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14 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God,
15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
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Though his name says Baptist and he even baptized with water but John The Baptist was definitely more than a baptizer. Born in a priestly family and chosen even before birth for the role he had to play as a witness to the Light, though short lived, lived to its full as a lamp that burned and gave light. 628 more words
“The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.”
– Psalm 51: 17
For many of us, Ash Wednesday marks the entrance into a season of fasting, prayer, penitence, alms-giving and a pervading sense of self-emptying into something greater. 466 more words