Category: Lent Resources

A Journey Through Lent – Day Six

A Journey Through Lent – Day Six

Passed Over. The first five days of our Lenten mediations have been hard work. The passages we have explored have been difficult to understand and today’s is no exception. Why were the first born...

A Journey Through Lent -Day Five

A Journey Through Lent -Day Five

The Lion and Lamb. As on Saturday we thought of God’s provision of the sacrificial ram for Abram, today we think specifically of the sacrifice of Jesus. In this section of Genesis Jacob prophesies...

A Journey Through Lent – Day Four

Sacrificial Giving. Some of these events of the Old Testament are difficult for us to understand. Would God ask us to sacrifice our only child? Would we be willing to obey as Abraham was?...

A Journey Through Lent – Day Three

Dark Skies. The context of this reading is that, at this time, a covenant was sealed by the dividing of an animal, the two parties would then pass between the halves. Perhaps acknowledging that...

A Journey Through Lent – Day Two

Rainbow Bridge. The Rainbow reminds us of the covenant God makes with us. For there to be a rainbow there needs to be both rain and sunshine. After the destruction of the flood there...

A Journey Through Lent – Day One

Ashes to Ashes. Ash Wednesday reminds us of the fragility of human life. God tells Adam: “For dust you are and to dust you will return.” Alongside this fragility we are also subject to...