This history of the Church of Scotland includes John Knox’s battle for independence from Rome and his part in the Reformation; the Covenanters who established an independent General Assembly within Presbyterianism; and the Evangelical revival of the Haldane brothers in Edinburgh, as well as Thomas McCrie and Thomas Chalmers. The Presbyterian Church of Scotland still sees itself as independent from civil authority, yet for all practical purposes it is the controlling religious body of the country. This history does not include the later Baptists nor most of the twentieth century.
John Adams on False AccusersSeptember 17, 2018
“We find in the rules laid down by the greatest English judges, who have been the brightest of mankind: We are to look upon it as more beneficial that many guilty persons should escape unpunished than one innocent should suffer. The reason is, because it is of more importance to the community that innocence should […]
Thankful? Yes!November 1, 2017
It is a strange time in which to be living—in these last days. The Christian has known that such a time would come, but talking about it or predicting it and living it are different things. I know the coming of the Lord may be years away (or it may be momentary) but the Scripture […]
The Christian in an Election YearFebruary 27, 2016
Election year comes every four years, like it or not. I don’t necessarily, even though I watch more cable news and read online news than in any other year. When we could be anticipating March Madness and the NCAA tournament, we are more embroiled in Super Tuesday and March Sadness. It saddens me because the […]