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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,
Booksellers, stirred up against our
author by his adversary,378, 379

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C.

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

56

why he did not expressly re-
veal his Messiahship 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

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
122
what we may think to be the
state of those who never heard
of him,
132

law,

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

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believed by them, not necessary
to their being such, 405, &c.
Christians, why they must believe
whatever they find revealed by
Christ,
408
Christianity, the fundamental ar-
ticles of it easy to be under-
stood,
175
Commission of our Lord, was to
convince men of his being the
Messiah,
332
Commission of the apostles, and of
the seventy, of the same tenour,
335, 336
Covenant, changed, when the con-
ditions of it are changed, 344
Creed, of the apostles, not new-
modelled by the author, 201
— contains all things necessary
to be believed to make a man a
Christian,
277
the compilers of it may be
charged with Socinianism by the
same rule the author is, 272, 273

D.

206

Defiance, what it signifies,
of any truth, unjustly
charged on the author, 197, 205
Deists, what is necessary to make
men such,
229
the Reasonableness of Chris-
tianity written chiefly for such,
268
Devils, why they cannot be saved
by believing,

102

E

Edwards, Dr. John, complained
of, for his charge of atheism,
161

self,

his accusing the author of
Socinianism refuted, 167
his commendation of him-
192
his rule for good breeding
out of the Mishna,
194
sometimes represents the
word Messiah as easy, and some-

times as hard to be understood,
178, 244
Edwards, Dr. John, represents fun-
damentals both as essential and
integral parts of religion, 245

the

charged with assuming
power of the Pope to himself,
290

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his harangue for the atheisti-
cal rabble,
300
of his arguing from one to
303-305
his reasons of but one ar-
ticle being so often required,
considered,
308, &c.
accused of unfairness in
391
charged with insisting on
what concerns not the subject,
409
blamed for readiness to find
unknown faults in his opposers,
418

citations,

Epistles, of the apostles, why writ-
ten, and how to be understood,
152
not designed to teach funda-
mental articles of faith, ibid.
wisely explain the essentials
of Christianity,
154
the author's notion of them
vindicated,
170, &c.
no contempt cast on them by
249

him.

passing by any of them, no
argument of despising them,
250, &c.
doctrines necessary and not
necessary hard to be distinguish-
ed in them,
258,259
Evangelists, numerous citations out
of them ill termed a tedious col-
lection,
251, 252
though they wrote for
believers, yet relate Christ's
doctrine to unbelievers, 253
no good reason to sup-
pose them defective in relating
fundamentals,
316, 317
contain all doctrines ne-
cessary to make a man a Christian,
318, &c.

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Fact, common justice makes al-
legations of, false until proved,

192

Faith, what kind of, is required as
the condition of eternal life,
17 &c.
justifying, consists in believ-
ing Jesus to be the Messiah, 101
very acceptable to God, and
why,
129
consists in relying on the
goodness and faithfulness of God,
ibid.
the fundamental articles of it,
well explained, though not
taught in the epistles, 154
the essentials of it best learned
from the Gospels and Acts, ibid.

the author does not make only
one article of it necessary, 194

other truths useful, beside the
necessary article of it, 227, 228

but one article of it, not
pleaded for, that religion may
easily be understood, 206, &c.
Faith, a practical one plainly taught
by the author,
284, &c.
an entire one, believes
every
Scripture truth, 349, 352
how but one article was

taught by the apostles to make
men Christians, $352, 353
whether all the articles of it,
necessary to the being Christians,
were discovered in our Saviour's
time,
355

the author falsely charged
with bringing no tidings of an
evangelical one,
414
Formal words, when charged, ought
to be expressly proved, 194
Fundamental articles (of faith)
where to be found, 215, &c.

whence unreasonable
contentions arise about them,
230, 231
how the same things
may be so to one and not to an-
other,
232
how all truths may be-
ibid.
many things not so,
though found in the New Testa-
ment,
228
how they must be all
plain to every capacity, 237, &c.
the mischief of making
more than Christ made, 294, &c.

come so,

G.

110

Glory of God, (Rom. iii. 23) what
meant by,
God, ordinarily works by natural
means,
85

his image consists partly
in immortality,
106, 108

H.
Hobbes's Leviathan, our author
unjustly charged with borrowing
from it
420
Holy Ghost, why he could not
come, until our Saviour's ascen-
sion,
93

I.

I am, (John xiii. 19) its meaning
"I am the Messiah"
89
Jerusalem, why Christ preached but
little there,
35, &c.

