Presbyterians of the Past

Archive - December 2018

Thoughts for the New Year, 2019

As the new year 2019 approaches this post includes three brief pieces located in Sterling’s Southern Orator Containing Standard Lectures in Prose and Poetry for Declamation and Recitation in Schools and Colleges...

Incarnation of Christ, W. S. Plumer

The following text is a chapter titled, “The Incarnation of Christ,” transcribed from William S. Plumer’s The Rock of Our Salvation: A Treatise Respecting the Natures, Person, Offices, Work, Sufferings, and Glory of...

Wesley F. Martin, 1850-1915

One aspect of Presbyterian Church history is that many members of the denomination tended to be professionals such as accountants, doctors, academics, lawyers, and similar vocations. Obviously, there is nothing wrong...