To whom shall I speak, and give warning, that they may hear? behold, their ear is uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken.—Jer. 6.10

Select Writings



Minister of the Gospel

And Martyr for King Jesus.

His Life:

The Life of JAMES RENWICK as related in John Howie's Biographia Scoticana.

Traditions of the Covenanters: Chapter 20 by Robert Simpson of Sanquhar.


Preface, Lecture 1, Sermon 1, & Sermon 2 - his first public day work, 1683.11.23.

Preface, Lecture 2, Sermon 3, & Sermon 4.

Sermon 37 - Head 3 - Warning against Hearing Christ’s Competitors. On Canticles 1.7: For why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?

Sermon 42 - preached in the shire of Fife, 1688.01.24. On Psalm 45.10: Hearken, O daughter, &c.

Sermon 43 - preached in the shire of Fife, 1688.01.27. On Luke 12.32: Fear not little flock, &c.

Sermon 44 - his last sermon, preached at Borrowstonness, 1688.01.29. On Isaiah 53.1.

His Works:

The Informatory Vindication.

The Form and Order of the Admission of Elders.

A Testimony to the Truths of God and to His Cause.

A Testimony Against the Antichristian Toleration, 1688.01.17.

His Letters:

Mr. Renwick's Predictions, in a Letter to Mrs. Jean Hamilton, dated Nov. 18th, 1685.

A Reply to Mr. Robert Langlan's Letter to Gavin Witherspoon, dated Dec. 13th, 1685.

His Testimony & Martyrdom:

The Last Speech & Testimony of Mr. James Renwick as related in the "Cloud of Witnesses," with a Letter to his Christian Friends and Short Account of his Last Words.