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Morning Prayer 18.10.16, St. Luke the Evangelist

I too decided, after investigating everything carefully from the very first, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, so that you may know the truth concerning the things about which you have been instructed. 2,525 more words

Jesus Christ

100 years ago: Guy Provins died

On this day in 1916, Guy Provins was killed in the trenches at Courcelette during the Battle of the Ancre Heights (part of the Battle of the Somme). 257 more words


Evening Prayer 10.3.16, John Raleigh Mott, Evangelist & Ecumenist, 1955

Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I tell you?

Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. 1,763 more words


"I am content to have done my bit" - the death John William Irons

What would you want to tell your loved ones if you were killed in action? It must have been a question that many soldiers, sailors and airmen considered during the Great War. 802 more words

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Morning Prayer 27.9.16, Thomas Traherne, Priest & Poet, 1674

The more they increased,
the more they sinned against me;
they changed their glory into shame.

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. 2,863 more words

Jesus Christ

100 years ago: Francis 'Frank' Vincent Kelly died

On this day in 1916 Frank Kelly was killed at Courcelette in France, during the Battle of Thiepval Ridge. This was part of the… 226 more words