Pointless Fasting

Most Relevant Verses

2 Samuel 12:23

"But now he has died; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me."

Isaiah 58:3

'Why have we fasted and You do not see? Why have we humbled ourselves and You do not notice?' Behold, on the day of your fast you find your desire, And drive hard all your workers.

Isaiah 58:4

"Behold, you fast for contention and strife and to strike with a wicked fist You do not fast like you do today to make your voice heard on high.

Jeremiah 14:12

"When they fast, I am not going to listen to their cry; and when they offer burnt offering and grain offering, I am not going to accept them Rather I am going to make an end of them by the sword, famine and pestilence."

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