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Are You Prepared to Give Up All Hope for Lent?

By Mitch Randall | February 27, 2020

The 40 days of Lent place Christians on a journey of self-denial. However, the larger lesson of Lent might be we are called to abandon worldly hopes in order to embrace God’s hopes. Are you ready to give up all hope?

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