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Gifts. Influence of, 1470

God: the defence of His people, 779
may be rendered valueless, 1471

the Eternal Father, 1518
Spiritual, 1472

the hearer of prayer, 2823, 2827, 2832
Giving. Analogies of, 1473

the only satisfaction of the soul, 2693
Blessedness of, 530, 903

the portion of His people, 1500
Grounds for, 1474

the portion of the soul, 2981, 2985
must be performed discreetly, 1475 the soul of Nature, 1519
must not be confined to money, 418 the soul's supreme joy, 1520
Reward of, 1476

the source of all blessedness, 1521
the condition of getting, 1477

the unsearchable Name, 1522
GLORY. See Fame, 1196-1213

Thought of, 1523
a shadow, 1260

waiting, 1524
brings little happiness, 1478

What is, 1525
exposes us to envy, 1479

Will to be done cheerfully, 429
not the highest end of life, 24

Works of, 1526
of self-sacrifice, 3024

God's ACRE, 379
often basely won, 1799

GODLINESS, 1527, 1528
transient, 1480

GODSENDS, 1529
true, 420, 1481, 1482, 2676

Gold: a curse, 1531
GLORY OF God: how it is rendered, 1483 a god, 1532
may be sought in all things, 1484

Bribery of, 1530
usurped by man, 1485

Description of, 1533
GLUTTONS, 1264

harmless, 1534
GLUTTONY, 1486

its corrupting power, 2373, 2374
God. Abode of, 1487

Poison of, 1535
Attractions of, 1488

Power of, 1536
Book of, 1489

Powerlessness of, 581, 1537
Boundless love of, 1490

Want of, 1538
Care of, 1491

GOLDEN AGE. The, 503, 2270
Eternal, 2536

Good. Doing, 1534
Eternity of, 1492

Final, 1540
everywhere present, 1493

in every man, 1002
for what reason He is to be served, 1273 seldom valued, 1541
Fulness of, 1494

Unexpected, 1542
Glory of, 1495

GOOD ACTIONS, 34
Greatness of, 1496

GOOD-BYE, 1543
His blessing essential to success, 26 Good DEEDS: are more than words, 1544
His care for all His creatures, 1493,

constitute true life, 28
1494, 1504

done for Christ, 135
His care for His people, 392, 393, 586, enrich the poor, 1545
1297

Memory of, 1546
His care for mankind, 2881, 2908

repaid, 1547
His delight in virtue, 1973

should be done boldly, 1548
His delight in His people, 1497

should be done humbly, 1549
His dwelling in the heart, 1734

the best monument, 291
His foreknowledge, 1367, 1374

the best prayers, 1550
His gifts irrevocable, 441

their influence, 1551, 3431
His glory revealed in nature, 631, 632 Good DISPOSITIONS, 1552
His goodness in creation, 3411

Good HUMOUR, 1553
His knowledge of our afflictions, 87 GOOD INTENTIONS, 3448, 3449
His long-suffering, 1498, 2818

Good MEN : benefited by adversity, 1554
His love, 1499

neglected, 2566
His love and mercy, 2503

their reward, 1604
His love unchangeable, 3329

Good NAME. See Reputation, 2965
His mercy, 2454

Love of, 1555
His patience, 3455

Value of, 1556
His pity, 2724

Good NATURE, 1306
His power, 628

Good PURPOSES, 1557
His power to deliver, 1258

Good TEMPER, 3292
His presence with His people, 875 Good Works: must be conjoined with
His purpose in Creation, 2333

faith, 1161
His sufficiency, 1500

the flowers of faith and love, 1173
His sympathy with us, 3262

which is the best, 1558
how He is to be found, 2717

GOODNESS. Beauty of, 1559
in nature, 2522

best of all, 434
incomprehensible, 1501, 2926, 2928 Happiness of, 1560
Infinity of, 1502

Immortality of, 1561, 2012
Knowledge of, 1503

must be active, 905
Love of, 1504, 1525.

Nobility of, 1562
matchlessness of His glory, 1508

Power of, 1563
Messengers of, 1505

Reputation of, 1564
Morning Hymn to, 1506

Reward of, 1565
Name of, 1507

Teaching, 1566
no respecter of persons, 367

Gospel; its revelation of God, 1581
Ode to, 1508

preached in vain, 845
Omnipolence of, 1509

rejected, 2938 !
Omnipresence of, 1510

Spread of the, 517
omniscient, 2602

Traits of the, 1567
omnipresent, 2601

Trumpet. The, 1568
our life and light, 2511

GOSPEL PREACHING, 2853
our refuge in affliction, 96

GOVERNMENT. Art of, 1569
Praise to, 1512

Blessings of a, 1570
reveals Himself only to the humble, Forms of, 1571, 2756
1513

