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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 Editors, 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.”
243 Anecdote of Calvin
21 Disputation, thoughts on, Frag.
52 of Rochester
210 Duelling, resolve of General Asof Bolingbroke 211 sembly against
76 Angel of God's Presence, Christ Dufief, method of teaching lanthe
215 Appleton, Jesse, A. M. review of Dwight's Sermon on Duelling, his sermon 268 notice of .
28 Arts of Error
Excommunicate, on the treat-
249 Baptism, on publickly administer- Expediency, dangerous doctrine ing the rite of
159 --- a Treatise on Infant, by
1. Clinton, review of 267 Fragments Bible Society, British, account of 128 Frank, Professor, interesting
29, 121, 170, 265 different editions of, in the
64 library at Wurtemburg 131 Buchanan, Walter, A. M. review
G. of his sermon
266 Genealogies, Matthew's and Buckminster's Sermon, Review of 171 Luke's, reconciled
Glenorchy, Lady, Memoirs of Candour
210 Catechism, Scripture, Review of 212
84 Charity School in Great Britain 32 Hooker, Asahel, A. M. review of Chinese Literature
266 Christ, Contemplations on - 206, 255 Hooker, Rev. Richard, last words Obligations of believers
- 121 to confess him 161
I. the Angel of God's pres- Ignorance
122 111 Immutability of Religion 13, 61 Divinity of · 113 Irenæus, Life of
91, 143 Christopher, St. account of an institution at
J. 177, 222 Church's, Rev. Mr. Explanation
Jay's Sermons, review of . 25, 70 of God's covenant, review of 214 Jerusalem, No. of inhabitants in 170 Coal Mine, remarkable one - 121 Jews in Russia
228 Cockburn, Mrs. Memoirs of 89 Jones, Sir William, Life of, reConflict between the flesh and
view . the Spirit
16 Journal among the Indians, ex. Cooper's Sermons on Predestina
tract from Mr. Sergeant's 270 tion, review of .
69 Kicherer's Narrative 29, 78, 173 Courtesy, Christian, nature and Knox's Principles of Eloquence 126 effects of
L. Covenanting with God
Lebanon, Mount, account of · 170 D.
Letters to a Brother, by Con. Dana's Sermon, review of 215
13, 61, 148 Danger of being hardened by sin 154 from Virginia
34 Deaf and Dumb, account of 229 Letter, Extract of a, from London 275 Deluge, Universal, proofs of . 9, 58
from Rev. Sir Henry 105, 150, 253
Moncreiff Wellwood 70 Departure from the truths and
from Rev. John Sergeant spirit of Christianity, on the 309
to one of the editors 227