Quantcast
  

Wednesday, November 26, 2014         

TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Liberation through Great Lent

The leader of a Makiki church says fasting is not about obsessing over rules

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 08, 2014

~~<p>Giving up chocolate or taking on more Bible study during Lent are common sacrifices for Christians during 40 days of penitence building up to Easter.</p>
<p>Sacrifices of treats and time take willpower. Still, they're a bit lightweight compared with the lenten fasting and other rigors Eastern Orthodox Christians shoulder to underscore the importance of Christ's resurrection to their faith.</p>
~~

Giving up chocolate or taking on more Bible study during Lent are common sacrifices for Christians during 40 days of penitence building up to Easter.

Sacrifices of treats and time take willpower. Still, they're a bit lightweight compared with the lenten fasting and other rigors Eastern Orthodox Christians shoulder to underscore the importance of Christ's resurrection to their faith. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com