Such hardness of heart does violence to the Body of Christ! First, pray for them, as they are in darkness as to the roots of our faith. Then, ask them about:
Matthew 9:15 Jesus answered, "How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them? The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will fast.
Mark 2:19 Jesus answered, "How can the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them? They cannot, so long as they have him with them.
Mark 2:20 But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and on that day they will fast.
Luke 5:34 Jesus answered, "Can you make the guests of the bridegroom fast while he is with them?
Luke 5:35 But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; in those days they will fast."
Lent is denying ourselves in solidarity with Christ. Lent is discipline. Lent draws us closer to the Love of God in Christ. How shallow their faith! Ask them, since fasting is older than the bible, why they do not fast.
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Turn the questioning back on them. They are the ones who need to explain (and, not to us!) why they have given up so much of what Christ taught…