By James Fisher,Ebenezer Erskine,Edward Walsh
"Ebenezer Erskine and his son-in-law, James Fisher, have been companions in generating what was once before everything spoken of because the Synod's Catechism, yet got here to be identified larger as Fisher's, for it was once the more youthful guy that entire it and maybe had the most hand in so much of it, although the better proportion of the sooner half has been attributed to Ebenezer Erskine. This exposition of the Shorter Catechism attained a better fashion than the other in Scotland, even than Willison's, even though his used to be a great deal in use. Fisher's Catechism hence exercised extra of a formative impact in moulding the strategies of spiritual houses and in making such a lot of of the folk of Scotland expert in theological issues than did the other unmarried catechetical paintings expository of the Shorter Catechism. It persevered to be issued down until eventually the center of the nineteenth century; and it came across recognition a ways past the ranks of the Secession. The Presbyterian Board at Philadelphia, in its first 40 years, bought nearly 20,000 copies." (pg. 177). From, Scottish Theology, by way of John MacCleod -- initially released in 1943, reprinted Greenville, SC: Reformed educational Press, 1995.
This variation of Fisher's Catechism begun because the devotional routines of 1 guy who scanned, proofread, contemplated on, taught from and usually fell in love with this invaluable tribute to the Lord Jesus Christ, the Westminster criteria and Scottish Theology. it truly is provided now to the reader with prayers that the Holy Spirit should be happy to take advantage of it to advertise curiosity in sound theology and the "things above." Col. 3:2
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