Saturday, January 28

God Is Near Despite Adversity

Joel 1:1-4, 14-20

Sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the house of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord. Joel 1:14 NRSV

Fasting is intended to bring us closer to God, and not the other way around. God is near to us even when we cannot see God.

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