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Phil. 1. 23:

See Spirit.

Luk. 3. 14.

Sobriety.

The Blefjedness of religions Sober or temperate, one who go- Mourning, Mat. 5. 4. verns his Passions. This Virtue is

Soul, generally opposed to Intemperance, It does not die with the Body, and particularly to Drunkenness, Mat. 22. 32. A&s 7. 59. 2 Tim.i. 2 Cor. 5.13. i Thes. s. 6. 1 Tim. 10. It is immortal, Ecclef. 12. 7. 3. 2, II.

Tic. 1. 8. 1 Pet. 1. 13. Dan. 12. 2. Mat. 10. 28. i Pet. 5. 8. It respects the Mind as The Souls of Men do not sleep afwell as the Body, Rom. 12. 3. ter their departure hence, Luk. 16.

Motives to Practice, 323, b, 22, 23. Luk. 23. 43. 2 Cor.5.6. 7. Sodomy,

Good Men at their Death comA detestable Sin, 597, b, 11. If mit their Souls to God, 981, b, 3. any have been guilty of this abomis

The Soul is of such inestima: nable Wickedness, they should not ble Value, that nothing can be giv. despair, because such have repent, en in exchange thereof, Mat 16.26

. ed, 1 Cor. 6.9, 11.

The Souls of good Men in God's

keeping, 1 Pet. 4. 19. Soldiers, John Baptist's Advice to them,

Spirit

Hath not Flesh and Bones, Luk Son

24. 39. Of God; Adam so called, Luk.z. The Spirit of Man the Candle of 38. All Men are Sons or Children the Lord, 675, 6, 23. of God, as they are his Offspring, God, the God of the Spirits of 21 Acts 17. 29. All true Christians Flesh, 548, a, 12. are so by Adoption, 624, 6, 6. An Spirit, Soul, and Body, how to be gels, Job 1. 6. and Magiftrates fty- understood, on 1 Thel. 5. 2;. led the Sons or Children of God, Pfal. 82. 6.

Spirit Jesus Christ styled the Son, the

Holy, proceeds from the Father

, beloved and dear Son of God, u, b, Joh. 15. 26. and from the Son, Gal 19. He is in a peculiar manner the only begotten, Joh. 3. 16. and

Understanding, 1 Cor. 2. 10, 11. proper Son of God, Rom. 8. 32. bea Will, 1 Cor. 12. 11. and Power, ing there styled his own Son.

Eph. 3. 16. afcribed to the way Of his subordination to the Fa. Spirit. ther, See Chrift.

The Holy Spirit is a Perfon, as

appears from the personal Actions Sorrow.

ascribed to him. He defcended in Of Sorrow for Sin, Pfal. 38. 18. a visible manner on our Lord when 2 Cor.7.,60

he was 'baptized, II, a, 24. H: To rejoice with those that do re: bears witness, 1 Joh 5. 8. He is a joice, and mourn with those that Comforter, 426, a, 12. He infpmourn, a Duty, 659,6, 1.

red the Prophets in the Old-TelliOur Griefs and Sorrows born by ment, $90, b, 2. Things of God Christ, 43, a, 12.

revealed by him, 76, a, 5. 999, Christ was grieved for the hard. 3. He fhews things to come, 4); ness of Mens Hearts, Mar. 3. 5. b,6. He is said to speak, A&s 13. Good Men grieve for the Sins of o 19, 20. Acts 13. 2. Afts 28. :5, thers, 547, a, 20.

Heb.3.7. To reprove, Joh. 16. We ought not to forrow for our To distribute Gifts, 1 Cor. 13.4 deceased Relations as those who . Actions ascribed to the # have no hope, 850, a, 5.

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4. 6.

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Spirit, which prove him to be a 3. 14. Phil. 2. 12, 13. His Ope-
Person, which cannot be ascribed to rations not always diftinguishable
God the Father, Interceflion, Rom. from the Reasonings of our own
8. 27. He is fent ,Joh. 15. 26. Joh. Minds, on Joh. 3. 8. The Holy Spi-
16.7. He is said to speak not of rit the Author of all inward Gra-
himself, but from another, Joh. ces in us, they are therefore styled

the Fruit of the Spirit, Gal. 5. 22.
Of the Divinity of the Holy Spi- He enlightens our Minds, 1 Cor. 2.

He is the Lord by whom 10, 12. Eph. 1. 17, 18. He convin.
Isaiah (pake, Compare Ila. 6.8,9. ces the Judgment, Joh. 16. 8. He
and Aets 28 25, 26.

renews, regenerates, and fanctifies
He is called the Power of the the Soul. Joh. 3. 5. Tit. 3. S.
Highest

, Luk. 1.35. He distribu. The Holy Spirit unites us to Christ,
tech his Gifts as he will, i Cor. 1 Cor. 12. 12, 13. Eph. 4. 3, &c.
12. 8, Q.

