I shared on Thursday about the book I am reading, “Sheep, Goats…and Wolves.” Excitedly I read the chapter, “Making the Change.”
“If you are a sheep, but you have attributes or habits that are wolfish or goatish, you can change.” Sheep, Goats…and Wolves, by Dr. Mark Barclay
My excitement died quickly. The cure? Fasting and Prayer!
I used to fast regularly, but got out of the habit when I became pregnant. I know God honors instant obedience and I fasted lunch.
After praying, I kept working and finished all of my tasks. David went to get groceries after work. I needed 2 ingredients he was purchasing to make dinner. That added another hour to my fast. To pass the time, I started reading Facebook.
Facebook will not encourage you when you are fasting! It seemed everyone had just put a new recipe on their timeline! It was killing me!
But that is the point of fasting. You are killing desires of your flesh.
Colossians 3:5, “So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you…” New Living Translation
Dear Father God,
Thank You for loving me even when I am not a good sheep. Thank You for showing me what I need to do.
In Jesus Name,
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