Feb 28, 2017 by Will Maule

Twitter Provides Us With Some Excellent Ideas Of What To Give Up For Lent

The season of Lent is an incredibly powerful time, as we seek to refrain from certain things in order to focus more solely on the sacrifice of our savior. But what should we give up? Chocolate? Alcohol? Well, Twitter gives us some fantastic suggestions. 

“Perennial favorites social networking, alcohol, and chocolate lead the list,” wrote’s Stephen Smith, creator of the Twitter Lent Tracker, based on the first 1,600 tweets. “My main question, given the current US political climate, is how high Donald Trump will rank?" he said, reports Christianity Today. “He’s currently vying with smoking and sugarfor No. 24. Last year, as a presidential candidate, he finished at No. 82.”

So, without further ado, here are the Top 10:

1. Social Networking

2. Alcohol

3. Chocolate

4. Twitter

5. Meat

6. Sweets

7. Soda

8. Fast Food

9. Coffee.

10. Swearing

What will you give up this lent? Whatever it is, pray that this small sacrifice will help you comprehend the greatest sacrifice of all; Jesus Christ dying for your sins. Amen!

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