It is through the Spirit that we are
The Creation of the World a. enabled to Obedience, 971, a, 4. He
scribed to the Holy Spirit, Gen. 1. afliits us in our Prayers, helping us
2. - Job 26. 13 Job 33..4. Pfal. to obtain a Divine and heavenly
33.6. Isa. 40. 13, 14,

Temper, and suggesting such things
Lying to the Holy Spirit, is said to our Minds as are fit for us to
to be lying unto God, Acts 5. ask, Rom. 8. 26. on i Thef. 5. 19.
3, 4.

The beginning, continuing, and
Divine Attributes ascribed to persevering to the End in a Chri-
:he Holy Spirit: Omnipresence, ftian Course, afcribed to the Holy
Pfal. 139.7. 1 Cor. 3. 16. Omni Spirit. Hence we are said to be
science, for he searcheth all things, led by the Spirit, Rom. 8. 14. To
i Cor. 2. 10, 11. Eternity, 592, walk in the Spirit, Gal. 5: 25. T.

be kept by the Power of God, or
We are baptized in the Name of the powerful Operation of the Holy
the Holy Spirit, Mat. 28. 19. Spirit, 1. Pet. 5.5.

Our Lord caft out Devils by The Holy Spirit does not generally
the Spirit of God, Mat. 12. 28. work in such manner as Men can.

Of the Sin against the Holy Ghofft, not resist him, on Joh. 5.40. on
71, a, 1. Whether absolutely un- Joh. 6. 37. For he was resisted by
pardonable, on Mar. 3. 29.

the Jews, Acts 7. 51. Hence we
The Holy Spirit his descent on are forbidden to grieve or quench
the Apostles, Acts 2. given to the Holy Spirit, Eph. 4. 30. i Thef.
great Numbers in their Time, 5. 19. and commanded not to neg-
480, b, 18. 777, b, 10. Given tó lect, but improve his Gifts, 1 Tim.
the Obedient, Afts 5.32. 1 Joh.3.24. 4. 14. 2 Tim. 1. 6.

Prophecies respecting the Holy 1 he Things of the Spirit are the
Spirit, 159, a, 25. 462, a, 5: Pro. Graces and Fruits of the Spirit,
mites respecting him, 342, b, 32. Rom. 8.5.
426, a, 2.

The Holy Spirit conferr'd in Bap-
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit com- tism, Acts 2. 38. Fleb. 6. 4. Hence
pared to Water, 385, b, 22.

Baptism and this Gifs are menti.
The Promife of the Holy Spirit oned together, 9, b, 22. Joh. 3. 5.
extends to every sincere Believer, Tit 3.5.
true Chriftians being his Temple, The Holy Spirit, a Pledge,an Earn.
622, a, 15.

est, and a Witnels, 624, b, 22. How
of the ordinary Influence of the we may be assured that we have
Holy Spirit upon Christians, on Rom. and are sealed by the Holy Spirit, on
8.9. on Heb, 8.8. Joh, 7, 39. Gal. Rom. 8. 16, on 2 Cor. 1, 22.

The

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joiced in them, 482, a, 11. St. Paul

The Holy Spirit sometimes fills All our Determinations ought to
the Mind with Joy and Peace, be made with fubmiffion to the Will
Rom. 15. 13. But I do not take of God, 552, a, 12.
fenfible Joy a necessary Sign of Submiffion, a Duty to be pra&ifed
our having the Spirit, on Gal. to Magistrates, 1 Pet 2. 13, 14.

To the Ministers of God, 1 Cor.
Spiritual

16. 16. Heb. 13. 17. A Duty which
Persons discern all things, 1 Cor. Christians owe to each other, 699,
2. 15. Comparing Spiritual things 4, 37.
with spiritual, what ? on 1 Cor.

Sufferings
2. 13:

Of Christ, 580, b, 23. Luk. 22
Steadfastness

44. Jesus Christ derided and mocka -
Ia Religion, a Dury, 827, a, 9. ed, 153, a, 14, b, 4. fcourged

,
Heb. 4. 14.

spit upon, crown'd with Thorns

,
We should not be prevailed with crucified, Mat. 27. 26, &c.
to quit our Profesion, or to omie

Christ Suffered in his Soul, M:
our Duty, either by Threats, Acts 26.37, 38. In his Body, Mat. 26 |
4, 17, 18, 19, 21. or Promises, 67. In his Reputation, Mat. 10.25.
Mar. 4. 8, 9. Mar. 14. 10, VÍ.

Mat. 27.63.
Tim. 4. 10. or Amicicns, Mat. 5. ferings of Christ, 471, 6, 34, 480

Prophecies refpe&ting the Sofa
ļo, 11. Mat. 7. 26, 27.
Motives to steadfastness, Luk. 22.

b, 23. He foretold his sufferings

,
28, 29. 1 Cor. 15. 58.

