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The Lord’s Supper During Lent?

“Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came unto Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the Passover?”  (Matt. 26:17)  So it was that the disciples found themselves present at the last feast of the Passover and first Supper of the New Testament, […]

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The Lenten season is with us once again, that blessed time wherein we commemorate in a special way the vicarious sufferings and death of our Lord Jesus Christ. Can you think about these things without thinking instantly of those wonderful Seven Words which our Savior uttered while on the cross? They are divided into groups […]

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Lent, Fasting Versus Passion of Christ

In the discussion of this subject we shall constantly bear in mind that the term “Lent” originally simply meant “springtime,” as is evident to anyone who has any knowledge of the German and the Holland languages. Compare the German: lente. However, the term “Lent” gradually came to stand for far more than for one of […]

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Suffering and Comfort

As we go into the Lent season, our attention is called to the sufferings of Christ in the week before His crucifixion. Of course, we know that Christ suffered, not only in this week, but throughout His whole life, until He said, “It is finished.” The first step of Christ’s suffering was His lowly birth, […]

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Pre-Lenten Thoughts

Yes, indeed, power Christ had to lay down His life in order that He might take it again! Had it not been so, His death would still have been vain, and could not have had the value of a sacrifice blotting out our sins. No one could possibly offer His life as a vicarious sacrifice, […]

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The Passion Season

What a glorious season for the Church of Christ in the midst of the world is Lent! During the six weeks prior to Easter she fittingly commemorates the suffering and death of her Saviour. And how significant is this phase of the revelation of our Lord! To its significance attests the very fact of its […]

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Suffering for Christ’s Sake

I was almost going to begin this article with the question: Did you ever suffer? But, friends, suffering, as we all know, is common to all men everywhere. Sooner or later it becomes the experience of every man, woman and child, for even though we all dread it and try to avoid it, yet even […]

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A Lenten Thought

   “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations.” – St. Matthew 28:19 There is a legend that when Christ returned to Heaven, the Angel Gabriel asked Him, “Now that you have left the earth, how will Your work be carried on?” There are Peter and James, Mary and Martha, replied Christ. “They will tell others […]

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