Man without a Message
The obituary of Aldous Huxley’s wife, Laura, was in The Times on Monday, 17 December 2007. It ended with that quotation which Dr. Lloyd-Jones used to such effect showing that man’s abandonment of God inevitably results in losing the meaning of life.
Laura had been interviewed by a journalist in 1992 and asked what she had learned from being with Aldous. She replied by repeating what he had once said when addressing a conference hall of scientists. They had gathered to hear the author of Brave New World and were hoping to gain new insights from his drug taking and investigations into the nature of man during the latter half of his life. Huxley told them,
I’m very embarrassed because I’ve worked for 40 years, I studied everything around, I did experiments, went to several countries, but all I can tell you is to be just a little kinder to each other.
Love and Its Correlatives 23 January 2020
It was our Lord who said, ‘Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other […]
Setting the Word of God Free 17 January 2020
The problem that confronts us all and dwarfs every other is how are we to bring the Word of God to our generation? If the apostles saw fit to appoint others to serve tables that they might devote themselves ‘continually to prayer and the ministry of the Word,’ it is clear that any ministry which […]