Category Archives: Lent

The Path of Life

  “Death is the gate of life.”  Does it look so to us?  Have we learnt to go down, once and again, into its gathering shadow in quietness and confidence, knowing that there is always “a better resurrection” beyond?   … Continue reading

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Immune to Amazement

“The death of the Cross” – death’s triumph hour – that was the point where God’s gate opened; and to that gate we come again and again, as our lives unfold, and through it pass even on earth to our … Continue reading

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Arms Outstretched

“The last magic lantern picture of Monday night at Relizane still abides in blessing.  It was a picture of the Lord on the Cross. . .  In the dim light the Cross was obliterated and only the two arms outstretched … Continue reading

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Holy Hush

“There came such a lovely sense… of what it means to be “buried with Christ” – not only dead but buried – “put to silence in the grave” – ‘I can’ and ‘I can’t put to silence side by side … Continue reading

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The Price of Power

“‘Two glad Services are ours, Both the Master loves to bless: First we serve with all our powers Then with all our helplessness.’” “Those lines of Charles Fox have rung in my head this last fortnight – and they link … Continue reading

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The Lesson of the Dandelion

This dandelion has long ago surrendered its golden petals, and has reached its crowning stage of dying – the delicate seed-globe must break up now – it gives and gives till it has nothing left.  What a revolution would come … Continue reading

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He Who Inhabits Eternity

We have to do with One who ‘inhabiteth eternity’ and works in its infinite leisure. Some years ago, when a new railway cutting was made in East Norfolk, you could trace it through the next summer, winding like a blood-red … Continue reading

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