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  • How To Go About Fasting Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on May 6, 2019
     | 2,917 views

    Introduction to fasting.

    A. INTRODUCTION TO FASTING 1. Christian fasting is a non-required discipline that: a. Alters your diet, b. Eliminates food and/or drink, c. For a biblical purpose, d. Accompanied with prayer. B. KINDS OF FASTS 1. The Normal fast is going without food for a certain period of time, drinking ...read more

  • Faith Of A Believer

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,964 views

    Demonstrating FAITH should be the attitude of every believer

    F Fear God Alone A Ask for Wisdom I Illustrate Christ’s Love T Tell Others about Christ H Hold Fast to Scripture Fear God Alone-The last and final word is this: Fear God. Do what he tells you. And that’s it. Eventually God will bring everything that we do out into the open and judge it ...read more

  • 4 Reasons To Stay In The Vine

    Contributed by Jimmy Stewart on Feb 28, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 6,928 views

    Jesus said he is the vine and we are the branches. By staying in the vine, we can reap the benefits Jesus has to offer.

    4 Reasons To Stay in the Vine John 15: 1-8 Jesus had been talking to his disciples about effective relationships between God and man. As it is now, there was a lot of knowledge about God, even by the elect of the day, but there was little personal relationship with Him. So the Lord began to ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 15, 2001
    based on 235 ratings
     | 13,809 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 & You

    Contributed by Bishop Emma Omon on Apr 22, 2017
     | 7,466 views

    An inspiring teaching on the purpose and power of fasting from the New Testament perspective. It also features a helpful guide for effective fasting.

    A few weeks ago I received a call from a young minister of the gospel who wanted to know my view on the subject of fasting. He explained that he attended a Christian conference recently where the guest preacher got him confused about fasting. According to him the preacher made a mockery of ...read more

  • The Right Motive For Fasting Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,455 views

    The benefits of truly fasting are enormous, but there are also dangers. We can fast for the wrong reasons. This is the point of this passage of scripture. Jesus will council us on the wrong and right motives for fasting.

    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 13 The right Motive for fasting Matthew 6:16-18 Introduction Fasting means to abstain from food for some religious or spiritual purpose. A study of the practiced by Jesus and by the great leaders of the bible reveals what God means by fasting. Very ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 19

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Jan 3, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 2,783 views

    Lesson 19

    As we move into the sixth chapter of Matthew, Jesus begins to deal with some practical areas of Christian living. The focus still seems to be having a righteousness that exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees (Matthew 5:20). Having corrected some of the more prevalent teaching errors of the ...read more

  • Daniel Chapter 10a Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Jan 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,889 views

    Daniel’s example to us on prayer.

    Daniel – Chapter 10 Chapter 10 Outline I. Fasting And Prayer (10:1-9) a. The Fast (10:1-4) 1. The Duration (10:1-3) 2. The Location (10:4) b. The Feast (9:5-12) 1. The Man’s Apparel (10:5) 2. The Man’s Appearance (10:6) 3. The Man’s Affect (10:7-9) II. Hindrances and Deliverances ...read more

  • Key #1 Fasting Series

    Contributed by Stephen Noel on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 7,436 views

    3 Keys to unlocking a harvest of souls to the Kingdom of God

    Three Keys To Reaping The Soul Harvest! Three Keys To Victory! Key #1 Fasting 2 Chronicles 20:1-22 2Ch 20:1 It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle. 2Ch 20:2 Then ...read more

  • Dealing With Deception

    Contributed by Kelvin Mckisic on Jan 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,105 views

    Handling the deceptive things in life by leaning on Jesus.

    Dealing with Deception 1 John 2:21-24 “I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth. Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the ...read more

  • Let's Eat Steak

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 1, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,874 views

    Exposition of Hebrews 5:11-6:1 about spiritual immaturity in the church

    Text: Hebrews 5:11-6:1, Title: Let’s Eat Steak, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/4/06, AM A. Opening illustration: the movie Outbreak was the story of an epidemic of the Motoba bacteria that came over from a foreign country and began to be spread through the air to people in an entire town, so much so that the ...read more

  • Let The Good Times Roll! Series

    Contributed by Donald Whitchard on Jan 26, 2021
     | 1,228 views

    There is a time for fasting for the glory of God, and then there are times to enjoy food, company, and good times. However, some people are not satisfied with anything and prefer to stay miserable, indecisive, and closed to what God has in store for them.

    I was born and reared in south Louisiana in the heart of what is known as "Cajun Country". The city in which I grew up was surrounded by lakes, bayous, swamps, and refineries. You couldn't go ten miles down one of the major highways that went through town before you spotted your ...read more

  • Through Fasting Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
     | 3,407 views

    It's one of the most ancient of spiritual disciplines but the most neglected today. This sermon seeks to answer why we should fast and how to do it

    Fasting: A Means of Grace Matthew 6:16-18 Carl Lundquist was President of Bethel College for almost 30 years. In the latter part of his life, he began to study the Spiritual Disciplines of the Christian faith and build them into his life, especially those he had not practiced, including the ...read more

  • The Problem Of Becoming Mature In Many Aspects

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,547 views

    Cultural, personal, or circumstantial obstacles are bound to stand in the way of anyone who wants to become mature in Christ.

    Cultural, personal, or circumstantial obstacles are bound to stand in the way of anyone who wants to become mature in Christ. Yet, without maturity we cannot become all that God wants us to be. Neither can we know all that the Lord wants us to understand. Furthermore, we cannot do all that our ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 21, 2012
     | 8,375 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