“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God” (Matt. 4:4).
Do you know what it feels like to be hungry? I would imagine very few people in all of human history have not experienced what real hunger feels like. Yet, it is my hunch that you are among that small minority.
The abundance we experience is a great blessing, but we have a tendency to never voluntarily go without. Does the idea of going without food seem crazy and unnecessary to you? Jesus assumes that God’s people will fast (Matt 6:16-18). Fasting is a Spiritual Discipline which is ordained by God to help us draw near to Him and depend on Him. As we experience physical hunger, it helps us to see our Spiritual need.
We are planning on fasting together as a church family to help us identify as God’s people and to pray that God would use us for the good of Brisbane, Australia and the World. Will you join us?
This week I want to give you some practicalities. On Sunday and […]