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653, a, 13. God will require the

0. Blood that is shed, 281, a, 13.

Oaths, The Jews preferr'd a Murderer be

See Swearing ore Chrift, 151,'b, 8. Murmuring

Obedience,

The Rule of it, 425, 6,6.492, Forbidden, 705, b, 28. The Ifraelites guilty thereof, and punished, a, 15. 836, b, 15. 848, a, 1. Rom

1. 19, 20. Rom. 2. 12, 14, 15. See 705, 6, 8. The Jews murmured a.

Law Moral. gainst Chrift, Luk. 15.2. Luk. 19.

Obedience very much infifted on 7. Joh. 6.41.

in the holy Scriptures, 38, b, 13. Mystery.

39, b, 1. 484, a, 22. 803, a, 3. The A Christian Mystery, what? on i only Qualification efteemed by Cor. 15.91.

God, 425, b, 6. Mar. 3:35. The

Performance of external Duties N.

without Obedience, of no Value, Naked,

Luk. 6. 46. I Cor. 7. 19. All PreHow to be understood, on Joh. tences to Religion vain withoue it,

38, a, 23. 39, a, 13. We must obey Name both in great and small things

,

791,6,8. In our Thoughts as well Of God is great, glorious, ho- as Words and Adions, Psal. 66. 18. Jy, reverend, fearful, terrible, ex- Prov. 24. 8. Zech. 7. 10. Mat.si cellent, strong, Deut. 28. 58. Pfal. 28. 2 Cor. 10.5. 8. 1. Psal. 99. 3. Psal. ill. 9. God accepts of a sincere Obediente Pfal. 148. 13. Prov. 18. 10. instead of one absolute and perfect

. Name of God to be Hallowed, Hence the Gospel, as opposed to 29, a, 1.

the Law, is called a Grace, Joh. 1. Nazarité,

17. and requires Repentance, 14, The Law respecting him, 223, à; 36. and promises forgiveness

, 14, b, 15.

b, 22; but there must be a Change Negative

in our Hearts, and in the Courte Words and Particles, as no, none,

of our Lives an actual conformity not, &c. by an usual Hebraisín, of to the righteous Laws of God; for ten used comparatively, both in to defire it only is not fufficient, the Old and New-Teitament, on

849, b, 16. Luk. 14. 12. on Joh. 3. 32. Oni

Acceptable Obedience to be perCor. 1. 17. i Per. 3. 3.

formd by or through the Ailit

ance of the holy Spirit, 271,2,4. Neighbour

Obedience not to be delayed, 54;, Is a Word of a very large extent, a, 7. 791, a, i. It should be per and takes in every one; for we formd with delight and cheerfulought to assist all who need our nefs, 66,6, 24. 913, 4, 72. help, as far as we are a'ile, though

We ought to obey God rather they are of a different Opinion than Men, A&. 4. 19. whatever from us, as the Jews and Samari Sufferings we are exposed to for fo tans were, Luk. 1c. 29,&c.

doing, 1 Pet. 2

2. 19, 20, 21. In what is good and to edificati.

Examples of Obedience; Chrift, on, we ought to please our Neigh 367, b, 23. 820, b, 16. Abraham, bour, Rom. 15.2. Cor. 10.24. 485, b, 5. Heb. 11. 8,17. Night.

Motives to Obedience, The New To do a thing weight and Day, cessity thereof, Heb. 5. 9. wat it imports ? on Acts 20.31. If we are not obedient,

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Parents,

hereafter depart from Chrift, 39,

Opportunity a, 1, 13. By Obedience we do good Not to be neglected, 21, a, 22. to our felves, Deut. 1o: 12, 13. 791, a, 1. 839, b, 20. Job 22. 2, 3. Job 35. 6. Please

Oppreffion God, 47, a, 1. and glorifie him,428,

Condemned, Prov. 14. 31. Prov. b, 27.429, a, 8. The Danger of disobeying Chrift, 22. 16, 22, 23. 'Ezek. 22. 29, 31,

Zech. 7.10. 172, b, 19. Punished in the future

Authority must not be used to State, Luk. 10. 14. and sometimes oppress, Luk. 3. 12,&c. n the present, 492, b, 1. Examples,

God looks at the Oppression that is jaul, 1 Sam. 13. 13, 14, The Pro. done, Psal. 12. 5. Ecclef. 5. 8. het, 1 King. 13. 21, 22, See Af

Oppreffors not an object of envy, liftion, Sickness, Blasting.

Prov. 3, 31, 32. Promises to the Obedient, 274, a

Orphans, 5. 420,a,

16.
534, a, 12.

