A few hours after the first meal you skip, you being to feel a gnawing hunger in the pit of your stomach. A few hours after that, you’ll notice your extremities going cold and a dull pain creep across your skull. The symptoms never go away until you have your next bite of food.
If you’ve ever fasted, you’re probably familiar with physical sensations that come along with foregoing food for a day or more. The Bible teaches us about fasting as a way to focus our prayers and to hear more clearly from God. But it also teaches that fasting from food is incomplete if we don’t also help people in need. [Read more...]