Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
Hymn – https://youtu.be/q5D8AgK8ybQ
Here I stay, for ever viewing
Mercy streaming in his Blood;
Precious drops, my soul bedewing,
Plead and claim my peace with God.
Judas betrays Jesus
Truly blessed is this station,
Low before his Cross to lie,
While I see divine compassion
Floating in his languid eye.
Jesus is condemned by the Sanhedrin
Lord, in ceaseless contemplation
Fix our hearts and eyes on thee,
Till we taste thy full salvation,
And unveiled thy glories see.
Jesus is denied by Peter
1 Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrow,
Where the blood of Christ was shed,
Perfect Man on thee did suffer,
Perfect God on thee has bled!
Jesus is judged by Pilate
2 Here the King of all the ages,
Throned in light ere worlds could be,
Robed in mortal flesh is dying,
Crucified by sin for me.
Blessed are you, O Lord our God, King of the universe. You have enriched our lives with every good and perfect gift; you have commanded us to show your splendour to your children and to praise you with lives of love, justice, and joy.
Accept these Stations of the Cross which we offer in thanksgiving. As we look upon them and walk Christ’s Way of the Cross, may our hearts be drawn to him who leads us with his triumphal banner of salvation.
Bring us all at length to your perfect kingdom, where you live and reign with the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever.
Hymn – https://hymnary.org/media/fetch/106480
1 Be still, my soul: the Lord is on your side;
bear patiently the cross of grief or pain;
leave to your God to order and provide;
in ev’ry change he faithful will remain.
Be still, my soul: your best, your heav’nly Friend
through thorny ways leads to a joyful end.
2 Be still, my soul: your God will undertake
to guide the future as he has the past.
Your hope, your confidence let nothing shake;
all now mysterious shall be bright at last.
Be still, my soul: the waves and winds still know
his voice who ruled them while he dwelt below.
3 Be still, my soul: when dearest friends depart,
and all is darkened in the vale of tears,
then shall you better know his love, his heart,
who comes to soothe your sorrow and your fears.
Be still, my soul: your Jesus can repay
from his own fullness all he takes away.
4 Be still, my soul: the hour is hast’ning on
when we shall be forever with the Lord,
when disappointment, grief, and fear are gone,
sorrow forgot, love’s purest joys restored.
Be still, my soul: when change and tears are past,
all safe and blessed we shall meet at last.