Richard Noble

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Richard Noble became Bursar of Ridley Hall theological college in Cambridge after a career in engineering and business management. Following retirement in 2003, he has enjoyed exploring his childhood hobby of painting, as well as serving as a prison chaplaincy volunteer and as an authorised Lay Minister in his local parish church of St Mary’s Buckden. He and his wife Rachel live in St Neots in Cambridgeshire. 

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Look Inside: The Writing on the Wall

Enjoy a sneak peek inside The Writing on the Wall: Everyday Phrases from the King James Bible by Richard Noble The frantic nature of the lead up to Christmas can often serve to highlight how busy we are all year round. How often do you find yourself lacking time to read for pleasure or for…

Added about 2 years ago.

A Different Look at the 40 Days of Lent

GUEST BLOG: With 40 Bible phrases for 40 days, The Writing on the Wall: Everyday Phrases from the King James Bible offers a fascinating alternative to the usual Lent books of Bible studies and reflections, as Richard Noble explains. The book lists over 100 phrases, with over half coming from th…

Added about 3 years ago.

Sayings from the KJV: An Alternative Advent Calendar

The King James Bible is a treasure-trove of idioms and clichés that have entered everyone’s vocabulary. Taking a phrase from each book of the Bible and exploring its origins and modern usage, The Writing on the Wall gives a fascinating glimpse into this “inestimable treas…

Added about 3 years ago.

A Prayer about the Coronavirus

A prayer by Richard Noble in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Father God, as people and nations of the world, help us to realise our dependence upon one another. We pray for healing among the sick, wisdom among our leaders, protection and effectiveness for health wor…

Added about 4 years ago.

The Joy of Getting Published

GUEST BLOG: Ever wondered what it is like to dedicate yourself to researching and writing a book, and then to have it published? For Richard Noble, author of The Writing on the Wall, all the hard work was definitely worthwhile. Getting this writing “onto the wall” was fun. It all star…

Added about 6 years ago.

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