Free, 1572
search for, 8

Glory of a, 1573
seen in little things, 1514

how little it can do to lessen sorrow,
Submission to, 1515

1574
Thanks due to, 1516

must not be surrendered to the vicious,
the Author and End of our being, 900, 1575
1517

Rules for, 1576
the choice of the wise, 1495

I GRACE: abused, 1577

GRACE: and glory, 1580

Comfort in, 1978
Free, 1257, 1579
Gospel, 1581
is proportioned to our needs, 3232
our need of it, 1345

Throne of, 1582
GRACES. A Trio of, 1583
GRATITUDE. See Thankfulness, 3310

3312
for Providential mercies, 431
Instinct of, 1584
Reward of, 2585

Unutterable, 1586, 2834
GRAVE: a resting place, 994

a treasure-chamber, 1588
Adorning the, 1587
awaits us all, 1589
Blossom for the, 1590
Choice of a, 1591
Christ in the, 1592
Congregation of the, 1593
Couch of the, 1594
dreaded, 1595
Hymn of the, 1596
Inhabitants of the, 1597
its lessons forgotten, 1598
Lesson of the, 1599
not dreaded, 976
the common resting-place, 1600

the great reconciler, 1601
GRAVE DIGGER, 3077
GRAVES OF CHILDREN, 1602
GRAY'S ELEGY, 521
GREAT DEEDS: the result of faith,

1162
Great Men. Defects of, 1603

Good, 1604
Homage rendered to, 1606
influence of their example, 1113, T116
not to be envied, 1605
not valued until after death, 1207
often envy the obscure, 1607
should be good men, 1608
should use their power gently, 1609
soon forgotten, 1196, 1211
their forgetfulness, 154
their perils, 1287

their influer.ce immortal, 1610
GREAT THOUGHTS, 3327
GREAT TRUTHS, 3392
GREATEST? Who are the, 964
GREATNESS. Abuse of, 154
burdensome, 1612
Deserved, 1613
does not necessarily bring happiness,

1614
Enduring, 1615
exposes its possessors to hatred, 1626
Fallen, 1617
False, 1618
how it is reached, 1720, 1121
Influence of, 24
Influence of place on, 1619
is not necessarily excellence, 1620
its end, 521
its penalties, 162, 1033, 1402
Perils of, 1621
Standard of, 1622
transient, 1623
True, 1624

Who shall be greatest ? 1625
GRIEF. See Sorrow, 3158–3187

See Weeping, 3493
a burden, 1626
Avarice in, 2627
Benefit of, 1628
concealed, 1629
Consolation for, 1630
Counselling, 1631
Difficulty of ministering to, 163a
Dismission of, 1633
Effects of, 1634
Hopeless, 831
Immoderate, 1635
Impressions of, 1636
in childhood, 446, 3622
Influence of time on, 1637, 3350
its cure, 40
not to be cherished, 834
not to be forestalled, 1638

HEAVEN : has its sent in the soul. 176

how it is to be reached, 1765, 3227
incorruptible, 1766
indescribable, 1081
its blessedness, 663, 1749
its inhabitants, 217
its joys, 338, 1208, 1767
its loveliness, 983
its present enjoyment, 1768, 1769
its present influence, 1770, 1771
Knowledge in, 1772
Life in, 1748
Longing for, 976, 1080, 1754, 1969
made more attractive by bereavements,

441

Grief: not to be overcome by mere HAPPINESS. Price of, 1699
philosophy, 2706

promoted by exercise, 1126
Nursing, 1639

Pursuit of, 1133, 1700, 1701
Obstinate, 1640

Secret of, 1950
Overwhelming, 1641

soon leaves us, 1702
Passionless, 1642

springs from within, 1045, 1703, 1825
Prayer in, 3493

the reward of labour, 1997, 2178, 3429
should not be bitter, 301

The secret of, 1171
should be calm, 92

Theories of, 1704, 2926
Silent, 2643

Trustful, 1705
solitude sought in vain, 1644

uncertain, 1706
Sympathy in, 1645

Unexpected, 1707
Transient, 408, 427, 429

Virtue and, 1708
Unseen, 1646

where it is found, 588, 590
GROWTH : heavenward, 1647

HARVEST. Spiritual, 1704
True, 1648

Thanksgiving Hymn, 1710, 1711, 1712
GROWTH IN GRACE : desired, 1460

Thoughts for the, 1713
how it is furthered, 1650, 2947

HATRED: a crime, 1714
imperceptible, 2645

differs from anger, 1714
Signs of, 1651

Cure of, 1715
GUARDIAN ANGELS, 172, 174, 177, 180 inspired by fear, 1255
GUESTS. Treatment of, 1224

