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21-Day Prayer/Fast – Day 20

Zechariah 7:5

“Ask all the people of the land and the priests, ‘When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months for the past seventy years, was it really for me that you fasted?

01032015 RayTwo days left in our 21-Day Prayer/Fast – today and tomorrow (Sunday).  Here’s a great question – are we more interested today in ending the fast so we can go back to whatever we fasted from or continuing a deeper walk with Jesus?  Be honest!  Has our 21 days of praying and fasting altered our life?  Are we walking a closer walk with Jesus?  Are we forever changed?

The Scripture for today is Zechariah 7:1-14.  Today’s YouVersion reading plan has the following question – “Ask all the people of the land and the priests, ‘When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months for the past seventy years, was it really for me that you fasted?  It is a question we need to ask ourselves today – did we fast and pray to be closer to Jesus or for some other reason? Continue reading

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January 24, 2015 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Daily Prayer, Discipleship, Encouragement, Faith Journey, Family, Fast, From the Pastor, Holy Spirit, Leadership, Personal, Prayer, Theology, Vision | , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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