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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Faithful contendings displayed : being an historical relation of the state and actings of the suffering remnant in the church of Scotland, who subsisted in select societies, and were united in general correspondencies during the hottest time of the late persecution, viz. from the year 1681 to 1691. TOGETHER WITH an account of the State of the land in general, and of the Society people in particular, in the intervals betwixt each of their general meetings, with some pertinent remarks upon these historical occurrences, and many letters to and from the general correspondent meetings, etc.  Collected and kept in record by Mr. Michael Shields, who was clerk unto these general Societies, and personally present at most of their meetings.  TO WHICH IS ADDED, Ten Considerations on the danger of apostacy and defection from a covenanted work of reformation.  By Mr. James Guthrie, sometime minister of the Gospel in Stirling, AS ALSO, A collection of very valuable Sermons, preached by these faithful and eminent Servants of Jesus Christ, Messrs. John Kid, John King, John Welch, John Blackadder, John Dickson, and Gabriel Semple.  Collected and transcribed by JOHN HOWIE, and published at the desire of some of those who desire to own the same testimony that some of those authors owned and sealed with their blood. - 1780



General Meetings and Letters

Some CONSIDERATIONS Contributing unto the Discovery of the Dangers that threaten RELIGION, and the Work of REFORMATION in the Church of SCOTLAND.  Published for informing the ignorant and inadvertent; for awakenbing the careless and secure; for stirring up unto the exercise of repentance and faith towards God; and for persuading unto a godly union and edifying peace, etc.  By James Guthrie

A Collection of Very Valuable Sermons Preached on several SUBJECTS and in divers Places in the time of the Late PERSECUTION By these EMINENT SERVANTS OF JESUS CHRIST, Messrs JOHN KID, JOHN KING, JOHN WELCH, JOHN BLACKADDER, JOHN DICKSON, AND GABRIEL SEMPLE.

1. John Kid - July 1678 - Galatians 5:1 (Forenoon Sermon)
2. John Kid - July 1678 - Galatians 5:1 (The second sermon on this text)
      John King - August 22, 1678 - Fast-Day (Preface)
3. John King - Habakkuk 3:2
4. John Welch - 2 Corinthians 5:10 (Forenoon Sermon)
5. John Welch - 2 Corinthians 5:11 (Afternoon's Sermon)
6. John Blackadder - September 5, 1675 - Isaiah 53:11 (Forenoon's Sermon)
7. John Blackadder - September 5, 1675 - Isaiah 53:11 (Afternoon's Sermon)
8. John Dickson - January 1675 - 1 Samuel 30:6
9. Gabriel Semple - March 21, 1679 - Isaiah 55:6

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