded to in Jeremiah xliv. v. 75.
ISMAEL preserved by providence, v. 42.

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