God has wonderful promises for us as we travel on through life and into later years.The best news is that,inside we need never grow old because He has actually promised to renew our youth day by day.

Isaiah 40:31



Friday, 17 March 2017

A Mid-Lent Reflection



Almighty and everlasting God,

you hate nothing that you have made
and forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:
create and make in us new and contrite hearts
that we, worthily lamenting our sins
and acknowledging our wretchedness,
may receive from you, the God of all mercy,
perfect remission and forgiveness;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever.

                             Amen

We are nearly half way through the forty days of Lent, the time of repentance.

The time when we search our souls, when we, as Christians ask ourselves who we are, and also whose we are.

The season of Lent is a time of soul searching preparation before the celebration of Resurrection day.

Only a truly honest view of our sin will give us a full appreciation of God's mercy.

Only when we fully understand how lost humankind really is, do we then grasp how great is our salvation.

Remember....Christ did not simply die for the general sins of the world...


He died  specifically for my sin, your sin.



Can recommend this Lenten reflection by Vinita Hampton Wright



1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing. This year one of the books I am using as a springboard for growing in knowing the Lord is "40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger A Different Kind of Fast" by Alicia Britt Chole. There are 40 daily readings with journaling space. I actually started the book last Lent and then jumped in again this year. The history of how Lent was celebrated since Christ's resurrection is covered as well as Scripture reading for each day.

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