Contributed by Don Schultz on Feb 23, 2003
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Where did Ash Wednesday come from? And what does Lent have to do with me?
ISAIAH 59:12-20 ASH WEDNESDAY?
What exactly is “Ash Wednesday”? Where does it come from? It’s not in the Bible, obviously. But some of its ideas are. Ash Wednesday has its origins in the early Christian Church – somewhere between the sixth and eight centuries. Originally, the idea was that a