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THE

NEW JERUSALEM CHURCH

REPOSITORY,

FOR THE YEARS

• 1817 & 1818.

Behold I have set before thee an open door, and no one can shut it.

Rev. iii. 8.
I JESUS have sent my messenger to testify unto you these things in the
churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, the bright and morn-
ing star.

Rev. xxii. 16.

VOLUME I.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED AND SOLD
For “The American Society for the dissemination of the Doctrines

of the New Jerusalem Church."
PRINTED BY LIDIA R. BAILEY, NO. 10, NORTH STNEET.

1818.

CONTENTS.

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Prospectus of the Work, - - 1, Of Religious Creeds,

Notice announcing the formation of Contrast between the doctrines of

“The American Society for dis. I the Church of Scotland and the

seminating the Doctrines of the New Jerusalem Church, . .

New Jerusalem Church,”. . . 4 An Essay on the nature of Laws, 76

Two Circular Letters, issued by the The Vision of Thomas Say, .. 91

Society, • . .. ...

. 5 Extract of a Letter from the Rev.

..

Chief Articles of Faith of the New Joseph Proud, - . -

Church, ,

. . 7 Extract of a Letter from a Gentle-

Letter from Emanuel Swedenborg man in London, . . . . 100

to the King of Sweden, . . 10 Extract of a Letter from the Secre.

Catalogue of Swedenborg's Works, tary of the London Society for

Theological, Miscellaneous, and publishing the Writings of Ema-

Philosophical, - . . 14 nuel Swedenborg, • - - 101

Ceremony of laying the corner-stone | American Editions of New Church

of the New Jerusalein Temple, Works, - . - - 102

in Philadelphia, . . . 20 List of New Church Magazines, 103

Constitution and By-Laws of " The Extracts from the Writings of

American Society for dissemi Swedenborg, viz.

nating," &c. .'

- 25 On the pride of Human Reason, 104

First Report of the same, upon the On the Appearances of Truth, 107

state of the Church, . . Swedenborg's Reply to Dr. Eke-

Letter from a distinguished Mem. bon's Deposition, - . - 110

ber of the Society Pro Fide et Swedenborg's second Letter, in

Charitate, in Sweden, - • 291 reply to ditto, • . - 114

Extract of a Letter from the Presi Ceremony of the Dedication of the

· dent of the London Society for New Jerusalem Temple, in Phi.

publishing the Writings of Swe ladelphia, . . . . 116

denborg, - - - - 32 Letter No. I. to serious Christians

Extract of a Letter from Mr. Robert of all Denominations, . . 118

Hindmarsh, of Manchester, · · 34 Description of the Temple in Phi-

Biographical Account of Sweden ladelphia, - - - - 122

borg, by the Rev. Nicholas Collin, 35 Ancient opinions relative to Christ, 123

Anecriote of Swedenborg,extracted Church Intelligence.-Prospects

from Thiebault's Memoirs of Fre of the Church-Ordination of

derick the Great, . . . Mr. Beers.--Notice for a Con-
Remarkable Occurrence of Genna vention - Names of Correspond-
dius,

- - - - ing Secretaries.-Sunday Schools.

Extract from the Hawkstone Re. " -Notice of an Importation of

port, of 5th July, 1816, - - 46 Books. - . - 195 to 128

Extracts from the Writings of Swe Extracts from the Journal of the

denborg, viz.

Convention of the New Church, 129

The Doctrine of Charity, . . 52 General Information as to Socie-

On a Blind Faith, - - . 54 ties of the New Church, - - 133

On the Resurrection, . . 56 Extracts of Letters on the Subject

The Holy League, .

of the New Church, . . 136

Persecution of the Church. Calum. Obituary Notice of Miss Ilester

ny refuted, . . . . 61 Barclay, - - . '. 146

Church Intelligence.- Ordination Progress of the Doctrines with the

of a minister.-Consecration of Clergy of the Church of Eng.

the Temple, in Philadelphia. land, · · · · 149

Notice for a Convention.--Elec. Remarks on an Account of the

tion of Society officers, · 63 & 641 “Swedenburghians.” - -il.

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320

On the untranslated Passage in the Letter from Miss Lavinia R. Mur-
Apoc. Expl. - - - 156 doch,

ch,. .
. . .

. 306

Note from the Rev. Dr. Collin, - 162 Extract from the Writings of E.

Account of the Petzelians, . ib. Swedenborg,on compelling our.

Double Consciousness, . 163, 164

selves,

. . 308

Discussion on Mr Clowes' Sermon The Tenth General Conference at
and the Doctrine of the Trinity, 165 Derby, England,

- 311

On the Exclusive Divinity of Jesus Missionary Journey of Mr. Hind

Christ, - - - - - 174 marsh, . - - 313

On the Books of the Word and State and Progress of the New

Inspiration of the Holy Scrip Church in Holland and Germany, 322

tures, . . . . . 177 Obituary Notices. Of Mr. John

The Signs of the Times. . 18

Eckstein, - - - 323

Extracts from the Writings of Of Mr. Francis Bailey,

Swedenborg, viz.

Of Miss Lavinia R. Murdoch, 329

On Charity and Faith, - - 193 Hymn, . .

- 333

Holy Alliance,

. . 196 Easter Hymn, -

- 334

An Account of the London Con- Notices to Readers and Subscri-

ference, - . . 197 bers, . - . - 336

Church Intelligence.-Ordination Ordination Address, by the Rev.

of Mr. Powell and Mr. Goe, .200 J. Hargrove, . . 337

First Report relative to the Mis On the Ordination of Ministers in

sionary Ministry in Great Bri the New Jerusalem Church, - 342

tain,

- 201 Extract from Burnet's History of

On the division of the Ten Com the Reformation, - - 343

mandments, .

