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JAMES (St.) the paradoxes or high morality of his epistle, iv. 17.
JEREMIAH: his purchase of land, a proof of prophecy, i. 197, &c.
His boldness at fourteen years of age, ii. 132.
His severe mission to his country, vi. 205.
His complaints against Israel, viii. 62.

JEWS: their hardness and opprobium inferred from the vari-
ous methods Jesus Christ adopted for their conversion,
ii. 158-162.

We should have patience and pity with their errors, 232.
The Jews safer guides in the interpretation of prophecy

than many Christians: (perhaps the author alludes to
Grotius, who affected an unpardonable singularity in his
expositions of the prophecies,) 251.

Could they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead?
343. Two Answers, ibid.

Their fair promises before Sinai were transient, v. 269.
Six of their calamities deplored by Jeremiah, viii. 135, &c.
Character of their irreligious kings, 143.

The Jews perished as the Galileans, 202.

The calamities of the Jews, and those of Europe compar-
ed, 205.

JUDAS went to his own place, v. 378.

It had been good for him, if he had not been born, explain-
ed and proved in four arguments, 380.

The circumstances, under which he sinned, 393, 394.
The pretexts, with which he covered his crime, 396.
The confession extorted by his conscience, 399.
JUDGMENT: the day of, i. 123.

Power of the judge, 125.

A future judgment is inferred from the disorders of society,
from the power of conscience, & from revelation, iii. 367.
We shall be judged according to the economy under which
we lived, 379. These are, light-proportion or talents
-and mercy, 379, &c.


JUDGMENTS (National): the erroneous, and the real light in
which they should be viewed, viii. 189.

Four erroneous dispositions in which they are viewed, 190.
JUDGMENTS (National): God is not only the author of all
judgments, but he determines their ends; proved by
three propositions, 194.

A provisional or particular judgment on every man as soon
as his soul leaves the body, iii. 366.

The judgment or opinion must often be suspended, v. 243.
JUSTIFICATION: Anselm's mode of expressing himself on that
subject, iii. 281.

Justification by faith, 274, &c.


KEDUSCHA, Kadytis, or holy, the name of Jerusalem in many
of the oriental languages, viii. 131.

KING the term defined, iv. 409.


The KINGDOM of Christ is not of this world, as is apparent
from his design-his maxims-his exploits-his arms
-his courtiers-his rewards, ii. 222.

His kingdom not being of this world, demonstrates the
authenticity of his mission, 240.

A search for the subjects of the Messiah's kingdom among
the Jews-in Rome-in Protestant countries, 242.

In relation to this kingdom the faith and practice of Chris-
tians are at dissonance, 244.

KNOWLEDGE: the imperfections of it, no proof of the non-ex-
istence of God, and of the incorrectness of divine truth,
i. 289, &c.

Defects of human knowledge, vi. 274, &c.

Five reasons why our knowledge is circumscribed, viii.
114, &c.

Man cannot know as God knows, which is an adequate
apology for the mysteries of faith, 118.


LATITUDINARIANISM, or Deism, viii. 111.

LAW: offending in one point, &c. refers to capital offences, not
to daily frailties, momentary faults, and involuntary pas.
sions, iv. 24. It refers to wilful and presumptuous sins,
which virtually sap the foundation of the whole law in
three respects, 30.

The law requires us to consider God as a sovereign, a le-
gislator, and a father, 32.

The excellent design of God's law exhibited in four argu-
ments, 144.

LAWYERS: their method of false pleading, v. 230.
LEARNING and knowledge should be cultivated by Christians,
ii. 383.

LEGENDS: a specimen of them, vi. 12.

LENT: apparently observed with great reverence by the au-
thor's hearers, ii. 250.

This festival is strongly recommended, vi. 110.
LEVITICAL LAW supported by three classes of persons, 341.
LIBERTINES their objections against revelation, i. 119; refuted
in four arguments, 120.

