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  • To Fast Or Not To Fast Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 33,016 views

    3 reasons not to fast and 6 reasons to fast.

    To Fast or Not to Fast, That is the Question Pastor Jim Luthy Suppose I were to make you some tea. I have hot water and a tea bag. To make the tea, I must dip the bag in the water, right? If I were to just plunge the bag in once or twice, it would not make for very good tea. If, instead, ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
    based on 235 ratings
     | 13,640 views

    A series of sermons from Richard Foster’s book "Celebration of Discipline. A top 10 book for any Christian’s bookshelf.

    CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE: FASTING MATTHEW 6:16-18 INTRODUCTION Moses the lawgiver, King David, Elijah the prophet, Queen Esther, the prophet Daniel, Anna the prophetess, the Apostle Paul, and Jesus Christ. All of these people in Scripture have one thing in common. Now I realize that ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Jul 31, 2014
     | 5,484 views

    Motivation in Fasting

    Motivation in Fasting Matthew 6:16-18 We have taken a rest stop on fasting for a few weeks. From Luke 2 we saw two God centered old saints who were not satisfied with the status quote who hungered for more of God and for him to work on behalf of his people. Anna in particular gave herself to ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 21, 2012
     | 8,246 views

    Fasting on a regular basis draws us closer to God and strengthens our faith and resolve to do God’s will. Fasting, like going to the gym, builds the muscle of your faith. Too often, the focus of fasting is on the lack of food. Instead, the purpose of fast

    Fasting: A Means of Grace Matthew 6:16-18 In both the Old Testament and the New, to fast means to abstain from food. This is so clear that it would be useless to quote the Scriptures from David, Nehemiah, Isaiah, and the prophets and even the New Testament. All agree that to fast means not to eat ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Dec 30, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,307 views

    There is a difference between Christians who pray and Christians who do not pray. There is also a difference between Christians who pray and Christians who fast and pray.

    Fasting “Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, so that you do ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Apr 20, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,456 views

    Sermon on fasting. (Powerpoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: Question 1: What is Fasting? Question 2: Should Christian’s fast? Question 3: Why Fast? Question: How to Fast? SERMON BODY: Ill: • Moses the lawgiver, • King David, • Elijah the prophet, • Queen Esther, ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct 28, 2016
     | 5,914 views

    But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, so that you do not appear to men to be fasting, but to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.

    Introduction A. Introduction 1. One day, my husband announced to the family that he was going to fast and pray. Ginny, our 5-year-old, had recently learned that fasting meant not eating. "No!" she shouted. "You can't fast! You'll die!" Her dad carefully explained that many men and women fasted ...read more

  • Fasting? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Dec 12, 2016
     | 5,178 views

    Fasting was a command by God to the Israelites; who needs to fast today?

    The Lord Jesus Christ is to be worshiped because He is our Creator and our Only Savior for our sins; so let us listen very carefully to His story and His own words for us this morning. Open your Bibles to the Gospel of Mark Chapter 2….. We noted from the beginning of Mark 2 the importance ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Jan 8, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 10,995 views

    The purpose and reason for a Godly fast.

    Fasting What is the purpose of fasting? Why do we do it? What can we hope to accomplish? Have you ever gone through a fast. Did you accomplished anything? Did you break strong holds? What were you really trying to do? I ask, does fasting change God. Can we manipulate Him ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,427 views

    This is a study on the Sermon on the Mount. This is the 7th sermon in the series.

    Sermon on the Mount Pt 7 Fasting Matthew 6: 16-18 Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. [17] But you, when you fast, anoint ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Jun 23, 2001
    based on 258 ratings
     | 16,019 views

    Fasting

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Jan 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,451 views

    One of the misunderstood topics of the Bible and one not covered so much in preaching is the subject of fasting. What is it and is it for us today?

    Fasting Griffith Baptist Church – 1/6/08 A.M. Service Text: Matthew 6:16-18 The Introduction My pastor and his wife were recently invited over to dinner at the house of a member of their congregation. When they arrived, dinner preparations were almost finished, and the member’s young ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Terry Cavanaugh on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,544 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 Series

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 5, 2008
     | 5,292 views

    Part three of a four part series

    (Matthew 6:16-18 NASB) “Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. (17) “But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 12, 2021
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,654 views

    The spiritual discipline of fasting is available to us to physically, emotionally, and spiritually connect with our Father in Heaven in order to navigate the hardest parts of this life.

    Fasting 2 Samuel 12:15b-23 #fasting INTRODUCTION The people did it as part of mourning for losses in battle in Judges 20. The people did it to mourn the death of King Saul and Jonathan in 1 Samuel 31 and 2 Samuel 1. King David did it while his child was ill in 2 Samuel 12. [this is where we will ...read more