Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

St. Mark the second chapter, verses 13-17 Once again Jesus went out beside the lake. A large crowd came to him, and he began to teach them. 14 As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Levi got up and followed him.15 While Jesus was
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Ash Wednesday

Job 2 On another day the angels came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came with them to present himself before him.2 And the Lord said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the Lord, “From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth on
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Repent

From Old Testament history to the present, ashes have been a sign of contrition. Although some might call them Roman Catholic, ashes are an ancient symbol in the Bible. Sackcloth and ashes were not only a sign of sorrow over sin but also a mark of faith looking for forgiveness from God. Ashes are not […]
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Marked with a Cross

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent.  Garrison Keillor once commented that for Lutherans it’s always Lent.  But if we were to turn things around–look at it from the other end–we would be Living Lent as the People of the Resurrection.  The question then would become “what is
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