For my people have done two evil things: They have abandoned me— the fountain of living water. And they have dug for themselves cracked cisterns that can hold no water at all!
Food For Thought.
I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. Romans 7:15 (NIV)
3 Things to Starve
We are created and directed to be life learners ever-growing and transforming.
8 building blocks
I invite you to dig in and discover these tender nuggets in context. I have chosen to list them sequentially Whatever version or the translation you use, you will find a blueprint in 2 Peter 1:5-8
- The foundation – faith
- Self-control (Wo? do not miss the fact that this one is a fruit of the Spirit.)
- Mutual affection
“For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
What we take in will either nourish or malnourish us; mind, body, and soul. Words have the power of life and death. When we fast, let’s take time to consider behaviors just as much as the hard candy that may be sweet; cumulatively, it leads to decay.
I pray that as you fast this year and many people do teh first of the year, you, like me, will find sweeter fellowship with the Author of each of our life.