As a Dog Returns to Its Vomit

Like a dog that returns to its vomit is a fool who repeats his folly. Proverbs 26:11 This is not a proverb that is found on cute crafts for sale at your local farmer’s market. It is not one that elicits the “feels” as many are inclined to seek today. Instead, this proverb causes usContinue reading “As a Dog Returns to Its Vomit”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 Application

Note: This is the final part of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. You can read the Overview, the Assessment, and the Evaluation. It is difficult to assess a revival. Sinners were undeniably saved. The church was revived. They were filled with men, women, and children who prayed. SinnersContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 Application”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Evaluation

Note: This is part three of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. You can read the Overview, and the Assessment. The evaluation of The Hebrides Revival is largely contingent on the theological presuppositions of the one seeking to critique it. Iain D. Campbell states that the Isle of LewisContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Evaluation”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Assessment

Note: This is part two of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. You can read part one, an overview. Defining Revival In order to properly assess any revival, there must be a solid definition of what actually constitutes a revival. This is no easy task as the term revivalContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Assessment”

The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Overview

Note: This is part one of a four part series on the Hebridean Revival of 1949 – 1952. The Hebrides are a chain of over 100 islands isolated by the Minch Sea North of Scotland. They are divided into two major chains: the Inner and the Outer Hebrides. The Inner Hebrides are nearest to theContinue reading “The Hebrides Revival of 1949 – 1952 An Overview”

A Thorn in the Conscience

Have you ever shut your fingers in a door or slammed your thumb with a hammer? Have you ever been blind-sided by a door frame or a child running around a corner? We wince at the former and chuckle a bit at the latter. We are all familiar with pain and understand the aggravation thatContinue reading “A Thorn in the Conscience”