Family worship has ordinarily been seen as a part of vital godliness, and is maintained as such in the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland. The links from this page demonstrate this continued witness.
The Directory for Family Worship – Whilst not produced by the Westminster Assembly itself, this document is usually bound up with the other Westminster documents, and it was approved by the Church of Scotland in 1647. It deals most helpfully with individual, private worship as well as family worship.
A recent overview regarding family worship – This was the editorial from the June 1998 Free Presbyterian Magazine.
A recent address to young people about family worship – This was an editorial from the February 2004 Young People’s Magazine.
Family worship – a convicting appeal from C H Spurgeon – This was reprinted in the June 2014 Free Presbyterian Magazine.
Family worship – a wartime appeal from more than a century ago – This was the editorial of the November 1915 Free Presbyterian Magazine, and sets out the Scriptural justification for family worship, and answers the objection that an unconverted man might raise that he ought not to hold family worship.
Family worship – a review – This was an article by Rev Archibald Beaton in the May 1940 Free Presbyterian Magazine.
Family worship – another wartime appeal – This was the editorial in the April 1944 Free Presbyterian Magazine.
Family worship – an illustration of its power – This interesting article was printed in the May 1944 Free Presbyterian Magazine, and warns against letting too much business jostle out the place of family worship.