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  • Ash Wednesday

    Contributed by Douglas Stull on Nov 7, 2015

    This sermon answers three questions; 1. What is Ash Wednesday? 2. How do you observe Ash Wednesday? 3. Spiritual value?

    What Is Ash Wednesday? A. What Is Ash Wednesday? If your experience is anything like mine, you’ve not asked this question nor even cared about the answer. 1. When Mel Gibson released the epic blockbuster movie “the Passion of Christ,” on Ash Wednesday in 2004, suddenly more

  • Ash Wednesday Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Mar 9, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    Lent starts with Ash Wednesday. The idea of observing lent is to come very closer to Lord Jesus Christ. Not what you don't eat will not matter but what you leave matters.

    Ash Wednesday Follow Me - John 1:43-51 Purpose Lent is a period of fasting and abstinence from meat and repentance contemplating one’s transgressions. The first council of Nicaea in AD 325 brought this tradition. On Ash Wednesday the Ashes made out of the Palm leaves taken in the previous year more

  • Ash Wednesday?

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 221 ratings

    Where did Ash Wednesday come from? And what does Lent have to do with me?

    ISAIAH 59:12-20 ASH WEDNESDAY? What exactly is “Ash Wednesday”? Where does it come from? It’s not in the Bible, obviously. But some of its ideas are. Ash Wednesday has its origins in the early Christian Church – somewhere between the sixth and eight centuries. Originally, the idea was that more

  • Ash Wednesday

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 27, 2004
    based on 95 ratings

    Community Ash Wednesday service with 3 small churches. The comment at begining of Psalm 51 Related to David’s Sin conected to mark of the Ash.

    Create In Me A Clean Heart Psalms 51 Tonight as we gather as a unique church body. As we gather as Christians in Shannon Georgia we come as a unique body of Christ. We come as a small example of he church universal to a time when the church reviews itself and its actions and as individuals more

  • Ash Wednesday

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Feb 16, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    What does the journey of Lent mean to us, and why is Ash Wednesday such an important beginning point for us as Christians.

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Remember thou art dust and to dust thou shalt return, turn away from sin and be faithful to Christ. Words which we recognise to be as central today to our worship, as our act of communion. They signal the beginning of the Holy season of Lent more

  • Ash Wednesday Sermon "Sinfulness

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 25, 2001
    based on 127 ratings

    A sermon for Ash Wednesday dealing with Sinfulness

    Ash Wednesday Sermon Psalm 51:1-13 Sinfulness On this Ash Wednesday my Lenten journey begins...I am like a fisherman who launches his boat at dawn on the way to deep waters... The morning seas are calm; but the fisherman knows a storm can come with little warning. The boat may be more

  • Ash Wednesday: Year C

    Contributed by Rian Adams on Mar 5, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    The Rev. Rian Adams. This sermon is for Ash Wednesday, Year C

    Ash Wednesday The Rev. Rian Adams At one time Advent was hands down my favorite season of the church year. The happiness, the joy of anticipation, the hope of a star, the birth of a child… it all added a hopeful newness to my soul. However, over time our culture has ruined Christmas with the more

  • Ash Wednesday: A Confession

    Contributed by Jebryan Reiter on Feb 27, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    An Ash Wednesday Sermon focusing on sin, confession, repentance and mortality

    Ash Wednesday: A Confession “Return to me, says the Lord, with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning, and rend your hearts and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love.” (Joel more

  • The Passion, Ash Wednesday And Lent

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Feb 21, 2004
    based on 84 ratings

    What to learn as The Passion of the Christ movie opens on Ash Wednesday.

    Did you hear about the lady who shut down the US and Canadian border? Apparently Canadian customs officials found a grenade in the glove compartment of a 28-year-old woman¡¦s Ford Explorer as she crossed the border on last Monday. Due to the current tensions re: terrorist activities, this created more

  • Today Is The Day Of Salvation (Ash Wednesday) Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Ash Wednesday sermon about reconciliation.

    Now Is the Day of Salvation! 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Introduction The Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard once sought to describe the incarnation of God in Christ. He used this simple illustrative story: A certain king was very rich. His power was known throughout the world. But he was most more

  • An Ash Wednesday Heart

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Feb 17, 2021
    based on 1 rating

    If we were to summarize the advice the advice Jesus that gives to us in these verses, then we would have to conclude that Jesus wants us to remember that prayer is a matter of the heart. This sermon is about the need to rend our hearts.

    AN ASH WEDNESDAY HEART Text: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 Matthew 6:1-6, 16 - 21  "Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven.  (2)  "So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before more

  • Ash Wednesday Reflection 2014

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 4, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    The end does not justify the means. God is interested more in our motives tahn what we set out to achieve

    Ash Wednesday 2014TSL and WSMM 05-03-2014 Story: A Korean Pastor told me this story many years ago, when he came to Switzerland and spoke at a Christian meeting in Sandoz, a Swiss company for which I used to work. In the 4th century AD in Korea a man had two sons. The elder rose to more

  • Ash Wednesday, Year C

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Feb 24, 2001
    based on 106 ratings

    The Lenten Journey involves repentance, prayer, fasting, almsgiving, deeds of loving-kindness.

    Sermon for Ash Wednesday, Year C Based on Isa. 58:1-12 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson There is a novel by Muriel Spark called Memento Mori. It tells about a group of friends, all over sixty-five, who one by one receive anonymous phone calls telling them, “Remember, you must die!” The more

  • Ash Wednesday: Confronting Sin

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 10, 2011

    A talk given at our evening Ash Wednesday service. Jesus's death on the cross has paid the price for our sins but our bad habits, bad behaviour and the things that trip us up still need to be confronted.

    A young man once visited the great German preacher Martin Luther to ask for his advice. He said that he was constantly plagued by wrongful desires and lustful thoughts and did not know what to do. Martin Luther’s reply was typically blunt and to the point. He said, “You can’t stop more

  • Ash Wednesday Sermon

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Mar 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    A look at the Seven Deadly Sins.

    Seven Deadly Sins Delivered on March 1, 2006 Ash Wednesday By The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor Daniel 9:3-5 So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes. I prayed to more