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Popery and Deism, an harmonious Friendship be-
tween them, I. 233. They produce each other.
Paradise, not the Heaven where just Men åre
- made perfect, bút a Middle State; 1. 244.
Pardon of Sin, is ftill of Grace, tho' the Medi-
átor died, I. 339.
Paffions, their Use, II. 33. their. Origin from the
Choice and Adhesion of the Will, 87, 224.
compared with, p. 34. Government of them,
where to begin, 88.
Peace of God, the Meaning of its pasing all Un-
derstanding, I. 48, 411. II. 170. How it
furpasseth all other Peace, 1. 411.
Philojopbers, Heathen, the wiseft of them, 'con-
trary to Reason, encouraged Idotatry. See
Idolatry. Defective in Morality. See Morality.
Positive Law defined, I. 122, 176. Difference
between Natural Laws and Positive, I, 6.
Positives of Chriftianity clear from the Dist's
Imputation of Arbitrariness. See Chapter of
Bastijm, Lord's Supper, and following Chap-
ter; where the intrinsick Excellence of those
Doctrines, and Parts of Christianity; appears.
See also Mediator. The Use of them in Chri-
ftianity, I. 189. the Peculiarity of the positive
Laws of Christianity, 186. the Original and
Ule of all positive Laws, ib. Notes. The Posi-
tives of Christianity promote the Honour of
God, and the Good of Men, and confequently
are true Religion by the Test of the Dein's
own appointing, 122. to the last conclufion
they are the Cure of Superstition and Idola-
try, 199. They are secondarily moral, 204.
farther vindicated against the Moral Philofo-
pher, App. 46, &c.
Prayer, a Means of Natural Religion, but dead,
dispirited, and irregular, where not enliven'd
and directed right by Faith in Christ, I.'80,
&c. how it operates the Religion of the
End, and affifts Repentance, 88, 89. Why Fer-
vency and Frequency required, 93. Christian
Prayer one of the Keys of the Kingdom of
Praying in the Spirit, Holy Ghost, I. 87. Notes.
Prescience Divine and future Contingents reconciled,
Presence in the Lord's Supper, what it means,
I. 157, 162.
Priest, that Office of Christ consider'd, I. 280.
Probation State of Man, I. 7, &c.
Probibition. Difference between that and a po-
sitive Command, I. 10, 12.
Promise in Paradise upon the Fall, the first Dawn
of Revelation, I. 23, 84, 100.
Prophet, that Office of Christ consider’d, I. 248.
Propitiation. See Atonement.
Prudence, meant by the Command of adding
Knowledge to Virtue, I. 270.
Prudential Rules for interpreting Scripture, ib. to
Publick, Affection to it duly distinguish'd ; how
far a Principle of Action, II. 55. how to per-
form heroick Actions with Respect to it, 63.
different in its Extent in Governors,
Subjects, 64. Vicious in the old Romans, vir-
tuous in the present Britons, ibid.
Punishment future, ridiculous in the Deifts to re-
ject Revelation upon that Account, II. 118.
yet discarded by them, ib. I. 316, 361. does
not confift altogether in the natural Conse-
quence of Vice, 361. II. 120. Law without
Sanction of Punishment, a Cobweb, Entreaty, 1. 316. Letter of Request, 361. Use of in all Government, 316, &c. positive Punishment different from Natural, 317. Eternity of, conGistent with Reason, and with the Goodness of God, as founded in the Nature of the Society they are to influence, 318, &c. Annihilation, an absurd Hope of Infidelity, App. 52, &c.
Q U AKERS culpable in rejecting Baptism and the Lord's-Supper, I, 136, 141, 151.
EASON, Faith and that coincident,
II. 189. true Meaning of Faith being above Reason, 165, 197, 205. Enemies to them both, 1. Papists, 212. 2. Solifidians, 220. 3. Deifts, 221. Reason and Authority conlistent, 206, &c. Sufficiency of remote, or prox
imate, 311. Relation between God and Man mutable on · Man's part, proved by two Self-evident Pro
positions, which overthrows the Foundation of the Book of Christianity as old, &c. I. 15,
Religion, general Description of, I. 1. Three
Branches of the Religion of the End, 3, &c. of the End immutable, 2, &c. 6, &c. of the Means, first Commencement of the Natural Religion of the Means, 26. of the Christian or revealed Religion of the Means, ib. Repentance and Prayer, natural Means of Religion, 26, &c. 48, &c. What is true Religion, 156, &c. II. 154. All Corruption enters at the
Religion of the Means, I. 118. when distinct
from Virtue, when the fame, 121.
Religion of the End, the professed Design of the
Gospel to restore and improve it, I 254. Di-
ftintion of Religion, of the End and Means,
makes all things fall into Subordination, gives
the Estimate and Precedence of Things of Re-
ligion, Introd. 16. I. 26, &c.
Religion of the Means, the vital Part of Chri-
ftianity, I. 274. They who reject, corrupt,
or negleet the Religion of the Means, are false
to the Religion of the End, or Natural Re-
ligion, II. 253, &c. at large. True Religion
founded in the Mediator, and Nature of
Things, Introd. 4.
True Religion does not consist in dry Rationality,
but the Love of God, and our Neighbour,
Religion of Nature delineated, fome Observa-
tions on that Book, II. 74, 343.
Religion of Nature rightly understood, implies,
and infers Christianity, even the Resurrection
of the Body, II. 345.
Repentance, a natural Means of Religion, I. 26.
46, &c. receives its Life from Faith in Christ,
ib. dead and desponding in the Heathen
World, 51. Christian Repentance, one Key
of the Kingdom of Heaven, 54. exclusive of
the Mediator, not to be relied on, 288.
how lost and disused in the Heathen World,
not relied upon by them, 295.
Resurrection of the Body. See Body.
Revelation, the constant Use of that Book of Scrip-
ture, II. 161. The Moral Philosopher seems
to require Revelation from God, to be Per-
fonal to every one, Append. 19.
Rewards, Future Rewards and Punishments the
grand Motive to Virtue and Religion, II. 32.
Counter-balance of the Passions for this World,
36, 128. The Natural Faith of God's be-
ing a Rewarder, originally derived from the
original Promise, 45, 193. Self-good; Af-
fection, Advantage, Interest, Happiness,
proved at large to be genuine Motives of Vira
tue against the Deifts and others, 47, &c.
don't consist in the natural Consequences of
Virtue,' i20, &c. 223, I. 307, &c.'' 318.
Faith of God's being a Rewarder, the Reli-
gious Principle and Fountain of all Virtue.
II. 232, 262, &c. 297, 318. The Pri-
mordium & Punétum Saliens of all true Virtue,
351. why impossible to please God without it,
ib. and 336, 350, That derived from the
first Promise, 232, 296, &c. Christianity
renders that implicit Faith, explicit, Introd.
p. 23. 11. 193, 233, 303, 343. Deifts Me-
thod of rewarding Virtue, supplants God, and
sets up Face, 96, 120, 223. Faith in God
as a Rewarder, that first Catholick Principle
of Natural Religion, implicitly contains Faith
in the true Mediator, 232, 262, 297, 335,
338, 343And the Resurrection of the Body,
345. it supposes and preserves all his moral
Attributes, 233, 298, 303, 319, 336, 343,
Degrees of Rewards hereafter, 309.
Ridicule, ill placed, immoral, I. 12. Notes. re-
coils upon the Author of Characteristicks,
Righteousness, to hunger and thirst after it, what,
I. 27. II. 75.
ACR’AMENT, See Baptism, and Lord's
Sacrifice, not of Human, but Divine Inftitution,