7 WORDS: Lent 2013 Series

Robby BradfordChristianity, cross, First Assembly of God Lafayette, Good Friday, grace, healing, heaven, Jesus Christ, Lent, New Testament, prayer, spiritual growth, spirituality, Sunday message series, Sunday themes1 Comment

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”  –1 Corinthians 1:18 The 40-day period of preparation, prayer and fasting leading to Easter  is called “Lent”.  This word is actually the word meaning “spring” in many languages. To prepare ourselves for Easter, we’ll … Read More

Reflections on Lent

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You may know someone this last week who began observing Lent, the 40 day period preceding Easter. It’s a time when Christians prepare for the coming of Holy Week and Easter through prayer, fasting, alms-giving and self-denial. Some call it the “Spring Training” of Christianity! In fact, this past week started the season of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday … Read More