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  • What Is Lent? Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Apr 15, 2017

    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 more

  • Keeping Watch In The Garden

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 25, 2001
    based on 165 ratings

    A sermon for the Season of Lent

    Keeping Watch in the Garden Matthew 26:36-46 Prayer: I stand here close beside you. Your anguish I would share. O Lord do not despise me, in this your heart’s despair. For when your heart is drooping in death’s last agony, my arms will be about you and hold you close to me. Amen. more

  • Lent - A Season Of Fasting

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 7, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    What the season of Lent is all about

    Weekend Message/Devotion March 10, 2019 Isaiah 58 LENT – A Season of Fasting Can you find anything in the Holy Scriptures that refer to LENT as a prescribed order of holy days or platform for observance? I find the word “lent” seven times in the bible (Exodus 12:38, Deuteronomy 23:19, 1 more

  • 40 Days Of Prayer - Kicking Off Lent

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon kicked off our season of Lent by ushering in 40 days of prayer.

    Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: ’Man more

  • A Quiet Mind Series

    Contributed by Rich Anderson on Jan 19, 2011
    based on 8 ratings

    The season of Lent provides for us a time of renewal, commitment or recommitment, repentance and prayer.

    Ever since 325 AD, we celebrate Easter on the first Sunday that occurs after the first full moon following the vernal equinox (March 21st.) As you know, the date of Easter changes from year to year and this is why. Easter will always be recognized between March 22nd and April 25th and only more

  • The Temptation Of Jesus: An Exposition Of Luke 4:1-13

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Feb 18, 2019
    based on 4 ratings

    The season of Lent is supposed to remind us of the 40 days of Jesus temptation in the wilderness. How should we observe it?

    The Temptation of Jesus: An Exposition of Luke 4:1-13 We now come to the first Sunday of Lent, a 40-day time, excluding Sundays, for reflection and repentance. These 40 days commemorate the forty days Jesus spent in the wilderness where He would be tempted three times by Satan. It is a time where more

  • Children's Sermon: Seeing Jesus

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Mar 22, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    To encourage the children to look to Jesus and to point others toward him during this season of Lent.

    Children’s Sermon Seeing Jesus John 1:20-21 Sermon Objective: To encourage the children to look to Jesus and to point others toward him during this season of Lent. Sermon Object: Binoculars Good morning!!!! It is sooooooo good to see you today. But, I know a way that I can see you even more

  • Be Ready…and Be Fruitful

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Feb 27, 2016

    During this season of Lent, we are called on to give thanks to the one who spared us from his wrath and gave us the gift of today. We must not waste this gift by returning to the ways of sin. We must use this season of Lent to examine our own behaviours.

    Have you ever had something bad happen to you and it made you ask if God is punishing you or why God allowed it to happen? Well if you have, you’re not alone. People have asked this question since the beginning of time, and this same question is the foundation of the Gospel reading from Luke more

  • Turning Towards Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The season of Lent is a season of repentance. Instead of focusing on the sin, or what we are turning from, we are going to focus on what we are turning towards.

    Turning Towards: Series Introduction (Lent #1) March 5, 2006 Intro: All of life has a rhythm. There is birth, growth, and strength, and then weakness, decline, and death. There is work, and then there is rest. There is waking, then sleeping, then waking again. Day, and night. There is more

  • Lent From Ashes To Alms

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Feb 23, 2015
    based on 9 ratings

    The Season of Lent is a time to live out discipleship in the world. A close look at how God rewards us as we journey these forty days of Lent From Ashes to Alms. How do you answer the call of Lent?

    “Lent From Ashes to Alms” “Take heed that you do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 6:1-4 Intro: Many years ago I was pastor of an average church that had about 65 in Sunday morning more

  • Heart Attack Lent Series

    Contributed by Jay Winters on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Viewing the Holiness of God caused Isaiah to exclaim the heart-attack language of "Woe is me!" and does the same to us, the season of Lent is a time in the Christian year to examine ourselves and have a heart attack experience as well.

    Goal: That we might be so stricken to the heart that we are shocked into realizing our place before a Holy God. Malady: We’re building up with complacency. Means: Christ came to us, became heartache for us, and In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit – the HOLY more

  • The Discipline Of Fasting

    Contributed by Ian Hyde on Feb 23, 2020
    based on 3 ratings

    Ezra the scribe knew his people needed to prepare their hearts for the difficult and dangerous journey ahead. In this sermon we look at why we as the church are called to fast and pray together, especially during the season of Lent.

    A FAMILY ON THE MOVE For our family, there is rarely any experience more stressful than preparing for a trip back to Iowa to visit our parents. The kids are always excited about the prospect of staying in motels, of visiting with Grandma and Grandpa, of going out to eat at restaurants, and of more

  • Lent 2013 Week 1 Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 20, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    As we kick off the season of Lent in 2013 we take a look at the 40 days of temptation of Christ in the wilderness and see what this means to us in our lives for Christ today.

    There is a saying, “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” This is the first Sunday of the Lenten Season. Lent is a non-essential. Lent is not a Biblical doctrine nor is it a Scripturally mandated activity. On the other hand it is not sinful more

  • C.p.r. For The Soul

    Contributed by Jeffrey Wildrick on Feb 16, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    Examining Psalm 51, we see the pattern of Confession, Pardon, and Re-Creation (CPR) at work in David's life, and still effective for us today through the work of Jesus Christ. Preached on Ash Wednesday as an introduction to the season of Lent

    Psalm 51; 2 Samuel 11-12 "C.P.R." Ash Wednesday INTRO: Today is Ash Wednesday, and throughout the world, Christians of many branches of Christ's church are observing this unique day in the Christian calendar. It is a day of penitence, and fasting. It is, quite frankly, a rather gloomy more

  • 0403 Lent Iii: Competing Kingdoms Series

    Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    As we have entered the holy season of Lent, you will notice how stern the readings have become. Today we hear about demon possession, Jesus’ rebukes, wickedness compounded, and more.

    Sermon: Competing Kingdoms Text: Luke 11:14-28 Occasion: Lent III Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, Feb 27, 2005 Where: Providence REC When: Sunday, Mar 6, 2005 Where: TI Morning Prayer When: Friday Mar 11, 2005 Who: Mark Woolsey May the words of my mouth and the meditation of more