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THE

RELIGIOUS MAGAZINE,

FOR 1833-4.

CONDUCTED BY

G. D. And J. ABBOTT.

VOLUME I.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM PEIRCE, 9, Comhih,"
NEW YORK: GOODRICH AND WILEY.
PHILADELPHIA: HENRY PERKINS.

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CONTENTS.

THE MAGAZINE.—Its general plan

and design 8

DIFFUSION OF KNOWLEDGE.—Re-

view of Dick's new work.

Characteristics of the present age.

Effects ofthe general diffusion of knowl-
edge,especially on the Christian church.
Religious dissensions 6

FIRST RELIGIOUS LESSONS, —For
young mothers.

Real object in view. Example. Sam-
uel. Dangers to he avoided. General
principle 15

INSENSIBILITY TO THE FUTURE.

— Extract from a recent sermon by

Dr. Chalmers 19

INSANITY AND THE INSANE HOS-

PITAL AT WORCESTER.

Treatment of the insane among sav-

ages; among civilized nations. For-

mer character of asylums. Peculiar
cases of insanity. Prison Discipline
Society. Facts brought to light. Hos-
pital at Worcester. Its plan. Results 35

HOW TO BEGIN.

Tests of an honest wish to enter
God's service. Formal and solemn con-
secration. The way easy 33

THE FIR ESIDE. — No. 1. Design.

Martha Jane. In health; in sick-
ness. Scene at home; at the church;
at the school-room 43

THE WAY TO USE A RELIGIOUS
PERIODICAL. — Religious books and
periodicals, means of doing good. Twb
ways of using them 48

THE SUMMARY.

To our readers. Rridgewater Trea-
tises. Ministers and people. Speaking
a ship. To readers and correspondents 50

THE SPIRITUAL SEED TIME, —An
address to a Christian church on the
duties of the coming season.

Proper ground of hope for the pros-

perity of the church ; moral dependence

on God; preparation for a blessing.

Quarrels in the church. Self-examina-

tion ; right and wrong efforts; Chris-

tian parents 53

Elementary religious truths. They
shonld be made entirely familiar; va-
rious modes of doing this , examples ,
dialogues with children
HELP FOR SABBATH SCHOOL
TEACHERS.

Parents should co-operate with teach-

ers. Modes. Specific plan proposed:

its results

A MISSIONARY ADVENTURE.

Moravian missions in Labrador. De-

parture ofthe missionaries; travelling

over the ice: alarm: breaking up of

the ice: escape

BUYING LOTTERY TICKETS,—A
review of Gordon's Lecture.

Reputed shrewdness of Yankees.
School-boys' lotteries. Management of
lottories : scheme. Complete exposure
of the adventurers to fraud. Case of
Ackers

THE JOYS OF REPENTANCE
THE SHIP POLAND, — From the Jour-
nal of a traveller.

Plan and description of the deck:
scenes on the deck: plan and descrip-
tion of the cabin. Morning prayers:
a Sabbath at soa. Bishop England:
his sermon
THE PRAYER-ANSWERING GOD,—
Poetry

THE INTERMENT OF WILBER-
FORCE IN WESTMINSTER AB-
BEY.— Description ofthe Abbey : pro-
cession: choir: burial i

LICENSING LAWS.
History. The laws
enforcing them useless: inconsistency:

their immoral tendency

CHILDREN DOING GOOD. —A story

to be read in Sabbath schools.

The Juvenile Tract Society. A

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