Fasting for Others
“Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve
and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Matt 20:28
By His example, Jesus taught us that we can serve others. By His death on the cross, He taught us that we can also sacrifice for others.
This is one of the most beautiful aspects of fasting. Fasting for the intentions of others makes us less self-centered. Fasting for others gives powerful meaning to our sacrifice.
“But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him to his feet, and he stood up. After Jesus had gone