Binning 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.
It’s a world of tumultuous, relentless and constant change. But there is no real reason to fear if we are connected to the unchanging reality of the eternal God.
There are many voices in our generation encouraging everyone to seek their own identity. But it is the identity God has given and offers not the one that we choose out of our own preferences.
How do we develop a healthy approach to new beginnings that doesn’t discard everything in the pursuit of novelty? We need new and old brought together in an enduring way. Hugh Binning helps us to see how.
We hear it often. But can any of us say that in any action or event we have not been guilty of any kind of wrongdoing whatsoever? And do our prayers, words and attitudes reflect an assumption that we are prone to err?
Is it really possible that there can be a complete and perfect remedy for human misery? Does this claim too much? Hugh Binning shows that there is indeed a full and complete remedy for all human misery.
Our hearts naturally go out to that which we value most. We may wish for and aspire to many things that are not only worthwhile but necessary. Hugh Binning shows what we should wish for most.
The most glorious thing that the Bible says we can have is fellowship with God. Yet it is hindered by the greatest lie. What is it and how do we avoid it? Hugh Binning explains.
Wherever we look, near or far, we see design–the galaxies, the earth’s ecosystem, the living cell, bacteria, DNA, bird flight and the human body. Hugh Binning shows how the glory of God around us should fill us with wonder.
Fallen and withered leaves speak of the decay and change that occurs in individuals and nations. Are we learning the visual lesson? Hugh Binning helps us reflect on it.
It is essential to know whether we are on the right path. If we are mistaken about it, the more we do and the swifter we move, the more distant we will be from it.
Hugh Binning gives a simple but very profound answer to the ultimate question, “Why did I come into the world?”
Just two words can take us a long way into a practical and devotional engagement with the Scriptures. Hugh Binning tells us what they are.
Christ’s disciples are to be recognised by their love for one another. What does that look like and what if it’s not there?
What could be more urgent? Indwelling sin never goes away or stops its activity. Our spiritual life depends on putting sin to death.
There are health benefits to reading. But what kind of benefits do we need most? Is any kind of reading is a good thing? What kind of reading truly could save your life?
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