Rituals and Worship

Many Anglicans also follow the devotional practice of "giving up something for Lent."  The form ranges from giving up chocolate for the duration of Lent, to giving up some free time or television for the sake of prayer and Bible reading, to fasting one day each week.  The main purpose of the discipline is to call to mind the worshipper's own tendency toward self-indulgence, and the enormity and centrality of Christ's sacrifice for the worshipper's sake.


Study Questions:
     1.     What is meant by the Anglican “Daily Office”?
     2.     What is the purpose of daily devotions? How does one engage in them?
     3.     How might the liturgical year influence one’s daily devotional practice?

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