Contributed by Robert Butler on Mar 15, 2021
Self examination is not intended as a form of self punishment, but a redirection of our love to God for what He did for us through the cross. It’s meant as a guidepost to living like “little Christs” in this world so we can be a blessing to those who may never consider His saving grace.
“Lent is one of the oldest observations on the Christian calendar. Like all Christian holy days and holidays, it has changed over the years, but its purpose has always been the same:
demonstrated by self-denial,
in preparation for Easter.
Early church father