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THE

CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE.

PUBLISHED MONTHLY.

Vol. VI.

FOR MDCCCXVIII.

" SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE."-ST PAUL.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME VI.

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Address of Rhode Island Peace Emperor of Russia.

63

Society

160 - Ukase of

94

Advice of Locke

199 -do.

373

Anniversary Celebrations : 247 Evils of an uncandid spirit

Annual Meetings

191 Exertions of Friends

Attempt to remove misapprehen-

83

sions

211

Asylum for Deaf and Dumb 257

Facts Reported

64

Attempt to illustrate an obscure

Facts, Important

passage

356

351

Fragments

281

Barbarity, consummata

31 Freedom of Inquiry

97

Bodhu Priests

2017 Fulfilling of Prophecy, &c. 118

Butchery, cruel

318

Gorl a wise and tender Father
Candid Reflections, &c. 120 God's treatment of Cain

114
Character of Rev. T. Prentiss 1 -

66 : 66

150
Boerhaave
17 Good Resolutions

298
Gregoire

42 Good government, way to secure 103
Ann Hutchinson,
52 Gift of the spirit

54

Rer, 8. C. Thacher

141

- Rev. Professor McKean 181 Hindoo Chinese Gleaner 190
Dr. Rittenhouse
193 Horrid Commerce

318
D. M, Manni

232
- Miss E. Smith

257 Imprompiu

Mrs. S. Wright

321

Importance of self knowledge 130

- Dr. C. Wistar

329 Illustrations, &c.

147

-. Mrs. Abigail Adams
364

207
Charitable Sectarians

40
Christian Union
93

300

- Sobriety

166 Indian Minister

178

Christians, Inconsistency of

Indians, Oneida

350
called to peace
272 - Seneca

157
Consolation for Mourners 111 Philanthropy to

316
Criminal offences in England 280 Indulgence for Robbery

119
Conversion of the Jews 382 Infidel reclaimed

360

117

273

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277

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Lessons useful, &c.

119 Report of Massachusetts Peace

Letter from a Calmuck Prince

Society.

25

India

– Propagating the gospel Society 28

- Peacham

- New York Society
- T. Clarkson
156 -Ladies' Association

95
- King of Hayti

157 - American Colonization Soc. 194
Ohio.

158 - Massachusetts Bible Society 219
- Mr. Morrison

189 - British and Foreign B. S. 284
-Merchant in Cologne 254 - Plymouth and Norfolk B. S. 345
Catholic Clergyman
ib. - Fragment Society

347
-one Clergyman to another 291 Review of Warner's Sermon
- Eimio
348 Memoirs of A. Benezet

65
- Liverpool
350 - Colman's Sermon

71
- Lewis Way
370 Chalmer's Sermon

201

- Elder of the Jews

372 - Massacre of Indians

225

van from Bethlehem, Penn. 378 of 1818

353
Liberality in the Pope
218 Remarkable Contrast

223
Literature of Hayti
185 - Events

279
Lewchews

171 Remarks on Matt. xxi, 19 343

Reflections on American Indians 136
Mallet on Human Sacrifices 338 - on various subjects

258
Ministers not useless

106 Religious Denominations in Penn. 100
Murders, fashionable, &c. 325 Religious Convention

121
Religion, pleasures of

307
Narratives Moral and Religious 19 - useful in affliction

334

has pleasures peculiar

Oaths, Friends' views of

Objections to abolition of Capital Society, Harmonist

Punishment

213 - Prudent Man's Friend 59

66

16 239 of Saints

86

- American Bible

95

Piety of Christ to be imitated 55

315

Prayer of Tillotson. . 113

349

Praying Machines ....

150 - Hibernian

Prejudices against Inoçulation 104 - Protection

261

Progress of light respecting Afri - New-Jersey Bible

316

cans

Hillsboro’ B. and C.

ib.

Prohibitions for the good of man 304 Rhode Island Bible

349
Portland Female Charitable Soc. 383 - American Education

350
Portsmouth Peace Society ib. - state of in Virginia

312
Prospectus of an important work 380 Speech of an Indian Chief 244
Poetry Christmas Hymn 25 of Mr. Simeon

186
--- self examination

Sabbath Schools .

223

-- Religion

ib.

349

- Complacency in Infants 88 Sketches of M. Luther

289

Tribute of Respect

155

- Mariners Preserved

ib. Transportation of Convicts 94

-- Wars with Indians

219 True Greatness.

133

- The Sailor

256

--- On governing the passions, 282 Wandering Arabs

338

-- Thy will be done

283 Wicked-why live and prosper 228

Death of a Child

ib. Word of God preferable, &c. 323

--- Lines for a sampler

284
--God is there

314 Or Ordinations, Obituary notices,

- Marco the African

and the list of candidates for the minis-

-- New-Year Eve

369 trywill be uniforinly found at the close

- Wisdom the principal thing 370 of the several Numbers,

126

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THE

CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE.

No. 1.

JANUARY, 1818.

Vol. VI.

For the Christian Disciple. NOTICE OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF REV. THOMAS

PRENTISS. We trust that the impreg. to embody the recollections, sions made upon the public which are now so vivid, of his mind by the death of Mr. Pren- amiable and excellent character, tiss were not of so transient a not only as a just tribute to his kind, as to render an apology memory, but as affording an er. necessary for introducing into ample inost wortliy of the imi. this miscellany the following tation of others. memoir of his life. His friends It was the bappiness of Mr. · take a melancholy pleasure in Preptiss, to spend the first years

recalling the memory of one, of his life in a situation most who was associated with them favourable for the growth of in many interesting scenes. virtuous principles and good Some of them remember the habits. His father, the Rev. years of his childhood and Dr. P. of whom a brief notice youth, and had opportunity to was given in the second volume witness the gradual develop of the Christian Disciple, page ment of those intellectual pow. 287, was universally esteemed ers and moral qualities, which a man of eminent piety and made him the object of so many worth. Under his instructions, affections and hopes. It was lie acquired the elements of our privilege to be reckoued in learning, and the principles of the number of his earliest religion. friends. We saw him in every It was no common privilege stage of his progress, and had to spend the important and crit. his sympathy in all our sorrowsical period of childhood and and joys. It is painful, alas ! early youth in such a school of to reflect that the friend, en- · virtue, and he has often exdeared by so long an intimacy, pressed to me his deep sense of is removed froin our side, and obligation to his beloved and that we are left to pursue our revered father. Indeed his fil. journey alone..

iai piety was one of the distin. But we must not indulge our gnishing traits of his character : : privale sorrows. It is our wish to his parents be was every 1. Vol. VI.No. 1. .

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