HAVELOCK, 1189
GUIDANCE DIVINE: always to be trust- | HEALTH: essential to happiness, 1716
ed, 1653

how it is impaired, 2044
ensures safety, 1652

Influence of hope on, 1874
Prayer for, 1655

Ingredients of, 1717
Seeking, 1656

promoted by exercise, 1126, 1995, 2179
sure and wise, 1654

rarely enjoyed, 1718
Trust in, 1440, 1492, 1657, 1658

Road to, 2714
vouchsafed to Christ's servants, 1659 uncertain, 1719
Guilt. Beginning of, 1660

Hearers : 'how they invert the truth,
cannot be concealed, 1661

1720
Effects of, 1662

HEARING. Mystery of, 1721
Folly of incurring, 1663

Sense of, 1722
inspires fear, 562

HEART: a camera obscura, 1723
Penalties of, 1254, 1664

activity of the, 1724
Possibilities of, 1665

Breaking a, 1725
registered in heaven, 1666

Burying a, 1726
Signs of, 1667

Calls to the, 1727
Terrors and torments of, 1668, 2109 Consecration of the, 1728
Timidity of, 1669

Contents of the, 1729

Darkness in the, 1730
HABIT. See Custom, 649–653

Dedication to Christ, 772-774, 1728
its transforming power, 954

Depravity of the, 1731
Slaves of, 7670

Determines the moral quality of our
HABITS. Change of, 1671

actions, 1732
easily formed, 1097

Germs in the, 1733
Effects of evil, 1074

God's love for the, 1734
Evil, 1672

Hardening the, 635
Growth of, 1673

Highway of the, 1735
Holy, 1674

Influence of the, 1736
how formed, 14

insatiable, 3409
HAIRS. Grey, 1675

its longings for sympathy, 1002
HALF Views: deceptive, 1676

its void, 894
HAND, The, 1677

Judging the, 1737
HAPPINESS. See Bliss, 335–341

known only to God. 403
Aiming for, 1678

known to Christ, 462, 4
by whom it is found, 1679, 1680

Music in the, 1738
cannot be bought, 3210, 3486

out of tune, 1739
Caution of, 1681

should be the supreme object of care,
Christian, 1682
Conditions of, 1683

Soil of the, 1741
denied to the bad, 1684

Stillness in the, 1742
depends upon health, 1716

Storms in the, 1743
does not depend on success, 3243

the foundation of feeling, 1744
Domestic, 1685

the true temple, 1811, 2385
Enduring, 1686

Weakness of the, 1745
Example of, 1687

HEATHEN OFFERINGS, 2593
Excessive, 1688

HEATHENISM: at the birth of Christ,
found in the household, 1895

323
Gauge of, 1689

Gods of, 1746
Haunts of, 1690

HEAVEN : a necessity, 237
Hours of, 1691

A year in, 1748
how it is to be attained, 2243

Attractions of, 1747
how it is to be won, 596, 1692, 2434

and Earth, 1788–1790
in poverty, 2272, 2276

Certainty of, 175C
in what it consists, 1693

Children in, 2006
its true foundation, 1341

cloudless, 1751
King's idea of, 1694

contrasted with earth, 984
makes death terrible, 744

Delights of, 1753
may be found everywhere, 1704

Desiring, 1755
more precious than gold, 1695

despised, 1758, 1783
never found on earth, 1696

Distinctions in, 780, 1752
not found in worldly festivities, 1261 Emblems of, 1756
not necessarily the portion of the gifted, Epitome of, 1757
1697

Esteeming, 1758
not the gift of philosophy, 2710

for whom it is reserved, 1759
not to be found in earthly things, 3035. Friendship in, 1760
3039

Gleams of, 1761
Our insufficiency to guard our, 2388 Glory of, 1762
outlived, 1698

God in, 1763

Meetings in, 1773.
must be made distinctly our aim, 2045
Nearing, 1774
Nearness of, 1775
No night in, 1776
No stranger in, 1777
not to be sacrificed for the pleasures of

earth, 1778
Obscurity of, 1779
our home, 1780
Prayer for, 1781
Premonitions of, 3625
Preparing for, 268
Progress in, 1972
Recognition in, 1982, 2936, 2991, 2997,

3209
Reunion of friends in, 1392, 2431, 2432
Scorning, 1783
the better land, 2188
the end of the Christian's pilgrimage,

1784
the hope of the sorrowful, 528
The Indian's, 1783
unveiled, 1786
Varieties of mind in, 2041

will not be strange to us, 1787
HEEDFULNESS, 379
Hell: has its seat in the soul, 1791

has no terrors for the Christian, 1171
Memory a, 1792
Portal of, 1793

The real, 3495
HELP. Mutual, 1794

needed, 002
HEREDITARY: honours, 319

virtues, 170
HERITAGE: of rich and poor, 1795
HERO. A modern, 1189, 1796

Death of a, 1797
Marks of the, 1798

the title is often basely w on, 1799
HERO WORSHIP, 1806
HEROES. Forgotten, 1800
God's, 1801
live to-day, 3590
Moral, 1802
the enemies of mankind, 1622

