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  • Lent

    Contributed by Steven Ostrowski on Feb 26, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,713 views

    Fasting during Lent and why it’s Biblical.

    Lent is a common practice among Christian denominations. In the Eastern churches they consider Advent to be Lent, and the western Lent to be the Great Lent. In most western churches Lent is the 40 days not counting Sundays before Easter. The word Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, ...read more

  • Lent

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Mar 14, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 11,340 views

    In today’s sermon we will see that in a very real sense, Lent is about understanding the 51st Psalm of David and seeing ourselves in the place of the Psalmist.

    “Lent” Psalm 51 03/17/2008 By Dcn. Chris Nerreau ILLUSTRATION •(2 Sam. 11) Many of you are familiar with David’s escapades with a peasant girl named Bathsheba. In this particular story we see a King who abuses his power in such a way as to commit two heinous sins, namely rape ...read more

  • Giving Up Lent For Lent

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Feb 23, 2015
    based on 8 ratings
     | 41,910 views

    I am giving up Lent for Lent this year, at least the way the Church typically does Lent. Lord is not interested in what I give up for just 40 days and return to it. He is interested in me giving up the sins in my life which will make Easter more joyous

    TITLE: GIVING UP LENT FOR LENT SCRIPTURE: ST LUKE 9:22-24 / II CORINTHIANS 13:5-6 Although Easter is the most significant of the Christian holidays it does not enjoy the kind of enthusiastic fanfare afforded Christmas or even Thanksgiving. Lent is a forty-day period before Easter. It ...read more

  • To Lent Or Not To Lent ... That Is The Question

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 26, 2015
     | 9,435 views

    Building a continuum with the legalism of the Jews on one end and the Law of Love on the other end. Then trying to decide exactly where along that continuum Lent falls.

  • First Sunday Of Lent - Lent 1 A

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Feb 3, 2020
     | 3,587 views

    Tactics of legal reasoning used by the devil

  • 4 Lent A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 9,274 views

    Dealing with the healing of a blind man Jesus confronts the bad theology of the Pharisees. Jesus speaks of love and healing in the face of legalism and rules.

    4 Lent A John 9:1- 41 10 March, 2002 Rev. Roger Haugen Words, words, words! There is a long-standing university class exercise where you are to take a long piece of work and capture the meaning in a sentence or two. These 41 verses might be summed up as, “A man is healed, people found it ...read more

  • 5 Lent A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 203 ratings
     | 14,314 views

    It is in facing the reality of death that we know that God is not bound by death and neither are we.

    Fifth Sunday of Lent John 11:1-41 17 March 2002 Rev. Roger Haugen Turn off the sun. Drain out the sea. Let the moon fall from the sky, because our wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother is gone. So begins a recent obituary in the Star Phoenix newspaper. This is the cry of ...read more

  • What Is Lent

    Contributed by Joel Mennie on Feb 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,018 views

    This sermon explores the question "what is lent?"

    In it’s most traditional form, Lent serves as a time of preparation in the run-up to Easter and is observed from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. In many churches the bright colours which followed Christmas will be replaced by more somber colours of black and purple, and it is the custom to ...read more

  • What Is Lent? Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Apr 15, 2017
     | 5,591 views

    explanation of the season of Lent

    WHAT IS LENT? Last Wednesday we celebrated Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. While I was eating my share of pancakes at a Shrove Tuesday dinner, someone asked me just exactly what is Lent, which started me thinking. For those of us raised in the church (particularly the Roman ...read more

  • Lent And Traditions

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 14, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,792 views

    Is the Lenten season Biblical or does it spring from church tradition? Is it good, neutral or harmful? Just trying to answer these questions ....

    Traditions... Body Bags: Israel's major airline, El Al, recently rejected a plea by ultra-orthodox Jews with a priestly heritage to fly inside body bags. Why would someone want to do this? Ritual law states that a priest who enters a cemetery becomes religiously "unclean." A ruling by a ...read more

  • Lent Homily

    Contributed by Z. M. D. Mcgregor on Feb 23, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,800 views

    The following is a 15 minute homily delivered on Feb. 18, 2015, Ash Wednesday at the Church Without Walls, Houston, TX, in the kickoff observance of Lent.

    Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. (Rom 12:1 NAU) I. Reflection: The Christ in Action Our symptoms revealed it. The diagnosis defined it. From vain thoughts ...read more

  • Preparing For Lent

    Contributed by Paul Andreasen on Feb 19, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 958 views

    Using 1 Corinthians 13 we learn that Lent is a season of preparation to love God and our neighbor.

    1 Corinthians 13 A husband and wife had been married for 60 years and had no secrets except for one: The woman kept in her closet a shoe box that she forbade her husband from ever opening. But when she was on her deathbed—and with her blessing—he opened the box and found a crocheted doll and ...read more

  • The Wilderness Of Lent Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Feb 3, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 12,169 views

    how should we spend the forty days of Lent?

  • What Is Lent?

    Contributed by Wayne Searls on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 568 ratings
     | 99,297 views

    A sermon to challenge believers to participate in a period of fasting during the Lenten Season.

  • The Gift Of Lent

    Contributed by John Vella on Jan 31, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,661 views

    Lent should be a springtime in our spiritual lives.