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Do’s And Don’ts of an Extended Prayer Time

  Here is step four and five, out of six, on how to have an extended prayer time, consisting of some do’s and don’ts.  4. Consider doing the following things to aid you in prayer. I have already, in previous … 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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Ezra Prayed for God’s Protection and Guidance — Ezra 8:21, 23

  Ezra 8:21, 23 Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions…23 … 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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