Abraham, his Trial in Egypt; his Humility
unselfishness, [4]146; a pattern husband, [5]155; his hospitality, [6]207; overcame vain-glory, [7]213; his sacrifice of Isaac, [8]275, [9]291; joyful in trials, [10]275; a king, priest and prophet, [11]293; overcame nature, [12]276; crowning act of obedience, [13]292; took Isaac only, to the mount, [14]309; his sending for a wife for Isaac typical, [15]385.

Absalom, popular, [16]4; sober-minded as long as in exile, [17]401.

Acclamations in churches, [18]22, [19]74.

Accommodation, falsely ascribed to the Apostles, [20]1 (note).

Actors, debarred from the sacraments, [21]69 (note).

Adam, how he came to sin, [22]24; inference from his punishment, [23]49; no man perishes only on his account, [24]99; why made the head of the race, [25]204; how he might have overcome Satan, [26]284; created not to die but for immortality, [27]327.

Adultery, extirpated, not merely punished, by church discipline, [28]358.

Affection, toward vicious kindred, ceases hereafter, [29]331.

Affliction, the gain of, [30]274; brings men near to Christ, [31]ib.; works salvation, [32]277; in what sense light, [33]322; a weapon of righteousness, [34]338; a means of grace, [35]299; leads to the kingdom, [36]300; why laid on Saints, [37]299.

Affluence, consists in what, [38]343.

Africa, its church, founded by Apostles, [39]32.

Agape, to be rendered love, not charity, [40]188, (note); the way to attain gifts, [41]188; unites men when gifts divide them, [42]188; greater than all gifts, [43]189; more than alms or martyrdom, [44]189, [45]190; the way to perfection, [46]190; if fully practised would remove all evils, [47]191; superior to other virtues in having no attendant evils, [48]192; turns all evil to good, [49]192; contrasted with sensual passion, Joseph an example, [50]192, [51]193; Paul to be admired for rather than for his miracles, [52]193; our Lord the most perfect pattern of, [53]194; its excellencies depicted with a painter's art, [54]194; centre in long-suffering, [55]195; the qualities of love, [56]195; examples of in our Lord, Jonathan, Rebecca, [57]196; Rebecca's conduct, [58]196 (note); leads to same result with true self-love, [59]197; prevents unkind thoughts, makes men angels, [60]198; is felt toward heathens and enemies, [61]198; more perfect under the Gospel, [62]199; more attractive than miracles, [63]199; Paul before Agrippa an example of, [64]199, [65]200; its power to teach all virtues, [66]200, [67]201; Paul's delineation of suited to correct the Corinthians' errors, [68]201; knowledge and tongues pass away, [69]202; outlasts faith and hope, [70]203; many hindrances to its exercise, [71]204; final cause of consanguinity, society, etc., [72]204, [73]205; and also of government, [74]206; must be followed vehemently, [75]208.

Agriculture, a necessary art, [76]354; yet vain without that of ruling, [77]355; a sort of rule, i.e., over plants, [78]ib.; its dependence on God's providence, [79]356.

Ahab, his greediness, [80]208; his repentance, [81]305; his shame before Elijah, [82]411.

Alexander the coppersmith, Paul's thorn, [83]400.

Almsgiving, what it is, [84]123; scanty, reproved, [85]124; excuses for not giving answered, [86]ib.; sure to be repaid, [87]89; appropriate on Sundays, [88]259; to be in proportion to our gains, [89]262; recommends to be not less than a tenth, [90]ib.; vain-glory in, cruel, [91]345; called a grace, [92]361; makes God our debtor, [93]ib.; given sadly, no alms but covetousness, [94]371; the proper offering of a spiritual soul, [95]376; most of all looseth sin, [96]305; Paul's discourse on, gradually introduced, [97]359; three main points in, [98]368; produceth righteousness, [99]373; how many good things proceed from it, [100]373-4.

Amen, joined in by all, [101]285.

Ammonites, were Hebrews, [102]394.

Amos, no prophet, but God took him, [103]392.

Amulets, the use of them condemned, [104]21, [105]262.

Ananias and Sapphira, by covetousness lost all, [106]89.

Anatomy, mysterious like theology, [107]16.

Angels, their anger at the lost, [108]331; of light, and of darkness, [109]390.

Anger, less vehement than lust, [110]389; why implanted in us, [111]ib.

Antinous, the favorite of Hadrian, [112]402.

Anomoeans, their notions of divine knowledge, [113]203.

Antioch, these discourses delivered at, [114]124; the church of, nourished many widows and strangers, [115]125.

Apollos, older than Timothy, [116]263; esteemed by Paul, [117]267.

Apostles, the, humanly speaking, insignificant, [118]14; the argument from the success of their preaching, [119]19; from their account of themselves, [120]20; from their undertaking so great a work, [121]25; and persisting in it after our Lord's death, [122]26; their lingering among the Jews, [123]27; their dealing with the Romans, [124]28; difficulties they had to contend with, [125]40, [126]41; summary of the case, [127]43; received aid from their disciples, [128]118; unjustly suspected, [129]124; contrasted with philosophers, [130]212; all equal, [131]233; suffered more than Christ, [132]274 (note); wrought greater miracles [133]ib.; their weaknesses expedient for us, [134]288; how a "sweet savor," [135]302; greater than Moses, [136]312; ministered God's mercy, [137]319; overcame by God's power, [138]321; not by witchcraft, [139]322; were ministers of reconciliation, [140]335; as such succeeded Christ, [141]336; rich even in carnal things, [142]341; troubles their mark, [143]396; and patience, [144]397; glorious by slighting glory, [145]416.

Apostolate, a perilous office, [146]120, [147]126.

Aristippus, sank all his goods in the sea, [148]212.

Arts, what needful and what superfluous, [149]354.

Artizans, should judge rightly the claims of Christianity, [150]28; analogy of their education to that of Christians, [151]80; arche agennetos, not spoken of the Son, [152]239.

Astrology, among Christians, [153]21.

Augustin, [154]22, [155]79, [156]170.

Babylon, tower of, [157]322.

Babylonians, [158]390.

Babylonish dragon, death compared to, [159]142, [160]229.

Babylonish furnace, [161]103; three children in it, [162]104, [163]117.

Balaam, God wrought by him, though a bad man, [164]44; his evil counsel, [165]134.

Baptism, its necessity, [166]12; laver of regeneration, [167]43, [168]284; of no avail without good works, [169]133; practice of coming to it late in life, [170]283; is a regeneration, [171]284; a life-giving grace, [172]307; maketh righteous, [173]310; God worketh by it to our immortality, [174]329; previous sins effaced in, [175]307, [176]383; in the name of Jesus implies not the exclusion of the Father's name, [177]419.

Baptized, the, at once receive and reflect the Spirit's glory, [178]34.

Baptized for the dead, [179]133, [180]244-5.

Barnabas, thought to be "the brother," (2 Cor. viii.20) [181]365.

Beauty, not the cause of lust, [182]316; its superficial nature, [183]317; of soul, unfading and worthy, [184]318.

Beggars, led to imposture by the inhumanity of others, [185]123.

Beliar, [186]344.

Bereavement, how to learn to bear it, [187]56, [188]253.

Bezaleel, [189]376.

Blessing, of priests is God's blessing, [190]285.

Boasting, not after the Lord, [191]391; reasons against, [192]400; a folly even when compelled, [193]396, [194]405.

Body, constituted not for evil but good, [195]129; not evil in itself, [196]132; not the cause of sin, [197]242; spiritual in the next world, [198]252; a figure of the church, [199]175; its members both one and many, [200]176; a clothing, [201]276; a tabernacle, [202]328; raised incorruptible, [203]329; hereafter punished or crowned, [204]330.

Body of Christ, its mighty power, [205]142; the reverence due to it, [206]143.

Body and Blood of the Lord, to be understood spiritually, not carnally, [207]133; we partake of in the Eucharist, [208]139, [209]142.

Bowing the head, at the Blessing, [210]285.

Brethren, should work with their pastor toward persons under censure, [211]337; the contrary course not humane but cruel, [212]ib.

Brethren of the Lord, freed from their first unbelief, yet not made Apostles, [213]120.

British Isles, the, even in them John's reproofs of Herod heard, [214]412.

Burning Bush, variously interpreted by the Fathers without contradiction, [215]229.

Cain, a slave to envy, [216]110; destroyed by it, [217]395; sinned, not realizing God's omnipresence, [218]303; his life of fear, [219]316; his sorrow, worldly, [220]353.

Calf, the golden, [221]378.

Captivity, conveys two ideas, [222]377.

Carefulness, worldly, reproved, [223]342.

Carnal weapons, what they are, [224]376.

Catechumens, not allowed to attend the communion, [225]220, [226]282; the prayer for, [227]282; its completeness, [228]285; what their own prayer should be, [229]ib.

Caterpillars, God's mighty force, [230]320.

Catholic truth, to be learned from universal consent, [231]223.

Celsus, a witness to Scripture, [232]32.

Censured persons, should yearn after their teachers, [233]351; be excluded from the mysteries, [234]358.

Cerinthian heretics, their perversion of Scripture, [235]244.

Chanting, used in churches, [236]220.

Chasteness, may be perfected for vain-glory, [237]347.

Cheerfulness, how to be cultivated, [238]233.

Cherubim, our hymns unite us with, [239]366.

Chest for the poor, recommended, [240]262.

Children, the three, delivered in, not from, the furnace, [241]273, [242]292; an example of praying for enemies, [243]304.

Children, consolation under loss of, [244]276.

Christ, the centre of unity, [245]3; his presence implied in the word Revelation, [246]7; how made to us wisdom and righteousness, [247]24; the bond of union, [248]47; the believer's foundation, [249]51; "is God's" explained, [250]55; his indwelling in Paul, [251]75; present in the sentence of excommunication, [252]85; head of Christians only, [253]150; not inferior to the Father, [254]151; subject to the Father, but as a Son of God, [255]ib.; head of the church, [256]ib.; his condescension to Judas, [257]160; our perfect pattern of love, [258]193, [259]195; has the sum of knowledge, [260]203; left some things voluntary, [261]122; accused by the devil, [262]284; spake, though as a sheep dumb, etc., [263]293; able to consume his foes, [264]302; the promised prophet, [265]312; drew all to himself, [266]322; how "after the flesh," [267]332; came to reconcile, [268]335; was righteousness itself, yet made sin, [269]334; the subject of our wrestlings, [270]341; his poverty, [271]362; represented in the poor, [272]364; his body the merciful man's altar, [273]376; divine honors refused him by the Roman Senate, [274]403; his forbearance not weakness, [275]414; entereth into us when we communicate, [276]418.

