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For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
John 1:17 (KJV)

 


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There are two Ordinary Time periods in the Methodist liturgical year, the weeks after Epiphany and Kingdomtide, and the weeks after Pentecost. The Christian year focuses upon two major periods in the life of Christ: Christmas (Advent-Christmas-Epiphany) and Easter (Lent-Easter-Pentecost).

 

Ordinary Time follows each period.

The word "ordinary" does not mean "routine" or "not special," but refers to the "ordinal numbers" (first, second, third, etc.) used to count the Sundays (such as the Third Sunday after Epiphany). This term comes from the Latin ordinalis, meaning "numbered" or "ordered," and tempus ordinarium, "measured time."

The first period of Ordinary Time, called the Season after Epiphany, begins on Epiphany Day and ends on the day before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent). The central theme of this season is the calling of disciples and the early ministry of Jesus.

The second period of Ordinary Time, the Season after Pentecost, follows the Easter period. It begins the day after Pentecost and continues to Advent. The purpose of this season is to support new disciples and the whole congregation in living out the gifts and callings discerned during the Easter Season and commissioned on the Day of Pentecost.

Every year, Christians experience the contrast between the central seasons of Christmas and Easter, and the in-between times, where we see, speak about, and join God's ongoing work in the world. We thus experience two regular periods of preparation, celebration and action in ministry each year, with the Ordinary Times as the primary periods of action.


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The Doctrine of Justification

 


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