True, 1803
HEROINE. Grave of a, 1804
HEROISM, Call to, 24

displayed in trouble, 1193
Military, 1805
possible in daily life, 1172, 3553
Secret of true, 1189, 2423

springs from faith, 1162
HINDRANCES : may become helps, 1120
HISTORIANS. Follies of, 1807

Rules for, 1808
History. Duration of, 1809

mournfulness of its record, 1360
HOLINESS. Seeking, 1810

Throne of, 1811
to be striven after, 2687

Way to, 1812
HOLLY-TREE: its lessons, 3368
HOLY LIVES: their Influence, IITO
HOLY SPIRIT. Descent of the, 1813

His aid invoked, 956
His indwelling in the human soul, 1814
Litany to the, 1815
Offices of the, 1816
Power of the, 1817

Prayer to the, 1818-1820
HOME. Affections of the, 1822

Bond of, 1215
Ceremonies of, 1823

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HOME; changed, 1824

HUMAN NATURE: its possibilities, 1476 IMMORTALITY : craving for, 160, 672, 683,
Contented with, 1825

Human Souls: rarely revealed to each 1966, 1969
Dying at, 1826

other, 2055

Denial of, 1965
essential to happiness, 1827

HUMANITY: Brotherhood of, 1897 Effect of the hope of, 1250, 3426
Ideal of, 1828
Cry of, 1898

emblem of, 445, 489
Joys of, 81, 906, 907, 1216, 1829, 2653 | HUMBLE. Consolations for the, 1899 Hope of, 1967, 1974, 3625
Love of, 1127, 1830
Safety of the, 1900

how it is to be secured, 965
Man's and Woman's, 1831
HUMILITY. Affected, 1901

Inference of, 1908
Memory of, 1832
blessed of God, 2370, 2589

Mystery of, 1970
no home without love, 1833
Blessings of, 1902

Patrimony of, 1971
Piety in the, 1834
Caution respecting, 1903

Progress in, 1972
Recollections of, 219
Confident, 1904

Proofs of, 184
should be peaceful, 1835
Contrasted with pride, 1905

Reasons for, 1973
Sorrow of, 1836
Demand for, 1906

Transition of, 1975
Sweet, 1837
Fable of, 1907

Universal testimony to, 1976
The heavenly, 1780, 1781
False, 1908

Verdict of, 1977
Trifies of, 1838
Fits us for service, 1909, 3054

Wonder of, 1978
undervalued,

Ideals of, 1910

IMPATIENCE, 1979, 1980
Wealth not essential to a, 1839

Place of, 1911

IMPERFECT INSTRUMENTS : capable of
where it is found, 1736
Reward of, 1912

noble use, 83
HOMES. English, 1840

the eldest born of virtue, 1913

IMPRESSIONS. Importance of first, og
HONEST MAN. The, 584, 841

the root and foundation of virtue, 1914 | IMPRISONMENT: ceases at death, 1GSI
HONESTY : disliked, 3309
HUSBAND AND WIFE, 3502

Joyous, 1982
Frankness of, 1842
HYMNS. Influence of, 2527

not to be feared, 1983
is prompt in its decisions, 1843
HYMN-TUNES. Scotch, 1220

the cominon lot, 1984
Majesty of, 1844
HYPOCRISY. Ceremonious, 1915

INCARNATION. The : 53. 461, 497, 1985
must never be surrendered, 1845

Common, 1916

INCOMPLETENESS. Law of, r986
needs no concealment, 1846

depicted, 1917

INCOMPREHENSIBLE. Struggle for the,
Nobility of, 1847, 1848, 2396
deplored, 1918

1987
Rewards of, 1849

invisible, 1919

INCONSTANCY. Human, 1988
Selling, 1850
Merit of, 1920

INDEPENDENCE, 1989, 2265
Stability of, 1851

Profitless, 1921

INDISCRETION, 36
Honour [Fashionable code of right), Successful, 1922

INDOLENCE, 1990, 1991, 3537
1852
The secret of, 167

INDUSTRY. Benefit of, 1992
[Moral rectitude), 1622, 1853
unmasked, 2105

essential to prosperity, 1993
[Reputation, Glory), 1203, 1855 HYPOCRITE: accursed, 1923

Female, 1994
HONOURS: are burdens, 859, 861

detected, 1924

Incentives to, 1995
Earthly, 1858
devices of the, 1925

its rewards, 127, 1998
often ill-deserved, 862
Emblem of a, 1926

Motives for, 1996
Titular, 3357
Fate of the, 1927

Peace of, 1997
HOPE: and love, 1879

Simile of a, 1928

should not be excessive, 1999
Argument from, 1973
The world a, 1929

Triumphs of, 2000, 2470
Basis of, 1856
unmasked, 1930

Works of, 2001
Beguiling, 1857

HYPOCRITES : the serpents of society, | INEBRIETY, 2002
Bright, 1858

1931

INFAMY, 2003
characteristic of youth, 3624, 3628,

INFANCY. Death in, 2004
3632
IDEALS. Use of. 2200

INFANT. Gift of an, 2005
Characteristics of, 1859

IDLENESS : destroys the possibility of INFANT-TRAINING often loolish, 167
Grace of, 1867

fame, 1932

INFANTS. Future life of, 2006
has no place in hell, 1793
Destructiveness of, 2304