Christians, to abide in their calling, [277]108; though slaves are free, [278]109; have almost all fallen, [279]135; are prophets, priests, and kings, [280]290; made so at baptism, [281]293; they alone really know the law, [282]313; have greater privileges than Jews had, [283]335; their high birth, [284]344, [285]345; are here in a foreign land, [286]362; have Christ in them, [287]418.

Church, the, both one and many, [288]175; its unity in the spirit, [289]176; a manifold person, [290]254; wounded when its members sin, [291]83; certain places used as churches in the Apostles' times, [292]160; irreverent behavior in them common, [293]220; places in them for the poor, [294]179; not one while her members stand apart, [295]272; a spiritual bath, [296]358; disunion in, [297]368; a bride, [298]385; conquers by suffering, [299]398; pulled down by envy and strife, [300]408.

Church, some scarce once a year visit, [301]283; why to be often resorted to, [302]358; reverence paid at the porch, [303]418.

Churches, the, their united prayer powerful, [304]367.

Church-allowance, what and to whom given, [305]124-5.

Church-discipline, to be preceded by mourning and prayer, [306]84; toward heathen impossible, [307]89; penalty in the Old Testament analagous, [308]90.

Chronology, of LXX. differs from the Hebrew, [309]50.

Clergy, right to maintenance, [310]120; sanctioned by Mosaic law, [311]121, [312]126; enforced by its mystical precepts, [313]121; by the value of spiritual things, [314]ib.; what kind of men the clergy ought to be, [315]119; must be obeyed even though living ill, [316]124; must try to save all though all will not be saved, [317]129; must not be discouraged though hearers be disobedient, [318]162.

Comforts of life, their ill effect, [319]32; community of God's gifts should teach generosity of spirit, [320]57.

Commerce, should teach public spirit, [321]57; selfishness incident to, [322]241; contrary to God's intention, [323]242.

Common mercies, thanks for, [324]281.

Communion, why so called, [325]139.

Condescension, for a brother's sake no degradation, [326]129.

Confession, looseth sin, [327]299; a sacrifice, [328]309.

Conscience, when it seems clear does not therefore justify, [329]59; a good, comforts in affliction, [330]286; testifies to a judgment, [331]326; joy of a good, [332]342; an evil, freezes the soul, [333]314.

Consolations, under loss of relatives, [334]254.

Constantine the Great, his tomb, [335]403.

Constantinople, [336]403.

Contempt of money, introduced by the Gospel, [337]322, [338]357; its fruits in the soul, [339]376.

Conversion, a greater charity than alms, [340]15; of ordinary persons to the Gospel a presumption of its truth, [341]22, [342]23; of the world might be effected without miracles, if Christians led holy lives, [343]32, [344]33.

Corinth, why its inhabitants likely to to be proud, [345]1; some of them still holy, [346]6, [347]7; errors of some, [348]2; their childishness, [349]78.

Corinthians, the, had senseless pride in things of Judaism, [350]272; had made advances since first Epistle, [351]277; now ranked above the Macedonians, [352]278; apparent discrepance of the two Epistles explained, [353]288; the second, gentler, [354]295; loved by Paul more than other churches, [355]296; estranged from the incestuous person, [356]297; joined with Paul in the act of forgiving the same, [357]298; their virtue implied in calling them "an Epistle," [358]311; were particularly unsound on the resurrection, [359]326; dehorted from their corrupters by their own nobleness, [360]345; their penitence an example of godly sorrow, [361]353; their behavior to Titus, [362]358; exhorted by praise of the Macedonians, [363]359, [364]362, [365]369; by praise of themselves, [366]362, [367]369; by the Lord's example, [368]363, [369]369; why exhorted to give after, not beyond, their means, [370]362; their conduct to Paul contrasted unfavorably with the Macedonians, [371]387; to provoke them so to liberality, [372]387; had felt it a burden to maintain Paul, [373]ib.; the devil's bait to them, [374]ib.; slavishly submissive to the false apostles, [375]393; envy the root of their evils, [376]410.

Corn, sinfulness of shutting up, [377]362.

Cornelius, [378]28; blessed with knowledge because of love, [379]112.

Counsel, that of inferiors to be taken, [380]368; even in the church, [381]ib.

Counsels of perfection, [382]122, [383]127; their use and reward, [384]128.

Covenant, the Old, its rewards temporal, [385]284; its glory visible, [386]311; its inferiority to the New no disparagement, [387]312; the people shared not in it with the priests, [388]365-6.

Covenant, the New, its glory not perceived by sense, [389]309; supplied not only life but the Spirit, [390]310; its great superiority to the Old, [391]ib.; superior, but not contrary to the Old, [392]313; harmony with the Old, [393]314; one Spirit wrought in both, [394]ib.; privileges of, [395]135.

Covetousness, its brutalizing effect, [396]52; never rests, [397]61; blinds men, [398]62; compared with contentment, [399]81; like dropsy, [400]82; a present hell, [401]ib.; compared to leaven, [402]87; answerable for the impositions on the poor, [403]123; its cruelty, [404]ib.; folly and evils attending it, [405]137; antidote to it in the creation, [406]ib.; found in rich and poor, [407]138; makes men worse than toilers in the mines, [408]137; preys on both living and dead, [409]214; how to be tamed, [410]215; is worse than a dream, [411]221; its insatiableness, [412]224; worse than poverty, [413]241; example of its cruelty in a cornfactor, [414]ib.; and in men in trade, [415]242; makes men poor, [416]248.

Creation, a reformation of life, such, and why, [417]332; analogy between it and redemption, [418]18; works of, why men told to study them, [419]24.

Creed, of the Oriental churches probably referred to, [420]12.

Crimes, some require a life of repentance, [421]87.

Cross, the, its glory above reason, [422]17; seemed contrary to all signs, [423]18; type of it in time of Elisha, [424]ib.; it and not amulets the true protection of children, [425]71, and note.

Cruelty, in ostentatious almsgiving, [426]347; in humoring the sick or sinners, [427]351.

Cup of blessing, why so called, [428]139.

Curiosity, and rash judgment, its inexcusableness, [429]58.

Curses, senseless, [430]309; pollute the soul, [431]310; the poison of asps, [432]ib.; pleasing to the devil, [433]ib.

Custom, its exceeding power, [434]40.

Daniel, prayed for Nebuchadnezzar, [435]310; flourished by trials, [436]402.

David, his love for his people, [437]146; to his rebel son, [438]198; things said of him in the Psalms not said of his person, [439]ib.; full of troubles, [440]173; addresses God by various titles, why, [441]273; in what his repentance consisted, [442]299; his comeliness, [443]317; turned to flight the Philistines, [444]320; had been lost if God destroyed upon sin, [445]326; punished himself for Absalom, [446]336; complained under reproach, [447]340; his sorrow, [448]353; his care for his people, [449]354; bore with Shimei's curses, [450]388; overcome by lust, [451]389; why he boasted his former exploits, [452]393; in conquering Goliah achieved less than Paul, [453]396-7; admirable as long as tried by adversity, [454]401.

Day, revealed by fire, the day of judgment, [455]180.

Deacons the office discharged by Paul, [456]13; commanded silence in the churches, [457]220 (note); bid the prayers, [458]281, [459]285.

Dead Souls, [460]307; they stink, [461]308.

Death, but a removal, [462]275; the word used of temptations, [463]324; called by such names as would make it desired, [464]330; sends quickly to the Lord, [465]ib.; uncertainty of, [466]382; why left thus in uncertainty, [467]ib.; even its approach scatters earthly pomp, [468]388.

Defending the oppressed, looseth sin, [469]300.

Delays in repentance, their sin and folly exposed, [470]383; no end to them, [471]384.

Democracy, its evils, [472]67.

Democritus, wasted his land out of vain-glory, [473]212.

Demons, how supposed to be introduced into men, [474]170; why they confessed Christ and were rebuked, [475]ib.; cast out by bones of the saints, [476]403.

Dependency of man, its final cause, [477]23.

Despair, of improvement never to be indulged in, [478]15, [479]62; Paul's example, [480]129; of forgiveness, [481]48.

Destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved, what, [482]85.

Deuteronomy, once lost in a dunghill, [483]36.

Devil, the, why called an accuser, [484]284; worketh in what manner, [485]ib.; dismayed by Abraham's beating, [486]290; gets advantage, destroying by repentance, [487]298; when he distracts not in prayer, and why, [488]304; the only enemy to be prayed against, [489]ib.; pleased at curses, [490]ib.; spurns dead souls, yet they feel it not, [491]308; made a devil by pride, [492]346; his strongholds overthrown by Paul, [493]377; his bait to the worldly, [494]388; destroyed himself by envy, [495]393; overthrown by Christians' suffering, [496]396-7; raised troubles against Paul, [497]ib.; now argues against the soul's immortality, [498]402; now uses it to defend idolatry, [499]ib.

Dice-playing, not discouraged by the heathen, [500]68.

Diet, plainness in, recommended, [501]341.

Diogenes, why he lived in a cask, [502]212.

Dionysius, his treatment of Plato, [503]20.

Diagoras, the atheist, [504]20.

Discerning the Lord's body, [505]164.

Disciples, commend their teacher, [506]306.

Discipline, a token of love, [507]79.

Discontent, progress of, [508]232.

Disunion, harms of, [509]408.

Dives, [510]324, [511]346; had a dead soul, [512]308; his regrets vain, [513]325.

Drunkards, reproved, [514]373; and their sayings answered, [515]374.

Earth, the, discourseth of a resurrection, [516]354.

Earthen Vessels, term declares our frailty, [517]320; preserved in perils, [518]320.

Earthly Things, shadows, [519]417.

Edification, includes removal of unsound parts, [520]382.

Elijah, [521]185, [522]228, once faint hearted, [523]399; Ahab ashamed before him, [524]409.

Elymas the Sorcerer, [525]79.

Eloquence, Paul vehement against, [526]385.

Emulation, contrasted with envy, [527]185; force of, [528]370.

Enemies, to be prayed for, not against, [529]304-5.

Envious Men, fly, like mad dogs at all men's faces, [530]406.

Envy, its evils, [531]185; examples of, [532]ib.; cometh from worldly sorrow, [533]351; fearfullness of, [534]393; offspring of the devil, [535]ib.; senseless, [536]ib.; worse than a snake in the entrails, [537]406; unappeasable, [538]ib.; infected even the church, [539]407; the root of the evils at Corinth, [540]409.

Epaphras, [541]414.

Ephesus, mistaken for Corinth, in Acts xiii., [542]1.

Esau, rich though unrighteous, [543]173; his carnal and cruel disposition, [544]200.

Eternal Punishment, [545]323; doubted by some, [546]124; shown from history of the Israelites, [547]133-4; its fearful nature, [548]137.

Ethiopian Eunuch, an example of diligent reading of Holy Scripture, [549]221.

