Tagged: Ash Wednesday

“Fat Tuesday”! A Free Devotion for Mardi Gras

C. S. Lewis may have been the first to tell about the little boy who was asked what God is like. The boy responds in words like these: “God’s the sort of fellow who goes around looking for someone who’s having fun—and tries to stop ’em.” This picture of God, mistaken though it is, nonetheless…

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40 Days of Repentance & Hope: Getting Ready for Easter

Most liturgical churches around the world set aside the 40 days leading up to Easter to help their members prepare to celebrate Resurrection Day. This 40-day period is called “Lent” and begins on Ash Wednesday–February 13 in 2013. Most nonliturgical churches forego Lent, while nonetheless helping members prepare for Resurrection Day in other ways. Whether you…

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No Greater LoveA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: On February 14, many people around the world celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. One day earlier, on February 13, Christians around the world who follow the liturgical calendar begin the process of prayer and repentance called Lent–a 40-day observance that culminates in the celebration of Jesus’ Easter victory over sin and death. Both days (Valentine’s Day…

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Ash Wednesday — A free devotion for this week’s meetings

This article is drawn from CTA’s newest prayer journal for adults, Journey to the Cross. It’s intended to help believers prepare for Easter and is one product in a whole line of similarly themed items, intended to help churches make the weeks leading up to Easter meaningful for all worshipers–children, youth, and adults. Check them out!…

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