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TO THE

SEVENTH VOLUM E.

Abridgment of Faith, what it is, Author falsely charged with new

275. modelling the Apostles' Creed, Acts of the Apostles, book so called,

201 the author did not charge his

the several articles made readers against stirring beyond necessary by hiin, 202, &c. it,

248

falsely charged with saying - how wisely as well as faith- “all things in Christianity must fully written by St. Luke, 328, be level to every understand329 ing.'

205, 214, &c. Actual assent to fundamental arti

requires proof of his makcles, how necessary, 223, 224 ing all but one article useless to Adam, wrong notions concerning make a man a Christian, 205, &c. bis fall,

4, 5, &c.

denies his contending for what he fell from, ibid. but one, that men may underAllegations between contending stand their religion, 205, 214 parties, to be esteemed false un

not guilty of folly in retil proved,

192 quiring from his opponent a Apostles, the wisdom of the Lord

complete list of fundamentals, in choosing such mean persons,83

215-222 their minds illuminated by

his opponent compared to the Holy Spirit, 92, &c. a judge unwilling to hear both Article of faith, how the author

sides,

243 pleaded for one only, 174, 196 not justly called a Socinian Articles of Christianity, and such for omitting what is not ex

as are necessary to make a man a pressed in the Apostles' Creed, Christian, different, 352

281 of religion, have been several

his faith unjustly reprehundreds of years explaining, sented as little different from that and not yet understood, 177 of a Turk,

282, 283 Atheism, want of seriousness in

his account of faith very discoursing of divine things may different from that of devils, occasion it, 304.

283–285 how falsely The Rea

unjustly charged with pasonableness of Christianity is tronising ignorance, 293 charged with promoting it, 305

his adversary's arguing Author of The Reasonableness from one to none would equally of Christianity falsely charged serve a pagan,

305 with making one article neces

how he proves himself a sary in formal words, 194 Christian,

359 falsely accused of denying

sometimes represented a some articles of Christianity, Socinian, sometimes a papist, 197 &c.

360

Author, why he omitted several
passages in the Evangelists, 361

should be judged of by
what he says, and not the con-
trary,

398, &c.

B.

Belief, what it is to believe in
our Saviour, and in his name,

17, &c.
it is necessary to believe
every thing known to be revealed
in Scripture,

156
what must be believed ex-
plicitly, and what implicitly,

227, &c.
we must believe the manner
of things, when revealed, 239
Bold, (Mr.) the author's letter of
thanks to him,

185
vindicated from contradicting
himself,

389, 391,394
his opponent's scurrilous re-
flections on him,

395, &c.
how falsely his words are
cited,

412
several remarkable passages
in him not answered, 409, 410,

&c.
groundlessly charged with not
answering his opposer, 419, &c.

why so much of his reasoning
is mentioned by the author, 419
Book, two ways of making one
unanswerable,

192
Booksellers, stirred up against our

author by his adversary,378,379

Christ, why he owned himself to be

the Son of God before the High
Priest,

77
· why he would not expressly
own himself a king before Pilate,

77, 78
his innocency attested even by
Pilate and Judas, 80, 86

why he spoke obscurely of his
destroying Jerusalem, (Matt.
xxiv.)

88
Judas being gone, he spake
more explicitly of his kingdom,

90
to the last he required of his
disciples only to believe him to
be the Messiah,

96, &c.
-expressly applied the promises
of the Messiah to himself after
his resurrection,

99, &c.
much oftener mentioned his
kingly office than any other,

113, &c.
how he fulfilled the moral
law,

122
what we may think to be the
state of those who never heard
of him,

132
the necessity of his coming to
make God known, 135—To
teach men their duty, 138–To
instruct in the right forms of di-
vine worship, 147, &c.—To give
sufficient encouragement to a
good life, 148—And to assure
men of divine assistance, 151

his deity not understood by
the Jews by the phrase “Son of
God,"

370
the word Christ often used as
a proper name,

374
Christians, what is necessary to be
believed to make men so, 226, &c.

whether all things of
this sort were revealed in our
Saviour's time,

345, &c.
what was sufficient to
make men such in Christ's time,
is so still,

358
are obliged to believe
all that they find our Saviour
taught,

404
all things necessary to be

C.

