Lent

When I survey… {Good Friday}

When I survey the wondrous cross On which the Prince of glory died, My richest gain I count but loss, And pour contempt on all my pride. Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ my God! All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to His… Continue reading When I survey… {Good Friday}

Lent

The Other Side – {Lent}

I'm heading overseas shortly. Not for long, but an International flight will be involved. So as a result I will queue up more than once as I process through check in, immigration, security, customs etc. I can't circumvent these steps, it's part of the journey to enable me to visit a distant land. My destination and purpose of… Continue reading The Other Side – {Lent}

Lent

The Door – {Good Friday}

As a child I was enchanted with the books from the Chronicles of Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis. The world of Narnia, Aslan and the adventures of the children intrigued me. Even now, as I read these books again as an adult, I can’t help but be captivated by the world of Narnia that greeted… Continue reading The Door – {Good Friday}

Lent

O Sacred Head, Surrounded – {Lent}

O sacred head, surrounded by crown of piercing thorn! O bleeding head, so wounded, reviled and put to scorn! Our sins have marred the glory of thy most holy face, yet angel hosts adore thee and tremble as they gaze I see thy strength and vigor all fading in the strife, and death with cruel… Continue reading O Sacred Head, Surrounded – {Lent}

Lent · Quotables

There is a green hill far away

There is a green hill far away, Without a city wall, Where the dear Lord was crucified, Who died to save us all. Oh, dearly, dearly has He loved, And died our sins to bear; We trust in His redeeming blood, And life eternal share. We may not know, we cannot tell, What pains He… Continue reading There is a green hill far away