Monday, December 28, 2009

Archibald Alison-

'What think ye of Heaven and Glory that is at the back of the Cross?' The hope of this makes me look upon pale death as a lovely messenger to me. I bless the Lord for my lot this day.... Friends, give our Lord credit; He is aye good, but 0! He is good in a day of trial, and He will be sweet company through the ages of Eternity. - Archibald Alison was born in 1656 in Carnduff, Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Archibald participated in the Battle of Bothwell Bridge in June of 1679, and the Battle of Aird's Moss in July of 1680, that saw the death of Richard Cameron, one of the leaders of the Covenanters. He was taken prisoner at Aird's Moss and sentenced to death. He was hanged at the Grassmarket in Edinburgh on August 13, 1680.Archibald's dying testimony, is extracted from the old Scottish book, "A Cloud of Witnesses for the Prerogatives of Jesus Christ", written anonymously.

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