Category Archives: Celebrate Lent

The season of “Lent” is the 40 day period prior to Easter (in remembrance of the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness prior to the start of His ministry) during which Christians particularly practice introspection, prayer and fasting in order to deepen our relationship to God.

Fingerprints

As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what He taught. … Continue reading

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Into the Light

There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews; this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you – there is more of God and His rule. You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you … Continue reading

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Real Strength

For bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. – 1 Timothy 4:8 (NASB) While the body can be … Continue reading

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Biggy Size Me

Paul and Barnabas handpicked leaders in each church. After praying—their prayers intensified by fasting—they presented these new leaders to the Master to whom they had entrusted their lives. – Acts 14:23 (MSG) In our “biggy-sized” modern life today, most of … Continue reading

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The Cross

God forbid that I should glory, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ… – Galatians 6:14 The cross is a constant reminder that we are helpless to save our own souls. It was Christ who died and rose … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday of Lent – Humility

Jesus called a little child to Him and put the child among them. Then He said, “I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Retreat

That completed the testing. The Devil retreated temporarily, lying in wait for another opportunity. Jesus returned to Galilee powerful in the Spirit. – Luke 4:13-14 (MSG) Luke’s description of the temptation story ends like this – “The Devil retreated temporarily, … Continue reading

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Joy in the Journey

For this day is holy unto our LORD: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength. – Nehemiah 8:10 (KJV) If we had to depend on just our own strength, where would we be? If … Continue reading

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Tackling Temptation

When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left Him until an opportune time. – Luke 4:13 The opportune moment is the one when temptation hits us hardest. It comes when we least expect it, are most unprepared for … Continue reading

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