93, a, 1. He filently bore them,
God is able to confirm and establish 147, 6, 20:
us, 666, a, 3, 13.

Jefus Christ endured the Conto-

diction of Sinners, Heb. 12. 3.
Stealing

To be ready to suffer for the like
Stri&tly forbidden, 194, a, 19. of Christ, a Dury, 58, a, 25;

This Sin is committed by receiv We thould expect fuch faforing),
ing follen Goods; for we thereby 535, a, 25.
give our Confent, and are Partners The Apostles and firt Chriftians
with the Thief, 194, a, 20.

underwent great sufferings, 321, 2, 3
Stewards,

630, 2, 1, 682, a, 16. 736, , ',
The Ministers of Christ fo called. 16. Even Death'it self, 321,6, 18.
This Character belongs to all They esteemed Sufferings as a Grace
Christians, 680, a, 33. Mat. 25. or Favour, Phil. 1.7. They 13
Study,

took Pleasure and gloried in his in-
Expressed by inclining the Ear, firmities, that is, his Safering

, for
and applying the Heart, Prov. 2. Christ's fake, 674, 6, 20.

We should not faint at the Pro.
search, and seek out, Eccl. 7. 25. fpect of Sufferings, 802, a, 9.
By giving Attendance to, i Tim. with Mofes, chuse them, rather
4. 13. By Meditation, and giving than omit our Duty, Heb. 11.4
one's self wholly to a thing, i Tim.

&c.
4. 15. To study, implies the ufing

Considerations under Saferit;
great Diligence, and cur beft En- for Christ, 535, b, 21.
deavours, i Thef.

32. Heb. 12. 2. We

expect
Strength and Support from God.
Submission,

802, a, 26. The first Chriftiani
Examples of Submission to the were comforted by God, 735, 6, :
Will of God, 29, b, 9. 145, 8, 10.

Motives to suffer for the lake of
376, a, 19. 564, a, 4. Lev. 10.3. Christ. It is acceptable

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36, 6, 4. The Happiness promised and Laban, Gen. 31. 53. between
by God, 17, b, 9. 625, a, 21, 828, Jacob and his Son Joseph, Gen. 47.
0, 16. Mar. 10. 29, 30.

31. between others, Joth. 2. 12,
Sun.

@r. Josh. 9. 15, 19. 1 Sam. 24.
What is meant by the Sun's be- 20,66. . Sam. 30. 15.
ng darkned, on Mat. 24. 29.

The Obligation of an Oath. It

binds the Soul, Numb. 30. 2.
Superstition

That the swearing forbidden by
May be said to be a groundless our Lord, is profane, customary
ear of God. The superstitious place swearing in common Conversation,
Religion in what it does not

not folemn and needful Oaths,
confift, omitting at the same time may appear, by comparing Mat. s.
hose Duties which are of the ut. 34, 37. on Jam. 5. 12. It will like.
hoft Consequence. There may be wise be manifest from the follow-
uperftition in refusing to comply in ing Observations.
natters small and not forbidden, as

(1.) A solemn Oath is an act of
vell as in laying too great Stress Religious Worthip, joined in Scri-
pon them. The Jews were superftiti. pture with Duties of a moral Na-
#s, by laying greater Stress on ture, and eternal Obligation, Deut.
he Ceremonies, &c. of their Law 6.13. Deut. 10. 20. 12.) Prophe-
han God required, and neglecting cies refpecting the Gospel Times,
he moral Duties of Religion; and this Subject, 917, a, 6. (3.)
vhich made God abhor all their An Oath in all doubtful Cafes is
ervices, Isa. 1. 11, &c. Ila. 58. 5, the greatest Security Men can give,
nr. Jer. 7. 4, dowc. Amos 5. 21,

i King. 1.51. Ezra yo. 5. Neh.
wc. Mich. 6.6, &c. All hypocri- :12. Heb. 6.16. (4.) Our blef-
ical Methods of pleasing God with fed Saviour, after he had giyen this
ut reforming our Lives, are super. Precept, answered upon Oath bea
itious.

fore the high Priest, Mat. 26. 63,
Suretifhip,

64. (5.) St. Paul frequently ap-
Cauțions against it, Prov. 11. 15.

peals to Go as a Witnets, where-

in confifts the Essence of an Oath,
rov. 17. 18. Prov. 22.26.

594, a, 18. (6.) An Angel is re-
Swearing.

presented as /wearing by him that
In an Oath God is appealed to as

liveth for ever and ever, Rev. 10.
Witness, Gen. 31. 50. Judg. 11. 5, 6.
0. Jer. 42. 5. Mal. 3:5. 594, a,

Swearing in common Converfa-
8. And as a Judge and Avenger, tion, either by Heaven, or Earth,
jen. 31. 53.

by one's Faith, or by any created
am. 14.44. : Sam. 29. 3. 1 King. thing, forbidden, Mat. 5. 34, br.
1.31, 32. Neh. 5. 12, 13.

