Good Friday

Good Friday

and the mystery and power of Gods love given in Christ 

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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 blood. 

 See, from his head, his hands, his feet,
sorrow and love flow mingled down.
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet,
or thorns compose so rich a crown. 

Were the whole realm of nature mine,
that were an offering far too small;
love so amazing, so divine,
demands my soul, my life, my all.

 

 

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Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”

Gospel of Luke 23:34 passionofthechrist_2004_02Jesus cried out in a loud voice,
“Father, into your hands I commend my spirit”:
Gospel of Luke 23:46    

One thought on “Good Friday

  1. Dear James
    Thanks for Easter Spiritual Musings – how do you find the time? Incredibly powerful pictures.
    The Good Friday service was a very moving occasion for me, wonderful readings and music.
    Do hope you wil continue your blog when you are in Windsor.
    Love
    Jayne

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