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40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger. A Different Kind of Fast.

Author: Chole, Alicia Britt

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Format:Paperback

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40 Days of Decrease: A Different Kind of Hunger. A Different Kind of Fast. : We ache deep within to meaningfully honor Christ's resurrection. Yet, in practice, this focal point in the liturgical calendar is often a celebration of public holiday more than it is of humanity's hope. At days' end, we all fall asleep well-fed and perhaps even grateful, yet still somehow something short of awed. Enduring awe is rarely the fruit of a morning's celebration. Enduring awe is the fruit of daily participation with Jesus, our resurrected. Love.<br /><br />40 Days of Decrease invites readers to walk with Jesus through the holy decrease of less and loss that led Him cross-ward and beyond. Each day offers a meaningful consideration of Jesus' journey through reading and reflection and then issues a challenging daily fast. Instead of social media, chocolate, and designer coffee, 40 Days of Decrease calls communities to a Lenten fasting of apathy, injustice, resentment, hypocrisy, and more for the love of God.<br /><br />After all, in the same way self cannot satisfy self no matter how long it feasts, self cannot starve self no matter how long it fasts. Decrease is only holy when its destination is love. We thin our lives to thicken our communion with God.


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Religion & Spirituality   Devotional

ISBN 13:9780718076603
ISBN 10:0718076605
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:247
Size:8.50" l x 5.50" w x 1.00" h
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