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THE

GOSPEL ADVOCATE,

CONDUCTED

BY A SOCIETY OF GENTLEMEN.

VOLUME III.

FOR THE YEAR 1823.

" Knowing that I am set for the desence of the Gospel." Phil. i. 29.

BOSTON:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOSEPH W. INGRAHAM.

1823.

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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LENO* AS TILBEN FOUNDATieng,

1907

PREFACE.

IT is proper, at the close of the year, to look back
and review the works of our hands. At this season,
the conductors of the Gospel Advocate have, each year
since its publication, paused to consider the proprie-
ty and expediency of continuing their work. The la-
bour and the responsibility which have devolved upon
them have not been small; but they have hoped that
their labours have not been wholly unfruitful, and
that they might feel themselves entitled to some small
share of that satisfaction which arises from the con-
sciousness of doing, as well as intending, good. They :
have been much refreshed and encouraged by the
cordial approbation expressed by many distinguished
friends of the Church, whose opinions they highly var:::
lue; and they trust that with the assistance which they
hope to receive, the future character of the work will
not disappoint the expectations that have been formed
of it.

In looking forward to another volume, the conductors have a few words to say. It has ever been their

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DOP.EXCH. 27 MAR. 1901
DREW THEOL. DEM.

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