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What James Guthrie Still Says to Us – SFH065

What James Guthrie Still Says to Us – SFH065

Some of James Guthrie's last words are well known, others not so much. We look at the abiding relevance of some of what he said on the edge of eternity. It was a message of both hope and warning that we still need to hear today. If you want to know more about James...

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Readings in Rutherford: Part 3

Readings in Rutherford: Part 3

This is a third reading from Samuel Rutherford’s book Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself. For more about the book see the podcast episode 57 interview with Rob McCurley. This reading is kindly supplied by Rev Bryan Peters of the Presbyterian Reformed Church...

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Readings in Rutherford: Part 2

Readings in Rutherford: Part 2

This is a second reading from Samuel Rutherford’s book Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself. For more about the book see the podcast episode 57 interview with Rob McCurley. This reading is kindly supplied by Rev Bryan Peters of the Presbyterian Reformed Church...

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Readings in Rutherford: Part 1

Readings in Rutherford: Part 1

This is a reading from Samuel Rutherford's book Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself. For more about the book see the podcast episode 57 interview with Rob McCurley. This reading is kindly supplied by Rev Bryan Peters of the Presbyterian Reformed Church of...

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Banished to Carolina – Andrew Buchanan of Kippen –  SFH064

Banished to Carolina – Andrew Buchanan of Kippen – SFH064

"Pray in earnest" said Donald Cargill to two young lads, "you have a sharp storm to meet with, and many strange faces to see, and your bones shall lie in a strange land”. After a few years these words were exactly fulfilled as they found themselves banished to...

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The Tragedy of James Tinto – Temple, Midlothian – SFH059

The Tragedy of James Tinto – Temple, Midlothian – SFH059

The pretty village of Temple and its surrounding farms provided another centre of Covenanter activity in Midlothian. We know rather little about the Covenanters of this parish, their experiences and backgrounds. In a few cases we only have a name but we are in fact...

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How the Plague Transformed a Community – Ayr – SFH055

How the Plague Transformed a Community – Ayr – SFH055

William Adair led the community of Ayr in a spiritual response to the outbreak of plague there in 1647. They could never be the same again. Find out what happens when an entire community and all its officials engage in public confession of sin. To dig deeper, visit...

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Thomas Watson – St Stephen’s Walbrook, London – SFH052

Thomas Watson – St Stephen’s Walbrook, London – SFH052

Thomas Watson was the vicar of St. Stephen’s Walbrook in the city of London.  He showed strong Presbyterian views during the English civil war and was ejected from his parish for Nonconformity.  But what is his relationship to Scotland's Forgotten History?  Matthew...

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