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

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? Today, we begin a forty day journey and encourage each of you to join us here daily, as we move in a powerful way towards Jesus Resurrection on Easter Sunday.  This is the first day of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday every year and ends on Holy Saturday, the ...

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