Posts related to Hugh Binning

Hugh Binning (1627–1653) taught philosophy at the University of Glasgow. After this, he was a Church of Scotland minister. A prolific author, he had a formidable intellect and knowledge of theology and philosophy. James Durham observed “that there was no speaking after Mr Binning”. Yet he expressed himself plainly as a preacher and often attracted vast crowds. He died at the young age of 26 years.

Feb 16

Astonishing Evidence for God All Around Us

Even Richard Dawkins admits that when we consider the intricate complexity of the natural world around us it reveals design. The difference of course is that he says that our eyes are deceiving us. It is only the appearance or illusion of design. In ot …

Oct 27

What Can We Learn from Falling Leaves?

The carpet of golden, russet and even purple leaves daily gathers around us. Autumn has its own nostalgic beauty. It also brings glory to the Creator. These tints speak to us of decay as well as change. Eventually the leaves lose their splendour as the …

Aug 18

The Only Way to Know if We Are on the Right Path

What is worth knowing unless we know our purpose in this life and how to achieve it? Most people walk through life with random aimlessness because they do not consider either. The apostle Paul speaks of this as walking “in the vanity of their mind” (Ep …

Aug 9

Under the Command of Truth

“When divine truth gains entry to the heart of a person and becomes one with their will and affections, it quickly commands the practice of the whole man” – Hugh Binning

Jun 2

The Only Place of Rest for the Soul

“And what is love but the very motion of the soul to God? And so till it has attained that, to be in Him, it can find no place of rest” – Hugh Binning