Jam. 5. 12.
The Jews administred an Oath Perjury, or Fale-fwearing, a hei-
y way of Adjuration, 148, a, 1. It nous Sin, and strictly forbidden,
vas expressed by lifting up the Mat. 5:33. False-wearing will be
Hand to Heaven, 1056, 6, 7. Other severely punished, Ezek. 17. 16.
forms of Swearing, Judg: 11. 10. 2

Zech. 5. 4. Mal. 3. 4. It is what
jam. 19. 13.

God hates, Zech. 8.17.
Examples of folemn Oaths : Bè-

Synagogue.
ween Abraham and his Servant, This Word stands for any pub-
Gen. 24. 3, c. between Abra- lick Place of Meeting, as a Court
jam and Abimelech, Gen. 21. 22,' of Judicature, &c. as well as for a
6. between Ifaac and Abimelech, Place of publick Worship, on Mat.
Gen. 26. 28, 66. between Jacob 10. 17. on Jam, 2, 20

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The synagogue was frequented by Prayer, 200, a, 10. God beard
our Lord, 68, a, 15. And by the Prayers there offered, 1 Kings 8.
Apostles, 546, a, 9.

29. 1 King: 9.3:
T.

Profaners of the Temple condemna

ed and punished, 2 Chron. 3;-)
Tale-bearers,

: Cor.
And Whisperers, condemned, The Temple and Synagogues were
Lev. 19. 16. Ecclefiafticus 5. 14. frequently resorted to by our Lord,
Rom. 1. 29. They do a great deal and by good People, Mat. 24. do
of Mischief, Prov. 16. 28. Prov. Mar. 11. 11. Luk. 2. 37.

Luk. 19.

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18. 8. Prov. 20. 19. Prov. 26. 45. Afts 3. s. A&ts 22. 17.488

ketch
b, 20. 522, a, 6. 546, a, 9.
Talents,

not abstain on account of ebe great
Some have more, some fewer, which he often complained of and

Corruption of the Jewish Church

,
646, a, 16. Some one Talent, some
another, 668, a, 27.

reproved.
Talents must be improved, 647, a,

Temptation.
1. For we are accountable for not

We are tempted by the Devil Se De
improving our Talents, as well as Devil. Men tempt each other, Prov

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abusing them, Luk, 19. 20, &c.

1. 10, bc. And are sempred by
on Luk. 19. 26.

their own Lusts, Jam. I. 14.
Teach.

Jesus Christ was tempted by the An
Several Ways whereby God Devil

, Mat. 4. 1. How he ovet lite
may be said to teach Men, on Joh.

came the Tempter, Mat. 4. 4, 7, 10. I.

We must not confent or comply

with the Temptations proposed to us Sy
Temple.

Prov. 1. 10, &c.
Jerusalem chosen by God as a

Remedies against Temptatim, ;38,
Place of Worship, 362, a, 25.
The Temple was built by Solo- The holy Scriptures a Part of

b, 8. 440, b, 4. Eph. 6. 10, &c,
monon Mount Moriah, in the Place our Armour, Mat.4.4,7, 10. Eph.
which David bought of Ornan, or 6. 17.
Araunah the Jebusite, 1 King. 6. 1,

-3.

Encouragements under Tempte
&c. 2 Chron. 3. 1. The Temple tion, 39, b, 1. 414,6, 23; 40, ,
profaned by Ahaz, 2 Chron. 28. 21. 4. 706, , 17, 6, 5. 1 Joh. 4 4
Restored by Hezekiah, 2 Chron. We must not tempt God by run.
29.3. Profan’d, and again restor’d ning into Temptation, and expoling
by Manasseh, 2 Chron. 33. 7, 15. our selves to needless Dangers

,
The Temple burnt and destroyed, 2 Mat. 4.7. God was tempted by the
King. 25. 9. which was threatned, Ifraelites, 705, a, 15.
2 Chron. 7.21.

15.

Temptation sometimes fignifies
God cannot dwell in Temples Afiction or Tryal. See Tryal.
made with Hands, in a Sense that

Terror.
implies his being confined in them,

As God is Merciful, fo is be
or that he stands in need of such

Terrible, 747, b, 7. 855, b, 23.
Places, A&s 7. 49, &c. In other
Senses he may be said to dwell in

Thanksgiving,
them, 128, b, 14.

See Preise.
The Destruction of the Tem-

That.
ple threatned, and prophesied of,

The Word That, often denotes
1 King. 9. 6, 7. Jer. 26. 6, 12. not the final Cause, but the Event,
Mich. 3.12.

on Joh. 12. 38.
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