Deuteronomy 6:4-9 What is God’s best plan for the family? Deuteronomy 6 gives us a picture. Two parents who love the Lord with all their hearts and who understand their responsibility to be the primary faith-influencers of their children. And these parents wisely understand how to use every opportunity, planned and unplanned, to point their children to the Lord.
The practice of fasting is foreign to us, but it often reveals to us how powerful our fleshly appetites really are and just how much mastery they have over us. Fasting is an avenue that can help break the grip of some of these appetites so that we might make God Himself our greatest hunger.