Eucharist, in it we partake of Christ's body and blood, [550]139; by partaking become the body of Christ, [551]ib.; reference due to Christ's body, [552]141; unworthy partakers waste Christ's blood, [553]161; Apostles patterns of devotion after receiving it, [554]162; drunkenness a horrible sin in those who have received, [555]ib.; what things inconsistent with a right reception, [556]163, [557]164; not to be received at festivals only, [558]164; not to be performed in an unknown tongue, [559]211. See Lord's Supper.

Euphemism, and the contrary, examples in St. Paul, [560]51, [561]52.

Eve, force of allusion to, [562]384.

Evil Speaking, defeats its aim, [563]407.

Evil, not made by God, [564]76; encouragement of it sometimes more than the doing it, [565]123, [566]124.

Evidences of the Gospel, should be learned by Christians for the good of the heathen, [567]28; made up always of signs from heaven and testimonies from men, [568]30, [569]31; best evidence in one sense is a good life, [570]15. See [571]Propagation of the Gospel.

Excess, produceth drunkenness, and not wine, [572]373; its harms, God's curb on the intemperate, [573]ib.

Excommunication, [574]84, [575]85.

Expression, used of God and ourselves not to be taken in the same sense, nor yet in one wholly different, [576]151.

Extortion, especially angers God, [577]389.

Extortioners, described, [578]76.

Ezekiel, delayed his message, [579]170.

Faith, best grounded on simplicity, [580]17; prevails by what would seem arguments against it, [581]18; its trial excluded by overpowering miracles, [582]31; objective, the same to all, [583]51; insufficient without perseverance to the end, [584]131, [585]132; used of that required for miracles, [586]414.

Faithful, the, do not require reasons but are content with ordinances, [587]150; prayers of, [588]285; received a glory which they soon quench, [589]314; though in the flesh not known after the flesh, [590]332; the only sound judges, [591]339.

False Apostles, the, were not themselves Corinthians, [592]386; were Jews, [593]271; possessed power of language, [594]272, [595]387; lived in luxury, [596]274; prided themselves on fleshly wisdom, [597]286; gloried in themselves, [598]302; diluted their doctrine, [599]302; their boastings, [600]380; ascribed what was the Apostles' work to their own coming, [601]381; overlaid the Apostles' doctrine with rubbish, [602]384; said nothing new, yet were not to be borne, [603]385; were not rude in speech, [604]ib.; but were so in knowledge, [605]386; not what they appeared, [606]317, [607]331, [608]386; were wealthy, [609]386; the point on which they piqued themselves, receiving nothing, [610]ib., [611]387; wore a mask, [612]392; took money secretly, [613]317, [614]392; their spuriousness evident by comparison with Paul's deeds, [615]393; their oppression of the disciples, [616]394; were corrupting the whole church, [617]405.

Fasting, commonly within men's power, [618]50; needed for contention with bad spirits, [619]81; nothing without charity, [620]146; how made profitless, [621]299.

Fatalism, refuted by experience, [622]10, [623]129.

Fear of God, best stays lust, [624]316, [625]345.

Feasts of charity, origin of the custom, [626]157; abuse of, [627]ib.; a banquet after the communion, [628]ib.; five faults in them, [629]159.

Fellowship, of Christ, relates particularly to his sufferings, [630]8; of salt, what, [631]140, (note.)

Festival, what it is, [632]164; our whole life a festival day, [633]85.

Filthy talking, inconsistent with a godly mind, [634]283; how great an evil, [635]308; unfits for the mysteries, [636]ib.; provokes God, [637]309; reason against, [638]418.

Flesh, the use of allowed to the weak, [639]370.

Fleshly advantages, nothing, [640]393.

Following after charity, what, [641]208.

Forgiveness, possible to all, many ways of attaining it, [642]135; of wrongs, looseth sin, [643]300.

Fornication, its miserable effect upon the soul, [644]61; not considered an evil by the heathen, [645]68; in one sense worse than covetousness, [646]101; special dissuasive from, [647]330.

Forty stripes save one, [648]394-5.

Free-will of man, a part of God's plan of Salvation, [649]8; complaint against it on the part of Christians, answered, [650]9; God's purpose in it, [651]80; instance of in St. Paul, [652]129; things that must be consistent with it, [653]158. See [654]Fatalism.

"From the dead," why so often added to the word resurrection, [655]235.

Funerals, empty pomp at, [656]388; the acclamations of mock the dead, [657]ib.

Future things, whether the kingdom or punishment, eternal, [658]323; the only realities, [659]418.

Galatians, why generally addressed, [660]272; Paul's tact shown especially in Epistle to, [661]379.

Games, heathen, an example to us, [662]131, [663]132.

Garden herbs, an indulgence short of flesh, [664]370.

Garments, men and women not to dress in each other's, [665]153.

Gehazi, [666]389, a pitiful person, [667]ib.

Gentile converts, their weakness, [668]115.

Ghost, the Holy, of one essence and power with the Father, [669]307, [670]419.

Gifts, spiritual, of the Corinthians, reconciled with their being carnal, [671]6, [672]7; when first granted, [673]168; a cause of schism, [674]ib. (comp. Rom. xii.4.); all from one source, [675]171; gifts, operations, administrations, all the same thing, [676]ib.; from the equality of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost, [677]ib.; those that had the lesser gifts comforted, [678]ib.; gifts of healing and working miracles, their difference, [679]172; application of the rule about gifts to rich and poor, [680]173; examples from the Old Testament, [681]ib.; why bestowed in various degrees, [682]187; charity the greatest of all, [683]210; St. Paul, a pattern for the right use of, [684]211; directions for using, and checks against the abuse of, [685]219.

Gifts of prophecy, difference between it and soothsaying, [686]169, [687]170; its use voluntary, [688]169, [689]170; how not for a sign, [690]216; compared with gift of tongues, [691]ib.; its superiority, [692]ib., [693]217; directions for the use of, [694]219.

Gift of tongues, its greatness, [695]172; why set last, [696]186; why granted first, [697]209, [698]216; compared with prophecy, but not disparaged, [699]209, [700]216; requires an interpreter, [701]210; both to be prayed for, [702]211; gift of interpretation greatest, [703]171, [704]172.

Glass, workers in, [705]98.

Glory, future, punishment of losing, [706]329; antidote to love of glory, [707]393-4.

Glory, human, the subject of envy, [708]393; a load of grass, [709]ib.; those who enjoy it slaves, [710]ib.; is not glory, [711]416; the thought of future glory its antidote, [712]393-4; comes to those who slight, not seek, her, [713]416; a shadow, [714]417.

Gluttony, a slavish passion, [715]96; inconsistent with our being members of Christ, [716]ib., and condemned by the doctrine of the Resurrection, [717]97; danger of, [718]132; its effects described, especially on the female sex, [719]242, [720]243.

God and Lord, applied to both the Father and the Son, [721]114; God "all in all," what, [722]239, [723]240.

God, mercy His chief attribute, [724]273; delivers in, not from, trials, [725]273, [726]292; pitieth all, [727]282; accused by Satan, [728]284; His word and promises sure, [729]289; consults His own glory, [730]ib., and our salvation, [731]ib.; giveth an earnest, His Spirit, [732]290; how said, only after Abraham's trial to know he feared Him, [733]291; defends Himself, [734]296; hath set down His own prescription for the cure of sin, [735]299; His sentence, not men's, to be feared, [736]303; how said to blind men, [737]318; hides from unbelieving minds mysteries as hurtful to them, [738]ib.; His power works by vile things, [739]320; so, converted the world, [740]ib.; His justice requires a judgment, [741]323; why not always punishes on the commission of sin, [742]324; yet sometimes does, [743]ib.; His long suffering may be exhausted, [744]ib.; after his Son slain, still sends messengers, [745]333; greatness of his love [746]ib.; a suppliant to men to be reconciled, [747]334; to have offended Him grievous, [748]335; His love not to make us supine, [749]335; beseeches, only here, [750]ib.; by things opposite furthers the Gospel, [751]338; dwells in Christians, [752]344; how said not to care for oxen, [753]352; giveth to seed sown, both earthly and spiritual, [754]372; reserveth to His sole disposal corporeal crops, not so mental, [755]ib.; His Gift unspeakable, [756]373; much more his essence, [757]ib.; gives food for nourishment, not excess, [758]ib.; His strength how especially shown [759]376; [760]402; His wisdom in the creation not impugned by the perversion of his works, [761]378; His mercy not to be presumptuously trusted in, [762]382; His jealousy, [763]383; especially angered by extortion, [764]389; permitteth, not armeth, evil men, [765]400; threatens often without punishing, [766]412; His foolishness and weakness, the cross, why so called, [767]413; desireth, but needeth not, our love, [768]419; His commandments given for our good, [769]419; and concessions for our ease, [770]420.

God of this world, who, [771]318.

God, used in a lower sense, [772]318.

Godly mind; what, [773]283; how produced, [774]ib.

Going to law, a reproach to Christians, [775]91; such disputes to be settled within the Church, [776]92; Christian privileges a reason for not taking legal proceedings, [777]93; men led to do this by covetousness, [778]ib.; the conqueror in such matters is he who yields, [779]94; reason from our Lord's example, [780]95.

Goliath, [781]393, [782]396.

Goods, loss of, hard to bear, [783]275; kept, are lost; dispersed, abide, [784]370.

Good works, where they find not sins to atone for, make the beauty of goodness greater, [785]300.

Gospel, the, two-fold veil over, [786]283; worketh not only remission of sins, but righteousness, [787]ib.; a savor of ointment, [788]302, [789]319; like light, blinds some, [790]302; enlighteneth sinners and delivereth them by thousands, [791]307; evidence from its propagation, [792]320; its precepts and doctrines unattractive, [793]41.

Grace, profits not if the life be impure, [794]336.

Grace and peace, how united, [795]4; grace, to whom given, [796]ib.; source of all blessings, [797]6.

Grecian pride, the strongholds pulled down by the Gospel, [798]376.

Greek nation, its childishness, [799]21.

Gymnosophists, the Indian, [800]352.

Habit, its tyranny, [801]316.

Hades, the gates of, [802]279.

Hadrian, [803]402.

Hagar, why taken by Abraham, [804]155; her insulting treatment of her mistress, [805]155.

Hamaxobii, [806]352.

Hearers, apt to think of other men's duties not their own, [807]154; no excuse for their sins, [808]ib.

Heathen, compassion for, [809]16; how to be dealt with, [810]21.

Heathen philosophy, its ill effect on the Corinthians, [811]2; why the Apostles had it not, [812]13; an obstacle to faith, [813]36; not afterwards disallowed, [814]37; its proper work, [815]17; superseded by faith, [816]18; this a predicted work of the Gospel, [817]22, [818]29; in a certain sense a part of God's education of the race, [819]24.

Heaven, fear of losing, less avails, [820]328; faint conception of joy, much more the reality, [821]ib.

