Lent is a season of contemplation.
A season where we look at our sin, our mortality, our humanity, and the cross.
Sounds fun right?
Well it does to me, but I may be the strange sort of worship leader who'd rather play a somber reflective song than a celebratory one.
Some of my favorite hymns of all time are "Lenten" hymns. I love the contemplative nature of Lent hymns, and it's always fun to throw some minor keys in worship once in a while.
If you are not weird like me and are having trouble finding good reflective songs for the season of Lent, or are just looking for some new (old) tunes to bring something extra to your Lenten services, then look no further.
These are my four favorite hymns to use during the season of Lent.
Stricken Smitten and Afflicted
O Sacred Head Now Wounded
Man of Sorrows
The Wondrous Cross
I hope these hymns can provide some inspiration as you plan your Lent worship services. You can find more hymns for Lent here on Reawaken Hymns, and for more worship leading ideas during Lent, check out 5 Lent Worship Ideas.