· 236 Explanation of the word “ Sacra.

Extract of a letter from the Rev. ment,

.

. . 358

J.C. -

: - 240 Progress of the Reception of Truth,

Extract of another letter from the and Correspondence on the Doc-

same,

trines of the New Church, - ib.

Extract of a letter from Mr. R. On the Lost Sheep of the House of

Hindmarsh, - - · 248 Israel, . -

Extract of a letter from a gentle Error in Translation of Apoc. Exp.

man in London, . - 250 No. 1183, p. 153 of Vol. VI. . 368

Narrative ofa Missionary Tour per On Translation of part of No. 7270,

formed by the Rev. Mr. Carli, · 253 of A. C. p. 318, , . 369

Extract from the Hawkstone Re Biblical Criticism,

- 370

port, for July, 1817, - 259 Extract from Butler's “ Bible
Account of an Unknown Sect, 2 Hours," .

ib.
Remarkable Fact, - - 263 3|Naaman the Syrian, 2 Kings, v.15
Epitaph on two Twin-Sisters, . ib. to 19,
Notice to Readers and Correspon. Targum of Jonathan Ben Uzziel,
dents,

(Note,) ..
Form of ordaining Ministers in the | Extract from Leusden, on the Sep-

New Jerusalem Church, - . 265 tuagint, . . .

On the use of Terms not to be On the Jews' writing the Word al-

found in the Scriptures, . . 21 ways in Black hk, (Note,) . 385

On the Resurrection of the Mate. Distribution of Bibles without

rial Body, - - · 278 Comment, . . • 392

Query on judging of another's Dr. Rogers's Speech on the subject, ib.

Spiritual Character, . . 289 Extract from the Writings of E.

Extract from the Life of the Rev. Swedenborg-On the Divine

W. Tennent, - -

290 Humanity of the LORD, . 395

Review of a Sermon of Dr. Adam Ukase of the Emperor Alexander, 398

Clarke, on the Doctrine of Sal Obituary Notices. Of Mrs. Biglow, ib.

vation by Faith, - - 294 Of David Yerkies - - 400

Query and Answer respecting the To Readers and Correspondents, ib.

"Ancient Church."'.

. 3021

. 488

Extracts from the Journal of the Letter from Rev. J. Wesley, to

Second Convention, . • 401 one of his preachers, - - 481

Extract of a letter from a Friend On the appearance of the Dove at

in England, ... - • 405 our Lord's Baptism,

- 483

Review of Miss Jones's Correspon Aphorisms, . .

- 487

dence with the Rev. J. Johnson, 407 Hope, i

On the different degrees of Divine On the mammon of unrighteous-

Truth, manifested to the Israel. ness, . .

489

itish, Christian, and New Jeru. Queries to the members of the N.

salem Churches, - - - 413

- 413 Church, . . . 490

Question on the appearance of the On the appearance of the Dove at

Dove, at the Baptism of our our Lord's Baptism, . .

Lord, • • • • •

On the character of Swedenborg, 500

Observations on Dr. Watts's De Error in English Translation of

fence of the Atonement, . 421 Ap. Ex. 163, . . . 501

Error in the English Translation Error in English Translation of

of Apocal. Explic. No. 1148, - 423 A.C. Gen. xxxiii.3. xxxvii. 10,35. 503

On the Correspondence of the Notice of a Sermon of Rey. J.

Dress of the Clergy, - . ib. Hargrove, . . . 505

On the Ordination of Ministers in Progress of the Reception of Truth,

the New Jerusalem Church, - 425 (continued,) - - - 508

Biblical Criticism,

Papounan's religious visit to the

Extract from Butler's Bible Quakers, . .

. 510

Hours," :

• 430

Letter from a Lady, on the Doc-

On Bellamy's Translation of the trines of the New Church, - 512

Bible, . . . . . 434

The Halcyonists, .

· 517

Extract from Leusden's Philol. New Church Intelligence, 520

Heb. Mixt.

U. States.-N. York, Boston, 521,

On the Septuagint, - - 444 525. Providence (Rhode Island,) 523,

On the citation of passages 525. Salem (Massachusetts) 526.

from the Old Testament Western Country, 526. Rev. R. Gne,

in the New, . . • 446 527. Rev. D Powell, 527. Rev. T.

On the reading of the Holy Scrip-

Newport, 528. S. W. part of Vir.
tures by the Laity, . - 450 ginia, 530. Nashville (Tennessee)

Extracts from the Writings of E. 530. Colleges in U. States, 530.

Swedenborg.-On the life of Ani. Temple in Philadelphia, 531. State

mals, . . . . . 451 of Ohio, 532. Prospects of the Church

On the Book of Job, . . . 457 in the U. States, 532. Prospect of
Miscellaneous Intelligence, . . 458 the Discovery of the N. Church in
Lines by the Hon. Francis Hopkin Africa, 533. D'Elourville's voyage

son, written on a blank leaf in in Africa, 534. Europe --Germa-

his Family Bible, . . . 462 ny, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland,

Rev. M. M. Carll's Advertisement, 464 533, 534. England, 534, 535.'

To Readers and Correspondents, - ib. Ordination of N. Church Ministers.

On the Laws by which the Word Charles J. Doughty, 539. T. New-

is written, - - · 465 port, • . - - 540

Review of Miss Jones's Letters, Notice to Readers and Friends, ib.
(concluded,)

473)

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