Self-centered Eating

Journal Entry // December 26, 2022

And when you eat and when you drink, do you not eat for yourselves and drink for yourselves?

Zechariah 7:6 ESV

Priorities and purpose continue to be the theme of my morning reflections this week. In this passage the people had sent messengers to inquire of the Lord about continuing to weep and fast at the alloted time of the months as had been their tradition from the past. Initially this sounds like a good thing. The people seem to be confirming that they are continuing in the proper path of worship. Yet, God’s answer to them is directed at their heart. The Lord speaks directly to their true intent and self-righteousness.

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