11 Ways to Appropriately Celebrate Lent – according to Jesus



1.   Make certain you do not perform your religious duties in public so that people will see what you do.        (Matthew 6:1)

2.  Wash your face and comb your hair. (Matthew 6:17b)

3.   Do not put on a sad face. (Matthew 6:16)

4.   When you pray, go to your room, close the door. (Matthew 6:6)

5.   When you pray, do not use a lot of meaningless words. (Matthew 6:7)

6.   When you give something to a needy person, do not make a big show of it. (Matthew 6:2)

7.   When you help a needy person, do it in such a way that even your closest friend will not know about it.        (Matthew 6:3)

8.   Your heart will always be where your treasure is.  (Matthew 6:21)

9.   Do not worry about tomorrow.   (Matthew 6:34)

10. Can any of you live a bit longer by worrying about it?   (Matthew 6:27)

11. Be concerned above everything else with the Kingdom of God and with what God requires of you.
(Matthew 6:33)