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Flection, of church officers, right | GENERAL ASSEMBLY, of the, 429-

of, in the society, 408.

432.
See Assembly.

Glory of God, the end of his decrees
and works, 30, 32, 35, 42, 43,
168, 179.

the chief end of man, 171, 365,
381.

of ruling elders and deacons, 432.
of bishops or pastors, 441, 442.
Eucharist. See Lord's Supper.
Evangelist, ordination of an, 449.
Exaltation, of Christ, 58, 205-209.
Excommunication, of, 161, 467, 513.

design of, 513.

mode of procedure in, 513, 514.
in what case, and how, to be re-
moved, 515-517.
Expiation, only by the blood of
Christ, 329.

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assurance, not of the essence of,
101, 222.

implicit not to be required, 114.
in a justified person, is not alone,
71, 222.

Fall of man, nature and effects of
the, 42-46, 185-190, 383, 384.
why permitted, 42.
all mankind are involved in the,
43, 186, 383.

Family worship, daily required,
122.

directory for, 526.
Fasting, a duty, 121, 262, 524.
by whom to be observed, 525.
how to be observed, 526.
Fellowship, See Communion.
Forbearance, Christian, 407.
Foreknowledge, of God, 26, 35, 180.
Forgiveness. See Pardon.
Form of government, 405-459.
Form, of licensure, 439.

of a call, 442.

of a commission, 458.

of an oath, or affirmation, 476.
Free will, of, 33, 62–65, 185, 383.
See Will.

Glory, communion in, with Christ,
in this life, 233.
after death, 235.

at the resurrection and the day
of judgment, 237, 239--241.
God, doctrine concerning, 20-25,
175--179, 382.

existence of, shown by the light
of nature, 16, 171.
but one only, 18, 176, 382.
is the only object of worship, 23,
24, 117, 252, 259, 357.
Godhead, three persons in the, 22,
177, 382.

Government, Form of, 405.
preliminary principles of, 405-

409.

Grace, acts and works of God's
free, 28, 67, 73, 179, 191, 215,
218, 222, 223, 384, 386, 387.
covenant of, 48, 52, 191, 194.
ordinary means of, 330, 396.
Graces, saving, all wrought by the
Spirit, 77, 80, 112, 221, 223-
225, 227.

always accompany faith, 71, 72,
222.

HEAVEN, of, 165, 168, 235, 240.
Hell, of, 165, 169, 190, 236, 238.
Holy Ghost. See Spirit.
Hopes, false, 99.
Humiliation of Christ, 54, 55, 202--
204, 385.

IGNORANT, the, not to be admitted
to the Lord's table, 158, 350.
Image of God, man made after the,
33, 182, 382.

renewed by sanctification, 224,
387.
Imputation, of the guilt of Adam's
first sin, 43, 187, 384.

of Christ's righteousness, 70, 220,
227, 386.

Inability, 63, 90, 187, 243, 319, 369,
375, 395.
Incarnation, of the Son of God, 54,
195, 197, 203, 384.

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Kingdom, of Christ, the Church is
the, 409.

Knowledge, of God, infinite, 23.
derivable from the light of na
ture, 9, 116, 171.
sufficient, only from Scripture,
9, 117, 171.

LARGER catechism, the, 171-379.
Law, ceremonial, abrogated, 106,
112.

judicial, how far obligatory, 107.
moral defined, 242.

given to Adam, with power to
obey, 33, 104, 241, 388.
continues to be binding, 105, 107.
use of the, under the gospel, 108
-111, 242-246.

wherein comprehended, 246-388.
Liberty, Christian, of, 111-113.
end of, 114.

abuse of, 114-116.

of conscience, 113, 406
License, form of, 439.
Licensing, candidates, of, 435-440.
Light, of nature, what shown by
the, 9, 116, 123, 171.
insufficiency of the, 9, 69, 171,

212.

