A good devotion for Lent, and really any time of the Church year, is to review the Introit for each upcoming Sunday. At Trinity and St. Paul we use the Historic Lectionary, and the following is a poem I have written based on the Introits beginning with Invocabit (Lent 1) and ending with Palm Sunday.
Tune: Kommt Her Zu Mir (ELH 189)
Invocabit (Psalm 91:1-2, 9-10, 13, 15-16)
O Jesus, in eternity
You’ve dwelt in full divinity
Within the Father’s dwelling.
Begotten from the Lord Most High,
You now in flesh to me draw nigh,
Above all pow’rs excelling.
I ask You, Lord, as Satan sneers,
To crush his head and dry my tears,
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