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Popery and Deifm, an harmonious Friendship be-
tween them, I. 233. They produce each other.
Paradife, not the Heaven where juft Men áre
made perfect, but a Middle State, I. 244.
Pardon of Sin, is ftill of Grace, tho' the Medi-
ator died, I. 339.
Paftons, their Ufe, II. 33. their. Origin from the
Choice and Adhefion of the Will, 87, 224.
compared with, p. 34. Government of them,
where to begin, 88.
Peace of God, the Meaning of its paffing all Un-
derstanding, I. 48, 411. II. 170. How it
furpaffeth all other Peace, 1. 411.
Philofopbers, Heathen, the wifeft of them, con-
trary to Reafon, encouraged Idolatry. See
Idolatry. Defective in Morality. See Morality.
Pofitive Law defined, I. 122, 176. Difference
between Natural Laws and Pofitive, I, 6.
Pofitives of Chriftianity clear from the Deft's
Imputation of Arbitrarinefs. See Chapter of
Baptifm, Lord's Supper, and following Chap-
ter; where the intrinfick Excellence of thofe
Doctrines, and Parts of Chriftianity, appears.
See alfo Mediator. The Ufe of them in Chri-
ftianity, I. 189. the Peculiarity of the pofitive
Laws of Chriftianity, 186. the Original and
Ufe of all pofitive Laws, ib. Notes. The Pofi-
tives of Chriflianity promote the Honour of
God, and the Good of Men, and confequently
are true Religion by the Teft of the Deift's
own appointing, 122. to the laft conclufion
they are the Cure of Superstition and Idola-
try, 199. they are fecondarily moral, 204.
farther vindicated against the Moral Philofo-
pher, App. 46, &c.
Prayer, a Means of Natural Religion, but dead,
difpirited, 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. Chriftian
Prayer one of the Keys of the Kingdom of
Praying in the Spirit, Holy Ghoft, I. 87. Notes.
Prefcience Divine and future Contingents reconciled,
Prefence in the Lord's Supper, what it means,
I. 157, 162.
Priest, that Office of Chrift confider'd, I. 280.
Probation State of Man, I. 7, &c.
Prohibition. Difference between that and a po-
fitive Command, I. 10, 12.
Promife in Paradife upon the Fall, the firft Dawn
of Revelation, I. 23, 84, 100.
Prophet, that Office of Chrift confider'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 diftinguifh'd; how
far a Principle of Action, II. 55. how to per-
form Heroick Actions with Refpect to it, 63.
different in its Extent in Governors, than in
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 difcarded by them, ib. I. 316, 361. does
not confift altogether in the natural Confe-
quence of Vice, 361. II. 120. Law without
Sanction of Punishment, a Cobweb, Entreaty,
I. 316. Letter of Request, 361. Ufe of in all
Government, 316, &c. pofitive Punishment
different from Natural, 317. Eternity of, con-
fiftent with Reason, and with the Goodness of
God, as founded in the Nature of the Society
they are to influence, 318, &c. Annihilation,
an abfurd Hope of Infidelity, App. 52, &c.
UAKERS culpable in rejecting Baptifm
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. Reafon and Authority confift
ent, 206, &c. Sufficiency of remote, or prox-
Relation between God and Man mutable on
Man's part, proved by two Self-evident Pro-
pofitions, which overthrows the Foundation
of the Book of Christianity as old, &c. I. 15,
Religion, general Defcription of, I. 1. Three
Branches of the Religion of the End, 3, &c.
of the End immutable, 2, &c. 6, &c. of the
Means, firft Commencement of the Natural
Religion of the Means, 26. of the Chriftian
or revealed Religion of the Means, ib. Re-
pentance and Prayer, natural Means of Reli-
gion, 26, &c. 48, &c. What is true Religion,
156, &c. II. 154. All Corruption enters at the
Religion of the Means, I. 118. when diftinct
from Virtue, when the fame, 121.
Religion of the End, the profeffed Defign of the
Gospel to restore and improve it, I 254. Di-
ftinction of Religion, of the End and Means,
makes all things fall into Subordination, gives
the Eftimate 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 neglect the Religion of the Means, are falfe
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 confift in dry Rationality,
but the Love of God, and our Neighbour,
Religion of Nature delineated, fome Obferva-
tions on that Book, II. 74, 343.
Religion of Nature rightly understood, implies,
and infers Chriftianity, even the Resurrection
of the Body, II. 345.
Repentance, a natural Means of Religion, I. 26.
46, &c. receives its Life from Faith in Chrift,
ib. dead and defponding in the Heathen
World, 51. Chriftian Repentance, one Key
of the Kingdom of Heaven, 54. exclufive of
the Mediator, not to be relied on, 288.
how loft and difufed in the Heathen World,
not relied upon by them, 295.
Refurrection of the Body. See Body.
Revelation, the conftant Ufe of that Book of Scrip-
ture, II. 161. The Moral Philofopher feems
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 Paffions for this World,
36, 128. The Natural Faith of God's be-
ing a Rewarder, originally derived from the
original Promife, 45, 193. Self-good, Af-
fection, Advantage, Intereft, Happiness,
proved at large to be genuine Motives of Vir-
tue against the Deifts and others, 47, &c.
'don't confift in the natural Confequences of
Virtue, 120, &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 & Punctum Saliens of all true Virtue,
351. why impoffible to pleafe God without it,
b. and 336, 350. That derived from the
firft Promife, 232, 296, &c. Chriftianity
renders that implicit Faith, explicit, Introd.
p. 23. II. 193, 233, 303, 343. Deifts Me-
thod of rewarding Virtue, fupplants God, and
fets up Fate, 96, 120, 223. Faith in God
as a Rewarder, that firft Catholick Principle
of Natural Religion, implicitly contains Faith
in the true Mediator, 232, 262, 297, 335,
338, 343, And the Refurrection of the Body,
345. it fuppofes and preferves 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.
ACRAMENT, See Baptifm, and Lord's
Sacrifice, not of Human, but Divine Institution,"