The Life and Diary of the Reverend Ebenezer Erskine, A.M; Of Stirling, Father of the Secession Church, to Which Is Prefixed a Memoir of His Father, Th

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. Mr. Erskine's persevering fidelity at Stirling--Affair of the five Elders who annoyed him--His peaceable withdrawment from the Parish church--Erection of a spacious meeting-house--His increased popularity and usefulness--Active exertions in promoting the object of the Secession--General prosperity of the cause--Correspondence with the Rev. Gabriel Wilson, and George Whitefield--Covenanting--Loyalty during the Rebellion 1745-6 Conduct with regard to the Breach 1747--Mr. Erskine chosen Professor of Divinity. During the whole intervening period between the sentence of suspension passed by the Commission in 1733, and that of deposition pronounced by the Assembly in the year 1740, Mr. Erskine continued to officiate in the church originally assigned him at Stirling, and to perform with diligence, and with general approbation, the various duties of his office. The warm and steadfast friendship of Mr. Hamilton, his aged and venerable colleague, particularly cheered him. That good man fully concurred with him in his views of Christian liberty, as well as evangelical doctrine, and never ceased to show him the most cordial regard, till it pleased God to remove him by death in January 1738. Mr. Hamilton discovered his attachment to the cause of the Associate Presbytery, both by offering up his prayers for them in the sanctuary, and by taking his seat amongst them at their meetings, when he had an opportunity. The kindness shown by the Kirk-Session, and by the body of the people, was also exceedingly encouraging. Certain measures, however, were adopted by five members of Session, which annoyed both ministers, and which Mr. Hamilton repeatedly spoke of as calculated to "bring his gray hairs with sorrow to the grave." The sum of this...

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