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FROM JUNE 1825 TO MAY 1826.
« There are Three that bear record in heaven, the FATHER, the WORD, and the HOLY
1 John v. 7.
“ Contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.»
PUBLISHED BY E. PALMER, 18, PATERNOSTER ROW
And No. 15, Great Surrey Street, Blackfriar's Road.
All Communications for this. Magazine must be addressed to the Publisher.
THE Conductors of the Spiritual Magazine, most gladly hail the return of the period, at which the call of duty, and the much more powerful demand of gratitude, require of them their annual address.
While receiving an abundant reward for their services, from the Lord's smiles on their labours in behalf of the church; and, by every encouragement they can desire, being bidden to “ “ go forward !” they cease not to remember, nor would they ever forget, that in vain their utmost exertions had been employed, were it not for the valuable communications, and the continued support of their numerous Correspondents.
They now earnestly call on the Contributors to the pages of this work, to unite with them in magnifying the loving-kindness of the covenant God of Israel, whose honours they aim to celebrate, and whose sanction it is their felicity to enjoy.
There is one point on which the Conductors wish particularly to dwell on this occasion. They have had cause deeply to regret, that the nature of the publications which they have been called to review, should have necessarily led them so much into the thorny path of theological controversy; and they would cordially rejoice, could they entertain a hope