Hebrews, why addressed collectively by St. Paul, [822]272; included Ammonites, [823]394.

Hebrew Christians, in a better state than the Corinthians, [824]44.

Hell-fire, eternal, [825]28, [826]49, [827]50; this hinted in 1 Cor. iii.15; doctrine of, how to be made use of, [828]63. See [829]Eternal Punishment.

Hell, the prisons of, [830]329.

Hercules, referred to, [831]30.

Heresies, what meant by the term, [832]158; must needs be, [833]ib.; do not destroy free will, [834]159; worse than mere schism, [835]ib.

Heretical teachers, profess to teach more than the church, [836]1 and note.

Herod, ashamed at the light, [837]409, which trying to put out he kindled more, [838]410; his feast a banquet of demons, [839]411; in his murder of John set up a trophy against himself, [840]ib.

Herodias, chief author of John's murder, [841]409; the procuress, yea the murderess, of her daughter, [842]410; her guilt and Herod's known to all time and place, [843]410.

Herodias's, daughter, her tongue full of poison, [844]411.

High birth, of Christians, [845]24, [846]54.

Holiness, of the first Christians a kind of sign, [847]32; the best argument against infidels, [848]39; glorifies God more than His visible works, [849]102, [850]103.

Honors, require a strong soul to bear, [851]338, a weapon of righteousness, [852]339.

Horoscope, in use among the heathen, [853]21.

Human learning and talent, a check to belief, not a disqualification for it, [854]33.

Human wisdom, its weakness, [855]37; curbed by the law, [856]ib.

Humanity, how best shown to the sick and the sinner, [857]349.

Humbleness, looseth sin, [858]300.

Humiliation, must prepare a man for penitence, [859]60.

Humility, its tokens and blessing, [860]4; its origin, [861]5; exalts to heaven, [862]249.

Husbands, not to beat their wives, [863]154; how to treat them, [864]155; Abraham a pattern of, [865]155.

Husbands and wives, hinder not the Church from being a virgin, [866]383.

Hymenaeus, [867]400.

Idol sacrifices, show contempt of God and carelessness of others' good, [868]141; St. Paul's caution, respecting them, [869]144; idol feasts a way to idolatry, [870]111.

Idolatry, began from pride, [871]25; principle of argument against it, [872]113; held by the wiser heathen in a different sense from the vulgar, [873]ib.

Ignatius, why called Theophorus, [874]101.

Ignorance, the cause of many sins, [875]35, [876]36.

Image, which Nebuchadnezzar set up, supposed to correspond to what he saw in his dream, [877]103, (note); of the heavenly, what, [878]255.

Immortality of the soul, vainly taught by Plato, [879]19.

Incarnation, the, (lit. economy), [880]413.

Incest, its foulness, [881]83.

Incestuous person, the, had been applauded by the Corinthians, [882]2; not named in either epistle, for different reasons, [883]296; Paul's mode of dealing with him and its reasons, [884]297; Paul's conduct to him the greatest love, [885]349.

Indians, early date of their Church, [886]32.

Indolent, the, open to be transfixed by any wickedness, [887]316.

Infidels, borrow the slang of the race course, [888]323; their doubts of things unseen, [889]ib.; answered, [890]324.

Injurers, lose themselves, [891]304, [892]388-9; worthy of pity not curses, [893]305.

Injuries, borne meekly most avenge themselves, [894]335; benefit those who suffer them, [895]389.

Insensibility on religious subjects, [896]381.

Insufficiency of man, to supply his desires, [897]23, [898]24.

Invocation of the Spirit, in the Eucharist, [899]374.

Isaac, his behavior before the sacrifice, [900]292; a type of Christ in his meekness, [901]293.

Isaiah, exhorts concerning reproach, [902]338. "I think I have the spirit of God," an express claim to inspiration, [903]106.

Jacob, sought not his own, [904]147; poor and in bondage, [905]173; naturally timid, [906]174; his charity overcame shame and mockery, [907]197; his contentment, [908]309, [909]353; so showed a living soul, [910]309.

James, ordained by the Lord and made bishop of Jerusalem, [911]229.

Jeremiah, excused himself for not delivering his message, [912]170; sank under reproach, [913]338.

Jericho, fall of, [914]396.

Jerusalem, [915]312.

Jewish, types of Christian sacraments, [916]133; custom of searching for leaven, [917]86.

Jews, pride, the cause of their fall, [918]4; their conduct to the prophets, a warning to the apostles, [919]27; their punishments an earnest of ours, yet ours greater, [920]134, [921]135; their sins types of ours, [922]134, [923]135; causes of their fall, [924]135; some things in their covenant not typical but apply to Christ alone, [925]86; their passover compared to ours, [926]203; their arrogance corrected, [927]310; of a grovelling spirit, [928]310; believed not even the law, [929]311; saw not its glory, [930]ib.; their carnal mind, [931]312; shall acknowledge Christ in vain hereafter, [932]325; their captivity in a manner atoned for their sins, [933]388; made war against St. Paul especially, why, [934]396; benefitted by afflictions, [935]403; crouched to vain-glory, [936]416; thence exiles, [937]418.

Job, his charity to the poor, [938]207; his great patience, [939]94, [940]166; Satan's tempting of him, [941]166; his wife's cruelty, [942]167; his example to mourners, [943]168; a martyr, [944]275; wrestled with all kinds of suffering, [945]275; that he lived before the law increased his merit, [946]ib.; accused by the devil, [947]284; his resignation showed a living soul, [948]309; moved most by his friends' reproaches, [949]339; showed brighter after affliction, [950]401.

Job's wife, her advice inspired by the devil, [951]292.

John, one of the "chiefest" apostles, [952]385.

John the Baptist, his mildness in reproving, [953]409; reproved Herod rather than Herodias, why, [954]410; was grievous even unseen to Herodias, [955]410; why his head asked for, [956]410; it cries louder now, [957]410; after death a victor, [958]411.

Jonah, sought his own profit, [959]147; fled from his duty, [960]170.

Jonathan, a pattern of charity.

Joseph, a disinterested person, [961]147; a slave yet free, [962]109; his mistress rather a slave, [963]109; a pattern of charity, [964]192; spake not bitterly of injuries, [965]305; his words those of a living soul, [966]309; well favored, [967]315; shone by suffering, [968]401.

Joseph's brethren, sinned, not having the fear of God before their eyes, [969]303.

Joy in God a defence against pain, [970]275.

Judaical observances, old things, [971]332.

Judas, his commission no plea for the sacriligious and covetous, [972]297, [973]389.

Judgment, rash, of the Corinthians, [974]58; of others' conduct allowable in respect of definite, but not indefinite duties, [975]59; in respect of their general characters impossible, and why, [976]60; false judgment of men in regard to things of the world, [977]68.

Judgment, Future, infidel doubts concerning, answered, [978]323; follows from God's justice, [979]323; conscience testifies to a, [980]324; believed in universally whatever difference in details, [981]324; its doom irreversible, [982]325; to be imagined present, [983]328; outlines and symbols of, exhibited at the martyries of the saints, [984]403.

Judgment, the day of, all things revealed in it, [985]287; none can deliver in it, [986]325.

Justification, by giving the Spirit, [987]24; means liberation from sin, [988]60; by grace, not works, [989]334, [990]335.

Kingdom of Christ, how delivered up to the Father, [991]238; twofold, [992]239.

Kiss of peace, used at the Holy Eucharist, [993]265. (note.)

Knowledge, is common property, [994]111; nothing without charity, [995]112; imperfect to the present state, [996]113; in what sense to be done away, [997]202; of God in the future state, [998]202; before and after the Gospel compared, [999]203; impiety of our claiming perfect, [1000]203; such knowledge possessed by the Spirit and the Son, [1001]203; an ointment, [1002]301; present, a savor, [1003]302.

Laity, their prayers and assent required at ordinations, [1004]365; partake of both bread and cup, [1005]366; pray with and for the priest, [1006]366; share in thanksgivings and elections, [1007]366; should not throw the whole care for the Church on the priests, [1008]367.

Law, used by St. Paul for the Old Testament, [1009]216; old law contrasted with the more perfect dispensation of the Gospel, [1010]126, [1011]155.

Law of Moses, mystical meaning of, [1012]121.

Law of Nature, harmonizes with God's law, [1013]154 "under the law, without law," what, [1014]129.

Law, the, how the strength of sin, [1015]257; spiritual, but bestowed not a spirit, [1016]307; compared with grace, [1017]ib.; how it killeth, [1018]ib.; showed and punished, not caused, sin, [1019]310; only letters, no help by it, [1020]310; fixed to one place, [1021]310; hid from the Jews, [1022]311; confessed to its own abolition, [1023]312; those who forsake it see its meaning, [1024]313.

Lazarus, stood on the summit of heavenly wisdom, [1025]308; his lot and the rich man's compared, [1026]324, [1027]346.

Liberty, what it is, [1028]145.

Life, a good, preparation for faith, [1029]44; of primitive Christians compared with those of later times, [1030]32, [1031]33.

Life in the soul, what, [1032]307; to be preserved in it by our own efforts, [1033]307; how tested, [1034]308; how shown in words, [1035]309.

Loneliness, increases trials, [1036]300.

Lord's Prayer, not permitted to Catechumens, [1037]282.

Lot, his want of generosity and disinterestedness, [1038]146, [1039]155.

Love, of Christ to us, [1040]140; of the primitive Church, greater than ours, [1041]140; to Christ casts out all sin, [1042]264; signs of in open mouth and large heart, [1043]342; in rejoicing at the good as well as grieving at the ills of friends, [1044]347; consumeth sins like a fire, [1045]369; he that is without it a useless man, [1046]405; especially to those who love him, [1047]405; to be shown in defending friends when ill-spoken of, [1048]406.

Love of Christ, will make sinners even punish themselves, [1049]335.

Love of God, to be shown in deeds, 421; best secures our salvation, 422.

Luke, by some thought "the brother whose praise, etc.," [1050]363.

Lust, how admitted; how fed, [1051]315; fiercer than avarice, [1052]315; from ourselves and not the devil only, [1053]315; gendered by idleness, [1054]316; by habit, [1055]316; its cure, [1056]316; the fear of God best quenches it, [1057]316, [1058]345; to be quenched by thought of hell-fires, [1059]316, [1060]330; more imperious than love of money, [1061]389; or anger, [1062]389; hath overcome great persons, [1063]389; not therefore excusable but to be watched against, [1064]389; permitted in a sort in marriage, [1065]389; implanted and why, [1066]389.

Luxury, examples of, [1067]124, [1068]247; how it unfits for heaven, [1069]257, [1070]258.

Lying, a sin of the poor, [1071]346.

Macedonian Controversy, alluded to, [1072]172.

