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Traveling In The "Fast" Lane

February 7, 2021 Speaker: Jim Harris Series: Sermon on the Mount

Scripture: Matthew 6:16–6:18

Fasting is the third of three examples Jesus used to expose the hypocrisy of the Pharisees' brand of spirituality and to teach about true worship of God. The first was giving alms; the second was prayer.

Fasting is simply abstaining from food for a period of time. Usually it involves abstaining from all food, though most who fast drink water, which is medically wise. In various cultures throughout history fasting has been practiced for various reasons.

  1. How Not To Fast (16)
  2. How To Fast (17)
  3. Why To Fast (18)

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