Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jul 24, 2017
Fasting has been misused by mystics and sometimes remained a mystery to many committed Christians. Although opinions are mixed on the issue, I believe we can carve out a Biblical position that, while perhaps incomplete, will lay a good foundation.
(Matthew 9: 14-15)
1. This is perhaps the most awful pun you will hear.
2. Mahatma Gandhi went around barefoot quite often, and eventually his soles turned very tough and thick. Of course he also was a devout Hindu.
Later in life he also fasted a lot, becoming thin and