LIBERTY (Christian) described, iii. Pref. viii.

Liberty described in five points; in the power of suspend-
ing the judgment-in haviug the will in harmony with
the understanding-the conscience superior to the con-
troul of the senses-superior to our condition in life,

Liberty is incompatible with sin, 153.

LIFE: arguments on its shortness and uncertainty, vi. 308. &c,
The life of men divided into six periods, 321.

This life is a season of probation assigned for making our
choice, 328.

The grand object of life is to prepare for eternity, 329.
Sinners should be grateful for the reprieve of life, 330.
Life well spent affords satisfaction to old age, iii. 233.

An idle life, however exempt from great crimes, is incom-
patible with a state of salvation, iv. 103.

The vicissitudes of life, v. 174, 175, 176. Reflections on
it, 188.

We should value the good things of life, 190.

Some men hate life through a disposition of melancholy, 200,
of misanthropy, 201, of discontent and disgust, 203, and
of an excessive fondness of the world, 263.

Some dispositions which should contribute most to the plea-
sure of life, embitter it, to wit: mental abilities, 206; ten-
derness of heart, 212; rectitude and delicacy of con-
science, 215.

LOUIS XIV. a cruel, superstitious, and enthusiastic man, iv.

175, 176, 177.

His monarchy obviously alluded to, 184.

His secret policy against the neighbouring states, 200.
His glory-and the humiliation of his pride, v. 373.
LOVE: the energy of the love of Christ, iii. 240, 246.

The sinner is exhorted to enkindle his heart with love, 250.
Effects of Christ's love on the heart, 249, 254.

His love is an inexhaustible source of consolation in all the
distresses of life, and in the agonies of death, 255.

It is a source of universal obedience, 259.
Love to God described, iv. 103.


MACHIAVELIAN politics, iv. 204, viii. 74.

Portrait of the infidel who shall presume to govern a king-
dom on those principles, viii. 141, 142.

MAGISTRATES addressed, vi. 333.

MAHOMET: character of that monster, viii. 95.
MAIMONIDES: this learned Rabbi agrees with St. Paul, Heb. x. 5,

6, that God requires our persons, not our sacrifices, iii. 228
MALACHI: character of the people to whom he preached, vi. 221
-223. the character of the priests whom he addressed,
242, 245, 247.

MALEBRANCHE: his admirable exposition of the passions, v.


MAN, in the simplicity of youth, admires the perfections of God,
and the theory of religion, vii. 167.

Man is born with a propensity to some vice, 181.

The dangers to which a well-disposed man is exposed in
public life, 198.

His faculties of thinking, loving and feeling, demonstrate
the limits of his mind, viii. 115.

MANKIND the wisdom of God in the diversity of their condi-
tions, iii. 79.

They are all equal in nature-in faculties and infirmities,
85.-In privileges and claims on God and providence,
88. In the appointments of the Creator according to
their endowments, 91.-In their last end, 95.

Our lot in life, and our faculties, prove our designation for
another world, v. 183.

MARLBOROUGH: (Duke of) his victory over Marshal Villars,

v. 296.

MARTYRS: a fine apostrophe to them, i. 410.

The Jews believed in their resurrection, ii. 132.

The moral martyrs are sometimes taxed with a spirit of
rebellion, iv. 411.

They have a fourfold reward, 421.

Arguments of support to martyrs, vi. 50.

'The fear of martyrdom, vii. 341.

MARY, the mother of Christ, 317.

MARVELLOUS: a caution against the love of it, vi. 184.

MATERIALITY of the soul refuted, iii. 120.

MAXIMS of the world, v. 61, 70.

MEDIATOR: Christ, in this office, is one with God in three res-

pects, vi. 83.

MERCHANTS apprised of a heavenly treasure, 335.

MINISTERS guilty of enormities must either be expelled, or
wrath will come on the whole people, v. 26, 27, 28.
Casuists or ministers cautioned, 135, 222, 369.

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