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.
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.
This question matters a lot; especially if your love has grown colder. Faith works by love but how does love work by faith? To love God is to know and trust Him. How does deepening our faith influence the strength of love?
There is something that should be worn by every Christian. It identifies them. We’re not talking about fashions and uniforms–the garment is humility. Are you wearing it?
Technology has had a negative effect on both the quality and quantity of face-to-face communication. But it’s more than a social problem, because the Bible gives considerable emphasis to face-to-face communication.
What has God’s authority as opposed to the authority of mere human beings? It’s a big question but here’s a straightforward and biblical approach. Five different levels of divine authority are outlined.
What is true thankfulness? Thomas Case shows us from Scripture how attractive it is and how we can become more thankful to God.
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