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King George VI and the hand of God

Si Walker, 3th January 2015

Photograph of King George VI

Here is a quote from the speech King George VI gave on Christmas 1939, in the early days of the Second World War.

The quote is from Minnie Haskins’ poem “The Gate of the Year” (1908)

I said to the man who stood at the Gate of the Year, ‘Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.’ And he replied, ‘Go out into the darkness, and put your hand into the Hand of God. That shall be better than light, and safer than a known way.’

I hope that speaks to you at the start of this new year and you can decide to walk with Christ.