Mourning for, 2007
Heavenly, 1868

forbidden, 42

INFIDELITY. Guilt of, 2008
Illusiveness of, 1869
its penalties, 1126

Influence of, 3401
in the aged, 121
Miseries of, 1933

nature of its tidings, 228
in youth, 447
renders men useless, 1934

owl-like, 230
indestructible, 1870

results of, 1935

INFIDELS: idolaters of Chance, 228
Influence of, 1871
robs men of rest, 1936

Rebuke of, 2009
Inspiration of, 1872
shameful, 1937

strangeness of their efforts, 185
its buoyancy, 427
sometimes falsely charged, 1938

thankless and short-sighted, 295
its helpfulness, 1438
unreasonable, 1939

the Devil's pioneers, 231
its triumphs in death, 748
IDOLATRY : common, 1940

the enemies of man's best hope, 231
its wisdom, 429
Cruelties of, 1941

their aim, 231
Losing, 1873
legend of the boy Abraham, 1942

their credulity, 3400
ministers to health, 1874
Modern forms of, 1943

their hatred to truth, 185
must have an object, 1875
Overthrow of, 1944

their idea of man, 228
of immortality, 219
IDOLS, 1945, 1946

their labours, 231
Origin of, 1876
IGNORANCE, 1947, 2040

unworthy of trust, 2426
our anchor, 1872, 1877

IGNORANT : not to be despis 1002 INFLUENCE. Double, 2010
Paternal, 1878
ILLNESS, 1948, 1949

Good, 2011
Personification of, 1879
ILLS OF LIFE, 1635, 1639

how it is to be obtained, 577
Philosophy of, 1880
ILLS. Philosophy of, 1950

immortal, 2012
Power of, 1881
ILLUSIVENESS OF LIFE, 2227, 2230, 2259,

Lesson of, 2013
Praise of, 1882

of a father, 1241
Preciousness of, 186, 1872, 1883 ILLUSTRATION. Habit of, 1951

Perpetuity of, 2014
Prophecies of, 1884
ILLUSTRATIONS: their use, 1004

Posthumous, 2443
ruined, 1885
IMAGINATION. See Fancy, 1222

Power of, 2015
springs eternal in the human breast, Cheat of the, 1952

Responsibility of, 2016
1432, 1438
its powerlessness, 792, 1222

Saintly, 2017
The Christian's, 1860, 1886
magnifies dangers, 1252

Unconscious, 1110, 1112, 1318, 2018,
The Good Man's, 1887
outruns reality, 1953

2302
the medicine of the miserable, 1888 perverted, 1635

INGRATITUDE: a mark of vicious nature,
the spring of happiness, 1889
Pleasures of, 1954

2019
the stimulus to happy work, 3568
Power of the, 1955

base, 2020
unconquerable, 1890
Support of, 1957

brutal, 2021
HOPES.Earthly, 1891

Tortures of the, 1958

characteristic of the ambitious, 154
Man's, 213

unfits men for the realities of life, 1959 common, 2022
Host. The fashionable, 1224
IMITATION, Natural to man, 1960

Filial, 444, 2023
HOUSEHOLD. A Christian, 1894
IMMODESTY, 1961

Human, 2024
Angels in the, 1893

IMMORTALITY. See Soul. The, 3201 Monster of, 2025
Happiness of the, 1895
Argument for, 1962

Painfulness of, 2026
HOWARD. John, 2700

asserted, 1963

punished, 2027
HUMAN LIFE, 1896

Confidence in, 1964

the worst of crimes, 2028

3581

INGRATITUDE: treason, 2029

Unkindness of, 20 30
INHUMANITY, 646, 3120
INJURIES, 2031
INNOCENCE, 2032
INQUIRY. The spirit of, 647
INSANITY, 2033, 2402
INSINCERITY. Worldly, 1227
INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE, 311
INSTINCT, 2034, 2930
INSTRUCTION. Exemplary, 2035

of the young, 2036
Prayer for, 1503, 2037

Systematic, 2038
INTEGRITY : commands esteem, 2461
INTELLECT Council of the, 2039

Distribution of, 2040
Grades of, 2041
insufficient, 2461
not the chief excellence, 2040
Wealth of, 2042
INTEMPERANCE. See Abstinence, 13-

