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THE design of the Panoplist, the circumstances which occasioned it, and the principles on which it was to be conducted, were made known to the public in the general preface, prefixed to the first number. This work has now had the test of one year's experience. The approbation and patronage it has received are highly gratifying to the Editors, and encourage them to proceed with increased ardour in their laborious and responsible undertaking.
Considering the formidable obstacles which this work had to overcome, its success has surprised its most sanguine friends, and excites their lively gratitude to the Author of all good.
The important design of the Panoplist, in maintaining and disseminating evangelical truth, cannot be fully accomplished without persevering exertions in the Edi. tors, and corresponding patronage from the public. The Editors, from the experience they have acquired, from the increased number and the respectability of writers, and the correspondences they have established both in Europe and America, which enable them to give the earliest accounts of the state of religion throughout the world, can, with a good degree of confidence, in humble dependence on God, pledge themselves to continue the work, at least, as valuable and interesting, as it has been the past year.
On this ground they hope for the continued and active support of all who are concerned to maintain the truth, and diffuse Christian piety and morality.
With these views and hopes, the Editors “commit themselves and their work to Him with whom is the residue of the Spirit, praying that he may lead them into all truth, prevent them from injuring religion by their manner of defending it, and crown their endeavours with that blessing, without which, the most splendid exertions must be ineffectual; but with which, the feeblest services may be productive of the most important effects.”
TO THE ESSAYS, INTELLIGENCE, &c.
vey of ..
Page Academy, Phillips, constitution of 307 Christopher, St. account of a hu. Address to Ministers
303 mane institution at . . 177, 222 Africa, South, mission to
29 Church's, Rev. Mr. Explanation . . intelligence from . 466 of God's covenant, review of . 214 Anecdote of Calvin . 21 Christian fortitude
93, 96 Voltaire
courtesy Bishop Butler ib. Coal mine, remarkable one . 121 Rochester
210 Cockburn, Mrs. Memoirs of . 89 Bolingbroke 211 Conflict between the flesh and Howard 314 the Spirit
16 . Symons, Caroline 422 Cooper's Sermons on Predestina. Sir R. Steele . 456 tion, review of
23 Female Bookseller . 502 Correspondence
69 a man struck dumb ib. Covenant with God, its solemnity 138 Angel of God's presence, Christ Churches in New England, surthe 111
541 Appleton, Jesse, A. M. review of Comment on Romans Vth.
532 his sermon 268 Conference, Methodist
32 Arts of Error
148 Conversion of a family, remarka.
Constans' Letters to a Brother . 13, Baptist Mission, Bengal
61, 148, 289, 389, 435 Backsliding bemoaned 279 Crcation, thoughts on :
496 Bank, charitable
181 Baptism, public
264 Dana's Sermon, review of 215 of infants
267 Danger of being hardened by sin 154 Bible Society, British and For. Death, preparation for
439 eign, account of
128 Deaf and dumb, account of 229 Bible, different editions of
131 Decalogue . 87, 297, 341, 387, 486 Blasphemy against the Holy Decision, importance of 209 Ghost 442 Deist, conversion of
355 Buchanan, Walter, A. M. reyiew Deluge, universal, proofs of . 9, 58, of his sermon
105, 150, 253, 343 Buckminster's Sermon, review of 171 Demons, remarks on 243, 495
Departure from the truths and
209 Candour 122 Disputation
69 Capel, Lord, account of the exe. Divines, old, character of. i52, 493 cution of
52 Catechism, Scripture, review of 212 Divinity of Christ
113 Charity School in Great Britain 32
ground of the Chris. Charity in England
483 Candidates for the ministry ex
Doctrine first attacked amined
542 Character of Hume's writings 352 Doctrines of religion disregarded 18 Chinese Literature. .
Duelling, resolve of General AsChrist, contemplations on. 206, 255 sembly against
· 215 the Angel of God's Duties to the rising generation 519 presence
111 Dwight's Sermon on Duelling,
28 AA за
543* Last words of the Rey, Mr.
Lebanon, Mount, account of 170
170 Letters to a Brother 13, 61, 148
289, 389, 435
to the churches in Asia
Extract, on the peculiar
doctrines of Revela-
Extract, from Switzer-
land on the state of re-
Extract from Sir H. M.
Extract, from London. 275
Extract, from R. J. Ser-
Extract, from the con.
mander of an English
Extract, from the Dan-
.. Extract, from Professor
Life of Mrs. Savage
133, 276, 323, 420, 518
91, 143 Massachusetts Missionary Soci.
Malta, paper at
320, 470 Millars, curious account of 85
228 Ministry, the spirit of the 262
367, 464 setts
319 Missionary Station in South Af-
321 Mission, accounts of, to South Af.
rica 29, 129, 173, 226, 559*