Presbyterians of the Past

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To Church on Time

As a Christian attending worship services over the years I have noticed a problem which is getting worse. While home due to illness one Lord’s Day, I watched the morning service of a prominent reformed and...

Edwin Cater, 1813-1882

Edwin Cater was born in the scenic South Carolina Low Country in Beaufort County, November 1, 1813. He was orphaned at a young age, so the family of his uncle, Rev. Richard Cater, took him in and saw to his needs. Rev...

Lectures about Thornwell

In 2013, The Confessional Presbyterian dedicated its ninth issue to commemorating the bicentennial of James H. Thornwell’s birth (1812-1862). One of the articles, “Centennial Addresses Commemorating the Birth of the...

Christian Care of Creation

During a visit to the St. Louis Zoo while on vacation a few years ago, I enjoyed the presentation of two animal shows. There are many that do not care for zoos nor animal shows for a variety of reasons, but a zoo is a...

The Golden Rule, Matthew 7:12

The Golden Rule reads, “Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them” (Mt 7:12), but the slimmed-down popular rendition is, “Treat others as you would be treated yourself.”...