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October 2020
October 31, 2020

United States Election

United States Election               Word on the Week          31st October 2020 Viewed from this side of the pond next week’s American elections are largely a spectator sport.   And like all sports the media has its expert commentators.   This week the press has ensured that their views are known! As we enter a new era it’s […]

October 24, 2020

Lonliness Looms

Loneliness Looms           Word on the Week                     24th October 2020. “It is not good for man to be alone” (Genesis Chapter 2 verse 18) is the first hint God gives of something unsatisfactory in an otherwise perfect universe.   Our triune God is relational therefore man made to accurately reflect his image would require also to be […]

October 17, 2020

Cheerful in the Pandemic

Cheerful in the Pandemic          Word on the Week          17th October 2020. The daily paper ran 75 contributions showing how people managed to be cheerful in the Covid crisis when the disease was escalating.   It assumed cheerfulness was in short supply!    It tapped into our basic optimistic, “keep the rules” and “stay safe and wear the […]

October 10, 2020

Biblical Gardens

Biblical Gardens              Word on the Week                     10th October 2020. This week the garden signed off in a blaze of colour as the Virginia Creeper, which clothes the gable end of the house, dropped its leaves.   These tumbled in profusion in a plethora of colours brightening up the garden in a last extravaganza before the […]

October 3, 2020


Doxologies             Word on the Week          3rd October 2020. A doxology is singing which bursts full of praise to our triune God.   It is capable of lifting the spirit into the heavenly places.    It goes to the bone and marrow of Christian identity.   It seizes the golden chain which links earth to heaven above and the […]