See Fatherless.
), I.
Outward Rites will not profit

Oftentation. vithout Obedience, 205, a, 1. 693, Religious Duties not to be done

that we may be seen of Men, on Obedience the best Testimony of Mat. 6. 1. ur Love to Christ, 425, b, 6.

P. The holy Ghost given to the

Parables, bedient, Acts s: 32. The easiness f Christ's Yoke, 66, b, 20. See Ho

Why used by our Lord, on Mar. ness, Righteousness.

Obstinacy,
See Heart,

Their Duty ; to take all Oppor

tunities of Instructing their ChilOffence.

dren and Families, 813, a, 5. ExWe should take Care not to give amples of good Parents, Abraham, fence, 657,a, 16. 693, b, 20. Our 813, a, 5. David, i Chron. 28.9, lefled Lord's Care in this respect, Sc. The Mother of King Lemuel, lat. 17.27. Motives to excite our Prov. 31.1, c. Lois and Eunice, are herein, 99, b, 12. 657,6, 6. the Grandmother and Mother of Some took offence at our Lord, 62, Timothy, compare 2 Tim. 1. s.

13. 78, a, 22. 236, b, 3. This and 2 Tim. 3. 15. cafioned by their Ditobedience, Parents ought to love their Chil37, 6, 9.

dren, Gen. 42. 36, 38. But not to Old

express more love to onę Child People, their Dury, Tit. 2. 2, &c., than another, 487, a, 28. That makes their Age honourable,

If Children are stubborn and re

fractory, Parents ought not only to Omnipresence

chide, but correct them, 812,6, 4.

And to retain the Bowels of Parents Of God, Jer. 23: 23,24, 910, a, even when their Children are wick. ». He can clierefore at all

Times ed, 2 Sam. 18. 5. And to receive lin, strengthen, and comfort his them with tenderness and love ervants, Pfal. 46. 1. Pfal. 14$. when they reform their bad Cour.

ses, Luk. 15. 20, &c. Omniscience,

Parents ought ro take care about Or the Knowledge of all things, the Marriage of their Children, but cribed to Christ, Joh. 16.30. See not to difpofe of them without

their content, Gen. 24. 2, &c. Gen.

? 4:

rov, 16. 31.

3. Isa. 41. 10.

2 Cor. 1:3, 4.

30mledge.

14. 3, &c.

24. 57. Inftances; Hagar, Gen. 21. Examples of Patience towards
21. Ifaac and Rebekah, Gen, 27. God; The Prophets, Job, Jam. .
46. Gen. 28. 1. Judah, Gen. 38. 10, II. Abraham, Heb. 6. 15. See
6. Manoa and his Wife, Judg. Submission.

Examples of Patience with refpe
The good or evil Example Pan to Men; St. Paul, A&ts 25. 10,!.
rents give Children, has a great In- 2 Cor. 12.11. The Righteous, che
fluence on them in the course of Apostles, St. John, 535, 2, 25.
their Lives, 2 King. 14. 3.

2 King.

Patronage,
15. 3, 9, 34. 2 King. 17. 41. 2 This right very much abused,
Chron. 22. 3.

on Mat. 10.8.
For Parents to do their Duty, is

Paul,
advantageous to thein, Prov. 29.
15, 17. and to their Children,

A Jew by Birth, 502, a, 20.64%
Prov. 22. 6,15. Prov. 23. 13, 14.

b, 2.

on Phil, 3. 5. His Conversi-
The Duty of Children to their on, Acts 9, 22, 26 Chapters

.

St. Paul called and ordained ?
Parinis, 86, a, 30.
Partiality.

Preacher and an Apostle, 503,4,4

He condemns himself for his Zeal
God is no respecter of Persons, in persecuring the Church, 499,b,
510, a, 5.
We are not to refpe&t Persons, Man before his Converfion, 88:

17. In other refpects he was a good
953, 6, 9.

a, 7.
Passionate

St. Paul, his Sufferings and Al
Temper reproved, Luk. 9. 54, fi&tions, 545, a, 5. 682, a, 17.728,
&c. See Anger.

a, 1, 12, His care that Christians
Pallions.

should not be moved thereby, 5th
Our Lord had all such humane a, 3.
Pasions as were innocent, 410, b, 1i. St. Paul pleads his Privilege, as!
Luk: 10, 21. Joh. 11.35.

Roman,

545, b, 10.
Patience

wrought by him, 220, b, 10.94
Of God, expressed likewife by

6, 8.
his Fortearance and Long-suffer-

St. Paul's Epiftles written for the
ing, 599, a, 8. God, by divers Ex. general Use of the Church, 735.2,
prefficns, testifies his unwillingness 1, 840, b, 13.
to punish, Hof. 11. &,9. The End

Peace.
of God's Patience, that Men mighệ To follow Pence, a very eminene
repent, 15, a, 2.

