Devoted to Lord’s Day Worship

Sheldon Jackson was a 19th century Presbyterian missionary who travelled over a million miles in the Western frontier of America, including Alaska. After graduating from Princeton Seminary in 1858, his mission field included Minnesota and the surrounding region. Later he was moved to the Colorado area and still later he did extensive mission work in… Continue reading Devoted to Lord’s Day Worship

O Blessed Day of Rest (Wilberforce)

Here's a good devotional from 365 Days with Wilberforce that was part of my reading today. May it be as encouraging to you as it was to me: ‘A precious interval’ ‘Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.’ Psalm 116:7 Suggested further reading: Hebrews 4:1–16 "O blessed… Continue reading O Blessed Day of Rest (Wilberforce)

Reasons to Love the Lord’s Day (McCheyne)

In volume one of Robert Murray McCheyne's Works you can find a short treatise this 19th century Scottish pastor wrote about the Lord's Day. It's simply called "I Love the Lord's Day." The beginning of this treaties is a list of reasons to love the Lord's Day. This is a helpful section and is full… Continue reading Reasons to Love the Lord’s Day (McCheyne)

On the First Day of The Week… (Vos)

There are various biblical reasons why Christians gather together on the first day of the week to worship Christ the risen king. One of the better reasons is a redemptive historical one. What does that mean? Geerhardus Vos explained this well in the section of his book Biblical Theology where he talks about the sabbath.… Continue reading On the First Day of The Week… (Vos)

Bunyan on Sin, Prayer, the Sabbath, and Heaven

Today while reading through John Bunyan's "Dying Sayings" I found some quotes that I thought our readers might appreciate. Here are a few notes from Bunyan on sin, prayer, the Sabbath, and heaven: Take heed of giving thyself liberty of committing one sin, for that will lead thee to another; till, by an ill custom,… Continue reading Bunyan on Sin, Prayer, the Sabbath, and Heaven