Limitation, of time, 493.

as to certificates of church mem-
bership, 493, 494.

as to criminal process, 494.
Lord's Day, of the sanctification of
the, 495.

in the family, 496.
in public, 496.
See Sabbath.

Lord's Supper, institution, nature,
and ends of the, 153, 344, 398.
not a sacrifice for sin, 154.
elements of, not to be adored, 156.
the substance of the elements of,
not changed, 156, 157.

how, and by whom, to be admin-
istered, 155, 156, 345.
relation of the elements of, to
Christ, 156.

how Christ is present in the, 157,
346.

benefits received in the, 157, 345,
346, 398.

Lord's Supper, who may not be
admitted to the, 158, 350.
cases of doubting that may not
exclude from the, 349.
preparation for the, 347, 898.

Lord's Supper, duties required in | Merit, none in us, 91, 371.

partaking of the, 351.
after partaking of the, 352.
wherein it agrees with and dif-
fers from baptism, 354-356.
administration of the, 506-510.

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of Christ. See Christ, Satisfac-

tion.

Minister, none but one lawfully
ordained may preach and ad-
minister the sacraments, 147
150, 334, 345.

how he should preach, 335.
See Instalment, Ordination, Trans-
lation.

Ministry, given by Christ, 139,
407.

Missions, of, 454.

Moderators, authority and duties
of, 455, 468, 476, 529, 530, 533,
534, 535, 536.

of church sessions, ministers
perpetual, 419, 420.

of a Presbytery, Synod, and Gen.
eral Assembly, 455.
how chosen, 456.

NATURE. See Corruption, Light.

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modes of prosecuting for an, 464
Offences, private, 461.

steps to be taken relative to, 461,

462.

of spreading the knowledge of,
462.

public, 463, 464.

under what circumstances pro-
cess for, may, or may not, be
instituted, 464, 465.
Officers. See Church Officers.
Officers of Christ, 53, 199-201, 385.
Ordinances, by whom appointed,
and for what end, 139, 415.
under the law, 49, 193.
under the gospel, 51, 194.
in a particular church, 415.
admission to sealing, 511.
Ordination of bishops or pastors,
trials for, 444.

how to be conducted, 444-449.
questions proposed at, 446.
of an evangelist, 449.

of ruling elders and deacons, 432

-434.

Original Sin, 43, 187, 188, 384.

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See Adoption, Church, Commu-
nion, Effectual Culling, Elect,
Means of Grace, Redemption.
Sanctification, of, 77-80, 223, 387.
inseparably joined with justifica-
tion, 227.

in what justification differs from,
227.

Scripture, of the holy, 9-18, 172.
why necessary, 9, 10.
canonical books of, 11, 12.
authority of, 12.

evidences of its being the word
of God, 13, 173.
sufficiency and perfection of, 14,
171, 174, 381.
perspicuity of, 15.

is its own infallible rule of inter-
preting, 18.

the only rule of faith, practice,
and worship, 12, 117, 172, 174,
381.

the Spirit speaking in, the su
preme Judge of religious con-
troversies, 18.

the original text of, the final ap.
peal, 16.

to be translated into the vulgar
tongue, 17, 333.
illumination of the Spirit neces-
sary to a saving understanding
of, 14, 333.

to be read by all, 332.
how to be read, 333.
how made effectual to salvation,
330, 397.

of the public reading of, 497.
Sealing Ordinances, of admission
to, 511.

Secret Worship, directory for, 526.
Session, of the church, 419-421.
quorum of, 419.

moderator of, 419, 420.

powers of, 420.

rules for the convening, recorde,
and registers of, 421.
Shorter Catechism, the, 381-404.
Sick, of the visitation of the, 521-
524.

Sin, definition of, 45, 186, 383.
original, 187, 384.

of our first parents, 42, 185, 383.
why permitted, 42.
effects of the first, 43, 44, 187,
188, 383, 384.

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