God's ways are not our ways

God’s Ways Are Not Our Ways – Isaiah 55:8-9

It is sometimes tempting to want to correct what God is doing, or allowing; or to give him advice. As if we knew better than he did. But how much better to simply trust him to do what he knows is best. Even when it seems messed up to me.

a fast that is pleasing to God

A Fast Pleasing To God – Isaiah 58:6-7

The fasting Isaiah is talking about is taking what you would ordinarily spend on yourself and giving it to those who are in need. To use my fasting to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, and clothe the naked.