The Life You’ve Always Wanted: Part 13 – The Practice of Fasting
Scripture: Isaiah 58:3-7
*Note there is a Youtube playlist they are songs that fit the theme of the message if you want to use it in some way.
Worship: Sing with Hillsong Kids – Jesus in My Life
Thanks: Everyone share something they are thankful for.
Prayer: Have everyone share a prayer request. Take some time and pray for these things.
Bible: Isaiah 58:6
Memorize (Use one of the methods in this article to make memorizing more fun.)
“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?”
- Read Isaiah 58:3-7
- What is your favourite meal?
- Fasting is when you give up eating food for a period time, to seek God’s direction through prayer and in to feast upon God’s word.
- Our memory verse teaches that God wants us to care and help people as a result of fasting. What are ways that we can show we care for people?
- Often people give up something they like for the 40 days leading up to Easter (Lent), to show their love for Jesus. Would that be something you would want to do as a family?
Prayer: Close in prayer