Macedonians, the, compared with the Corinthians, [1073]277, [1074]386; their praises, [1075]356; had suffered loss of goods for the Gospel, [1076]356; their bountifulness had many degrees of excess, [1077]357; was accompanied by other graces, [1078]357; the assistance they gave to St. Paul, [1079]387.

Madness of the Mind, in grasping shadows, [1080]416; inexcusable, [1081]417.

Magic, the suspicion of it in miracles obviated, [1082]30; magical verses quoted, [1083]169.

Magus, [1084]415.

Magnanimity, true and false, [1085]5.

Man, first and second, why those expressions used, [1086]255; men made to depend upon each other, [1087]147, [1088]57; how superior to women, [1089]153.

Mankind, out of contentiousness take part with persons evil spoken of, [1090]407.

Manliness, the test of, [1091]371.

Manes, his system, [1092]38.

Manichees, [1093]255; dismember St. Paul's writings, [1094]378; refuted by them, [1095]378.

Manna, the, [1096]361.

Marcion, his notions, [1097]318; dismembered St. Paul's writings, [1098]378; yet refuted by them, [1099]378.

Marcionite way of perverting the phrase "baptized for the dead," [1100]244; their Dualism, [1101]318 (note.)

Marriage, heathen ceremonies at, condemned, [1102]69; mixed, rules for, [1103]106; reasons for continuance in, [1104]107; second marriages, when unlawful, [1105]111; with kindred forbidden, [1106]110; in order to lead us to charity, [1107]204; declined by some on worldly grounds, [1108]323; not accused by Chrysostom, [1109]324; concessions in respect to, [1110]420. See [1111]Husbands and Wives.

Martyrdom, always a time for, [1112]274; attained without dying, [1113]275; patience under loss of goods a kind of, [1114]275; or under loss of children, [1115]275; a name appropriate to our Lord's death, [1116]29; nothing without love, [1117]148.

Martyries, [1118]403.

Maran atha, meaning of, [1119]265 (note) why used in this place, [1120]266.

Mary, the first who saw Christ, [1121]229.

Marcellus, of Ancyra, his heresy, [1122]237.

Manifestation, of the Spirit, what, [1123]171.

Martyrs, compared with Socrates, [1124]19; their astonishing tortures, [1125]19.

Matthew, his immediate cure, [1126]62.

Matthias, [1127]366.

Materialists, [1128]25.

Men, praise or blame of not to be regarded, [1129]303; when but beasts in human form, [1130]308; here but sojourners, [1131]359; all dependent on each other, [1132]361; so by God's decree, [1133]362; how legislators to themselves, [1134]363; but women if easily deceived, [1135]384.

Merchant, portraiture of a generous one, [1136]58; for the contrary, see [1137]Commerce.

Mercy, of God no plea for our negligence, [1138]136; a cause why men should fear, [1139]49, [1140]50; God's chief attribute, [1141]273; seeketh out the worthy, [1142]280; assimilates to God, [1143]358; a greater thing than raising the dead, [1144]358.

Merciful, the, in the highest sense a man, [1145]358; a priest, [1146]374; like to God, [1147]374; his altar, Christ's body, [1148]374; and greater than the Christian altar, [1149]374.

Merit, of human works altogether disclaimed, [1150]3, [1151]6; this disclaimer involved in the doctrine of Baptismal regeneration, [1152]6.

Messengers of the Churches, the, who, [1153]364; persons chosen such, above suspicion, [1154]364; why several, [1155]265; except Titus unknown to the Corinthians, [1156]365.

Mind, not the body, cause of sin, [1157]99, [1158]181. See [1159]Body.

Miners, their misery, [1160]137.

Ministers, for the sake of the people, [1161]55; not to grow weary of repeating plain truths, [1162]33; their unworthiness does not hinder the effect of the Sacraments, [1163]44; only stewards, and not to be puffed up by their stewardship, [1164]56.

Miracles, visible, why they ceased, [1165]31; may be wrought by bad men, [1166]44; why inferior to prophecy and teaching, [1167]186; not in operation in Chrysostom's time, [1168]320; the first Christians wrought them, [1169]414.

Misquotation of Scripture, danger of, [1170]206.

Mistaken way of defending the Gospel, [1171]14.

Moabites, the, [1172]394.

Modesty, ill-timed does harm, [1173]381; taught by St. Paul's example, [1174]399.

Monarchs, their festal days a time of gifts, [1175]337.

Money, the love of, a severe mistress, [1176]315; its captives more than lust's, [1177]315, [1178]391; incompatible with righteousness, [1179]371; makes freemen slaves, [1180]371; none but pitiful persons possessed with, [1181]389; compared with sexual desire, [1182]389; no indulgence given to it by the Gospel, [1183]389; is not implanted in us, [1184]389; how overcomes more persons than lust, [1185]389; the five foolish virgins fell by it, [1186]390.

Monks, an order of (perhaps) married, [1187]178.

Moors, the, [1188]412.

Moses, with Jethro an example of humility, [1189]4; also in joining his oppressed people, [1190]5; was stoned by the Jews, [1191]27; more famous for love to others than for miracles, [1192]146; his privileges less not only than the Apostles' but than Christians generally, [1193]311; the glory of his countenance, [1194]311; his glory, not the tables, [1195]310; it is seen, partaken and surpassed by those who turn to God, [1196]313; his love for his people, [1197]352; listened to Jethro's counsel, [1198]366; left the story written, why, [1199]366; once fled from fear, [1200]399; shone by suffering, [1201]401.

Motives, approve acts, [1202]393.

Mourners, hired at funerals, [1203]72; others, [1204]276; derive comfort from punishing themselves, [1205]335.

Mourning, not to be excessive, [1206]165 and note; for others' sins, [1207]84; for the dead, if excessive, against. analogy, Providence, and Scripture examples, [1208]253. See [1209]Consolations, [1210]Bereavements.

Mouth, the, God's table, when filled with thanksgiving, [1211]309; the porch of Christ's temple, [1212]418; announceth God's oracles, [1213]418; to be kept undefiled, [1214]418.

Munificence, determined not by amount of gift, but mind of the giver, [1215]357, [1216]371; its reward in spiritual abundance, [1217]360, [1218]371, [1219]372; yet hath both a temporal and a spiritual recompense, [1220]371; maketh men approved, [1221]374.

Mutilation of the body, punished even by the heathen, [1222]182.

Mysteries, why the Gospel so called, [1223]34; and the Sacraments, [1224]34; exclude human explanations, [1225]34, [1226]35; how the preaching of them consists with reserve, [1227]35; how believers and unbelievers look upon them, [1228]35; the danger of making them too cheap, [1229]35; unmeet for unbelievers, [1230]318.

Naaman, [1231]389.

Names of men, a token of unsound doctrine, [1232]1; of Apostles, sectarian use of, [1233]11; of Paul, Apollos and Cephas used by way of supposition for teachers not named, [1234]11; of Christ, supersedes all human names, [1235]12; why continually repeated, [1236]7; used schismatically, [1237]12; names given to children should be those of the Saints, [1238]71.

Narthex, what part of the Church, [1239]179, (note.)

Nature, its corruption no excuse for sin, [1240]10; another name for God, [1241]151; tyranny of, [1242]291.

Necessity, God allows men to make a virtue of, [1243]56.

Nicodemus, [1244]284.

Ninevites, the, why pardoned, [1245]280; their repentance how shown, [1246]299; benefitted by threat of ruin, [1247]401.

Noah, left in the deluge as a spark to kindle a new race, [1248]205; the days of, [1249]281.

Nocturnal processions at marriages condemned, [1250]69.

Nomad Scythians, [1251]352.

"Not I but the Lord" refers to an express word of Christ, [1252]106.

Numbers, where they avail with God, where not, [1253]281.

Nurses, their superstitions foolery, [1254]71.

"O foolish one, that which thou sowest," meaning of, [1255]249.

"O God, my God," force of the expression in the prophets, [1256]6.

Obedience, the test of, in disciples, [1257]297.

Offending God, the only ill, [1258]274; to be feared more than hell, [1259]334.

Ointment, said to suffocate swine, [1260]302.

Omission, in rhetoric, how made effective, [1261]367.

One God, applied to the Father does not prevent the application of the phrase to the Son, [1262]114.

Obscurity of Scripture, no reason for inattention, [1263]221.

OEconomy, practiced by Paul, [1264]7, [1265]8; of the divine persons, a doctrine necessary to explain many parts of Scripture, [1266]237, [1267]238.

Offence, see [1268]Scandal.

Old leaven; what, [1269]87.

Olympius, the Sophist, [1270]113.

Opposition to the truth, sometimes an encouragement, [1271]261.

Orders, distinction of the ministry, typified in the old law, [1272]126.

Outward Man, the, complete decay of, the greater gain, [1273]326.

Party Spirit, springs from the people, [1274]45.

