For the first day of the week, a great majority in the visible church, even in Scotland, have for all intents and purposes abandoned the use of the terminology Sabbath or Lord’s Day, in favour of the secular term “Sunday”. Invariably we see “Sunday Services” displayed on the notice-boards even of churches which, until a [Read more…]
Archives for May 2015
New Publication by Free Presbyterian Publications A rich insight into Highland preaching at the height of the evangelical revival has just been provided by the translation into English of sermons by the Rev Archibald Cook of Daviot. The translation was begun by a native Gaelic-speaker from Tomatin, Miss May Dunbar, who died in 2008. The [Read more…]
Recordings of all five of the papers read at the Theological Conference held at Inverness in October 2014 are now available at this page.
“Their righteousness is of Me, saith the Lord” (Isaiah 54:17). The longer the Christian lives, the more he learns; and the more the Spirit teaches him, the more he loathes himself, and renounces his own righteousness as filthy rags. He hoped sensibly to grow in holiness, to feel his corruptions subdued, and to enjoy without [Read more…]
Free Presbyterian Publications is pleased to announce the release of this new title: Eternal Reality – Sermons by Archibald Cook, 2015 [First published in Gaelic in 1916], hbk, 332pp, £19.50 From the dust jacket: Archibald Cook (1788-1865) was born in Arran, an island off the coast of Scotland. He was licensed [Read more…]
The result of the UK General Election has taken many by surprise. Political pundits made confident forecasts. Politicians made strong assertions. The outcome was, however, entirely different. Men failed to account for the sovereignty of the Most High. “There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand” [Read more…]