Part of Religion, and much init
1

Patience of God abused by Sin. ed on in the holy Scriptures, 19:.
pers, 991, b, 13. 599, 9, 3. It will

a, 22,
not last always, Luk. 13. 5, &c. 2

Pesce-makers blessed, Mat. 5.9:
Per. 2. 4, &c. The Punishment of

The Prophets and Apoftles llir
Sinners will be increased, if in dered as diturbers of the Peace, st.
itead of being reclaimed by his b, 24.
Judgments, they continue to abuse Jelus Christ came to introdu-
his Patience, Lev.26.18.

Peace into the World, Proc! WA
Patience,

God, and among Men, 436, :,:
A Duty, 649, b, 31. Patience and How he may be faid not to be
Long.fuffering towards each other, Peace, on Mat. 10. 34
a Duty, 803, 2, 25.

Morives to Practice : The Es
Motives, Rom. 8. 18, 28. By Pa. ample of Abraham, Gen. 1;. ::
tiince towards each other we imi. It is good and pleasant, Psalt
Cate God; See above.

1. God is the God of PC362, 663, ,

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2. 10.

II. 22.

The Author of Peace, 1 Cor. 14.

Perseverance;
33. He that soweth Difcord is an This Duty is exprest by holding
abomination unto the Lord, Prov. fast our Integrity, Job 2. 3. By
6.16, 19. Those who ftir up Strife, holding Faith and a good Confci-
wrathful, Prov. 15. 18. froward, ence, Tim. 1. 19. By standing
Prov. 16.28. A Fool's Lips enter perfe&t and compleat in all the Will
into Contention, Prov. 18. 6. The of God, Col. 4. 12. By holding fast
Mischief of Division, Luk. 11. 17. our Profeflion, Heb. 4. 14. By
Gal. 5. 15.' Peace a fruit of the Spi- being faithful unto Death, Rev.
rit, Gal. 5. 22.
Perfection,

In what we should persevere and
To endeavour and labour after continue, in following the Lord
it, a Duty, 948, , 3:

our God, i Sam. 12. 14. In the

Word of Chrift, Joh. 8. 31. In the
Perfeétion
Of God, Exod. 15. II. Pfal. 89.

Love of Christ, Joh. 15.9. In the

Apostles Do&trine, Acts 2. 42. In
6. Jer. 10.7.

the Grace of God, Acts 13.43. In
Perjury,

the Faįth, Acts 14.:22. In Goods
See Swearing

ness, or the Goodness of God, Rom.
Perfccution.
The Prophets persecuted by the Exhortations to perseverance, 528,
Jews, 118,6,8. 126, 5, 18. a, 1. 1 Cor. 15.58. Gal. 6. 9. Heb:

The Apostles and Servants of 4. 14. We Thould not trust too
God perfecuted by bad Men, 55, a, 8. much to our own Strength, i Cor.
126, a, 21,6, s. 432, 6, 8. 528, 10. 12. St. Peter's Example teaches
B, 3. 785, a, 7. 845, a, 24. us this, Mat. 26.31, &c. Cautions

People will sometimes per secute against falling away, 208, a, 3. God
their nearest Relations on account is able to confirm and stablish us,
of Religion, Mat. 10. 34, &c. Luk. 666, 4, 3, 13,
12.52, &c.

Motives to perseverance, 129, b,6.
The Gospel promoted by the 642, b, 28. Ezek. 18. 24. Ezek. 33.
Perfecutions of the Apostles, $31, 12, 13. Jam. 1. 25:

Perion.
a, 4.

Perfecution may be prudently a- This Word used by the Apostle,
voided and fled from, 56, a, 7. Our Heb. 1.3.
blefled Lord's Example herein, 84,

Persons,
a, 1. Joh. 8. 59. Joh. 11. 54. But

See Partiality.
we must not be ashamed of Christ,

Pestilence,
nor quit our Profession, to escape

See Plague.
Perfecution, 58, a, 25: 59,b, 15.
The first Chriftians rejoiced un-

Phyla&teries,
der Perfecutions, and why ? 482, a, What? on Mar. 23. 5.
11. 535, a, 25.

