Ash Wednesday fast facts:
- This is a day of repentance and remembrance.
- Genesis 3: 19 is Ash Wednesday’s principle Bible verse.
- Ash Wednesday is the first day of the season of Lent.
- Lent reflects on the crucifixion of Jesus. It lasts 40 days ending Easter Sunday.
- Ash Wednesday reminds us of the Good News: Jesus paid the penalty for our sin.
- More background on Ash Wednesday: http://www.orlutheran.com/html/ash.html