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Sunday 08.19.18 (learning to fast)

This Sunday we’ll transition from prayer to fasting in our “The Art of Prayer and Fasting” sermon series; we’ll take a look at various scripture passages and see what they teach us about fasting. Then on Sunday night, we’ll continue our video study Follow Me. We hope to see you there!

@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
@2pm Evangelism and Missions Team Meeting in gym
@6pm “Follow Me” video study

Sermon Notes
Learning to Fast ~ Various Scriptures

The sermon in one sentence: Fasting helps to deepen our dependence on God and opens opportunity for extended time in prayer, scripture, and helping others in their time of need.

  • We fast because we have been made righteous by God, not to be made righteous by God (Isaiah 58:1-5)
  • We fast to remind us that we are not yet physically present with Jesus (Mark 2:18-22)
  • We fast in order to spend extended time in prayer (Acts 13:1-3)
  • We fast in order to spend extended time in God’s word (Luke 4:4)
  • We fast in order to help care for the disadvantaged (Isaiah 58:6-10)

Songs for Worship
In Christ Alone
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Beautiful One
Take My Life and Let it Be

the art of prayer and fasting (sermon series)

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