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?
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Isaiah 58:5-7 – Showing to others the mercy &that is within all of us! Fasting was never intended to get things for ourselves, rather to help lift a spiritual burden & oppresive spirit that battles against the weak…
“God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.” 2 Sam 22:33
Why do men seek out perfection? – Ambitions, goals & dreams of ours it is enough for all of us to examine our path… Is this pathway we are walking on leading us into a more excellent & perfect way? – We must allow Gods STRENGTH & POWER into our lives today, The Supernatural takes place in our lives & then will our direction become more defined to everyone that “We are in the perfect will of God”
“A man who follows God is always on the right path”
17 “But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!
18 “For if I rebuild what I have once destroyed, I prove myself to be a transgressor.
Everyone seeks after Gods approval, however upon discovery we find ourselves building upon the once ruins of our distant paths…
The Christian race is a lifetime of achievements & failures, focus not on the falls – but get back into the battle with much more determination than ever before!