Hutcheson was noted for expounding the Scriptures with great clarity. C H Spurgeon wrote: “He distils the text, and gives his readers the quintessence, ready for use”.
An eminent preacher, George Hutcheson was a minister in Ayrshire and Edinburgh. In 1662 he was removed from his congregation by Parliament together with a large number of others. This was for refusing to conform to the rule of bishops. His passing from this world was very short, only half an hour. His last words were: “The Lord has helped, and He will help me”.
Never have there been so many ways to read and study the Bible. Yet are we more biblically literate than previous generations? If love for the Word is a mark of a genuine profession, how real are we?
Although we live in a comparatively barren generation spiritually, there may be opportunities of ripeness that we should seize.
Help which is brief, plain, practical and richly devotional.
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