Monday in the First Week of Lent

"He is the Way" (Hymns 463, 464) from Jessica Nelson.


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The text of "He is the Way"

Other excerpts of the text of Auden's For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio

Songs in the Desert is an audio Lenten devotional exploring Christian hymns. Every weekday in Lent, listen to a reflection from a different contributor on a hymn that they find meaningful.

Hymn numbers, when given, refer to the Episcopal Hymnal 1982. But most hymns can be found in many different hymnals.

Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully increase in us your gifts of holy discipline, in almsgiving, prayer, and fasting; that our lives may be directed to the fulfilling of your most gracious will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Proper collects for the weekdays of Lent are from Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2006.

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