I was on vacation and finished the only book I had with me so I bought this volume in an antique store. I collect a lot of things about WWII and also have an interest in Britain. The pictures in these volumes are stirring enough but the text is very good also if you have the time to read it, which I did. The years in which Britain was bombed was truly “their finest hour.” It was interesting to see that a large concentration of bombs were dropped around Elephant and Castle, the location of Spurgeon’s Tabernacle which, of course, was all destroyed except the front portico. Today’s church is a newer model attached to that original portico. Spurgeon’s tomb in West Norwood Cemetery was also slightly moved and partly opened by the bombing but quickly restored. Unlike Jesus’ day, no bodies came out and walked into town!
John Adams on False AccusersSeptember 17, 2018
“We find in the rules laid down by the greatest English judges, who have been the brightest of mankind: We are to look upon it as more beneficial that many guilty persons should escape unpunished than one innocent should suffer. The reason is, because it is of more importance to the community that innocence should […]
Thankful? Yes!November 1, 2017
It is a strange time in which to be living—in these last days. The Christian has known that such a time would come, but talking about it or predicting it and living it are different things. I know the coming of the Lord may be years away (or it may be momentary) but the Scripture […]
The Christian in an Election YearFebruary 27, 2016
Election year comes every four years, like it or not. I don’t necessarily, even though I watch more cable news and read online news than in any other year. When we could be anticipating March Madness and the NCAA tournament, we are more embroiled in Super Tuesday and March Sadness. It saddens me because the […]