"…to the praise of the glory of His grace…" Ephesians 1:6

James Renwick – Scottish Covenanter

James Renwick was one of the last Scottish Covenanters to be martyred.

Here are his last words as he faced death for standing firm on the truth that “Jesus must reign”

“Round the scaffold in the Grassmarket an immense crowd was grouped; the rattle of the frumse went on through the death-scene. He sang the 103rd Psalm, and read the nineteenth chapter of the Book of the Revelation, and prayed aloud. ‘By and By,’ exclaimed turning his face upwards to the bleak and wintry skies, ‘I shall be above those clouds; then I shall enjoy Thee and glorify Thee without intermission for ever.’