17; Drunkards and Drunkenness,
935-940; Inebriety, 2002; and

Wine, 3508-3510
Blight of, 2043
Curse of, 2044

Effects of, 2045
INTENTION. Retribution of, 2046
INTENTIONS. Good, 30, 1557, 2047
INTERCESSION. Christ's, 2048

Legend of, 2049
INTERCESSORY PRAYER, 2821
INVALID. Hymn for an, 2050
INVENTION, 2051
INVITATION. Christ's, 2052

Death's, 2053
Fashionable, 1227
Gracious, 2054
IRRESOLUTION, 2055
ISAAC. Sacrifice of, 1248
ISOLATION. Human, 2056
ISRAEL : a warning to us, 2079
ITALY, 2057, 3398

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Jacob's LADDER, 963, 2058, 2059
JEALOUSY, 2060
JERUSALEM, 2061-2063
JESTING. See Wit, 3528-3535

in the pulpit, 2849
should never be profane or spiteful,

2064
unseemly in the aged, 109
Jesus. Charity of, 2005

Cling to, 2066
God and Man, 2067
last and first, 2008
Mementos of, 2069
Name of, 2070
Need of, 2071
None like, 96
our sufficiency, 2072
Prayer to, 2073
Precious Name of, 2074
the joy of loving hearts, 2075
Touching, 2076
unchanged, 2077

Work of, 2078
Jews. Desolation of the, 2079

Fate of the, 2080
Honour of the, 2081

scattered, 2082
JOURNEY OF LIFE, 2286, 2287
lov. Aids to, 2083

alloyed, 2084
Cause for, 2085
Departed, 2086
Expected, 1136
fleeting, 1681
Hours of, 2087
in Christ, 2088
in God, 2089
Mixture of, 2090
not a hindrance to duty, 857
of the new life, 320
springs from within, 2091
tiresome, 2002
to be found everywhere, 2093
transient, 2094
unutterable, 2095
Virtuous, 2096

Joys of HOME, 1829

KNOWLEDGE. Love of, 2166
JUDGES, 2097

not attainable on earth, 2167
JUDGING. Rules for, 2098

not necessarily beneficial, 1001
JUDGMENT (Discretion), 2102

Prayer for, 1175, 1503
JUDGMENT. Book of, 2099

produces humility, 2169
Day of, 23, 2100, 3072

should be sought for soberly, 2170
Delay of, 2101

The highest, 3061
forestalled, 2103

Thirst of, 2171
God's prerogative, 403

to what it would prompt us, 2172
of the crowd, 2104

True, 2173
Power of, 2105

Useful, 2174
Revelation of, 2106

vaster than the human mind, 1456,
Summons to the final, 2107

2175
to be left to God, 2108

vouchsafed to the innocent, 2176
to be lenient, 402

KNOWLEDGE OF GOD: the portion of the
Unavoidable, 2109

humble, 1513
JUDGMENTS. How we form them, 413 KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORLD, 2168

to be made with diffidence, 403
JUST. Courage of the, 2110

LABOUR. Benefit of, 2178
Death-bed of the, 676, 2111

Burden of, 2179
Memory of the, 2112

Call to, 2180
Reward of the, 2113

Christian, 2181, 2695
Safety of the, 2114

Encouragement to, 2182
to whom the title belongs, 2115

healthful and honourable, 3566
Wisdom of the, 2116

Lesson of, 2183
JUSTICE. Course of, 2117

lightened by love, 2184
Delay of, 2118

necessary, 2185
Divine, 2119

Rest from, 2186
for what purpose it should be dis- | the lot of man, 2187, 3570
pensed, 2120

LAMENTATION : useless, 3537
Human, 2121

LAND. The better, 2188
indispensable to nobility of character, LANDOWNERS: their covetousness, 622
2122

LANGUAGE, 2189
its claims satisfied, 233

LAUGHTER, 2063, 2190
must be administered impartially, 2123 Law. Cost of, 2191
must be resolutely adhered to, 2124

The : its claims, 223
must be tempered with mercy, 2125 Laws, 2192
None escape from, 2126

LAZINESS, 2193
perverted, 1536

LEARNING. A little, 1000
sacred, 2127

False, 2194
should be dispensed promptly, 2128 Indigested, 2195,
should be the especial care of kings, is acquired slowly, 2196
2129

its price, 2197
Triumph of, 2130

Much, 2198

necessary, 2199
KINDNESS. Blessing of, 2131

Pretended, 2200
Demand for, 2132

Pride of, 2201
Domestic, 2133

Unused, 2202
Duty of, 2134

LEISURE, 1050, 2203, 2986
Glory of, 2135

LENT. The true, 2204
Law of, 2136

LEPER: cleansed by Christ, 469, 2075,
Power of, 1463, 2137, 2452

2205
Retrospect of, 2138

LIBERALITY, 362, 2878
Reward of, 2139

LIBERTY: abused, 2206
should be showed to the living, not re- ! Christian, 2207
served for the dead, 2140