Paul, beaten at Corinth, [1275]1; his modesty, [1276]1; praises the Corinthians for what end, [1277]7; his use of the name of Christ, [1278]7; his prudence in not committing his informants, [1279]11; prefers St. Peter to himself, [1280]11; why he did not commonly baptize, [1281]12; bolder on coming to quotations from Scripture, [1282]17; his later grace, a crown on his improvement of the former, [1283]28; military cast of his character, [1284]29; not eloquent, [1285]29; had a strong sense of fear, [1286]30; prepares skilfully for topics to come, [1287]51; puts case in his own and Peter's name, [1288]55; why he declines the judgment of men, [1289]59; his skilful mode of dealing with the Corinthians, [1290]72; his tenderness toward them, [1291]73, [1292]74; portraiture of the Apostle in his imitation of Christ, [1293]74, [1294]75; his policy in sending Timothy, [1295]78; like a lion to the Corinthians, [1296]78; tempered meekness with severity, [1297]79, (note;) cites the heathen as a reproach to Christians, [1298]83; his good sense, [1299]84; his energy, [1300]84; exercising the power of the keys, [1301]85; his reserve in declaring pardon to the fornicator, an imitation of Christ, [1302]87; his voluntary poverty, [1303]88; how he possessed all, [1304]88; method of speaking incidentally on other subjects, [1305]91, [1306]163, [1307]228; extraordinary and unexpected turns in his arguments, [1308]96; mode of awakening sinners, [1309]100, [1310]111; varies his discourse as the matter required, [1311]105; his rule on mixed marriages, [1312]106; his doctrine of liberty and slavery, [1313]108; rules concerning virginity, [1314]110; care of avoiding scandal, [1315]116, [1316]118; suffered poverty to avoid it, [1317]122; his modest assertion of his right to maintenance, [1318]119; the Apostle of the world, [1319]ib.; his wisdom, [1320]121, [1321]126, [1322]128; his moderation, and condescension to all, [1323]128; why he circumcised others, [1324]128; avoided display, [1325]127; his conversion and argument against fatalism, [1326]129; mode of dealing with sins, [1327]133, [1328]149; his fear for himself, a warning against presumption, [1329]132; his method of convincing, [1330]138, [1331]139, [1332]158; his care for the common good, [1333]161, [1334]146; excelled all the old Saints in love, [1335]146; method of using common examples, [1336]175, [1337]176; mode of praise and censure, [1338]150; appeals to high principles on ordinary topics, [1339]150; his very presence a visitation, [1340]159; more to be admired for his love than his miracles, [1341]193; paid rent for his house in Rome, [1342]212; how he overcame vainglory, [1343]213; his humility, [1344]230; an example to us, [1345]231; his delicacy in speaking of others, [1346]264; his reasons for writing the second Epistle, [1347]271; his humility, [1348]272, [1349]273, [1350]278, etc., etc.; after comfort lay not softly down, [1351]273; had a spring of continual joy in God, [1352]275; advertises the disciples of his estate, why, [1353]278; had anticipated death, [1354]279; his rejoicing in a good conscience, [1355]286; disclaimed fleshly wisdom, [1356]286; shares the glory of his good works with his disciples, [1357]287; refers his teaching to the test of the great day, [1358]287; kept not his promise, why, [1359]288; the servant of the Spirit, [1360]288, [1361]294; did not know all things beforehand, [1362]289; nor always what was expedient, [1363]289; came not, to give time for repentance, [1364]294; gentler in this Epistle, [1365]294; desired not to be made sorry, for the disciples' sake, not his own, [1366]295; his tender affection, [1367]296; his wisdom, [1368]296, [1369]347, etc., etc.; mingled praise with blame, [1370]296, [1371]347, [1372]356, [1373]393; used the cautery with pain, [1374]296; not ashamed to defend himself, [1375]296; moderates the Corinthians' anger against the incestuous person, [1376]297; leaves, yet does not leave, the Corinthians' power to forgive him or not, [1377]298; his trouble at not finding Titus, [1378]300; refers all to God, [1379]301, etc., etc.; anticipates and meets an objection against himself, [1380]305; hewed men's hearts to write on, [1381]306; wore the King's image, and so his garments wrought, [1382]314; a servant, [1383]319; interprets himself when obscure, [1384]322; had been lost if God punished always on sin, [1385]324; makes an objection serve his own cause, [1386]328, [1387]288, [1388]294, [1389]351; glories for others' sakes, [1390]331; to stop the false Apostles, [1391]331; how, mad to God, [1392]ib.; his blamelessness, [1393]337; shown also in his use of spiritual gifts, [1394]338; attracted grace by good works, [1395]338; made what he was by love, [1396]338; endured all with pleasure even, [1397]339; possessed all things, [1398]339; especially all spiritual things, [1399]340; his care for the poor, [1400]340; for unbelievers, [1401]340; for the churches, [1402]ib.; displays love before rebuking, [1403]342; his love embraced the world, [1404]342; shown in all his Epistles, [1405]343; testifies also in all to the disciples' love for him, [1406]343; tempers his rebukes, [1407]294, [1408]343, etc.; his oratorical use of interrogations in quick succession, [1409]344; his joy in his disciples, it overcame his tribulations, [1410]348; cites Titus for witness, [1411]348; endears Titus to the Corinthians, [1412]348, [1413]358; encourages some, [1414]349; treats tenderly when he can do so without harm, [1415]297, [1416]350, [1417]352; fears for the whole church, [1418]352; compels not but draws the disciples on, [1419]359, [1420]360; chose to suffer hunger among the Corinthians, [1421]360; received from others often, yet not ashamed, [1422]362; mentions Titus only of the collectors by name, why, [1423]364; condescends to avoid the appearance of evil, [1424]364; a devil could not have suspected him of unfaithfulness as to the alms collected, [1425]365; his mouth opened by the church's prayer, [1426]365; feigns to side with the Corinthians, [1427]367; urges from human motives also, [1428]368, [1429]372; prays the Corinthians may have enough, not abundance, [1430]369; and that for good works, [1431]369; this Epistle his eulogium, [1432]375; corrects his own boasting, [1433]375, [1434]383; slow to vindicate the Gospel, much more himself, [1435]376; his freedom from ambition, [1436]376, [1437]410; reasons why he delays to punish the disciples, [1438]377; compared to a general, [1439]377; the achievements of his tongue, [1440]378, [1441]398; dismembered, routs the heretics, [1442]378; not parti-colored in his teaching, [1443]378; perversion of his doctrine no proof against him, [1444]378; the use of his writings recommended, [1445]378; instantaneousness of his conversion proved him free from vainglory, [1446]381; remembered sins before baptism, [1447]381, [1448]383; in boasting studied the disciples' benefit, [1449]383, [1450]386; espoused for Christ, [1451]383; in him all open, [1452]386; speaks not of having supported himself, why, [1453]386; receiving or not receiving, both in him from love, [1454]387; shrinks back often when beginning to boast, [1455]392; sets his trials before his miracles, [1456]396, [1457]397; number, intensity and variety of his trials, [1458]397; his cares for each, the chief thing in them, [1459]397; did not rush on danger, [1460]397; victorious over trials, [1461]397; simply took the world captive, [1462]397; his achievements more than David's, [1463]397; bore in one body what others did in many, [1464]397; ran briefly over all, [1465]398; himself the person caught up, [1466]398; confessed to ignorance, [1467]398; why Christ caught him up, [1468]399; what his thorn, [1469]400, (note;) wounds and heals at once, [1470]406; many steps in his love, [1471]407; suffered not his partners to receive, [1472]408; counted it humbling to have to punish, [1473]409; the characteristic of his wisdom, what, [1474]410; makes the way to repentance easy, [1475]410; threatens often without punishing, in this like God, [1476]413; sometimes adds to the written sense of Scripture, [1477]414; does not purpose punishing to show his power, [1478]414; his words spiritual, [1479]414; his long suffering not weakness, [1480]415; able to punish the bodies of the disciples, [1481]417; yet not able if they repented, [1482]417; prefers the disciples' salvation to his own glory, [1483]417; more vehement toward the end of this epistle, [1484]419.

Peace, given by the bishop, [1485]219.

Penance, how to be determined, [1486]297; the mother of safety, [1487]349; a bandage to be kept on till the wound be cured, [1488]349.

Perils, use of, [1489]280.

Persecution, not needed for our trial, [1490]76; for Christ's sake, a token of God's favor, [1491]72; causes triumph, [1492]301.

Persians, incest among, [1493]316; John's murder known among, [1494]410.

Persons, the, of the Trinity, not confounded by Chrysostom, [1495]419.

Peter, confounded with Paul, [1496]29, [1497]56; the Coryphaeus, [1498]120; why allowed to see Christ first after the resurrection, [1499]230; his very shadow mighty, [1500]314; had been lost if God punished in sin, [1501]324; his sorrow, [1502]351; loosed by the church's prayer, [1503]365; ordained Matthias, [1504]366.

Pharisee, the, suffered shipwreck in harbor, [1505]394.

Philetus, [1506]400.

Philip's daughters, prophetesses, [1507]152, [1508]186; a fulfilment of Joel's prophecy, [1509]152.

Philosophers, let their hair and beard grow as a token of study, [1510]149 (note.)

Pilate, [1511]324; his report to Tiberius, [1512]402 (note.)

Plants, variety of disposition in, [1513]354; like men, have their death, life, etc., [1514]354; God's providence shown in respect to them, [1515]354.

Plato, wrongly compared with Paul, [1516]14; persecuted by Dionysius, [1517]20, (note;) comparative uselessness of his speculations, [1518]19; unable to prevail against custom, [1519]40; his testimony respecting soothsayers, [1520]169.

Plenary effusion of the spirit in baptism, [1521]34.

Pleasure, of virtue and vice compared, [1522]130; of this world short-lived, [1523]174; of beholding God in his works, [1524]136; of covetousness a poor one, [1525]137; of love, [1526]192; of a right use of riches, [1527]207; present pleasure of chastity more than uncleanness, [1528]224; of gluttony only momentary, [1529]242. See [1530]Luxury, [1531]Virtue, [1532]Vice.

Poor, not to be despised, [1533]116; to be entertained, [1534]117; where placed in the church to receive alms, [1535]179, (note;) intercessors for the rich, [1536]179; tokens of this world's frailty, [1537]179; indignities to them done against the church, [1538]159; have most enjoyment of the sun, the air, etc., [1539]340; reap the advantage of rich men's outlays, [1540]340; have the advantage in spiritual things, [1541]340; useful to the salvation of the rich, [1542]361, [1543]362; more independent than the rich, [1544]362; how to be received when they come to beg, [1545]362; liable to envy, [1546]373; are Christ's body and altar, [1547]374; to be reverenced not repelled, [1548]374.

Post mortem probation, denied by Chrysostom, [1549]330 (note).

Potiphar's wife, her words those of a dead soul, [1550]309.

Porphyry, a witness to the Scripture, [1551]32; his remarks upon magical verses, [1552]169, (note).

Portraiture of Paul, in his imitation of Christ, [1553]74, [1554]75.

Praise, a smoke that reached God's throne, [1555]374.

Praise of others, to be added to, not envied, [1556]408.

Prayer, in an unknown tongue inexpedient, [1557]211; for others efficacious, [1558]280; of a multitude efficacious, [1559]281; for the Catechumens, [1560]281, (note;) comment on do., [1561]281, [1562]285; inattention at, [1563]285; persevered in worketh forgiveness, [1564]300; worldly thoughts to be shut out in, [1565]303; viz. by bearing in mind with whom we are conversing, etc., [1566]303; answers to sacrifice, [1567]304; distractions in, [1568]304; against enemies to be rejected, [1569]304; for enemies obtains forgiveness, [1570]304, [1571]305.

Prayers of the Catechumens, [1572]284, [1573]285; of the faithful, [1574]285.

Prayer for the dead, why used, [1575]253; inconsistent with Purgatory, [1576]253 (note;) in all the ancient liturgies, [1577]253; offered up at the time of the eucharist, [1578]253.

Preaching, the, no uncertainty in, [1579]289; nor in its promises, [1580]289; its power, [1581]301; not of man, nor needing aid from beneath, [1582]376; external wisdom contributed nothing to, [1583]385; rivalry in, [1584]408; compared with baptism, [1585]12.

Prepositions, implying agency, (en, dia, etc., ) why used in speaking of God the Father, [1586]8.

Pride, of knowledge, its danger, [1587]135; of life, to be trodden under foot, [1588]143; pride the mother of evils, [1589]346; made the devil a devil, [1590]346; a sin of the rich, [1591]346.

Priests, to give thanks for others, their part, [1592]281; where no difference between, and the people, [1593]365, [1594]366.

Profit, our own how to be sought, [1595]147, [1596]197; our neighbors the canon of Christianity, [1597]146; no high virtue without this, [1598]146; how men made by Providence to seek it, [1599]147, [1600]197, [1601]205; examples of those who sought their own, but found it not, [1602]146; and of those who sought others' and found their own, [1603]147; excuses for selfishness answered, [1604]147, [1605]148; even martyrdom nothing without it, [1606]148.