Piety,
Confiderations under Perfecurion, Or Godliness, fometime's com
Mat. 5. 11, 12: 255, a, 2.

prehends all that Duty which God
Arguments against perfecuting requires of us, I Tim. 3. 16. 1
gocd People. They are sometimes Tim. 4. 8. 1 Tim. 6.6. Sometimes
inftrumental in deriving temporal it is put for that Duty we owe to
Blessings to the Wicked, 583, a, 11. God, as thaç we Love, Worship,
Thofe who perfecute them will suffer Honour him, &-c. Tit. 2. 12.
for it, 855, a, jo. St. Paul con: Examples of rrue Piety, Abel,
demns himself for his Zeal in perfi- 'Gen. 4. 4. Enoch, Gen. 5. 22. No-
turing the Church, 497, b, 17. ah, Gen. 6. 9. Gen. 7. 1. Gen. 8.

20,

2.

2 Sam. 24.15,

20. Abraham, Gen. 12. 7, 8. Gen. Poor People should particularly
13.4,18. Gen. 18. 19. Gen. 26.5. watch against Discontent, Murmu-
The Virgin Mary, Luk. 1.28, 46. ring, and Stealing, Prov. 30.9.
A&ts 1. 14. Cornelius, Aets 10. Considerations proper for the
See many more in Mr. Bernard's Poor : That Jesus Christ lived in a
Thesaurus Biblicus.

poor Condition, 755, a, 16. That a
Pilgrims.

virtuous poor Man is in a better
We
are Strangers, Pilgrims, Pfal. 37. 16, &c. Prov. 15. 16.

State than a vicious rich Man,
and Sojourners in this World, 747, Prov. 28. 6. That God has appoint-
a, 3

ed this Condition for them, 1 Sam.
Pity,

2. 7, 8. That in this world we are
And tender-heartedness and com- but Strangers and Pilgrims, 747, a,
paflion,pften enjoined, Eph. 4. 32. 3. And that if they are regenerate
Col. 3. 12.

and born again, and live to the
Plague.

Glory of God, how poor soever they
This Word includes feveral may be, they are beloved by him,
Judgments under it, Gen. 12. 17. Jam. 2. 5. and their Souls will be
Exod. 9.-14. Ic stands particularly hereafter carried by Angels into
for the Pestilence, Exod. 12. 13, 14. Heaven, as the Soul of Lazarus

Angels lent to infii&t the Pefti- was, Luk. 16. 22.
lence, Exod. 12. 23.

Poor in Spirit, are those whose
15. Rev. 7.2, 3,

Spirits are tamed and humble,
The Heathen Priests doubted who resign themselves to God,
whether the Plague of Emerods, ( 1 and with reference to him, ascribe
Sam. 5. 6.) was from God, or by not any thing to themselves,
Chance, 1 Sam. 6. 2,9.
Plagues threatned against the Ob-

Power
{tinate, Exod. 9. 13, &c. See Judge

Of God, Gen. 17. J.
25. &. Job 9. 4. Job 36. 5. Pfal

.
Polygamy,

147. 5. 228, b, 32. 610, a, 1. 70%,
Contrary to the Design of God in b, 12. 1078, a, 8. Expressed by his
the Creation, 194, a, 12. 193, a, 13. Finger, Luk. 11. 20. By his Arm
Forbidden in the New-Testament, and right Hand, 228, b, 15. 523, 2,
on Acts 15. 20. on 1 Cor. 7. 3. 1. No Wisdom or Power can con-

If he who puts away his Wife, troul him, 481, 6, 4, 14. 634, ;
except for the Cause of Fornication, Nothing too hard for God to effea,
and marries another, is guilty of 227, a, 7. God cannot lie or deny
Adultery, Mat., 19. 9. much more himself, 603, b, 16.
is he guilty, who marries a second God's Power display'd at the gir-
Wife without putting away the ing of the Law, 943, 2, 1. God
first, she being innocent.

does fometimes' by his power fo-
Poor,

spend and over.rule the Effe&t of
There will be always some in natural Causes, fo chat they cannot
this Condition, 141, a, 5.

do what they are bent and wont to
The Poor are to be taken care of, do. He gives and with-holds
Lev. 19. 9, 10. Gal. ..

1o. Prov, Rain, 534, a, 12. He restrained the
31. 9. See Alms, Mercy, good works. Fire, Dan. 3.27. Other Examples
They must not be opprefled, Prov. of divine Interposition ; He withe
22. 22., Jer. 22. 3. Amos 4. 1. nor held the hungry Lions, Dan. 6. :::
inocked, 140, a, 1.

The venomous Beast, Ads 28. Sy
Honelt Labour to be followed by &c. He can preserve his Servants
the Post, Eph. 4, 28. 2 Thef 3.12. from the Plague or Pefilence,

Mat. 5.3,

: Chron.

ments.

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