consistent, 2208
KINDNESSES.Little, 2130

Love of, 2210
KING. What makes a, 2577

of heart, 2211
KINGDOM OF GOD, 474

of thought, 3323
KINGS. Adulation of, 2141

sacred, 2212
are but men, 2142

should be jealously guarded, 2213
are mortal, 682

Show of, 2214
are not to be envied, 2143

Spirit of, 2215
cursed by courtiers, 621, 2157

the glory of Ěngland, 1038, 2209
difference between kings and tyrants,

The soul's, 1128
2144, 3399

Value of, 2216
Example of, 2145

LICENTIOUSNESS, 1og2
Faults of, 2146

LIFE: a book, 2217
Influence of, 2147

a building, 370
Love of, 2148

a burden to the distressed, 1626
Luxurious, 2149

a journey in the dark, 1440
not happy, 1694

a pilgrimage, 876, 2218
Presence of, 2150

a play, 2876
Rebellion against, 2151

A Rule for, 1083
Salvation offered to, 2152

a warfare, 613
should be eminent for virtue, 2153

Abuse of, 2219
should be merciful, 2458

Aims in, 42
should be careful to administer justice, always happy, 1171
2128

an April day, 866
should maintain their authority, 2154 and Death, 2220
should not delegate their power, 2155 and Immortality brought to light by
should not grasp at power, 2156

the Gospel, 2221
KNAVES, 2158

apart from Christ, 476
KNOWLEDGE. Advantage of, 2159

arranged by God, 3355
and wisdom, 2177

Autumn of, 2222
duty of imparting it, 2160

Boundaries of, 2223
Fruitless, 2161

Brevity of, 24, 691, 1028, 2224, 2225
Ignorance of, 2162

Caravan of, 2226
imperfect, 1175, 2163

characterized, 2227
Increase of, 2164

Clinging to, 1048
increases sorrow, 2165

Consecrated, 1812

LOVE. Offering of, 2361

of mankind, 2699
Prayer for, 2362
Redeeming, 2363
Ruling by, 1464
seeks love, 2364
shows itself, 2365
tested by poverty, 2736
the hfe of religion, 2717
the new commandment, 2366
the soul of virtue, 421
True, 2367
unbought, 2368
Well-founded, 2369
LOVE FOR CHRIST I earnestly desired,

2338
how it is to be shown, 2460
its feebleness deplored, 2339
Pure, 2340
Resolved, 2341, 2358, 2359
the Christian's supreme motive, 2260

though we see Him pot, 488
LOVE FOR GOD: a result of the love of

God, 2342
how it is learned, 2343
incompatible with love of self, 2344

Reasons for, 2345
LOVE OF CHRIST: its characteristics,

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our solace, 466
LOVE OF LIFE: in the aged, 722
LOWLINESS : blessed of God, 2370

the condition of happiness, 1992, 1693
LOWLY. Consolations for the, 189, 1900

The: shall be exalted, 1190
LUCK, 1274
LUXURY, 2371

LIFE. Contentment with, 2228

LIFE. Time of, 2782
Crises in, 2229

to be consecrated to God, 322
Days of, 22 30

to be regarded as a whole, 2515
Decline of, 2231

True, 42
Destinies of, 3232

True purpose in, 2404
devoted to Christ, 2233

uncertain, 25, 636, 282, 2283
carnest, 24, 2234

Unity of, 2284
Ebbing away of, 681

unsubstantial, 2285
Emblems of, 2235, 2358

up-hill, 2286
ended in faith, 391

Use of. 2287
Epitome of, 2236

Value of, 2288
Eternal, 2237

Varying estimates of, 876
full of care, 2238

Verge of. 2289
ghdes away imperceptibly, 2239

Voyage of, 1345, 1401
Godly, 2240

Way of, 2290
Heaviness of, 1048

Web of, 2291
how it is made up, 2241

without hope of immortality, 228
how it should be spent, 2243

Life's PLAYTHINGS, 168
how it is to be ennobled, 28, 30, 40 LIFELESS SOULS, 506
how it is to be estimated, 1126

LIGHT, 2292
how it should be used, 268

LITANY. A, 2293
how its length is to be estimated, 2225, The soul's, 2294
3257, 3338, 3433, 3612

LITIGATION, 2191
how strangely we cling to it, 2383 LITTLE CHILDREN: everywhere, 2295
how to make life happy, 2243

LITTLE THINGS. Doing. 2296
Ignoble end of, 149

God scen in, 1493, 1494. 1514
Importance of, 2244

Importance of, 3495
Influence of temper on, 2245

Influence of, 1335, 2013, 2030, 2297,
is what we make it, 2246

3373-3375. 3404, 3414
Island of, 2247

not to be despised, 2298, 2299
its beginnings, 2248

Power of, 2300
its blessings slighted, 2249

Regard, 2301
its burdens, 374, 2250

Results of, 2302
its changes, 408, 409, 868, 1706, 1719 | tests, 2303
3331

LIVES. Aimless, 2304
its compensations and possibilities, 1191 Useless, 1132
its conflicts, 2678

