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Three Reasons Why We Should Pray With Earnestness?

  We could probably come up with several reasons to pray with earnestness.  Here are three that stand out to me. First of all, we should pray with earnestness because of our great need for God.  Truth has gone out … Continue reading

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Prayer and Fasting Gave Daniel Understanding

    In the tenth chapter of Daniel, we read that Daniel lacked understanding of what would happen to Israel in the last days (Dan. 10:14), and so he began fasting.  In his fast he did not eat any tasty … Continue reading

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Daniel Prayed for Israel’s Deliverance after 70 years of Captivity: Daniel 9:3-19

In the first year that Darius was king, Daniel happened to be reading the prophesies of Jeremiah and observed that the seventy year time period of the desolations of Jerusalem was almost complete (Jer. 25:11, 12).  So Daniel, with a … Continue reading

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Daniel’s Regular Practice of Prayer — from Daniel 6:10

 Daniel 6:10  Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks … Continue reading

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Seven Ideas to Strengthen Your Prayer Life

  1.  Include prayer for all people.  If we make it a point to regularly pray for everyone that God has called us to pray for, this exercise will help us to build the habit of prayer.  Moreover, if we … Continue reading

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Daniel the Intercessor: Here Are Five Things We May Learn About Intercession from His Prayer

 Dan 9:3-19 3 Then I set my face toward the Lord God to make request by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes. 4 And I prayed to the Lord my God, and made confession, and said, “O Lord, … Continue reading

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Eight Descriptions of Fasting

The following is an excrept from my e-book Prayer A to Z.    Eight Descriptions of Fasting 1.  It is abstaining from food for spiritual purposes.  The Hebrew word for fast (tsuwn) means “to cover the mouth.”  The Greek word (nesteia) … Continue reading

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