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.

Magnify the Lord

O magnify the Lord with Me, and let us exalt His name together. – Psalm 34:3 (NKJV) Magnify the Lord over your own feelings. Magnify His peace over your uncertainty. Magnify Him in your heart and that will magnify Him … Continue reading

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Resurrection Sunday

He [Jesus] led them out of the city over to Bethany. Raising His hands He blessed them and while blessing them, took His leave, being carried up to heaven. And they were on their knees, worshiping Him. They returned to … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. – Colossians 3:13 (NLBT) We are so anxious to receive forgiveness for ourselves and yet we often neglect … Continue reading

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The Crossroad – Good Friday

Carrying the cross by Himself, He went to the place called Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, Golgotha). There they nailed Him to the cross… And Pilate posted a sign over Him that read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of … Continue reading

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Us or Them

Judas, the betrayer, knew this place, because Jesus had often gone there with His disciples. The leading priests and Pharisees had given Judas a contingent of Roman soldiers and Temple guards to accompany him. Jesus fully realized all that was … Continue reading

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Joy

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy … Continue reading

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Question of Commitment

Peter said to Him, “Lord, why can I not follow You right now? I will lay down my life for You.” Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your life for Me? Truly, truly, I say to you, a rooster will … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sunday of Lent – Hosanna (Holy Week Begins)

And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, “Hosanna; Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord!” – Mark 11:9 “Hosanna” is a very familiar word in Christendom, yet it is only used a … Continue reading

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Balance

When Jesus arrived at Bethany, He was told that Lazarus had already been in his grave for four days. When Martha got word that Jesus was coming, she went to meet Him. But Mary stayed in the house. Martha said … Continue reading

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Without Delay

Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me. – Isaiah 6:8 We live in a “wishy-washy” world today. It seems like … Continue reading

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