Family Lifers Forums

Create forums and topics you and your friends can discuss. You can see your friends activities, views and responses on all topics!

Home Forums Spiritual Matters ANNUAL CHRISTIAN FASTING BEGINS TODAY WITH ASH WEDNESDAY…

This topic contains 0 voices and has 0 replies.
0 voices
0 replies
  • Creator
    Topic
  • #5806
    feranmi
    Participant

    Image result for ash wednesday 2021

    Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer and fasting. It is preceded by Shrove Tuesday and falls on the first day of Lent, the six weeks of penitence before Easter. Ash Wednesday is traditionally observed by Western Christians

    What is the significance of Ash Wednesday?
    Ash Wednesday is important because it marks the start of the Lenten period leading up to Easter, when Christians believe Jesus was resurrected. The ashes symbolize both death and repentance. During this period, Christians show repentance and mourning for their sins, because they believe Christ died for them.

    What does the Bible say about Ash Wednesday?
    That’s true; there is no mention of Ash Wednesday in the Bible. But there is a tradition of donning ashes as a sign of penitence that predates Jesus. In the Old Testament, Job repents “in dust and ashes,” and there are other associations of ashes and repentance in Esther, Samuel, Isaiah and Jeremiah.

    Is lent just a Catholic thing?

    Unlike Easter, it’s not a celebration. While in excess of a billion Christians observe Lent each year, not all Christians do. It is observed by Anglicans, Roman Catholics, Easter Orthodox, Lutherans, and Methodists.

    Source: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/1398443/Ash-Wednesday-2021-what-is-ash-wednesday-lent-start-ash-wednesday-EVG

Share
Topic tags

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Share

Invite your friends to Familylifers

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO CONNECT WITH YOU ON FAMILYLIFERS.

WEEKLY TOP LIFERS (MEMBERS)

  1. # 1Profile Photo
    Family Lifers
    13232 Points
  2. # 2Profile Photo
    Seyibabs8
    3199 Points
  3. # 3Profile Photo
    Kufekpo
    3151 Points
  4. # 4Profile Photo
    Chichi
    2689 Points
  5. # 5Profile Photo
    John Adeleke
    2562 Points

Members

  • Profile picture of Ayo
    registered 12 hours, 31 minutes ago
  • Profile picture of Olugbemi
    registered 2 days, 14 hours ago
  • Profile picture of billy
    registered 4 days, 8 hours ago
  • Profile picture of Olubukola
    registered 1 week, 1 day ago
  • Profile picture of Baba
    registered 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Become a member of Familylifers.com

Enjoy these benefits!

  • Connect your friends
  • Solve Marriage and Relationship Problems
  • Showcase your skills and products in our MARKET PLACE for FREE
  • Drop your CV, get a job And lots more

New Report

Close