What gift do you treasure
That grows as you share?
Fasting’s a pleasure
Through Heaven’s good care
- in the day of your fast ye find pleasure: Isa. 58:3 .
The true law of the fast, with its purposes and attendant blessings, is set forth—The commandment to keep the Sabbath is given.
6 Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the a of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go b, and that ye break every yoke?
7 Is it not to deal thy bread to the a, and that thou bring the b that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from c?
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