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King David’s Prayers: The Short and Specific Prayers of David Teach us How to Pray

Most of the recorded prayers of David, except for his Psalms of prayer, are very short and specific.  They teach us how to pray definitely and specifically.   1 Samuel 23: 2-4  Therefore David inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall … Continue reading

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Hebrew Words for Praise – Yadah

In general terms, praise may be defined as approval or admiration toward someone.  Praise to God is the acknowledgement of who He is.  It is exalting Him and thanking Him for His attributes and His ways.  It is expressing to … 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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Fasting Through the Centuries

In the Old and New Testament period, in the early church and in the church throughout the centuries, and in America and throughout the World people have fasted.  Fasting in the Old Testament.  According to Bible records, the practice of … Continue reading

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SWEET PRAYER: Keeping Our Prayers As Sweet As Incense

The following article is an excerpt from this book.   Since David prayed, “May my prayers be counted as incense before Thee” (Ps. 141:2, NASB), one thing we may conclude is that not all prayers are as incense.  Some in … Continue reading

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