During the months' Burns was temporarily in charge of St Luke's Parish Church 'the church was overflowing. The word was sharper than a two-edged sword. There was a Bethel-like fear over the congregation. Every head was bowed. It was felt that the living God was in the place.' At the close of a Monday prayer meeting, some remained behind who seemed to be under a divine convincing work and as they went away an elder said with eyes sparkling, 'That's the Lord's work beginning.' And it was.
'Land of Many Revivals', by Tom Lennie, page 357-8.
St Lukes moved to East Fettes Avenue in 1907.