Profuseness, on lusts, common, [1607]369, [1608]370.

Promise, the, used of Canaan, [1609]333. (note.)

Promises of God, sure, [1610]289.

Prophets, knew not all things, [1611]288, [1612]292; wrought life in bodies, could not in souls, [1613]307.

Prophecy, fulfilled, a kind of miracle, [1614]31; double sense of, [1615]36. See [1616]Gifts of Prophecy.

Propagation of the Gospel, a kind of sign, [1617]32; why now at a stand, [1618]32; why attended with miracles, [1619]30, [1620]31; why effected by the unlearned, [1621]23, [1622]24; against the tyranny of ancient custom, [1623]40; a proof of the divine nature of the Gospel, [1624]20, [1625]21, [1626]25, [1627]40, [1628]43; of the power of the cross, [1629]19. See [1630]Evidence.

Punishments, human, their analogy with the threats of Scripture, [1631]49, [1632]50; Apostolic and miraculous, [1633]79. See [1634]Eternal, [1635]Hell fire.

Punishment, temporal, of sin, [1636]324; not universal, [1637]324; we should even wish for and inflict on ourselves, [1638]334; as men do who have injured friends, [1639]335.

Punishment, eternal, compared with temporal punishments, [1640]325; fear of, avails more, [1641]328; irremissible, [1642]329; thought of, applied to different sins, [1643]330; may be made impossible by each man for himself, [1644]330.

Pythian Priestess, her madness, [1645]170.

Pulse, the exclusive use of, recommended, [1646]370.

Race course terms, used by scoffers at heavenly things, [1647]323.

Rationalizing, a source of early heresy, [1648]2; foolishness of it in things human and divine, [1649]16; compared to a smith using the tongs with his hand, [1650]23; exemplified in Adam, [1651]24; excludes stability in doctrine, [1652]24, [1653]25; compared to a pilot without a ship, [1654]33.

Reading the Scriptures, in public, a motive to reverence, [1655]220, (note).

Reasoning from analogy, proper for infidels, [1656]249.

Rebecca, her charity to Jacob, [1657]196, note; her conduct, why vindicated by the Fathers generally, [1658]196.

Rebuke, pain of, brief; good of, perpetual, [1659]350; danger of withholding, [1660]351.

Regeneration, at baptism, [1661]176, [1662]284; a greater thing than the resurrection, [1663]307.

Relations, cannot succor in hell, [1664]329; nor will wish to, [1665]330.

Repentance, tokens of, [1666]47; produced by severe censure, [1667]60; never too late in this world, nor to be obtained in the next, [1668]136; how made use of by Satan, [1669]298; ashes and fastings are not of themselves, [1670]299; in what its efficacy consists, [1671]299; shown in humbleness, [1672]299, [1673]300; to be perpetual, [1674]300; future, vain, [1675]325; here always possible, [1676]381; danger and sin of delaying, [1677]382; able to right transgressions, [1678]410; hinders an Apostle even from punishing, [1679]417; how the way to joy, [1680]418.

Reproach, harder to bear than affliction, [1681]338; many fall by it, [1682]339.

Reproof, of a brother, how to be practised, [1683]266; an example of, [1684]266.

Reserve, necessary in teaching, [1685]34; how consistent with full preaching, [1686]35; St. Paul's practice of in declaring pardon to the incestuous person, [1687]87; necessary in speaking of the sacraments, [1688]244, [1689]245.

Resurrection, a work ascribed both to the Father and the Son, [1690]97; its credibility proved by analogies from nature and art, [1691]98; objections of rationalists not to be listened to, [1692]98; an evil conscience, the ground of man's unbelief of, [1693]98; creation a type of, [1694]99; its importance as a doctrine of Christianity, [1695]226; two opposite errors concerning it, [1696]226; design of Satan in attacking it, [1697]226; course of St. Paul's argument for it, [1698]227; Manichaean notion of, confuted, [1699]228, (note,) [1700]235, (note;) reality of Christ's resurrection proved by his death, [1701]228; and burial, [1702]228; and by eyewitnesses, [1703]229; five-fold proof of it, [1704]234; mutual relation between Christ's and our own, [1705]234; implied in the hope of salvation, [1706]235; and in Christ's final triumph, [1707]240; in our baptism, [1708]245; and in the Apostle's sufferings, [1709]246; and in our death, [1710]250; how far the same body raised, [1711]250; heretical objection as to the identity of body refuted, [1712]250; the doctrine does not hinder degrees of glory, [1713]251; how far the body changed, [1714]256; our deliverance from sin and the law proves the doctrine, [1715]257; seen in daily deliverances, [1716]279; Christ's shown in the Apostles, [1717]321, [1718]342; took place for our sakes, [1719]322; doctrine of established by the way, [1720]326; common to all, but its glory not, [1721]327; of body, objections of heretics to, [1722]329; shown in plants, [1723]354.

Restitution, required by the heathen, [1724]87; if neglected visited upon posterity, [1725]87; Zacchaeus, a notable example of, [1726]87; certain in the last day, [1727]88.

Reverence, more paid to men than to God, [1728]67, [1729]220.

Reward, not to be impatiently expected, [1730]261; increased by our sufferings, [1731]262.

Rhetorical skill, its worthlessness, [1732]79.

Rich, the, their contempt of the poor, [1733]157; their misery, [1734]173, [1735]174; ignorant of the perishable nature of their riches, [1736]174; need the poor as much as the poor need them, [1737]205, [1738]206; enjoy the sun and air less than the poor, [1739]340; spend for the poor, [1740]340; their diet causes disease, [1741]340; their bellies furnaces, lit with corpses, [1742]341; sewers, [1743]ib.; few of, saved, [1744]346; stand near to love of money, vain glory, pride, [1745]ib.; have no hope if they use not much wisdom, [1746]ib.; fill but one belly, [1747]341, [1748]361; gain not by their abundance, [1749]361; dependent in proportion to their wealth, [1750]362, to be warned by the sight of death, [1751]390. See [1752]Poor.

Riches, abused make men poor, [1753]76; not evil in themselves, [1754]76; the evils which accompany them befall men living and dead, [1755]214; those that thirst after them like dreamers, [1756]221; the unseemliness of this passion, [1757]224; in what sense from God, in what not, [1758]173, [1759]206, [1760]207; grow by distribution, [1761]247; manna a warning against hoarding, [1762]248. See [1763]Covetousness, [1764]Wealth.

Righteousness, cannot dwell with covetousness, [1765]371; a queen, [1766]ib.; of slaves makes freemen, [1767]ib.

"Rock that followed them," [1768]133.

Romans ix.5, applied to Christ, [1769]114.

Rule, ecclesiastical, its superiority to civil, [1770]353; concerned with souls, [1771]353; deals with secret sins, [1772]354, and with less offences, [1773]354; weldeth our life together, [1774]354; lendeth aid, [1775]354; discourseth of high things, [1776]354; its mildness, [1777]355; cures, not cuts off, the sinner, [1778]355; effects of on the world, [1779]355; without pride, [1780]366.

Rulers, shown by love to the ruled, [1781]352; why likened to vine dressers, [1782]353; spiritual, higher than temporal, [1783]354; a paternity in spiritual, [1784]354; the mode of electing these better, [1785]354, [1786]355.

Ruling, an art of the highest, [1787]352; over states, [1788]353; over a man's self, [1789]353; over the church, [1790]354; agriculture a kind of, [1791]355.

"Rulers of this world," whom St. Paul calls such, [1792]34.

Sabellianism, Chrysostom's caution against, [1793]24.

Sacrifice, the Lord's Supper, [1794]305; a kind of in prayer, confession, repentance, [1795]303; different kinds of in the law, [1796]304.

Saints, how they will judge the world, [1797]91; their intercession of no avail for unholy persons, [1798]258; addressed by St. Paul, [1799]272; cannot possibly be punished, [1800]381; weak as well as glorious, [1801]401, [1802]403; why they were so, [1803]403; their tombs glorious, [1804]404; pilgrimages to, [1805]404; their days, festivals, [1806]404; their prayers asked, [1807]404; their bones expel demons, [1808]404; have power when dead, [1809]404.

Salt, partaking of, held a sacred bond even by robbers, [1810]407.

Salvation, wrought by suffering, [1811]277.

Samuel, his care for the people, [1812]352; why he seemed to boast, [1813]394.

Sanctification, baptismal, [1814]1.

Sanctuaries, of heaven, apsides, what, [1815]142. (note.)

Sapphire, [1816]89.

Sarah, a pattern for wives, [1817]155; her advice to Abraham to take Hagar, then allowable, not now, [1818]155.

Satan, means simply an adversary, [1819]401.

Saul, his reproaches to Jonathan meekly borne, [1820]196; an example of envy, [1821]395.

"Saved by fire," what, [1822]51.

Scandal, how given, [1823]123, [1824]124; sin of giving it, [1825]123, [1826]124; St. Paul's care to avoid it, [1827]118.

Schism, its formal nature, [1828]10; may originate in mind or judgment, [1829]11; Corinthians guilty of it, [1830]158.

Schismatical teachers, their rapacious and mercenary spirit, [1831]121.

Scriptures, their rule of life, [1832]346.

Scylla, a heathen image of sin, [1833]52.

Seal of the cross, in baptism, [1834]71, (and note.)

Self-indulgent, have no fellowship with Christ, [1835]274.

Self-love, if true, leads to same conduct as love, [1836]197.

Self-praise, sometimes useful, [1837]381, and to be commended, [1838]395, yet to be cut short, [1839]406.

Senate, the Roman, deified Alexander the Great, [1840]402; refused this to Christ, [1841]402.

Separation, without mutual consent unlawful, [1842]106.

Servants, our care of their souls, [1843]71.

Sexes, their relation a bond of charity, [1844]204.

Shame, at being dependent, low-minded, [1845]361.

Shimei, his cursing David, [1846]299, [1847]388.

Shoes, not worn by many, as servants and laborers, [1848]353.

Sign of the cross, [1849]118.

Simon Magus, an instance of vainglory, [1850]212.

Sin, makes men in some respects worse than devils, [1851]53; its effect in blinding the soul, [1852]61; original destroyed in baptism, [1853]240; some punished in this world, some in the next, [1854]164; best checked in its beginning, [1855]62; danger of little sins, [1856]52; medicines for, [1857]300, [1858]351; even after baptism, [1859]300; its end here and hereafter to be considered, [1860]330; sin, not punishment to be lamented, [1861]300; and dreaded, [1862]334; before baptism, effaced in it, [1863]381; yet still remembered by St. Paul, [1864]381; danger of dying in, [1865]382; its uncleanness, [1866]411; even sinners being witnesses, [1867]411.

