Preparing to Fast

I struggle with fasting because I have a love hate relationship with food: I love to eat it, but I hate gaining weight. I find it easier to do intermittent fasting—a method for weight control—than to fast for spiritual growth. When we prepare for a fast, we should take certain steps. We must prepare not only our body, but also our mind, heart and soul. In Mark 7:15, 21-23 (ESV) Jesus says, “There is nothing outside a person that by going into him can defile him, but the things that come out of…
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