[This message by Rev Donald MacLean was distributed to his Portree congregation on 1 January 1952.] My Dear Friends This is the third time I have had occasion to address you by means of the printed page at the close of one year and the opening of another. The passage of time leaves its mark [Read more…]
A number of new books are now in stock in the Free Presbyterian Bookroom (contact details here). He Led Me: Autobiography, diaries and meditations of Alex Maclennan Ed. by Norman Campbell and Robert Dickie, Reformation Press, 2018, pbk, 238pp, £10.50 To All Ends of the Earth: Sermons Preached throughout the World by Rev William [Read more…]
The reports from the May 2018 Synod are available at this link.
“Christmas” was originally a heathen festival celebrated on the 25th of December in honour of the birth of Tammuz (Ezek. 8:14), also called Baal the Sun-god, the son of Semiramis, the Babylonian queen of heaven. The celebrations included hymn-singing in the street, riotous merry-making, feasting, drunkenness and the giving of gifts. Among the Romans these [Read more…]
The Outer Isles Presbytery will meet in the Leverburgh church on Thursday, 15 November, at 7.00 pm, God willing, for the induction of Rev K M Watkins to the South Harris congregation.
A new Bookroom Catalogue is available at this link. If you would like to place an order please contact the Bookroom by phone or e-mail.
The following letter of protest from the Southern Presbytery was sent to Dr J R Beeke, President of the Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, at the end of March 2018. Although the matters raised are so serious, to date (7 June 2018) no reply has been received, and the brochure advertising the cruise remains unchanged at [Read more…]
“Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve,” said the Saviour (Matthew 4:10). As surely as each individual is to worship God in private, so we are to worship Him together in public. Surely, then, we might expect God to call on families to worship Him in the privacy of [Read more…]
Introduction By any reckoning, homosexuality has become the defining and dividing issue of the current generation. It is widely taken for granted that any area of influence within society, such as politics, public sector bodies, the media and corporate business, should not only accept homosexuality, but actively promote and celebrate it. This movement seems to [Read more…]
[With the recent death of so prominent an Arminian as Billy Graham, and 2018 being the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dort which so ably and nobly condemned Arminianism, we do well to read this editorial from the June 1937 of the Free Presbyterian Magazine. Though more than 80 years old, its message is [Read more…]