Sermon: Lent

A homily for Ash Wednesday

A homily for Ash Wednesday

Lenten Disciplines


Lections: Joel 2:1-2,12-17Psalm 103:8-142 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, and Matthew 6:1-6,16-21.


So, why would you deliberately put yourself in temptation’s way? Why would you choose to give something up knowing full well that giving it up was going to bother you? Over the years I have heard from people who have given something up for Lent and I have heard how the mighty have fallen. (Beware of chocolate.)

The Lenten disciplines are very old, and they come to us like a treasure from our ancestors Read More