Friday, 28 August 2020

Tyndale and the life-giving Scriptures

Tucked away in Whitehall Gardens, near the Embankment, is the memorial to the great bible translator amd martyr who famously said: 'If God spare my life, ere many years I will cause a boy who drives a plough to know more of the scriptures than you do.'

The accompanying plaque (belows) records that as  Tyndale died, he prayed 'Lord, open the king of England's eyes' and that within a year of his death, a copy of the Bible was placed in every parish church of the land by Royal command.


Bermondsey Daily Message 136

Friday, 7 August 2020

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Thursday, 6 August 2020

Ada's beautification plan

Ada Salter, Bermondsey's first woman mayor, had a plan to transform the local community by bringing the beauty of God's creation into the daily lives of Bermondsey's people. Here is the story in today's daily message:

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Paupers' Galleries - Daily Message 113

Today we ascend the narrow staircases to the  galleries in St James, just below the ceiling, which were reserved for the very poor.

There are four of these Paupers' Galleries but should they be there at all?

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Inside one of the four Paupers' Galleries
The identation, just below the ceiling, indicates where the Paupers' Galleries (now blocked in ) are located