God’s Heart In Fasting

Why should we fast?  Obviously, it is not about trying to manipulate God, or gaining some spiritual advantage over people, or losing weight by dieting.  Although there are physical aspects to fasting, it is essentially a spiritual matter.  Let’s take a look at why people fasted in the Bible. 2...

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April 18 – The Gospel Won’t Be Heard Unless It’s Told

TODAY’S VERSES: Romans 10:11-15 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[a]12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of alland richly blesses all who call on him, 13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”[b]...

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April 17 – Making His Appeal Through Us

TODAY’S VERSES: 2 Corinthians 5:15-21 15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.   16 So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this...

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April 16 – Finding Purpose Through Scripture

TODAY’S VERSE Psalm 119:11 11 I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. DO THIS Memorize: Ephesians 2:8-10. 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For...

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April 14 & 15- Where We Find True Rest

I recently went to Florida for a few days. I was on an island, it was 83, and I spent 72 hours mostly free from my mainland responsibilities and stress. As I was flying, God brought a recent talk to mind. Speaking on the Joy of the Lord as my...

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April 13 – How Has God Gifted You?

  TODAY’S VERSES: 1 Peter 4:10 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. TODAY’S THOUGHT: God has entrusted us with the task of using this life to impact others. This task is accompanied by His gifting;...

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Break The Fast

Many people see fasting as the doorway to successful dieting or getting ripped.  The more spiritual types think it is the way to enlightenment, the key to magical powers, or even a way to manipulate God into doing what you want Him to do . . . for you.   But...

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April 12 – A Humble Heart Produces Authentic Love

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 6:16-18 16 “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 17 But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that it will...

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April 11 – We Are All Commanded To Go

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 28:18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I...

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