Bluff Point United Methodist Church
Saturday, October 16, 2021

02-24-21 Article

Lenten service is upon us!  Pastor Sandi led an inspirational Zoom Ash Wednesday service for us!
 
Article by Joyce L. Wiedrich

Ash Wednesday is 46 days prior to Easter, a time of repentance.  We now are entering the season of Lent.  

Pastor Sandi explained that there is no testimony without a test.  Courage, conviction and faith need to draw us to Jesus.  Jesus showed and shared the story with us.  At this time, Jesus was somewhat frustrated with the disciples, as Jesus knew what was going to happen in his life.  The disciples remained in denial of what was going to happen.  

Lent is a time where we must reflect, ask for forgiveness, be with Jesus, and use our time as a sacrifice during this Lenten season.  It is nice to do something secretly for someone else during this time, as Jesus did.  Don’t tell the person, just do it!

Pastor Sandi showed the humbleness of following Jesus.  Ash Wednesday is a time of balance.  It is a time to give back to God from where we are, and where we hope to be.  We do need a testimony!