Tag Archives: Fasting

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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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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8 Ways to Develop Earnest Prayer for 2019

  On this Christmas day, and soon to begin the New Year, I think it would be a great idea to start developing a more earnest prayer life. Here are some ideas I have put together. Merry Christmas!    Ask … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Deepen Your Desire in Prayer

  Desire is the beginning and the basis of prayer. We cannot pray at all without desire. Now if you want to really deepen your prayer life, you must deepen your desire in prayer. Here are five ways to do … Continue reading

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How to Carry Burdens in Prayer

  When the Holy Spirit gives you a burden He also gives you the responsibility to hold it and carry it along.  For this reason, you must listen closely to the voice of God and give attention to those peculiar … Continue reading

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Fasting: A Great Prayer Aid with Continual Rewards

  Those who are serious about prayer and about doing the will of God will use this great prayer aid. It is the best way I know of to detach yourself from earthly, sinful things and to keep your physical … Continue reading

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Ezra’s Prayer of Great Humility and Grief — Ezra 9:5-15

Shortly after Ezra and the people who were with him arrived in Jerusalem (exiles who returned with Ezra, Ezra 8), some of the leaders of the people of Israel came to Ezra and reported that their people, including the priests … Continue reading

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