Posted by: Pure Glory | 03/20/2022

Fasting For Life!

by Hazel Straub

God is calling us to a Lifestyle of Fasting. Depend on God not yourself. Sacrifice your flesh. Stop wavering and hesitating. Live a life of 100% God.

God says: Rest in me and don’t lean on your own understanding. Stop trying to always figure things out. Be prompt to listen and obey my voice. You are my sheep and come at my call. Lay aside the “I have always done it this way.” Trust in me, not in your own prowess and not in the routine. I am calling you to ask me what to do and then to do it.

This is a time of consecration and new dedication to me. Get rid of the old and to let me clothe you in my new garments. The time to humble yourself before me. to seek me and make me first in everything you do. Dedicate the first hour upon awakening to me. Listen and let me direct your day. Fast from trying to figure out everything. Listen to me and be quick to obey. I am calling you into closer bonds of love with me.

Fast performance and striving, instead rest in your identity as my child. Come to me and leave the flesh behind. Lean and depend upon me, not yourself. Fast from negativity. Fast from complaining. Fast from depending only on yourself and your own resources. Run to me, consult me first. Make me your first priority, in all you do. Come close to me because I love you!

My own sheep will hear my voice and I know each one, and they will follow me.  I give to them the gift of eternal life and they will never be lost and no one has the power to snatch them out of my hands.  My Father, who has given them to me as his gift, is the mightiest of all, and no one has the power to snatch them from my Father’s care.  The Father and I are one.” (John 10:27-30 TPT)

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  1. Hey, tell Gabriel there’s definitely been an unexpected amount of laughter in this day! Blessings to you both 🙏

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    • Hallelujah! Laughter, Ana is good medicine!


  2. Thank you Hazel! This is a timely reminder and strong motivation for me to stop “doing as I have always done.” God requires my obedience!

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    • You are welcome! Yes, God requires change to follow him, and to be obedient.


  3. This is so powerful! I could feel God in every word!

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    • Praise God! It is so important to listen and obey!


  4. fasting from lies; sanctified and consecrated to the Truth: Jesus IS the Truth of God; “Thy Word is Truth” (John 17:17-19)
    thank you Jesus, the exact image and likeness of God our Father! thank you Jesus, the One Husband of the Bride belonging to Christ, having his Spirit!

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  5. What a beautiful blog post!! Great view!! Thank you, my friend.😃❤

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  6. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

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    • Time for fasting whining and complaining!


  7. Brilliantly written


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