Hugh Binning 

(1627–1653)

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.

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

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.

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Our Need of the Ever New, Unbegun Beginning

Our Need of the Ever New, Unbegun Beginning

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.

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Denying Any Wrongdoing?

Denying Any Wrongdoing?

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?

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The Complete Remedy for Human Miseries

The Complete Remedy for Human Miseries

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.

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The Highest Wish of a Holy Heart

The Highest Wish of a Holy Heart

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.

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Astonishing Evidence for God All Around Us

Astonishing Evidence for God All Around Us

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.

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Why Are We Here?

Why Are We Here?

Hugh Binning gives a simple but very profound answer to the ultimate question, “Why did I come into the world?”

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Can Reading Really Save Your Life?

Can Reading Really Save Your Life?

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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