Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Pastor Ty Neal

“you are dust and to dust you shall return”
“Therefore, go and consider yourself dead to sin & alive to God in Christ Jesus"

Genesis 1:27
Genesis 2:5-8
Genesis 3:17-19

“For as much as it hath pleased Almighty God of his great mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore commit his body to the ground; earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust”

Genesis 18:27
Philippians 2:5-11
Jonah 3:6
1 Corinthians 15:31
Romans 6:5-11
Ezekiel 18:32

“And if we obey God, we must disobey ourselves; and it is in this disobeying ourselves, wherein the hardness of obeying God consist.”

Herman Melville (Moby Dick)

Proverbs 3:5-8

Prayer of Preparation
Almighty God,
you have created us
out of the dust of the earth.
May these ashes remind us
of our mortality
And provoke us to humility
through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

1 Corinthians 15:56-58