This book on the Reformation, including Scotland, is much more satisfying because Stevenson is a Presbyterian, the national religion of Scotland. Stevenson’s chapter on Anabaptists is one of the most complimentary that I have read from a non-Baptist. The accounts of their sufferings at the hands of Catholics, Protestants, and the secular authorities is specific and heart-wrenching. Much space is given to the Reformation in Scotland and the history of Knox and the Covenanters. I enjoyed this book much more.
Walking With God in DeathNovember 1, 2018
We end our series about walking with God where it should end, considering the time of our death. I don’t know why the topic should seem morbid to us, all of us will die and the only thing that can change that is the rapture of the church at the end of the age. That […]
Walking With God in JudgmentSeptember 29, 2018
“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil” (Ecclesiastes 11:13-14). The words judge and judgment and their cognates appear […]
The Meekness of WisdomSeptember 3, 2018
“Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? Let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13) Who wants to violate the first characteristic of meekness and write about it? Who wants to appear to be like the one who brags about being humble? […]