Empty Ritual or Heartfelt Worship
- What about fasting was so important to the Pharisees?
- Is fasting something that Christians ought to do? Explain.
- Why does Christ expect us to be in a state of joy?
- The Christian life ought to be marked by joy in all things. What is the difference between joy and happiness? How would you encourage a brother or sister in the faith, who in the midst of a trial, to take joy in all things?