by churchwatcher Our good friend and fellow polemicist Amy Spreeman, contributor to Pirate Christian Radio, presents the 5th in her series of those who found themselves in this dreadful bondage, and what happened when their eyes were opened: “I had the most painful conversation with my wife that night that I’ve ever had when she […]Read More Leaving the NAR Church: Dylan’s story.
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 […]Read More January 26: Peter Marshall [1902-1949]
from Sinclair Ferguson Jan 25, 2017 Category: Articles I can still recall the conversation although it took place more than three decades ago. A shocked friend asked, “Have you heard that Sarah is no longer a Christian?” What was so alarming to my friend was that Sarah had been one of the most influential, and […]Read More The Early Symptoms of Spiritual Danger
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 […]Read More Ten Prophecies re the Church in 2017
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 […]Read More New post on This Day in Presbyterian History – January 14: Work on the Shorter Catechism
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 […]Read More 5 Overlooked Gifts of the Spirit
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 […]Read More Christian evangelist cleared at Sheriff’s Court | Christian Concern
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 […]Read More This Day in Presbyterian History– The Important Ministry of Ruling Elders
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 […]Read More New post on This Day in Presbyterian History — January 11: Pray for Your Pastor!
7 January, 2017 in January 2017 by archivist | No comments John Calvin stated it well, “Humility is an unfeigned submission of our heart, stricken down in earnest with an awareness of its own misery and want. For so it is everywhere described by the Word of God.” (Institutes, III. 12. 6). “To God’s Glory” […]Read More January 8: Van Horn on Westminster Doctrines : Humility