Article Library of Christian Thoughts October 21, 2017
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PRAYER & FASTING Prayer and fasting was a frequent and common practice among Gods people in both the Old Testament and New Testament.

The Bible is Three Things:

A Word    A Sword     A Seed

 

PRAYER & FASTING

Prayer and fasting was a frequent and common practice among Gods people in both the Old Testament and New Testament.

Ezra 8:23, 2nd Samuel 12:16, Luke 2:37, Acts 13:2-3, 2nd Corinthians 11:27.

Jesus not only modeled Prayer and fasting but called and challenged His disciples to pray and fast.

Matthew 4:2, Matthew 6:16, Matthew 9:15.

The definition of prayer is talking to God and listening to God.

James 1:5-8, 19-25.

The definition of fasting is denying yourself for a season of time.

What is the ultimate form of fasting? Not eating food.

What other things can we fast?  

Why is praying so important to effective Bible Study?

It helps to prepare the soil of the heart and mind. 

Prayer and fasting puts your focus on God and His ways.

Prayer and fasting prepares us to be focused on Gods call.

Prayer and fasting causes us to choose dependency on God.

 

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