Put Off Your Old Self
At CORM every last Friday of the month is our day of prayer and fasting. Every quarter we participate in a three day time of prayer and fasting. This typically begins on the last Wednesday of the month and ends on Friday. We end our time of fasting with all-night prayer on that Friday, midnight-4am.
The practice of fasting was not something I embraced until recently. I have begun to learn how to sit in the feeling of physical emptiness and dig into what it is that God wants to fill me up with. If you have never tried to fast for extended period of time, I encourage you to try it. We usually fast until 6pm each evening, and I totally allow myself a cup of coffee in the morning. I’m so glad this is a practice and no one is expecting perfection. It’s between you and Daddy God.
We just completed our quarterly three day fasting and all-night prayer on Friday. Our main focus this month was on the book of Galatians. Each day we made our way through two chapters. Going over what we were learning together during our 5:30am, noon and 5:30pm meetings. Times of filing ourselves with God’s word instead of filling ourselves with food.
Galatians 5:1 grabbed my attention this morning as I was revisiting everything God spoke to me th