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Good Friday: "...Our suffering he took on himself"
T he Lord says, “Look, my servant will succeed in what he has to do, and he will be raised to a position of high honor. It is true that many were shocked when they saw him. He was beaten so badly that he no longer looked like a man. But it is also true that...
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"...Faith comes not through pondering..."
Fifth Sunday of Lent "Come near to God and he will come near to you. You are sinners, so clean sin out of your lives. You are trying to follow God and the world at the same time. Make your thinking pure."  Letter of James chapter 4 verse 8, ERV Lent is abou...
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Jesus said, "Don't sit in the most important seat.." Today on Authentic Light: "...Less Rather Than More" 

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Do Christians Really "Fast" During Lent?
Jesus is tempted to make bread while fasting T he other day on Facebook I got a question from a friend about my article on the 40 days of Lent. It is a good question, especially if you have the religious background both of us do, wherein we once attempted t...
Jesus is tempted to make bread while fasting The other day on Facebook I got a question from a friend about my article on the 40 days of Lent. It is a good question, especially if you have the religious background both of us ...
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"... the only remedy..."
Second Sunday of Lent " Then Jesus called the crowd and his followers to him. He said, 'Any of you who want to be my follower must stop thinking about yourself and what you want. You must be willing to carry the cross that is given to you for following me.'...
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"...Radically Unlimited Liberality
Sixth Sunday of Lent "Dear friends, we should love each other, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has become God’s child. And so everyone who loves knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God show...
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"...We are not our own"
Fourth Sunday of Lent Then Jesus said to his
followers, “If any of you want to be my follower, you must stop thinking
about yourself and what you want. You must be willing to carry the
cross that is given to you for following me ( Gospel of Matthew chapt...
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Do Christians Really "Fast" During Lent?
Jesus is tempted to make bread while fasting T he other day on Facebook I got a question from a friend about my article on the 40 days of Lent. It is a good question, especially if you have the religious background both of us do, wherein we once attempted t...
Jesus is tempted to make bread while fasting The other day on Facebook I got a question from a friend about my article on the 40 days of Lent. It is a good question, especially if you have the religious background both of us ...
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The Man Who Won Ireland
S aint Patrick was never about green beer and corned beef. One of the Christian movement's boldest heroes, Patrick was by his own account a slave who escaped his harsh Irish owner only to be sent back by divine vision to evangelize his former captors. And e...
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Why is Lent 40 days? Because Jesus fasted that long, right? But a.) why did he pick 40 days and b.) what does it have to do with us?
 
But Why 40 Days?
(This is an update of an article from last year.) W hy did Jesus fast 40 days in the wilderness? Why do we fast that length of time to imitate him? Here's one reason. Only three people in the entire Bible are recorded as fasting for 40 days: Moses ( Book of...
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