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  • Not So Fast Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on May 10, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,544 views

    This message takes a look at six reasons we should fast.

  • Why Fast?

    Contributed by Alex Huggett on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,898 views

    There’s some confusion around whether Christians should fast and why. In this message we look at why Christians should fast and why it’s so valuable.

    ILL: A few months ago my son got into an extension class that was working on making a clay movie animation. This completely captured his imagination to the extent that one day he came home with his lunch uneaten. Who needs food when you’re consumed with a project you love? Fasting is a topic ...read more

  • Fasting: Why Don't I Hunger More For God?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,088 views

    This message examines some of the reasons we should fast as well as a beginner’s guide to fasting.

    - Many feel that way when it comes to fasting - “I can’t go without food!” But you can and it can have tremendous spiritual benefits. BIG IDEA: “Physical hunger can bring spiritual satisfaction.” - Interest: sometimes we feel so close to God and want more and more of Him; other times we ...read more

  • Through Fasting Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
     | 2,102 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

  • What Can One Person Do?

    Contributed by Chris Beam on Aug 20, 2015
     | 6,024 views

    Looking at Jonah to see what one person can do to change their world.

    What Can One Person Do? Jonah 3:1-10 The Bible is filled with stories of what one person can do to change their world. After Moses heard God speak from a burning bush, he went back to Egypt and led his people out of bondage. After Nehemiah heard about the destruction of the walls of Jerusalem, ...read more

  • The Speciality Tool Of Spiritual Growth Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Jan 31, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 11,776 views

    Using Nehemiah as an example, this is a message on the purpose of fasting and appropriate times to use this very special tool.

    Introduction It happened when I was rummaging through my dad’s tool box. Let me back up a moment to explain. As a child I would often “borrow” my dad’s tools without permission. And it wasn’t usually to use them for their intended purpose. You see, I had a very ...read more

  • Help Wanted Series

    Contributed by Sherman Gordon on Oct 8, 2006
     | 2,861 views

    God is looking for some willing workers to respond to His Help Wanted sign in the window of the Kingdom. Do you have an Isaiah 6:8 spirit? Let’s discover if so . ..

    DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT (MISSIONARY); HELP WANTED MATTHEW 9:35-38 GOOD – BETTER – BEST . . . . . . TWO WORD SIGN . . . . . . POTENTIAL FOR GROWTH . . . WILLING WORKERS . . . MANAGEMENT . . . ON THIS FIRST SUNDAY – CONFERENCE YEAR AS WE LAY OUT THE GOALS FOR THE MINISTRY THIS ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,179 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 Jeff Van Wyk on Dec 30, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,665 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

  • Should We Be Fasting Today?

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 107 ratings
     | 10,847 views

    A Biblical study on fasting. Fasting may be one of the most neglected of the spiritual disciplines...Is fasting today a law or a privilige?

    Spiritual Disciplines: Fasting What Are Spiritual Disciplines? -Practices which we use to draw ourselves into a stronger relationship with Christ -Discipline is something that does not come easily -Spiritual Disciplines do not stand alone -Spiritual disciplines do no good if we aren’t ...read more

  • A Practical Guide To Fasting-Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 52 ratings
     | 2,960 views

    #4 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    A Practical Guide to Fasting (Part 2) (Topical) I. Where Does It Say, “Fast?” A. Explicit commands B. Expected conviction II. Why Should I Fast? III. When Should I Fast? IV. How Do I Fast? A. Types of fasts B. Accompanying attitudes and actions C. A strategy for successful ...read more

  • Fasting

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Jun 23, 2001
    based on 257 ratings
     | 9,795 views

    Fasting

    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 ...read more

  • The October Surprise

    Contributed by Erik Magnusson on Sep 15, 2016
     | 2,219 views

    How to get the right man in office during election time

    October Surprise: How to Get the Right Man in Office during Election Time by Erik Magnusson Member of Belmont Baptist Church of Conyers, Georgia It seems that nobody cares who wins the elections anymore, until it gets down to the last month or two before the vote. Then, everyone gets ...read more

  • Feasting On God In Prayer

    Contributed by Jim Erwin on Dec 15, 2007
     | 1,750 views

    Fasting is feasting on God in prayer

    Feasting on God in Prayer Zechariah 7:1-5 "Say to all the people of the land, and to the priests: "When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months during those seventy years, did you really fast for Me--for Me? (Zechariah 7:5 NKJV) INTRODUCTION Heike and I have been at a few ...read more

  • The Fruit Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Jan 31, 2011
     | 3,903 views

    Part 4 of a series on worship. Looking at the fruit of worship. This one is on showing our appriciation for the mercy of God.

    Title: The Fruit of Worship Text: Romans 12:1-2 Introduction Today we have come to the last part of our series on worship. We have come to the fruit of worship! Since there is fiver Sundays in this month we are going to do a 2 part series on the fruit of worship. Part one will be today and ...read more