Monday, February 22, 2010

Lesson for Lent: The Fast

To receive 1 credit for this activity, read the Scriptures and the Lesson. Answer the Questions and return them by e-mail to else10(at)gmail(dot)com by 5 pm February 28, 2010.

Scriptures
Glory to You, O Lord, Glory to You!
Isaiah 4:2 - 5:7
Genesis 3:21 - 4:7
Proverbs 3:34 - 4:22
Scripture selections are from the OCA web site. All Scriptures links are in the New King James version. Links are from BibleGateway.

Lesson
The Fast
by Frederica Mathewes-Green
This is an mp3 podcast that you can listen to on your computer.

Questions
1. How does Genesis 4:7 relate to fasting and to the passions?
2. Personally reflect on why it is hard (or easy) for you to fast. (You need not submit the answer to this question.)
3. What three things did you learn from the podcast about fasting that you did not know before?

For additional reading during Lent, please check out the Lenten booklist under "Booklists" at left. May you be blessed!

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