Jesus condemns the type of fast that the Pharisees have "invented" and causes us to examine the method and results of a true fast.
Beatitudes, Fast, Kingdom Of God, True Fast
While we try to please God on our own terms, God wants us to live for Him. We call it a "fast" when we do without a self-serving behavior for a limited period of time, but what God calls a "fast" is a life dedicated to serving others.
Obedient, True Fast
Last week we started the series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”. We started out by looking at Matt. 6:1-4 where Jesus talks about giving. Today we’ll look at the other acts of righteousness in this passage-praying and fasting.
True Fast, Prayer And Fasting, Praying
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