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THE

PANOPLIST,

MISSIONARY MAGAZINE UNITED,

FOR THE YEAR ENDING

JUNE 1, 1810.

J’OLUME II. NEW SERIES.

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CoNDUCTED BY
AN ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS TO EVANGELICAL TRUTH;

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The former volumes of the Panoplist in numbers, or in half binding, may be had
at their Bookstore. -

Samuel T. ..?rmstrong, Printer.
1810.

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PREFACE.

THE editors of the PANop L1st, AND MIssion ARY MAGAZINE, respectfully address their numerous readers and patrons, at the close of the second volume of this united work. It is now seven years since the Magazine, five since the Panoplist, and two since the joint labors of the Editors of the former works, have been in circulation. It is reasonable to suppose, that these labors have procured for themselves, in the minds of those whom we are now addressing, an estimation, which will not be materially affected by any thing which the present occasion would authorise us to say of our intentions or objects. Still we are unwilling to lose this annual opportunity of casting a retrospective glance upon our pages, and of looking forward to the commencement of new exertions. The great object at which we have uniformly aimed, is the promotion of unadulterated Christianity. In the pursuit of this object, we have considered a correct view of the doctrines of the Bible as the only basis of s a Christian life ; and have endeavored, as far as we have been able, to enforce, explain, and defend these doctrines. Regarding with deep concern the propagation of latitudinarian opinions which tend to subvert all vital religion, we have been anxious to resist them. Such opinions as substitute the vain dogmas of reason for the hallowed mysteries of revelation, and would

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