The Scot’s Confession (1560)

The Scots' Confession was written in 1560 at the direction of the Scottish parliament. Bitter struggle had erupted between the supporters of the Roman Catholic Church led by the Queen Regent Mary of Guise and those who embraced the Reformation and opposed Catholicism, which is derogatorily referred to as Papism. Mary had adamantly opposed all …

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Street Preaching Suspended During Lockdown!

The edict from the government for all except essential workers to remain self-isolated covers everyone including churches and street preachers. For us all to remain in our own homes until further notice. I’ve seen comments on social media and elsewhere by Christians suggesting that Christians should not obey this order. They quote the apostle Peter …

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Preaching & Purpose! (3)

Pastoral Element There was much pastoral purpose too in Calvinʼs ministry. He sought to advise local and national churches. John Calvin sought to advise the Duke of Somerset under Edward VI, he sought to present him with a scheme of reform that would reform the English church. Unfortunately, Somerset died before the reforms could be …

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