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- Ash Wednesday, Lent and the Power of Self-Sacrifice
Today is Ash Wednesday, and it’s considered one of the most important days on the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent (February 10 through March 24), a season of simple living, prayer and fasting for 40 days, which ends on Easter. This time represents the 40 days that Jesus spent in the desert before beginning his public ministry. […]
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- The Kingdom of God
“People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell […]
“‘But the tax collector … would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’ I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God.” – Luke 18:13b-14, NIV If you’ve been a Christian a long time, you’re probably familiar […]
- The World Responds to Poverty
In the year 2000, a large gathering of world leaders occurred at a UN led meeting dubbed the Millennium Summit. At this meeting, a set of goals referred to as the Millennium Development Goals were adopted. First on the list was the goal to slash into half, populations living in extreme poverty and hunger by […]
- Praise the Lord
“She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son, she said, ‘This time I will praise the Lord.’ So she named him Judah.” – Genesis 29:35, NIV The biblical story of Leah is often overlooked. She’s usually talked about in conjunction with her beautiful sister Rachel, the one Jacob loved even though he […]