The Journey of Lent: Renewing Devotion and Returning to God
More Christians are embracing Lent as an opportunity for spiritual renewal.
In a time of increased apathy and busyness, Christians are turning to this ancient spiritual season and embracing rites of self-denial, prayer, and repentance. Historically, liturgical Christians have long observed the six weeks before Easter as a time set apart for reflection, fasting, and seeking forgiveness, but in recent years Lent has become an important season of the Christian calendar for believers of all kinds. Here we offer a variety of rich resources to inform and support your Lenten devotion.
Meant to represent the forty days of fasting and temptation Christ endured in the desert at the hands of the Devil, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on the Thursday before Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Anglicans, Roman Catholics, Lutherans, Methodists, Orthodox, and a variety of non-denominational Christian communities all observe this season of devotion and repentance.
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