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  • Think "Fast"!

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Sep 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,040 views

    Jesus taught about fasting as if it were something his listeners regularly did. It is assumed that we will practice fasting too. What are the mechanics of it and why should we do it?

    THINK “FAST”! You all broke something this morning. You may not know it but you did – you broke something. Some of us have night snack, while others don’t eat anything between supper and a certain meal the next morning. That time between eating in the evening and eating in the morning is ...read more

  • The Joy In Fasting Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,988 views

    Fasting is the least practiced discipline, but is doable. part 12 of 13 on Spiritual Disc.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Fasting Sermon Number 11 March 16, 2008 About two weeks ago, we were watching something on television and there was a commercial for the Olive Garden restaurant. Zachary commented “the food looks so good!” He was ready to dive in and eat another dinner. The commercial ...read more

  • A Call For God's Anointing Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,831 views

    A study of what to do when all else fails. Looking at the example of the disciples and the lesson of Jesus, this message calls on the church for a day of prayer and fasting.

    Series: The Purpose of the Church 1. Luke 14 – “The Cost of Discipleship” 2. Jeremiah 18 – “The Potter, The Clay, and The Church” 3. Today – Matt. 17:1-21 “A Call for God’s Anointing” 4. 9th – Eph 4 – The Internal Role of the Church – How we fit together 5. 16th – Acts 2 – The Church and The ...read more

  • A "Fast" Sermon Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,691 views

    Although unusual by todays standards, fasting unleashes the power of God in our prayer life.

    During the summer we�ve been going through the book of Acts. Do yourself a favor and read the book of Acts this summer to remind yourself about the power and work of the Holy Spirit. When the Spirit moves, things never remain the same, people are never the same, churches are never the same. ...read more

  • Hungry For God Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,568 views

    The practice of fasting focuses our desire on God and enriches the soul.

    True Spirituality Series Fasting: Hungry for God Matthew 6:1, 16-18 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Today we come to the third of three illustrations Jesus uses to teach that motives matter to God. It is possible to do a good thing for the ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,699 views

    Jesus calls his followers to a life of prayer and fasting

    Love Expressed in Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that ...read more

  • Fasting For Spiritual Breakthroughs

    Contributed by Kelly Hudnall on Dec 13, 2001
    based on 252 ratings
     | 2,377 views

    Encouragement to get involved in the spiritual discipline of fasting.

    TEXT: Mark 9:17-29 INTRO: Jesus’ disciples were able to do many miraculous things by the authority they had in His Name but when they came to this demon-possessed man they couldn’t set him free. Jesus told them the reason they couldn’t set him free was because some spiritual breakthroughs ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,268 views

    Spiritual discipline of fasting

    Fasting Spiritual Disciplines An Adult Christian Education Class of RCEFC Based on Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster Intro: Fasting – fallen into disrepute Out to step with the times – Fast foods Disregard for fasting: “…I could not find a single book published on the subject ...read more

  • When You Fast

    Contributed by Milo Velebir on Jul 13, 2007
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     | 1,237 views

    Fasting and prying is the key to unlock blessings and victories on the spiritual battlefield.

    “When you fast....“ Mtt 6:5 “When you pray“ .... not if you pray. We do not question the validity of prayer. Of course Jesus wanted us to pray! But in the same sermon on the mount Jesus said: Mtt 6:16 “When you fast....“ not if you fast! With the same breath he spoke about praying and ...read more

  • Fasting Is Not For Super-Saints Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,833 views

    This message examines the 40 times fasting is found in the Bible and discovers that fasting is not for the super spiritual, but for the super-sorrowful, most often because they realize they are super-sinners.

    Fasting Is Not for Super-Saints One day, Kathy Cash’s husband, of Dallas, Texas, announced to the family that he was going to fast and pray. Ginny, their 5-year-old, had recently learned that fasting meant not eating. “No!” she shouted. “You can’t fast! You’ll die!” Her dad carefully ...read more

  • Keys To Finding Spiritual Power

    Contributed by David Dewitt on May 18, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,274 views

    One of the greatest ways to discover spiritual power is to fast and pray

    Keys to Finding Spiritual Power Esther 4:11-17 February 22, 2004 Introduction The Teens are doing a fund raiser called the 30 Hour Famine to raise money for famine relief in other parts of the world. They will be giving up food for 30 hours and will only be allowed to drink water. The purpose ...read more

  • Fighting The Failure To Fast

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Mar 6, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 778 views

    A Biblical look at the spiritual discipline of fasting.

    FIGHTING THE FAILURE TO FAST Various Scriptures Morgan Spurlock is the producer, director and guinea pig of the movie “Super Size Me”, in which he subjects his body to a three-meal-a-day McDonald’s only diet to determine if fast food really has an impact on a person’s health. During the ...read more

  • Introduccion Al Ayuno Series

    Contributed by Ralph Mendez on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 257 ratings
     | 3,239 views

    Este es el 1er sermon de la serie "TODO SOBRE EL AYUNO"

    EL AYUNO Y cuando ayunáis, no seáis como los hipócritas, austeros; porque ellos demudan sus rostros para parecer á los hombres que ayunan: de cierto os digo, que ya tienen su pago. Mas tú, cuando ayunas, unge tu cabeza y lava tu rostro; Para no parecer á los hombres que ...read more

  • Los Beneficios Del Ayuno Series

    Contributed by Ralph Mendez on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 284 ratings
     | 22,576 views

    Este es el 2do sermon de la serie "TODO SOBRE EL AYUNO"

    LOS BENEFICIOS DEL AYUNO. Y cuando ayunáis, no seáis como los hipócritas, austeros; porque ellos demudan sus rostros para parecer á los hombres que ayunan: de cierto os digo, que ya tienen su pago. Mas tú, cuando ayunas, unge tu cabeza y lava tu rostro; Para no parecer á los hombres que ayunas, ...read more

  • Being Hungry For God

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,277 views

    Fasting develops our hunger for more of God

    Being Hungry for God Matthew 6:16-18 August 26, 2007 Morning Service It was January 1991 and I was taking one of the most challenging classes I took during college would have to be Studies in Contemporary Ministries. The class was not difficult because of papers or anything work related. It ...read more