The period of the Second Reformation in Scotland (1638-1661) was the greatest time of radical reformation and rediscovery of Biblical truth in the Church of Scotland. It was also the greatest spiritual revival that Scotland has ever experienced.
This blog mines the spiritual wisdom of the noted Christian writers of the period to make their insights into Christ and biblical truth accessible for today’s Church and the challenges we face.
We tend to accept disunity as inevitable. But Burgess calls us to addresses the spiritual and visible unity that Christ desires for His people. He shows how attractive it is. This should inspire and motivate us.
Prayer can be offered anytime, anywhere. Short, silent prayers produce a sense of God’s presence and our dependence on Him. They help maintain and stimulate our spiritual life.
It’s clear, encouraging and also very challenging. Listen to what Christ is saying about His priorities for your church.
We seldom appreciate God’s gracious purpose in judging nations. There is mercy in God exposing our sin. The judgment of God is a call for us to return to Him. Who knows but that it may result in blessing?
It’s easy to profess that we love the Lord Jesus Christ but how does it impact our lives? Richard Cameron shows us practical ways to demonstrate our love for Christ.
Half-committed Christians fail to seek Christ’s interests first and foremost. The Church suffers as a consequence. Here’s how to get our priorities straight.
We need to look beyond the immediate fast-moving drama of bewildering circumstances to our greatest needs as a nation.
When we hear of others leaving the faith we may have many questions. But the most urgent questions concern ourselves and Jesus Christ. George Hutcheson explains what these are from Scripture.
Everyone is pursuing fulfilment but what does that mean? James Fergusson identifies the necessary aspects of a fulfilling life as defined by God.
James Durham explains the different ways we can be impacted by the sense of sin forgiven and hope of future mercy.
If it matters to Christ, shouldn’t that make us think?
Covetousness rebranded itself. Consumerism has become a world view where choice and freedom are the absolutes. Some wisdom from James Fergusson exposes the idolatry.
Politics makes for a poor functional saviour. James Fergusson gets to the heart of the war on sin.
Empathy seems to be in serious decline today. James Fergusson shows how the apostle Paul highlights the need for true empathy.
Reformation is not merely an event in the past; it is a present imperative.
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