When You Fast! Men Should Not Notice That You Are Fasting.
Galatians_5-1-1: Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage
“Is it such a fast that I have chosen? A day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the Lord?” Isaiah 58:5 (KJV)
Fasting is not just abstinence from food. It is more than that. To know what fasting is not, let us look at the Message translation of our text for today, “Do you think this is the kind of fast day I’m after: a day to show off humility? To put on a pious long face and parade around solemnly in black? Do you call…
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