I'm hungry! I really want to eat pizza, steak, anything chocolate and ... You get the picture! I don't particularly enjoy every aspect of fasting. In fact, tonight I will probably dream about all of the food that I miss eating. The truth is that fasting is not simply dieting and it is not an optional exercise for Christians that desire to live in victory in every area of their lives. In fact, Jesus taught us in Matthew 6 that it is one of the 3 duties of every Christian: Verse 2 When you give... Verse 7 When you pray... Verse 16 And when you fast... . Ecclesiastes 4:12 reminds us that, "A threefold cord is not quickly broken." There is something powerful that occurs in our lives when we put that threefold cord into practice. When you deal with the dictator within (your stomach), it enables you to live a life of freedom. If you are not fasting, do it today! If you've given up, start again! Fasting is great for your body and even better for your Spirit!
Isn’t it time to move forward into the life that God has for you? This weekend we begin a 30 day challenge that will forever change your mind and your life! You will never have a positive life with a negative mind. Negative thoughts disrupt God’s plan, and will steal your joy, peace and contentment in life. Over the next 30 days you will learn how to overcome negative thinking so that you can experience God’s goodness in every area of your life! Here’s how you can be a part of this life-changing experience. 1. Be a part of our church each week! Join us live (Christiana or Coatesville) or online (www.freedomlife.tv) during this series for Bible based messages that will help you keep moving forward in your faith! 2. We're encouraging each person to wear a rubber band on their wrist. Why? Well, the rubber band will serve as a visible and physical reminder for you to learn to patrol & control your thoughts. Pausing and considering the implications of n