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Historical

July 1999
Articles > Historical

The Cambuslang awakening of 1742: The progress of revival

Last month we saw how God prepared his people for revival. We take up the narrative at the General Meeting for the prayer societies in the parish in January 1742. This left the parish with a heightened sense that God was about to do a work amongst them. On the Sabbath, 31 January, McCulloch…

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Historical

June 1999
Articles > Historical

The Cambuslang awakening of 1742: The preparation

Revival is a movement of God that, like the wind and its patterns, is a divine mystery. It was the error of Charles G. Finney to explain revival as a psychological phenomenon that could be 'got up' by human activity. Finney's methodology focused on these preparations for revival. A biblical understanding of revivals must…

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Historical

May 1999
Articles > Historical

The Cambuslang Awakening of 1742 (1)

The parish of Cambuslang lies five miles to the south-east of Glasgow, just south of the River Clyde. Today it is a district typical of the central belt of Scotland. It lies in the shadow of the great Ravenscraig steel mill, and as a result its economy and society were depressed by the decline…

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