Christ, the meaning of his answer,
(John vi. 70)

56
why he did not expressly re-
veal his Messiabship to his dis-
ciples,

35, &c.
his Messiahship more clearly
discovered a little before his suf-
ferings, 57–Yet even then he
did not expressly declare it to the
Jewish rulers,

69
how wisely he answered his
captious enemies,

74

believed by them, not necessary times as hard to be understood,
to their being such, 405, &c.

178, 244
Christians, why they must believe Edwards, Dr. John, represents fun-

whatever they find revealed by damentals both as essential and
Christ,

408 integral parts of religion, 245
Christianity, the fundamental ar-

charged with assuming
ticles of it easy to be under- the

power of the Pope to himself,
stood,
175

290
Coinmission of our Lord, was to his harangue for the atheisti-
convince men of his being the cal rabble,

300
Messiah,

332

of his arguing from one to
Commission of the apostles, and of none,

303-305
the seventy, of the same tenour,

his reasons of but one ar-

335, 336 ticle being so often required,
Covenant, changed, when the con- considered,

308, &c.
ditions of it are changed, 344

accused of unfairness in
Creed, of the apostles, not new- citations,

391
modelled by the author, 201

charged with insisting on
contains all things necessary

what concerns not the subject,
to be believed to make a map a

409
Christian,

277

blamed for readiness to find
the compilers of it may be unknown faults in his opposers,
charged with Socinianism by the

418
same rule the author is, 272, 273 Epistles, of the apostles, why writ-

ten, and how to be understood,
D.

152

not designed to teach funda-
Defiance, what it signifies, 206 mental articles of faith, ibid.

of any truth, unjustly wisely explain the essentials
charged on the author, 197, 205

of Christianity,

154
Deists, what is necessary to make the author's notion of them
men such,
229 vindicated,

170, &c.
- the Reasonableness of Chris-

no contempt cast on them by
tianity written chiefly for such,

249
268 passing by any of them, no
Devils, why they cannot be saved argument of despising them,
by believing,
102

250, &c.

doctrines necessary and not
E

necessary hard to be distinguish-
ed in them,

258, 259
Edwards, Dr. John, complained Evangelists, numerous citations out
of, for his charge of atheisin, of them ill termed a tedious col.
161 lection,

251, 252
his accusing the author of

though they wrote for
Socinianism refuted, 167 believers, yet relate Christ's

his commendation of him- doctrine to unbelievers, 253
self,

192

no good reason to sup-
his rule for good breeding pose them defective in relating
out of the Mishna,

194 fundamentals, 316, 317
sometimes represents the

contain all doctrines ne-
word Messiah as easy, and some- cessary to make a man a Christian,

318, &c.

him,

Evangelists, some things wrote by taught by the apostles, to make

them not necessary to make a man men Christians, 352, 353
a Christian,

320, &c. whether all the articles of it,
when they made the necessary to the being Christians,
greatest omissions, yet they re- were discovered in our Saviour's
corded all things necessary to time,

355
Christianity,

323, &c.

the author falsely charged
wisely observe the ge- with bringing no tidings of an
nuine rules of history, 324 evangelical one,

414
fundamental articles un- Formal words, when charged, ought
justly supposed to be omitted by

to be expressly proved, 194
them,

325 Fundamental articles (of faith)
to charge them with where to be found,

215, &c.
such omissions, to accuse them

whence unreasonable
of unfaithfulness,

ibid. contentions arise about them,
omitted no necessary ar-

230, 231
ticle for brevity's sake, 326

how the same things
Exclusion of some truths, the au- may be so to one and not to an-
thor vindicated from it, 197, 206 other,