Jews, the power of life and death
taken from them before our Sa-
viour's time,
40
Immortality, the image of God
partly consists in it, 106, 108
Infallible guide, only the Spirit of
God speaking in Scripture so, 357
Infidels, who chiefly hinder their
conversion,

165
the Reasonableness of
Christianity written chiefly for
them,

263

L.

Law of God, all have sinned
against it,
10
the justice of God vindicated
in giving so difficult a one to

man,

it,

11
of works, what is meant by
12, 13
is contained in the law of
Moses,
12

of faith, how it differs from
that of works,
12, 13

M.

Manner, as well as reality of
things, how to be believed
239, &c.
Messiah, that Jesus is he, the pri-
mary article of Christianity,
17, &c.
is synonymous with "Son
of God,"
21, 172,
&c.
declared by miracles, by
circumlocution and by express
words,
32, 33, 34
why our Saviour so much
concealed his being the Messiah,

Messiah, the Hebrew word suf-
ficiently explained in the New
Testament,
178
that Jesus is the Messiah,
not hard to be understood, though
both the words are Hebrew, 243
Miracles, those of our Saviour ap-
pealed to by him for proving
him the Messiah, 18, 19
Mishna of the Jews, a rule of good

194

breeding taken from it by Dr.
Edwards,
Moral law, established by the
Gospel,

122
how fulfilled and confirmed
by our Saviour,
12
Morality of the Gospel, the most
excellent, 138-140, 143.
Mysteries, the author vindicated
from the charge of deriding
them,

378

35
why our Lord expressly
owned himself to the woman of
Samaria,
45
how our Saviour's wisdom
appeared in the gradual discovery
of his being the Messiah, 37, 81

his kingdom called by the
Jews, "the world to come," 88
believing Jesus to be so, a
justifying faith, 101, 102

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N.

Name of Christ, believing in it
signifies his being the Messiah,

44

0.

Obedience, sincere, a necessary
condition of the
Gospel,
114, &c.
Occasional Paper, reply to several
things therein,
One article, how arguing from one
to none might be used by a
pagan,
305
Vid. Article, Faith, and Funda-
mental.

420

Orthodoxy, when a pretence to it
is ridiculous,
376

P.

Parables, why Christ used them,
in speaking of his kingdom, 44
Happyola, the meaning of this
Greek word,
73
Patrick, bishop, his notion of Chri-
stianity,
179
Paul, the apostle, the general drift
of his preaching,
124

Pilate, could not find our Saviour
guilty of treason, though he was
charged with it, 77-80
Priest, Jesus never assumed this
character,

113

R.

Reason, the insufficiency, of it,
without revelation, 135, 157
Redemption, the doctrine of it
founded upon the supposition of
Adam's fall,
4
what it restores men to, 9
Resurrection of Christ, the neces-
sity of believing it,

the belief of it put for
believing him to be the Messiah,
340
Revelation, the necessity of it, to
direct us to heaven, 135, 157
Righteousness, whence faith is
counted for it,
111, 112
what attaining to the
law of righteousness signifies,

235

S.

Satisfaction of Christ, why not
directly insisted on in The
Reasonableness of Christianity,
163, 164
the omission of it, no
proof of the author's being a So-
cinian,
270, &c.
it is hard for one who
reads the Scripture with attention
to deny it,
Scriptures, not absolutely necessary
to know and believe all things
contained therein,
156

418

necessary to believe all
which we know to be taught in
them,

ibid.

Scriptures, in essentials, speak to
the meanest capacity, 157, &c.
we should learn our re-
ligion out of them,
294
the mischief of making
them chime with our previous
notions,
294-297
all things therein neces-
sary to be believed, when under-
stood,
353, 354
Self-conceitedness, worse than folly,
384

Socinianism, The Reasonableness
of Christianity unjustly charged
with it,
162, &c.
Socinians, the author charged with
being one,
359, &c.
Son of God, a man's understand-
ing this phrase, as some Socinians
do, no proof of his being one,
361, &c.
signifies the same with Mes-
366, &c.
the confession of the eu-
nuch (Acts viii.) no proof to the
contrary,
371, &c.
Systems, not hated by the author,
who only complains of the abuse
of them,
377

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T.

Tiberius, the Roman emperor, a
very jealous prince,
SI
Tillotson, (archbishop) how he un-
derstood the phrase Son of God,
362
Truths, several, useful, yet not ne-
cessary to salvation, 227, &c.

U.

Unitarians, Dr. Edwards's witty
remark upon that word, 200

END OF VOL. VII.

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