It is so much easier to believe the Resurrection is madness, but if we do not believe in it, we are doomed.
In order to save priests from the temptation of pride, Jesus gives them an example of humiliation.
I hope we never take salvation for granted.
It is so easy to live our lives only pursuing our own wealth, pleasure, power, and fame. Lent protects us against this. Our penances during this season, and our practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, will give us victory in the battle against spiritual evils and will guarantee that we grow ever closer to Jesus.