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What is Lent? bowl of ashes and palms. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

What Is Lent?

FAQs About Lent What is Lent? Learn about this 40-day season of the church year leading up to Easter (Note: Lent 2022 begins on Wednesday, March 2.) See Also Come to a Lenten Service Watch our Live Stream Article: “Lent in a Time of Pandemic” by Rev. Gregory Mech, 2021 Q: What is the significance of Lent? A: Early in the Church’s history, the major events in Christ’s life were observed with special observances, such as His birth, baptism, death, resurrection and…
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The First People Of The Passion—Adam And Eve

THE FIRST PEOPLE OF THE PASSION—ADAM AND EVE Daily Devotion for Lent | Wednesday, March 6 | Ash Wednesday For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. 1 Corinthians 15:22 In old paintings of the crucifixion you will often see a human skull, right at the base of Jesus’ cross. Ask a museum guide and they will tell you that the skull is supposed to be Adam’s skull. It is a reminder of when…
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Words to Humble and Strengthen You

From the Desk of Pastor Mech These words are intended to humble and strengthen you as we approach Lent. Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him and he will bring justice to the nations… A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. -Isaiah 42 And now the Lord says‚ … “It is too small a thing for you…
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Saved Through Water

Saved Through Water Daily Devotion for Lent | Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (Ash Wednesday) Read Mark 1:9-11. And when He came up out of the water, immediately He saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on Him like a dove. (Mark 1:10) Water is hard to talk about because it carries so many meanings. Water is a symbol of life— before birth we develop in the water of our mothers’ bodies, and gushing water is a sign…