Morning Reflection: Great Lent Starts - Readings - (Is 1:1-20, Genesis 1:1-13; Pr 1:1-20) …
Good morning. Great is His faithfulness.
GREAT LENT STARTS TODAY
Use this time and fasting to look deep into your own souls and find areas to improve on or even use this time obstain from old habits. This is a time for us to understand what Jesus and His disciples must have felt leading up to Christ voluntarily going to His Passion His Crucifixion on the Cross paving the way for all mankind's salvation. Christ shattered the gates hell and He freed us from the bandages of sin which leads to spiritual death. So during this Great Lent let's remind ourselves that Jesus and disciples during this time must have felt tired full of fatigue and stress leading up to His death. So when are fasting the next 40 days and when our fatigue sents in and we are growing tired let's not forget Jesus and His disciples and what they all experienced 2000 thousand years ago.
Isaiah in Hebrew means "YAHWEH SAVES" or "YAHWEH IS SALVATION"
read from Orthodox study Bible please see the my video for full readings and discussions.
"Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one's flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, kindles the true light of chastity."
This Great Lent let's focus on few things PRAYER, FORGIVENESS, FASTING & ALMSGIVING in these things we can all draw closer to God these next 40 days, best advice is to work on ourselves if we truly want it makes changes wherever we go. The work starts with us and improving ourselves and that's what true fasting and obtaining is all about my brothers and sisters in Christ.
“The Lord bless you and keep you;
25 The Lord make His face shine upon you,
And be gracious to you;
26 The Lord [a]lift up His countenance upon you,
And give you peace.” ’
In Christ love Jared W Campbe