Lent, It Ain’t for the Oppressed (Here’s Why)…

Lent, It Ain’t for the Oppressed (Here’s Why)… March 5, 2018

Lent is Not for the Oppressed… 

In order for any of this to make sense, you must understand that the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ was political. Christ posed a threat to the empire and so they tortured him into submission, labeled him a “terrorist,” and then justified his execution.


It’s not that Lent or Ash Wednesday or this whole “forty-days-of-Lent-thing” are unBiblical (per say), it’s just that, it’s not very “Christian.” At best, Lent is a time for the privilege to repent, turn away, and get woke[2]…

What I mean by this is that it’s not early church type of Christianity. And, what I mean by that is that it’s not something Jesus or his apostles would follow if alive today.

In fact, I’m pretty sure they’d be a bit disgusted, heartbroken, and disappointed…

But, let me give a very short, historical overview to make sense of this…  

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