232

how all truths may be-
F.
come so,

ibid.

many things not so,
Fact, common justice makes al- though found in the New Testa-
legations of, false until proved, ment,

228
192

how they must be all
Faith, what kind of, is required as plain to every capacity, 237, &c.
the condition of eternal life,

the mischief of making
17 &c.

more than Christ made, 294, &c.
justifying, consists in believ-
ing Jesus to be the Messiah, 101

G.
very acceptable to God, and
why,

129 Glory of God, (Rom. iii. 23) what
consists in relying on the

ineant by,

110
goodness and faithfulness of God, God, ordinarily works by natural

ibid.
means,

85
- the fundamental articles of it,

his image consists partly
well explained, though not

in immortality,

106, 108
taught in the epistles, 154
the essentialsof it best learned

H.
from the Gospels and Acts, ibid.

Hobbes's Leviathan, our author
- the author does not make only
one article of it necessary, 194

unjustly charged with borrowing
from it

420
other truths useful, beside the

Holy Ghost, why he could not
necessary article of it, 227, 228

come, until our Saviour's ascen-
but one article of it, not

sion,

93
pleaded for, that religion may
easily be understood, 206, &c.

I.
Faith, a practical one plainly taught
by the author, 284, &c. I am, (John xiii. 19) its meaning
an entire one, believes

every “I am the Messiah” 89
Scripture trath, 349, 352 Jerusalem, why Christ preached but
how but one article was

little there,

35, &c.

L.

12, 13

Jews, the power of life and death Messiah, the Hebrew word suf-

taken from them before our Sa- ficiently explained in the New
viour's time,
40 Testament,

178
Immortality, ihe image of God

that Jesus is the Messiah,
partly consists in it, 106, 108 not hard to be understood, though
Infallible guide, only the Spirit of both the words are Hebrew, 243

God speaking in Scriptureso, 357 Miracles, those of our Saviour ap-
Infidels, who chiefly hinder their pealed to by him for proving
conversion,
165 him the Messiah,

18, 19
the Reasonableness of Mishna of the Jews, a rule of good
Christianity written chiefly for breeding taken from it by Dr.
them,
263 Edwards,

194
Moral law, established by the
Gospel,

122

-how fulfilled and confirmed
Law of God, all have sinned by our Saviour,

12
against it,

10 Morality of the Gospel, the most
the justice of God vindicated excellent, 138—140, 143
in giving so difficult a one to Mysteries, the author vindicated
man,

11 from the charge of deriding
of works, what is meant by them,

378
it,

12, 13
is contained in the law of

N.
Moses,

12
of faith, how it differs from Name of Christ, believing in it
that of works,

signifies his being the Messiah,

44
M.

0.
Manner, as well as reality of
things, how to be believed Obedience, sincere, a necessary

239, &c. condition of the Gospel,
Messiah, that Jesus is he, the pri-

114, &c.
mary article of Christianity, Occasional Paper, reply to several
17, &c. things therein,

420
is

synonymous with “Son One article, how arguing from one
of God,"

21, 172, &c. to none might be used by a
declared by miracles, by pagan,

305
circuinlocution and by express Vid. Article, Faith, and Funda-

32, 33, 34 mental.
why our Saviour so much Orthodoxy, when a pretence to it
concealed his being the Messiah, is ridiculous,

376
35
why our Lord expressly

P.
owned himself to the woman of
Samaria,

Parables, why Christ used them,
how our Saviour's wisdom in speaking of his kingdom, 44
appeared in the gradual discovery IIapinoia, the meaning of this
of his being the Messiah, 37, 81 Greek word,

73
his kingdom called by the Patrick, bishop, his notion of Chri-
Jews, “the world to come," 88 stianity,

179
believing Jesus to be so, a Paul, the apostle, the general drift
justifying faith, 101, 102

of his preaching,

124

words,

45

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