Blog Archives: February 2013
February 12, 2013

Lent

Todd Johnson
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. Tomorrow we begin the season of Lent. How are we to think about this season? That simple question has a long answer. (The answer is too involved for this blog post.) But may I offer a few quick thoughts? 1. No Christian must observe Lent. God is pleased with us because of Christ and his work. Observing Lent is not a legalistic ritual that binds us or makes us 'more pleasing to God'. 2. But observance can be useful. The above statement, "No Christian must observe..." can be applied to a multitude of practices....

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