What Is Lent?

While Christmas may be more popular than Easter, from a theological perspective, Easter is the most important Christian holiday. It is the commemoration of Christ’s ransom sacrifice and glorious resurrection—upon which all Christians rely for their salvation. Lent is the sacred season leading up to Easter; the time during which many practicing Christians seek to better their lives and increase their faithfulness to the God whom they profess to worship. Watch the video and learn more about how this sacred season can help you enhance your relationship with God. Read next feature >

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