Of course, Lent is about sacrifice, right? That’s when we especially focus on the sacrifice Jesus made for us, to pay for our sins and provide eternal life.
But doesn’t that call forth a sacrifice from us? But what is the meaning of sacrifice? This Lent, we will once again contemplate the sacrifice of Jesus and study what it means to sacrifice to Jesus. Each service will center around a Biblical person who made a sacrifice.
Feb. 17, Ash Wednesday – Job: He Gave Up Control (Job 1:1-12, 30:16-19)
Feb. 24 – Abel: He Gave His Best (Genesis 4:1-16)
March 3 – Abraham: He Sacrificed His Only Son (Genesis 22:1-13)
March 10 – Matthew: He Gave Up His Career (Matthew 9:9-13)
March 17 – Zacchaeus: Justice Can be Very Expensive! (Luke 19:1-10)
March 24 – Barnabas: People Over Property (Acts 4:32-37)
April 1, Maundy Thursday – Mary of Bethany: A Ridiculously Extravagant Gift (John 12:1-8)
April 2, Good Friday – Jesus, The Greatest Sacrifice of All!
April 3-4, Easter – Joseph of Arimathea: His Grave Was an Offering for Life