LIVING TO CHRIST, 2305
its decay, 2251

LIVING WATERS, 2306
its disappointments, 377, 999, 1617 LONELINESS : its lessons, 2307
its end, 1435

LONELY. Comfort for the, 2308
its illusiveness, 1088, 3078

LONG LIFE: in what it consists, IIO
its inequalities, 129

LONGING. Benefit of, 2309
its labours, 2179

Emblem of, 2310
its limit fixed, 2252

LONGINGS. Diverse, 2311
its mysteries, 948, 1441

LOOKING TO JESUS, 3412-3414
its prospects, 2253

LORD'S SUPPER: an Evangel, 2315
its purpose, 22, 1026

Invitation to the, 2316
its results, 2254

its symbols, 2317
its reverscs, 149

our worthiness to partake of it, 2318
its stages, 3616

Prayer at the, 2319, 2320
its vanity, 380

the Communion of saints, 2321
Length of, 2255

the soul's feast, 2322
Love of, 28

Loss. Sudden, 867
loved, 2256

LOSSES. Benefit of, 2323
made up of little things, 2298

Greatest, 2324
Measuring, 2257

not always to be deplored, 1332
Mental, 2258

Lost. The living, 2325
Mistaken views of, 865, 1138

Torments of the, 3435
Mockery of, 2259

Love A Divine gift, 2326
Motto for, 434, 945

A Mother's, 1499, 2357
need not be unprofitable, 1032

a snare, 49
not a dream, 427, 1320

at first sight, 83
not the only time for learning, 24

built on beauty, 271
One cause of failure in, 50

cannot be forced, 2327
or death alike to the behever, 2260

Cause of, 2328
Parable of, 2261

Charms of, 2329
Parting with, 2262 .

Christ's noblest gift, 2330
Perfect, 1648, 2263

clothes its objects with loveworthiness,
Periods of, 2264

2331
Personal, 2265

Course of true, 2332
Play of, 2266

Creative, 2333
Protracted, 2267

delights to serve, 2334
Providence in, 2268

Departed, 2335
Purpose in, 2269, 2270, 2406

Devoted, 2336
Quiet, 2271

Effects of, 2337
reasons for its prolongation, 2272

God's culture of, 2346
Retrospect of, 431, 863, 1117, 2273, Growth of, 2347
3245, 3342, 3386

hallows and perfects the humblest
River of, 2274

service, 2348, 2349
Rules for the conduct of, 2275, 2276 Hopefulness of, 2350
Sadness of, 2277

how easily it is destroyed, 2408
Sameness of, 2278

immortal, 749
Seasons of, 2279

indestructible, 2351
should be a testimony for Christ, 49 insatiable, 2352
Solemnity of, 1256

its ennobling influence, 2353
soon over, 2280

its impatience, 10
Stages of, 3511

its pains, 2354
The everlasting, 1766

its power, 82, 1363, 2355, 2672, 2693
The infidel's idea of, 228

its reward, 2356
the sowing time, 40, 46

lightens labour, 2184
Theories of, 2281

not to be slighted, 1036

MADNESS, 2033
MANMON. Corruption of, 3373

Enslavement of, 2374

Worship of, 2489
MAN: a pilgrim, 677

A virtuous, 2372
according to the Bible, 313
all thirgs serve him, 2381
an exile, 268
and Woman, contrasted, 1331
Bliss of, 2375
born to sorrow, 2089, 2277, 2515
complexity and depravity of his rooral

nature, 1731
contrasts of his nature, 2376
decides his own destiny, 1085
dilatory, 2377
Distinctions of, 2378
easily pleased, 2379
Endowments of, 2380
Exaltation of, 2381
Folly of, 2382
folly of his concern about earthly

things, 979
formed for God's praise, 858
Frailty of, 2383, 3384, 2399
frailty of his purposes, 1345
Greatness of, 2385
glory of his future, 2385
his dependence on God, 2899
his distinguishing excellence, 2386
his heedlessness of the greatest real-

ities, 2261
his history, 1360, 2389
his inability to guide himself, 821
bis insignificance and folly, 2247
his liability to err, 106, 1075, 1306,

3239
his longings, 999
his miseries, 2490, 2492
his need of woman, 3347
his original majesty, 43
his place in creation, 2387
his possibilities, 6, 1436, 1941, 2388,

2874, 3298
his two angels, 180
immortal, 184, 1962–1965, 1967–1978,

2390, 3201, 3426
inconstant, 1988, 2391
more than his work, 276
mortal, 982, 1589, 2392
not to be trusted, 2391
now in embryo, 1972

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