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March 21, 2020
March 28, 2020


Pestilence                              Word on the Week                          28th March 2020. We, in Ireland, have been instructed to remain indoors for the next two weeks to avoid involuntarily spreading the virus.   There are few exceptions.   This latest requirement is intended to stop it spreading through communities and restrict it to homes where it can be more easily controlled. […]

March 21, 2020

What is the Lord doing?

What is the Lord doing?       Word on the Week                       21st March 2020. When I returned to the Office some 60 years ago, having picked up a fine for speeding, the question I was asked was, “Where was God when I needed Him?”  It wasn’t asked in a concerned way but rather in the triumphant tones […]

March 20, 2020

Dear Friends at Grace

Wednesday 18th March 2020 Give thanks to him and praise his name, for the Lord is good and his love endures for ever (Ps. 100 vv 4b-5a) What a great comfort and encouragement these words are, as we face strange and uncertain days. This afternoon the Elders at Grace met via WhatsApp to make some […]

March 14, 2020

No St Patrick!

No St Patrick!                        Word on the Week                        14th March 2020. No St Patrick?   Just when we needed him.   If he got rid of the snakes in Ireland perhaps he could do a similar job on the Coronavirus when he shows up next week.   Except the 17th March, his day, has been cancelled – […]

March 7, 2020


Image-bearer                        Word on the Week                          7th March 2020. Some of us were at a conference this week when the speaker reminded us of the unbeliever’s slogan “God is Dead”.    He traced this rebellion to its conclusion where those made in God’s image are also dead.    This deadness extinguished the spiritual in man and presented […]