Beautiful thoughts about the transformation of Eustace Scrubb in “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” and how that relates to Christian life in general.
As we remember C.S. Lewis fifty years after his death – and today, which would have been his 115th birthday – I post the second in my 2006 Lent series on characters from the Narnia stories and what they can teach us about following Jesus.
Please note that this sermon is based on the book, ‘The Voyage of the Dawn Treader’, not the movie!
C.S. Lewis begins his Narnia story The Voyage of the Dawn Treader with these words: ‘There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb – and he almost deserved it’. What follows is a wonderful story that works on at least two levels. On the surface, we have a classic tale about a sea voyage and the adventures the sailors go through along the way. On a deeper level, though, we have a story about the transformation of Eustace Clarence Scrubb from a thoroughly self-centred and…
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