The Servant Queen and the King she serves Paperback – 2016
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This beautiful book explores Elizabeth’s own answer to that question, highlighting how her dynamic Christian faith shaped her vision for her role, and empowered her to be the inspiring servant and example she was, and remains.
Together they elevated the royal family’s domesticity as a focal point for popular identification and this strengthened the emotional connections that members of the public forged with royalty. That line was from one of the Queen’s Christmas Day speeches, the first of which was given on the radio in 1952. Most royal observers admired her strength as she negotiated times of mounting public concern, particularly in the nineties.How do you turn nations that your own country has conquered, ruled, and exploited for decades into friends?
The Servant Queen and the King She Serves is designed to be a conversation-starter and a gift from churches to their local communities and from individuals to friends, colleagues and family.For me, the life of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, whose birth we celebrate today, is an inspiration and an anchor in my life.
He had converted to Catholicism in 1948 and founded what is now known as Leonard Cheshire Disability, a charity that makes a huge contribution to the wellbeing of disabled people around the world.
However, she said: ‘the true measure of Christ's influence is not only in the lives of the saints but also in the good works quietly done by millions of men and women day in and day out throughout the centuries’. To celebrate, Bible Society has joined forces with HOPE and the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity (LICC) to publish a book about the Queen’s Christian faith. This encouraging tribute written for her Majesty's 90th birthday was given me by my Scots pen for more than sixty years.