Trembling for the Gospel More than Prison – Edmund Calamy – SFH061

Trembling for the Gospel More than Prison – Edmund Calamy – SFH061

What message should you give when you will be imprisoned for preaching? A giant of the Westminster Assembly—helping to prepare the Catechism—Edmund Calamy lived  to see days of peril for the gospel. Preaching illegally would put him in prison, but he had an urgent message for the Church. Find out how this aged minister pours out his sorrowful concern with wise counsel. You can read the full sermon in Sermons of the Great Ejection, published by the Banner of Truth Trust.

 

Forgotten Riches from Rutherford’s ‘Christ Dying’ – Interview with Rob McCurley – SFH057

Forgotten Riches from Rutherford’s ‘Christ Dying’ – Interview with Rob McCurley – SFH057

Even many who love to read Samuel Rutherford’s spiritually rich devotional letters have never heard of or read some of his other books. One forgotten book that exalts the glory of the Redeemer in a way that readers of the letters will recognise is called Christ Dying and Drawing Sinners to Himself. In a series of sermons on John chapter 12, Rutherford enters into deep meditation on Christ’s person and sufferings. Rev. Rob McCurley has made a special study of the book and in this extended interview he is able to help summarise it and explain its value for today. He explains why it is his favourite of all the books Rutherford wrote. Join us in mining these spiritual riches to get insights for today.

 

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 Vogan explains more.

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Samuel Rutherford & St Antholin’s Church, London – SFH048

Samuel Rutherford & St Antholin’s Church, London – SFH048

Samuel Rutherford was able to lift his own and the eyes of believers above difficult events that troubled them. He pointed them to the majestic heavenly glories of the Lord Jesus Christ. Matthew Vogan relates details of some of the sermons Samuel Rutherford preached at St Antholin’s in London.

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Thomas Case – Milk Street, London – SFH037

Thomas Case – Milk Street, London – SFH037

Thomas Case was an English Presbyterian minister and a member of the Westminster Assembly from 1643.  He was an enthusiastic supporter of the noble, yet short-lived Solemn League and Covenant that was intended to bind the British Isles together, writing, “To every soul that shall enter into this holy league and covenant, if we be sincere and faithful, this covenant shall be a foundation of much peace, joy, glory and security to us and our seed, to the coming of Christ.”

Matthew Vogan is visiting London during this week’s episode.

To dig deeper, visit ScotlandsForgottenHistory.com