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Lent: Remembering his sacrifice

Check out this great resource from Pastor Aaron Goetzinger that answers common questions about Lent, including:
  • Why do we use the color purple during Lent?
  • Why do the 40 days of Lent not include Sundays?
  • Why fast or give up something for Lent?
  • What do the ashes on Ash Wednesday mean?

A time to prepare

Are you prepared for Lent to begin? To help you on your Lenten journey, Forward in Christ has compiled resources to inform and inspire as well as to help you grow in your faith.
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Explore articles from the February issue:

Parent conversations: What are the best Bible story books for family devotions?

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What resources are available to help parents develop a lifelong love of Bible reading in their children’s lives? Here are some recommendations from one family that has researched Bible story books for all ages. It’s one of those articles that I plan to save . . .

He loves me, he loves me not

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Was I imagining things, or did I read the message accurately? The bumper sticker on the car ahead of me had only a few words on it, but driving at highway speed prevented me from getting a clear look at it. Now that our cars were both exiting the interstate at the . . .

Please explain: Why does the Bible call Satan "the god of this age"?

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In his second letter to the Corinthians, Paul writes, “Even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the . . .

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