Into The Wilderness

Day 63 March 4, 2013
INTO THE WILDERNESS

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness… -Matthew 4:1

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Blow the trumpet in Zion; consecrate a fast; call a solemn assembly  -Joel 2:15

“And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but by your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. -Matthew 6:16-18

Fasting confirms our utter dependence upon God by finding in Him a source of sustenance beyond food.  -Dallas Willard

About 365MissionalPractice

Love God, Love Christ, Love Others. I am passionate about creating Missional Relationships that encourage disciples to personify Christ's message. As a minister in a Community of Christ congregation in Virginia I am learning everyday what it means to be vulnerable, to risk, to experiment, to share in a world that needs the redemptive healing of Christ. View all posts by 365MissionalPractice

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