The Goal of Lent

The goal of the Lent is not to fast during the 40 day period and get back to routine after Easter. Instead, through deprivation from certain foods we try to control our body, change our thoughts and focus on Jesus.

As Christians we are in the process of putting off the old self, changing and becoming better people. Do not put the old self on after Easter. The goal is to change, which means, to think differently.

If you think differently, you will act differently too.

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Armen Hareyan

Armen Hareyan

I am a Subdeacon of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Love the Lord and love people. In this website I write daily inspirational messages about Christian Spiritual Life to help people to grow in faith.

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2 Responses

  1. virginia krikorian says:

    Thank u Armen… That is exactly what God says in his word… PUT ON THE NEW SELF AND PUT OFF THE OLD … WE ARE TO FEED THE NEW AND STARVE THE OLD.. THEN THE NEW WILL RULE OVER THE OLD…GOD BLESS U AND THANKS FOR TEACHING US what lent truly is to be for

    • Armen Hareyan Armen Hareyan says:

      Amen dear Virginia. Leave the old self, and earnestly desire for the new self in Christ: the true image of being a Christian person. God bless you.

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