Season 15: Lent Week 4 | The Power of Confession

This week’s temptation may bring us to the hardest, deepest places of Lent. We are talking about the temptation to be silent about our sin and the power of the practice of confession. Why are leaders especially tempted to hide our wrongdoings, and how can we use confession carefully, lovingly and honestly in our lives? Ruth and Steve use the story of the prodigal son and Psalm 32 to have an honest conversation about the importance and challenge of confession.

Lectionary Readings for the fourth Sunday of Lent, Cycle C:
Joshua 5:9-12  •  Psalm 32  • 2 Corinthians 5:16-21  •  Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32


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Music Credit:
Kingdom Come by Aaron Niequist
Prayer for Healing from Lent Music In Solitude

Mentioned in the episode:
The Prayer Tree by Michael Leunig

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