Month: December 2018

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Thoughts for the New Year, 2019

December 25th, 2018, at 1:00 pm

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, 1867. The authors of the selections are Stuart Robinson, J. H. Thornwell, and the last piece is by the most prolific author of all […]

Incarnation of Christ, W. S. Plumer

December 15th, 2018, at 1:00 pm

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 Jesus Christ, as published by the American Tract Society in 1867. Dr. Plumer was a profuse writer and many of his works […]

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 with Christians working in these professions and they need to worship like anyone else, but Paul’s instruction regarding the variety and individual ministries of […]