members, click to sign in..

4,028 active users!!Bandwidth
NOV 27, 2014
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -3 min
Top Sermons
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Mobile Apps | Info
Enjoy sermons from this broadcaster
on a variety of mobile devices.
MyChurch: missionopc
Church Apps | Info
Creating your own Church App is
as simple as turning ON the option.
 | Saint Paul, Minnesota
More + Podcast + Codes
Sermon Browser Info | Demo
Newest Widget | Demo
Our Picks | Info | Demo
Latest Blog | Info | Demo
Single Sermon | Info
To embed a single sermon,
use the "Email & Share" button.
Our Blog
Filter By

On this date...
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
Posted by: Mission Orthodox Presbyterian Church | more..
77,300+ views | 70+ clicks

On this date in 1685, the widow Margaret McLauchlen and eighteen-year-old Margaret Wilson were drowned for their faith at the mouth of the river Blednoch. Their faith would not let them acknowledge any king but Christ.

The older Margaret was staked farther out and as she struggled, someone asked the younger Margaret what she saw. Margaret answered that she saw Christ suffering there.

"Think you that we are the sufferers?" she said. "No; it is Christ in us. For he sends none to warfare upon their own charges."

Though all about her were clamoring for her to compromise, she knew she could not swear loyalty to the English king while her heart and soul belonged to king Jesus.

After she had struggled against the water for a little while, the soldiers pulled her out and demanded that she pray for the king. Young Margaret answered,

"God save him, if he will; for it is his salvation I desire."

This was hardly satisfactory to her captors. They demanded she abjure the Cameronian oath which said, in essence, "no king but Christ," but she would not. She said,

"I will not; I am one of Christ's children; let me go."

And they pushed her back under the water. That day Margaret Wilson, along with her friend, Margaret McLauchlen, joined the saints before the throne.

The reputation of the Scottish Covenanters has fallen on hard times; many villify the leaders and discount what they call blind fanaticism among the congregants. Others put a worldly construction on their oaths, covenants and resolutions. And what the Covenanters did had political consequences, but they did not think primarily in terms of politics or any earthly pursuit. They thought in terms of loving and following Christ alone.

So, while we cannot blindly praise the Covenanters and all that they said and did, neither can we blindly condemn; for, at heart, the Covenanters of old share our faith. Faith which says that Christ alone rules in our hearts and Christ alone is our hope of salvation.

To read more about the two Margarets, try this article: http ://ww lesof gold. /the_ two_m argar ets.h tm

Category:  Devotional

post new | clone this | rss feed | blog top »
Text feature this blog entry
Our Blog

Slough of Despond

Mark Pannell
More Than Just Facts

More Than Just Facts
Sunday Service
Eager Avenue Grace Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS

E. A. Johnston
America Revival Or Ruin

Ambassadors For Christ Intl-US
Staff Pick!Play! | MP3

Lin Brown
God's Purpose for Parables

Grace Particular Baptist
Sunday Service
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Richard Caldwell Jr.
Lessons From A Potter

Non-Series Jeremiah
Founders Baptist Church
Transcript!Play! | MP4

Bob Vincent
Defending the Faith

Rejecting Atheism
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Ken Wimer
If the Lord Will

Gospel According to Luke
Shreveport Grace Church
Video!Play! | MP4

Ken Wimer
Chosen To Salvation

Radio Broadcast
Shreveport Grace Church
Play! | MP3

Blog 11/24/14
New Attendance Record and Thanksgiving in...

New York Gospel Mission
this week came and went and brought with it some uniq­ue...

Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!

Sermon: Reasons Why We Should Witness
E. A. Johnston

I dare not fret any more than I dare curse and swear. ... John Wesley

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook New!
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader

Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
Logos | e-Sword

Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
Copyright © 2014