This week we approach building faith through the discipline of fasting, inspired by Joel 2:1-5. The scripture urges us to turn to the Lord with fasting, weeping, and mourning, emphasizing the importance of surrendering something we love to draw closer to Jesus.
In this message, we explore the obedience of fasting as a spiritual discipline, a holy habit often overlooked. We look at the definition of fasting and its role in our relational rhythm with God.
In Matthew 6, Jesus teaches about the authenticity of fasting, emphasizing the heart behind it. Explore various types of fasting, and understand their significance in this spiritual practice.
We look at the purpose of fasting, from strengthening prayer to expressing love and worship to God, as seen in scripture with Ezra and Esther.
As we embark on this journey of fasting, let’s fast for our hearts, minds, souls, communities, culture, and country. Join us in denying ourselves, taking up our cross, and seeking God’s guidance and blessing for our future.
Experience the transformative power of fasting and its ability to bring about healing, lift lids, and impact our lives, communities, and nation.