Thought for the Week
September 17, 2020
Scriptures to Read
I shared last week about abstaining from evil things. But there is a second side to this issue. Sometimes Christians are to deny themselves of good things. We call this fasting. Fasting was practiced by Hebrews for a long time. But it is also a practice that has come into the Christian Church.
Jesus said, "when you fast..." (See St. Matthew 6:16-18.) He here is telling His followers when they fast they should not portray themselves as enduring s...