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  • When You Fast Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 25, 2017

    God does not reward dieting (fasting) but faith

    A. JESUS TELLS US TO FAST “Lord, I will not fast with an outward “religious” face for that is just to get attention from others; the “attention” they get is their reward. 17I will dress my normal way 18when I fast so no one will know I’m fasting. My fast will be a secret between You and me and more

  • When You Fast Series

    Contributed by Paul Durbin on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 29 ratings

    Message detailing the reasons, responsabilities, and rewards of fasting.

     ¡ñ We have been walking through Matthew 6 the past three weeks ¡ð focusing on the spiritual disciplines that Jesus talks about in this passage ¡ð giving, praying, and today . . . fasting. ¡ñ Fasting defined: ¡ð To abstain from food. more

  • Buffet (Buffay) Of Buffet?

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 9, 2015

    A message on fasting. The problem with fasting, the purpose of fasting, the pitfalls of fasting, the promises to fasters.

    Buffet (Buffay) or Buffet? PPT 1 Pic of a buffet (buffay) PPT 2 Pic of a boxer buffeting another boxers body What are you doing with your body? Are you buffaying it or buffeting it? PPT 3 Text 1Co 9:27 but I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly, after I have preached to more

  • It's Just Food. . .or Is It

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This message explores the spiritual discipline of fasting from the perspective of overcoming the stronghold of food. Extensive inspiration for this message taken from Mike Bickle’s "The Rewards of Fasting."

    Okay, repeat after me. “This Morning. . .I will be. . .truly honest with myself. I will not hide. I will not deny. I will not lie. I will listen for God’s voice. And apply it to my life.” So now this isn’t between you and me. This is between you and God. And just between you and God, I more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct 28, 2016

    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 more

  • The Blessed Life #5: Heavenly Rewards Series

    Contributed by on Nov 2, 2008
    based on 16 ratings

    God has given us three keys to receiving heavenly rewards in our lives: Generous giving, powerful praying, and faithful fasting. Let’s give, pray and fast for spiritual breakthrough in our lives. (Matt. 6:1-18).

    THE BLESSED LIFE #5: THREE KEYS TO HEAVENLY REWARDS THE BIG IDEA: God has given us three keys to receiving heavenly rewards in our lives: Generous giving, powerful praying, and faithful fasting. Let’s give, pray and fast for spiritual breakthrough in our lives. (Matt. 6:1-18). OPENING more

  • The Horse Leech

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Nov 5, 2003
    based on 63 ratings

    A leech is a blood sucker. A disgusting parasite that attempts to suck the life out of you. For the bible tells us, "life is in the blood." The two main methods of removing leeches are fire and salt. The spiritual parallel to removing spiritual leeches is

    The Horse Leech Proverbs 30:15 The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.. This is a message about spiritual leeches that attempt to suck the spiritual life out of you. Illus: Administratium The heaviest element known to science was recently discovered. The element, more

  • Acts Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus causes us to consider our motive in what we do and reminds us that if our inward motive from the heart is "not of God" then "not of God" is what we will get. Why do you do what you do?

    INTRODUCTION Chapter 5 began the sermon on mount with definition of “Happiness”: If you will look, and search – If you really hunger and thirst – IF you truly SEEK God with all of your heart THEN your actions will show it – And The RESULT will be “Happiness” as God defines it to more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Doug Gregory on May 5, 2008

    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 more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Jun 23, 2001
    based on 257 ratings


    HUNGER FOR GOD We don’t hear much about fasting these days, certainly there are not many books about it. After all Paul warns Timothy of “people who advocate abstaining from food.” (1Tim 4:1-3). He says to the Colossians “why… do you submit yourselves to decrees, such as ‘Do not handle, do more

  • When You Fast... Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    #2 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    When You Fast… (Matthew 6:16-18) I. The Wrong Way to Fast A. Fasting as a hypocrite 1. To gain a sense of God’s approval and self-approval 2. To fulfill a religious act 3. To gain religious recognition B. Fasting for recognition 1. Danger of feeling “super-spiritual” 2. Danger of more

  • Your Father Will Reward You

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 11, 2009

    A sermon on hypocrisy or pompus piety from Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18

    Evening Service for 8/9/2009 Matthew 6:1-6, 16- 18 Introduction: Did you grow up in an openly “religious” home? WBTU: A. Jesus has been talking about superior righteousness (Matthew 5:20- Righteousness exceed the Pharisees), now he warns them of the danger of religious hypocrisy. B. more

  • Being Hungry For God

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Fasting For Lent

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Feb 24, 2015

    In response to the temptation to throw himself into the rat race called material satisfaction, Jesus finds a calm centre, an anchor in the word of God. That centered faith will enable him to deal with all the other temptations to come.

    There once was a little boy named Bobby, who desperately wanted a new bicycle. His plan was to save his nickels, dimes and quarters until he finally had enough to buy a new 10-speed bike. Each night he asked God to help him save his money. Kneeling beside his bed, he prayed, “Dear Lord, more

  • Knowing The Will Of God #3 - Through Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 18 ratings

    How serious are we about finding God’s will for our lives? How serious are we about praying in order to find God’s will?

    Knowing God’s Will Through Prayer and Fasting 27th January 2008 am Soon after Israel had invaded Palestine in the days of Joshua, they were fooled into signing an unscriptural peace treaty with a group of deceitful pagans. The cause for this tragic error is clearly stated in God’s Word – Joshua more