Slavery, not degrading to a good man, [1868]108; what kind is degrading, [1869]108; not possible for a good man to be a slave, [1870]109.

Slander, a common evil, [1871]267; hurts the slanderer more than the slandered, [1872]268; its threefold evil, [1873]268; when we forgive it, a proof of our innocence, [1874]269.

Smatterers, harder to reach than the simply ignorant, [1875]23.

Socrates, whether his death was voluntary, [1876]19; compared with the martyrs, [1877]19; considered an innovation, [1878]40; and Xantippe, [1879]156.

Sodom, a witness to future punishishment, [1880]50.

Sojourners, our estate as such, [1881]359; we should choose to be such, [1882]359.

Soldiers, irreligious, reproved by case of Cornelius, [1883]28.

Solomon, overcome by lust, [1884]391; his days, [1885]401; ruined by his prosperity, [1886]403; enjoyed peace and plenty, [1887]173.

Sorcerers, converted by St. Paul, [1888]377.

Sorrow, excessive, sinfulness of, [1889]231. See [1890]Mourning. worldly, harmeth, [1891]351; for sins profiteth, [1892]350; Cain's, Esau's, David's, Peter's, [1893]351; for the dead benefitteth not, [1894]351.

Son, the, how said to be subject to the Father, [1895]238; his authority equal to the Father's, [1896]239.

Sosthenes, inferior to Apollos, [1897]3.

Souls dead, when their movements unhealthy, [1898]308.

Spirit, the Holy, how he dwells within us, [1899]101; of Christ dwelling within us, [1900]102; illustrated by example of a King's son, [1901]102; why sometimes not named, [1902]114, [1903]240; equal to the Father and the Son, [1904]172; his personality and divinity, [1905]173; given to all baptized persons, [1906]176; possesses all knowledge, [1907]203; a seal, [1908]293; of one essence with the Father, [1909]313; giveth life, [1910]ib., [1911]310; Lord and God, [1912]313; the author of a creation within us, [1913]314; an earnest of immortality, [1914]327.

Spiritual gifts, abused, [1915]338.

Spiritual things compared with spiritual, [1916]37; spiritual man judges others, yet is not judged of them, [1917]39; spiritual body, spirit always present in, [1918]252, (note).

Spirit, soul and body, how distinguished, [1919]252, (note).

Statues of Theodosius, overthrown at Antioch, [1920]104, (note).

Stephanas, his household, their praise, [1921]265; with Fortunatus and Achaicus, the persons who brought the account of the Corinthian church to St. Paul, [1922]265.

Stewardship, the thought of, a lesson of humility and resignation, [1923]56; and that nothing is exclusively our own, [1924]57.

Sufferings, for Christ a present reward, [1925]246; give goodlier hopes, [1926]322; not to be regarded apart from their reward, [1927]339; to be not only borne, but rejoiced in, [1928]340; attract God's forgiveness, [1929]391; God's power shown in, [1930]402; the road to victory, [1931]412.

Subintroductae, what, [1932]266, (note).

Superfluities, to be cut off so as to give bountifully, [1933]372; measure of, [1934]ib.

Superstition, men's tendency to, [1935]71.

Suspicion, to be avoided, [1936]331, [1937]336.

Sybarite, table of a, [1938]370.

Teachers, those reprehended to bear the rebukes of, [1939]349; others to work with, [1940]349; their disciples' growth their consolation, [1941]352; not to be hasty in punishing, [1942]376; mark of, to mourn over disciples' wounds, [1943]410.

Temple, the, its destruction involved the abolition of the law, [1944]312.

That ina, not always indicative of the cause, but simply of the event, [1945]159.

Temptations, not to be endured without God's help, [1946]138; why permitted, [1947]321; their gain, [1948]ib., [1949]337.

Thanksgiving, disclaims merit, [1950]6; always due, [1951]6; under affliction, [1952]275; in behalf of others a duty, [1953]280, [1954]281; for common blessings, [1955]281; under afflictions looseth sin, [1956]300.

Theatrical entertainments, their infamous character, [1957]68.

Theodoret, (on 1 Cor. xv.49), [1958]255.

Theodorus, the atheist, [1959]20.

Theology, a matter of testimony throughout, [1960]31.

Thessalonians, the, [1961]360.

Thomas, St., forced to go into Judea, [1962]26, [1963]27.

Thoughts, an army having various ranks, [1964]290;. he who governs them a king, [1965]290.

Three children in the fire, [1966]104.

Time, shortness of, [1967]336; the acceptable, what, [1968]337.

Timidity, no reproach to any one, [1969]200.

Timothy, [1970]413; Paul's commission to him, [1971]78; a courageous and faithful man, [1972]263; associated with Paul in the address as with him, [1973]274; and out of humility, [1974]ib.

Titus, his absence felt by Paul, [1975]300, [1976]348; his witness to the Corinthians, [1977]343, [1978]348; his love for them, [1979]348, [1980]358; how received by them, [1981]271, [1982]358; Paul's praise of, [1983]358; why the only one named amongst the bearers of the collection, [1984]365; received not, [1985]408.

Toils, encountered willingly to rest after, [1986]325; in worldly things great, yet the first often little, [1987]325; in heavenly little, and the fruit boundless, [1988]325.

Tongues, gift of, received by some who were elated by it, [1989]338.

Torches, at funerals, [1990]388.

Tradition of the church, excludes human inventions, [1991]31; supplies information not to be obtained from the letter of Scripture, [1992]36, and note.

Treasury of the church, what, [1993]259.

Trinity, the, three persons in, co-equal, [1994]171; the same things said of each person, [1995]319, [1996]418; interchange of gifts, [1997]419.

Trumpets, overthrew cities, [1998]320.

Tychicus, [1999]278.

Unbelief, caused by the bad lives of Christians, [2000]15; compared with insanity in its treatment of those who would remedy it, [2001]16.

Uncleanness, eminently a profane vice, [2002]52; its misery, [2003]224; compared with chastity, [2004]225; may be said of all sin, [2005]410.

Uncertainties, not to be trusted to in our soul's concerns, [2006]382.

Uninitiated, the, may not know all things, [2007]365.

Unity of the church, implied in its name, [2008]3, [2009]5, [2010]176; depending on communion with Christ, [2011]3, [2012]47; of the Spirit, what, [2013]176; of the members forbids envy, [2014]177; reason for contentment, [2015]177; taught by the beauty of proportion, [2016]178; applied to various classes in the church, [2017]178; of the members of the body, [2018]181, [2019]182; an example to the greater to care for the less, [2020]183; summary of the argument derived from the body, [2021]187.

Unleavened bread, its typical meaning, [2022]86.

Until, spoken of God does not imply that His kingdom shall come to an end, [2023]238.

Unworthiness of ministers, no bar to the grace of the sacraments, [2024]44.

"Use it rather," spoken of continuance in slavery, [2025]108.

Utterance, a special grace, [2026]6.

Vainglory, on behalf of others, [2027]64; on account of gifts, compared to proud flesh, [2028]65; reproved on ground that all is of grace, [2029]65; and by an argument ad vere cundiam, [2030]65; its manifold evils, [2031]212; a remedy for it, [2032]213; examples of victory over it, [2033]213; in almsgiving, cruelty, [2034]345; hinders others from giving, [2035]345; shames the giver, the receiver and Christ, [2036]345; the slave of, must be grovelling, [2037]417; a savage mistress, [2038]417; engendered by littleness of mind, [2039]418.

Veil, a two-fold, over the Gospel, [2040]283; over the Jews, on the letters and their hearts, [2041]312.

Vice, its weakness, [2042]411.

Vice and Virtue, the difference between them not subjective, [2043]81; in what sense virtue easier than vice, [2044]80, [2045]81; (see [2046]Pleasure); vice, its misery, illustrated by an anecdote of a corn dealer at Antioch, [2047]241.

Virgins, choirs of, [2048]178.

Virgins, the foolish, regrets of vain, [2049]325; they fell by love of money, [2050]392.

Virginity, commonly within man's power, [2051]50; higher state than marriage in all, [2052]105, [2053]106, [2054]110; yet not compulsory on any, [2055]106; if once chosen solemnly, should not be given up, [2056]110; why a higher state, [2057]110; Chrysostom's treatise on, referred to, [2058]111; differs from continence, the latter absolutely necessary to Salvation, [2059]110; introduced by the Gospel, [2060]320; not commanded, [2061]391; where it profiteth not, [2062]392.

Virtue, maketh prayer respected, [2063]281; more than money maketh men of a cheerful countenance, [2064]340; is natural, [2065]363; by words even striketh down its adversaries, [2066]410; its strength even when bound, [2067]411.

"Weakness" means persecution, [2068]34; three different senses of, [2069]414; how said of God, of Christ, [2070]415.

Wealth, its tendency in respect to Faith, [2071]24; with what palliations the love of it may be abated, [2072]62, [2073]63. See [2074]Riches.

"Wheresoever the carcase is" explained, [2075]142.

Widows, assemblies of, [2076]178.

Widow's mite, an encouragement to those who can do but a little good in the way of conversion, [2077]15.

Widow of Sarepta, the, her faith, [2078]320; disregarded her children even, [2079]371; manly though a woman, [2080]371; gave more to hospitality than Abraham, [2081]371.

Will of God, reason for contentment, [2082]177.

Witchcraft, charge of, against the Apostles, [2083]320; how refuted, [2084]320.

Wisdom, without goodness, its utter degradation, [2085]52; how to be gained by becoming a fool, [2086]54.

Women, in danger of mistaking the signs of repentance for repentance, [2087]299; easily deceived, [2088]384; bands of, at funerals, [2089]276, [2090]390; favor of, courted by preachers, [2091]408.

Woman, why subject to man, [2092]150; before the fall not subject, [2093]ib.; why she ought to be covered, [2094]151; women prophesied in Paul's time, [2095]151; dishonored by taking the man's honor, [2096]151; those who wear short hair all one as if uncovered, [2097]152; custom of wearing short hair abolished, [2098]153; why they should not teach in public, [2099]222.

Word of wisdom and of knowledge, what, [2100]172.

Works, good or bad, the Christian's building, [2101]51.

"With thy spirit," a liturgical response, [2102]219.

World, the, worthy of God, [2103]378; and yet defective, [2104]378; why both, [2105]378; (see also [2106]401;) opposite notions of, [2107]378; refute one another, [2108]378.

Worldly things, a lowering winter, [2109]316; make men cowards, [2110]ib.; delights of, have bitterness, [2111]325; present satisfy not, [2112]ib.; men toil in, to rest after, [2113]326.

Wrong doers, the real sufferers, [2114]95; they who suffer wrong are under God's discipline, [2115]96.

Zacchaeus, had an appointed time for restitution, [2116]208. See [2117]Restitution.

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