Bible Studies During Lent
The forty days before Easter have been a season of prayer and fasting from the time when the early Church baptized new converts on Easter Sunday. The converts were required to complete an extended time of learning about the Christian faith and life, culminating in forty days of intense prayer and fasting just before Easter. Gradually, others adopted this as a time of seeking God through prayer and repentance. Since it was done in the spring of the year, when the days are beginning to grow longer, it was called, "Lent" meaning, to lengthen.
Our Lenten Bible readings will concentrate on the Gospels, which follow our Lord as He makes His way up to