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Wednesday Inspirational and Motivational Service (The 40 Days of Lent)

SEE THE GLORY OF THE LORD AS IT SHINES ALL AROUND YOU (Photo by Pastor Davis)

HOW DID THE FORTY DAYS OF LENT COME INTO EXISTENCE? According to the Synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus spent forty days fasting in the desert before the beginning of His public ministry, where He endured temptation by Satan. Thus, Lent is described as being forty days long. Therefore, as we understand it, the number forty has many Biblical references: the forty days Moses spent on Mount Sinai with God (Exodus 24:18); the forty days ...

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HOW DID THE FORTY DAYS OF LENT COME INTO BEING?

HOW DID THE FORTY DAYS OF LENT COME INTO BEING? According to the Synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus spent forty days fasting in the desert before the beginning of His public ministry, where He endured temptation by Satan. Thus, Lent is described as being forty days long. Therefore, as we understand it, the number forty has many Biblical references: the forty days Moses spent on Mount Sinai with God (Exodus 24:18); the forty days ...

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