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Wherever you find yourself during this season of Lent,
Jesus’ call to you remains what it’s always been:
Coming to this gentle and lowly Jesus may look different for you than it does for other people. The key, though, is that you approach Him.
Lent provides a unique invitation to approach. During this time, you can allow the effects of what Jesus accomplished on the cross to wash over you and seep a little deeper into your soul. You are changed. You are being changed.
We invite you during these 40 days of Lent to slow down and focus as Jesus reminds you of how He has delivered you from sin, death and darkness by His death on the cross. God’s Word is full of pictures of God’s rescue and deliverance. You once were lost, now you’re found. You lived in darkness, now the light of the gospel floods your life. It’s a mysterious, glorious salvation that Jesus granted in laying down His life for yours.
For those who trust Christ, God has “rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son He loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins” (Colossians 1:13-14, New International Version). We have been rescued through blood and brought to life.
Through this devotional series, “Ashes to Resurrection,” we hope you will grasp these truths in ways that allow you to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection on Easter morning and His final defeat of sin and death with fresh hope.
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