January 26: Peter Marshall [1902-1949]

This Day in Presbyterian History Daily devotional readings in Scripture, the Westminster Standards, & Presbyterian history. Home Our Authors Our Rules Reading Plans Quotes Van Horn Index Subscribe to feed ‹ January 25: Rev. Matthew Anderson’s Birthday Celebration (1927)  •  January 27: William Henry Green [1825-1900] › January 26: Peter Marshall [1902-1949] 26 January, 2017 […]

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Ten Prophecies re the Church in 2017

Posted on January 11, 2017 by theweeflea Last weeks Ten ‘Prophecies’ for Society/Culture in 2017 have already had a partial fulfilment.  Israel, Trump and the SNP ruling out a second Indy Ref in 2017.  But how will the Church of Jesus Christ fare in this coming year?  Only the Lord knows.  However I like to think ahead […]

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New post on This Day in Presbyterian History – January 14: Work on the Shorter Catechism

by archivist A Bellweather of Our Church’s Health? Dipping into an article by the Rev. Stuart Robinson [pictured at right], titled “Recently Discovered Memoranda of the Westminster Assembly” (The Southern Presbyterian Review, 27.4 (October 1876): 730-759, we find this excerpt on the Westminster Assembly’s work on the Shorter and Larger Catechisms:— The Catechisms, Larger and […]

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5 Overlooked Gifts of the Spirit

By Timothy W. Massaro on Sep 01, 2016 in God piosi / Shutterstock.com When it comes to the gifts of the Holy Spirit, it is easy for Christians to think of some kind of special power to walk on water, healing people miraculously, or even the dead being raised. Christians often sound like we want […]

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Christian evangelist cleared at Sheriff’s Court | Christian Concern

Published: January 13th, 2017 | Freedom of Speech , Religious Freedom A Christian evangelist has been cleared of threatening and abusive behaviour, at a trial in Kilmarnock, Scotland. Gordon Larmour was charged with behaving in a “threatening or abusive manner aggravated by prejudice relating to sexual orientation” and “assault”, after he shared the Christian position […]

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This Day in Presbyterian History– The Important Ministry of Ruling Elders

Daily devotional readings in Scripture, the Westminster Standards, & Presbyterian history. Home Our Authors Our Rules Reading Plans Quotes Van Horn Index Subscribe to feed ‹ January 9: The Auburn Affirmation (1924)  •  January 11: Pray for Your Pastor! › January 10: Dr. Samuel Miller 10 January, 2017 in January 2017 by archivist | No […]

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New post on This Day in Presbyterian History — January 11: Pray for Your Pastor!

by archivist Pray for the Man Who Prays for You It was on this day, January 11th, in 1818, that the Rev. John Mathews brought a sermon at the ordination of Wells Andrews. The full title of the sermon:— The Duties of the Pastoral Office: A Sermon, delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, at the Ordination […]

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