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December 18, 2019
“In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it . . . and the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel . . .” (Dan. 1:1-3). Daniel stands on the crossroads between two disparate worlds. Behind him he casts his mind’s eye to the holy city, the source of his identity and citizenship. Signposts of God’s previous acts of deliverance mark nearly every step of the way traversed out of Israel. The temple, a symbol […]
December 11, 2019
Robert Blair (1593–1666) was a notable Scottish minister in the first half of the seventeenth century. Blair was born in Irvine, in 1593 and was brought up under the ministry of David Dickson in the town. He studied in the University of Glasgow from 1611 and later became the regent of the college. In 1616 he was licensed to preach the Gospel, at a time when it was becoming more difficult to hold to Presbyterian principles. In 1622 Blair resigned from the university and moved to Ulster, where he was ordained to the ministry in Bangor, County Down. His ministry […]
November 20, 2019
In May 1708, toward the beginning of his ministry in Ettrick, Thomas Boston began to preach on man’s fourfold state, as he had done before in Simprin. Ever an observer of Providence, Boston noted that “The conduct of Providence in leading to a second attempt on that subject, was the more remarkable, considering what the same Providence had designed it for, unknown to and unlooked for by me, till the event discovered itself years after. And preaching of these sermons of the Fourfold State, through the mercy of God, was not in vain” (Memoirs of Thomas Boston, 227). The eventual […]