Posts related to Alexander Henderson

Alexander Henderson (c. 1583 – 1646) was the most influential of the covenanting ministers. He took the leading role in all major events. The national covenant of 1638 was drafted by Henderson and Johnston of Wariston. He was moderator of the General Assembly three times within only a few years. Later, he was one of the commissioners from the Scottish Church to the Westminster Assembly. Robert Baillie described him as “the fairest ornament, after John Knox, of incomparable memory, that ever the Church of Scotland did enjoy”. Baillie said that Henderson “spent his strength, and wore out his days, he breathed out his life in the service of God and of his Church”.

Apr 20

Uncovering the Secrets of Christ’s Kingdom

Spies, espionage and state secrets seem to be prominent in the news once more. China is so exercised about foreign espionage that this week it launched a website encouraging people to report national security threats. Sometimes we get a glimpse of the …

Jan 27

The Richest Treasure Ever Heard Of

This is the most rare and excellent jewel and the richest treasure ever yet heard of. It surpasses our capacity and understanding more than anything. If we had it, we would be guarded and kept by it in our hearts and minds. We would be guarded against …

Nov 3

The Day of the Lord’s Power

“this was the day of the Lord’s power, wherein we saw his people most willingly offer themselves in multitudes, like the dew drops of the morning— this was indeed the great day of Israel, wherein the arm of the Lord was revealed – the day of the Redeem …

Nov 5

What’s Missing from Your Home?

Image Credit: Eric Pickersgill What’s missing from this photograph? The answer is of course – handheld technology. Eric Pickersgill has deliberately removed smart phones from a series of photographs. Meanwhile, those in the photographs are posed as tho …