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THE

Connecticut Evangelical Magazine.
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VOLUME VI.

CONSISTING OF TWELVE NUMBERS,

TO BE PUBLISHED MONTHLY.

FROM JULY 1805, TO JUNE 1806.

THE PROFITS ARISING FROM THE SALE OF THIS MAGAZINE ARE
DEVOTED TO FORM A PERMANENT FUND, THE ANNUAL INTER-
EST OF WHICH IS TO BE APPROPRIATED, BY THE TRUSTEES
OF THE MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF CONNECTICUT, TO THE SUP-
PORT OF MISSIONS IN THE NEW AMERICAN SETTLEMENTS, AND
AMONG THE HEATHEN.

THE FOLLOWING PERSONS ARE EDITORS OF THE WORK,

-VIZ.

REVEREND MESSIEURS
NATHAN WILLIAMS, D. D. 11 TIMOTHY DWIGHT, D. D.
JOHN SMALLEY, D. D.

DAVID ELY, A. M.
JEREMIAH DAY, A. M.

NATHAH STRONG, D. D.
BENJAMIN TRUMBULL, D. D. NATHAN PERKINS, D. D.
LEVI HART, D. D.

MOSES C. WELCH, A. M.
SAMUEL J. MILLS, A. M.

ZEBULON ELY, A. M.
ISAAC LEWIS, D. D.

ABEL FLINT, A M.
ELIJAH PARSONS, A. M. II JOSEPH WASHBURN, A, M.

PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS.

HARTFORD: : F
PRINTED BY LINCOLN & GLEASONS

FOR THE EDITORS.

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INTRODUCTION.

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CCORDING to the original plan of this Magazine, it is to

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contain,

Essays on the doctrines of Christianity, and on religious, experimental and moral subjects :-Occasional remarks on the fulfilment of scripture prophecies in the present day, and expositions of difficult and doubtful passages of scripture :-Religious intelligence concerning the state of Christ's kingdom, throughout the Christian world, and sketches of the original ecclesiastical concerns of this country : Information respecting Missions to the new settlements in the United States and among Heathen nations : Narratives of revivals of religion in particular places together with the distinguishing marks of true and false religion :- Accounts of remarkable dispensations of divine Providence :-Biographical sketches of persons eminent for piety :-Original hymns on evangelical subjects :-Together with whatever else on the subject of religion and morals may contribute to the advancement of genuine piety and pure morality.

This work will consist of original pieces and of extracts from the best European and American publications. As the Magazine is designed for the promotion of vital Christianity, and of a knowledge of the great and essential truths of the gospel, Essays which are merely controversial or deeply metaphysical, it will be seen, come not within the object of this publication ; nevertheless, should any such be sent which, in the opinion of the Editors, are highly meritorious, they will be admitted. The Magazine will be open to receive communications from all denominations of Christians who believe in the peculiar principles of Christianity ; but if written upon the distinguishing tenets of their respective sects, they will be excluded. The profits arising from the sale of this publication will be appropriated to the support of Missionaries to the Heathen or among the inhabitants of the new settlements.

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