40 days and 40 nights :: Fed or Fueled


This is part of the 40 days and 40 nights series.
The Bible states that Moses was in the presence of the Lord for forty days and forty nights and he neither ate bread nor drank water during that time and at the end of that timeframe, the Law of the Lord was given for his people, through Moses. (Exodus 24:18, Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 9:9,11).

Points to ponder:
It is only in the presence of the Lord, do we have fullness of joy (Psalm 16:11) and the joy of the Lord is our strength (Nehemiah 8:10). Our strength does not come from the food that we intake but by the fuel of the Spirit of God when we spend time in his presence and our power come from fasting and praying (Mark 9:29). Like Moses, do we spend time with the Lord, gazing upon his beautiful glory (Psalm 27:4), so much so, that basic carnal necessities such as food become secondary, for to do the will of God the Father should be our sustenance, as it was for Jesus (John 4:34).  Are you fed or fueled?

John 4:31-34 (KJV)
31 In the mean while his disciples prayed him, saying, Master, eat.
32 But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
33 Therefore said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him ought to eat?
34 Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

Mark 9:29 (KJV)
29 And he said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.

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2 thoughts on “40 days and 40 nights :: Fed or Fueled

  1. Thoroughly enjoying this series!

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