Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Venerable Bede, Part 1

                       The Venerable Bede lived from 673 AD to May 735 AD, and was a renowned theologian and scholar of his day.  He wrote over sixty books, and translated the four Gospels into his native tongue.  We pick up this … Continue reading

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Thoughts of and on Alexander Peden

During this year, great numbers of the persecuted witnesses were murdered in the fields.  Peden, therefore, to escape the hands of the military, after this wandered from one place to the next; and from his minute acquaintance with all the … Continue reading

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John Knox and the Virgin Mary

The castle having surrendered, Knox, who could not be persuaded to abandon his charge, was, together with his brethren, confined on board the French galleys.  Every means was employed, in vain, to induce the prisoners to renounce their religion.  One … Continue reading

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An incident in the life of Alexander Peden

Alexander Peden was a Scottish covenanter and preacher in the 1600’s.  He was and still is a great example of Christian faith.  Read on! – Hentycrew An incident in the life of Alexander Peden           One … Continue reading

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John Knox and Mary, Queen of Scots

“You interpret the Scriptures in one way,” said Mary to Knox, “and the Pope and the cardinals in another; whom shall I believe, and who shall be judge?”  “You shall believe,” replied Knox, “God, who plainly speaketh in His Word; … Continue reading

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A new year . . . . . . A new subject!

Thank you all for looking at my blog over the course of last year.   I am planning to post at least 50 posts this new year, almost one a week, Lord willing.  So here we go, first to: ‘Some of … Continue reading

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