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The First Move

April 21st, 2019|Comments Off on The First Move

The point of the Lenten season is to prepare us spiritually for the events of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. These three days are the pinnacle of the Christian calendar. They point us each year to the God

Taking On for Lent

March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Taking On for Lent

Taking On for Lent Repent, then, and turn to God, so that He will forgive your sins. (Acts 3:19) Repentance in Scripture is the act of turning from sin and turning towards Christ. Giving up what keeps us from relationship with God, and moving towards that which helps us know Him more. In the season of Lent, repentance often turns

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