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Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2006 under Sketches | No comments

O man ... you guys (you know who you are!) ... thanks for the great mental imagery and for helping Elliot to wonderfully celebrate his 21st birthday yesterday.

By the way, here are my Chapel notes for today:

Tim Tedrick
Theme: Fasting / Isaiah 58:12
Fasting can be an outward action without the proper inner attitude. Christ is seeking consistent inner attitudes/convictions.

Fasting doesn't need to always be "Absolute Fasting" (giving up water, food, etc). Fasting is simply a sacrifice ... i.e. giving up the internet, radio, or soda ...

Fasting promotes:
  • Justice
  • Freedom
  • Unity
  • Ministry
Fasting with proper motivations provides positive results; God will receive [the] glory. 6 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Fasting:
  • Decide on your purpose.
  • Decide on what type of fast; Absolute, partial, etc
  • Ask God for assistance
  • Prepare yourself (REST!)
  • Prepare [your mind/heart] to hear/receive God's message/will
  • Don't over do the "break-fast" part ... no All-You-Can-Eat Buffets

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