Category Archives: Prayer A to Z Excerpts

Five Wrong Reasons to Fast

  In a previous blog post I gave twelve good reasons to fast, and I invite you to look at that post. In this post I want to bring to you the wrong reasons to fast, just to make sure … Continue reading

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Fasting: Three Categories of Fasts

  When you pray, sometimes it is beneficial to fast. There are all kinds or types of fasts. Here are three categories of fasts.    Fasts That Depict the Degree of the Fast Normal fast.  This is a fast from … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Most Christians Don’t Fast

  I would say that most Christians these days don’t fast.  Here are three reasons why: We have reacted against extremism.  Those whom we have read about in the Bible who have fasted, most of those in the early church … Continue reading

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Our Prayers Will Fail If We Don’t Pray According to the Bible

  Here are the last seven reason why our prayers fail, beginning with our neglect of the Word of God.  Teachings on Prayer – We don’t let the Bible teach us how to pray.  Everything in the Bible was written … Continue reading

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We Fail In Prayer When We Are Not Exposed To Real Needs

  Here are six ways we may fail in prayer. The first failure listed is that we don’t let ourselves be exposed to many of the real needs around us.  Needs – We don’t see the real needs.  One of … Continue reading

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We Fail in Prayer When We Don’t Pray God’s Way

 Failure is a tough word. We may not like the idea that we can fail in prayer. But when we don’t pray God’s way and when we don’t allow the Holy Spirit to help us pray, that guarantees that we … Continue reading

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Failure in Prayer – Part 1

    Failure in prayer I think is mainly due to our failure in getting to prayer—because of our laziness and lack of discipline. But there can also be a failure in prayer even when we are disciplined to pray—because … Continue reading

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