In February this year, Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. During Lent, the Church's worship assumes a more penitential character. The season of Lent serves as a time to meditate on the suffering that Christ endured on our behalf. But Christ’s crucifixion is folly to the world. Why would God the Son assume flesh, live the perfect life no human can live, fulfill all the righteous requirements of the law, only to be crucified? Why? Because Jesus died a substitutionary death for all sinners and all sin. He was raised on the third day for the reconciliation—and justification of all (2 Cor. 5:19; Rom. 4:25). In this article, learn why “We Preach Christ Crucified” to the world.