Preparation for Easter: A Second Prayer.

O’ Faithful Father, The world is artful to ensnare, approaches in fascinating guise, extends gilded bait, flashes a charming visage. Let the faith of Summerville First see every painted bauble, escape every trap in the victory of your Son’s death and resurrection. Let our faith stride forth in giant power, and respond in love toContinue reading “Preparation for Easter: A Second Prayer.”

The Suffiency of Scripture in Art

Icon with Crucifixion (ca. 950) Byzantine Period Notice the use of Scripture in the picture. Icon of St. George (ca. 1400-1450) The British Museum Example of Christian art not depicting God or scripture.   The Crucified Christ with the Virgin Mary, Saints and Angels(1502-1503) Raphael The National Gallery Notice the use of liturgical elements inContinue reading “The Suffiency of Scripture in Art”

Our First Prayer Preparing for Easter

Gracious Father,                  Enlarge our hearts, stir our affections, and open our lips to proclaim the mighty work of your outstretched arm at Cavalry. The hands which fashioned time out of nothing now bear the weight of the thy son upon the cross, a son freely given. YourContinue reading “Our First Prayer Preparing for Easter”