As you continue focusing on the change you want from God in Lent, I believe you need to contemplate and decide the change you want to see in your life as you shift the focus from you to God. The focus here is not to improve yourself but to improve your relationship with God.
Fasting is an important component in Lent. Fasting is a period where people give up something. Most times fasting is associated with the giving up of food. Here fasting, could mean giving up food in a variety of capacities. You can go on a traditional or modified fast. You can give up a portion of your meal for Lent like dessert for the entire 40 day period. Some give up social media activities; Lent requires you to give up something of personal value because Jesus Christ had to give up something to purchase your redemption.
Philippians 2:6-7 NLT says, “Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being.” Lent asks for giving up because Jesus gave up his divine privileges.
If you choose to embrace Lent, and you want to go on this fast. Don’t be afraid. “So don’t let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths.” Colossians 2:16. God will bless your efforts when you whole heartedly come before Him.
Thought for Today: Don’t hold on; let it go.
Have a blessed day and walk in faith and victory.