The Covenanters were a group of faithful ministers and Christians in Scotland who worked to uphold the principles of the National Covenant of 1638 and Solemn League and Covenant of 1643 in order to establish and defend Presbyterianism against the imposition of Episcopacy by the state. They suffered severe persecution through imprisonment, fines and execution rather than abandon their principles.
24 Jul, 2015
Happy faith and assurance in death is the moving and edifying account of the words and experiences of Lady Coltness. She died at the age of only 37 years.
We can learn much from it about the priorities of living. It was said of her: “As she lived so she died, and as she died so she lived, and lives for evermore”. Her experience was not without spiritual struggles and fears. The sun shone through these clouds, however, so that she died in serene assurance.
We all need to make preparation for death. Here is an account of someone who died well. She died happy because she died in faith and hope.
“Never did any end their days with more distinguishing marks of a divine work of happy faith and assurance”.
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