A Communion Season in Ross-Shire, Scotland
The following is a firsthand snapshot of a Highland Communion season, from John Kennedy’s endearing work, The Days of the Fathers in Ross-Shire (1867). Here is certainly an alternate ‘high sacramentarianism.’ I would challenge the supporters of the now fashionable weekly-communion position whether this ‘auld’ wine was not the better!
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A communion season is approaching. It has been timeously announced that it may be known ” far and wide,” and that the praying people may be bearing it on their spirits before the throne of grace. The minister preaches a suitable course of sermons on several preceding Sabbaths. The Lord’s people are stirred up to seek a special manifestation of His power