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Our Lord Jesus Christ’s Rule for Christian Fasting

Matthew 6:16-18 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But thou, when … Continue reading

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The Solemn Fast

Ecclesiastes 3:1,4; Joel 2:12,15 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven―a time to weep…a time to mourn. Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, … Continue reading

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Seeking God’s Special Guidance by Fasting & Prayer

Ezra 8:21,23; Daniel 10:1-5,11,12; Acts 13:1-3 [Ezra] proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our … Continue reading

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Prayer & Fasting for the Christian Church, the Spiritual Israel of God

Nehemiah 1:4,5; Daniel 9:3-5 The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire. And it came to pass, when I [Nehemiah] heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, … Continue reading

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Is Fasting a Christian Duty for Protestant Evangelicals?

Matthew 9:14,15; Matthew 6:16 When came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long … Continue reading

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