Take it from me, I know that struggle. And it is very real.
What comes to mind, when you hear the call to fast? For how long? What kind of fast? When is it starting? And the questions and thoughts never end.
For the past four to five years, I attended RCCG [Redeemed Christian Church of God]; and fasting is very known to every member of the church. I recall vividly that the month of February is the month of fast, even last year a 100-days fast was declared. I will be real with you. I could not stomach 100 days fast. I got involved for the first two weeks and I said to myself; ‘don’t deceive yourself, because you cannot deceive God’. I wanted to fast but my flesh was not willing and I just let it be. After all, not fasting won’t change God’s love for me. Not false! But there is a higher calling as a child of God.
During the last quarter of 2014, I decided to deal with the flesh with the help of the Holy Spirit in this area; with the intention of waxing stronger this year. The Lord has been laying this on my heart to share, considering how He has helped me. Continue reading