Keep a True Lent By Charles Fillmore, Free ebook | Global GreyJump to navigation. Study Resources for Keep a True Lent Since Keep a True Lent is so widely used as a resource for lenten study, I would like this page to offer a wide variety of study resources. If you have a lenten study guide based on Keep a True Lent and you are willing to share it, would you send it to me at mark truthunity. If you do, I'll include it here and credit you as the contributor. An email will go out a few weeks before Lent to let people know what has been received. View the discussion thread. I decided to offer it "out of season" because of the many great Truth lessons and concepts to be used in everyday living.
Sunday of Orthodoxy
The dominant theme of this Sunday since has been that of the victory of the icons. In that year the iconoclastic controversy, which had raged on and off since , was finally laid to rest, and icons and their veneration were restored on the first Sunday in Lent. Ever since, this Sunday has been commemorated as the "Triumph of Orthodoxy. The Seventh Ecumenical Council dealt predominantly with the controversy regarding icons and their place in Orthodox worship. The Council was attended by bishops.
Introduction Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert for 40 days. During that time, he was confronted with choices and had to make commitments to stay true to God's will. In honor of the Lasallian Jubilee year, marking the th anniversary of Saint John Baptist de La Salle's entry into eternal life, we draw on the wisdom of our Founder through these words:. There is a sense of relief and liberation in focusing on just the commitment that is in front of us - trusting that our current commitment will inform and reveal the next path ahead. The Spirit leads us through the commitments we keep.
Charles Fillmore provides seventeen powerful essays to help the reader prepare for a spiritual journey, and he includes a thought-provoking lesson for each day of the Lenten season. When we know God and "worship him in spirit and truth" we recognize Him as this great goodness, which is omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, ready and willing to guide, to bless, and to uplift. To walk with almighty God is to walk with Truth and to affirm the power of Spirit within mind and body as the dominating mind force; it is to walk in the light and thus to apply in our daily living the wisdom that is from above, acknowledging the Father as the source of all our knowing, as the mainspring of all our actions. This leads us to the truth that our knowing God brings peace, the serene abiding that never wearies, never questions, never strains for results. He created and controls the whole universe. In God "we live, and move, and have our being.