David Murray writes:
If you had the choice between private or family Bible reading and prayer, or going to church, which would you choose?
The Puritans would choose church.
Surprising, isn’t it? We all know the Puritans’ welcome emphasis on private devotion and personal godliness. But they actually rated public worship even higher. For example, David Clarkson, colleague and successor to John Owen, preached a sermon on Psalm 87:2 entitled Public worship to be preferred before private, and gave 12 reasons why: [KEEP READING]