Tag Archives: Lent

Final Lenten Thoughts

There is no biblical mandate for the observance of Lent, although the model is in commemoration of the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert before beginning His public ministry, during which He endured temptation by Satan. This whole … Continue reading

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Worldly Versus Divine Pleasures

For His sake I have accepted the loss of all things and I consider them so much rubbish … (Philippians 3:8). As I approach the end of Lent, I consider how the usual dynamic of this season plays out for … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections 2018

I usually try to share my words  from the pulpit. Here’s what I shared Sunday at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections

I had about 36 hours notice to prepare something for this morning. Steve had asked if I could perhaps give the sermon I gave in Maine, but it was on joy … not particularly relevant for this Lenten season. But … Continue reading

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