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85 Suffer by Famine.
Affection of Parents toward their Children.
90 Promises to the godly who are childless. 390 91 Duties of Children toward Parents.
92 Instances of dutiful Children blessed.
9; Duties of Masters toward Servants. 392 96 Duties of Servants. 393 97 Duties of the civil Magistrate, to administer Justice impar
tially. 394 98 Qualifications of the civil Magiftrate.
99 The Magistrates Concern with Religion. 395 too Good Magiftrates a Blessing proinised to God's People. 396 101 Magiltracy is of divine Appointment. 102 Sins of Magiitratęs, perverting of Judgment, Respect of Per
sons, Partiality. 103 Perverting of Judgment through Covetousness, taking Gifts.
104 Perverting Judgment through Drunkenness.
106 Wicked Rulers set over a People as a Punishment for Sin.
them. 398 109 Particular Instances of God's Providence exalting or abasing
Rulers, 110 Duties toward Governors, praying for them. 399 111 Honour and Respect to be thewn to Magistrates in Words and
Actions. 112 Obedience to Magiftrates. 113. Rebellion against Magiftrates ; the Sin and Punishinent
thereof. 114 Disobedience to Magistrates a Duty, when they abuse their
Power, by co:nmanding Things contrary to God's Law, In
stances thereof. 400 115 Miniters of Christ their Duties, the Commiflion given to the
Apostles. 402 116 Power commitced to the Apostles of Excommunication.
117 Persons unjustly Excommunicated. 403 118 None may intrude into the Ministerial Office.
119 Teaching Truth the Duty of Ministers. 407 120 The good Effects of Preaching.
121 Good Ministers promised. 408 122 Faithful Ministers, Promises to them, and Prayers for them. 123 - They are holy and unblameable in Life and Conversa
tion. 410 124 Their Humility, Self-denial, and Condescension.
Pag. Sect. 411
125 They seek not Applause from Men.
127 They speak boldly the Truths of Religion without fear. 412 128 Instances of becoming Boldness in reproving Sinners, and
declaring the Truths of Religion. 129 The Sufferings of the Apostles, &c. for Religion. 413
130 Their Temperance. 414 1'31 They pray for the People.
Inftances of their Prayers for the People. 132 The Supports of Christians in general, and of the Lord's
Ministers in particular, under Sufferings for Religion. 416 133 Wicked Ministers, their Sin and Punishment. 417 134 Their Covetousness. 418 135 Their Intemperance.
136 Their Slothfulness. 419 137 They deceive the People with Flatteries and falfe Doc421 138 Duties toward the Ministry, to receive their Inftructions. 422 139 To efteem and love them.
for them. 141 To support them. 423 142 Sins against them, despising them, not hearkening to their
Instructions. 424 143 Not supporting them.
144 Murder forbidden.
426 '149 Of Adultery and Fornication. 150 Threatenings, or the evil Consequences of Adultery and
Fornication 151 Examples, Exhortations, Promises, &c. against Adultery
152 Precepts concerning Property, and the Use of Riches in
432 157 Things found, lent, or entrusted, the Law thereof.
158 Oppression forbidden, and Duties towards the Oppreffed.
160 Oppressors threatened.
162 Promises to the Oppressed. 434 163 Duties of the Rich toward the Poor, Hospitality.
164 Lending without Usury.
165 Giving Alms. 436 166 Alms in Secret.,
167 Alms to be given to the Poor of every Denomination.
and Threatenings against those that oppress them. 439 172 Promises to the Stranger, the Fatherless, and Widow.
439 173 Of Witness-bearing.
175 Lying abhorred by God and good Men.
178 The Words of the Wicked injurious and offensive, 443 179 Words of the Wicked again if God.
180 Evil Speaking
181 Talkativeness, Rafhness with the Tongue. 444
183 Tale-bearing . 445 184 Whispering.
187 Reproach, Prayers and Complaints against it. 446 188 Reproach, God will bring it upon the Wicked.
189 Reproach, Promises against it.
192 Evil Communications.
194. Curfing forbidden and avoided by the Righteous.
196 The Righteous, their Care of their Words. 449 197 The Righteous praise God with their Mouths.
198 The Words of the Righteous toward Men.
3 Repentance enforced by Promises.
4 Returning to God, Promises thereto.
1o The Ministry a Mean of converting Sinners.
Self-Examination. 467 13 -Confideration.
14 Inconsideration of the Wicked.
1 The Case of those who withftand the Means of Repentance. 468 16 Sorrow for Sin.
17 Mourning for Sin.
19 Heaviness for Sin.
22 Weeping for Sin. 470 23 Tears for Sin.
24 The Heart affected for having finned.
25 A broken, contrite Heart. 471
26 Shame the Portion of Sinners
35 Confessions made in Scripture Expressions.
CH A P. XIX.
1 Of Death the Shortness of human Life.
The Term of Life is in God's Hand.
The Death of the Righteous happy.
CH A P. XX.
1 Of a future Judgment, and its Consequences.