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  • The True Fast Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Mar 20, 2013
     | 3,809 views

    Jesus condemns the type of fast that the Pharisees have "invented" and causes us to examine the method and results of a true fast.

  • True Fasting Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 18, 2008
    based on 64 ratings
     | 37,039 views

    Though the people wanted the blessings of God, they were not interested in allowing God to change their heart, their attitude & their actions. They wanted their religion to gain them special favor with God so that they would win the dog eat dog struggle

  • The Nature Of True Fasting

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Nov 25, 2013
    based on 7 ratings
     | 11,772 views

    True fasting will lead the liberated soul to seek relief and liberty for others.

  • When You Fast Do Not Advertise

    Contributed by Rev. Dr. Vivek Gundimi on Mar 17, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,316 views

    Generally speaking, Fasting is about going without food in order to spend time in prayer with God and meditate on God’s Word – this is noble but difficult.

    When you Fast – Do not Advertise Introduction: Generally speaking, Fasting is about going without food in order to spend time in prayer with God and meditate on God’s Word – this is noble but difficult. (But Fasting is not hunger strike). In the passage that was read to us… we find that Jesus ...read more

  • The Fast God Chooses

    Contributed by Rev Ken Shedenhelm on Feb 8, 2014
     | 3,061 views

    While we try to please God on our own terms, God wants us to live for Him. We call it a "fast" when we do without a self-serving behavior for a limited period of time, but what God calls a "fast" is a life dedicated to serving others.

    Abou ben Adhem had a dream. He awakened with a start to find an angel in his room, writing in a golden book. He said to the angel, “What writest thou?” and the angel replied, “The names of those who love the Lord.” “And is mine one?” he inquired. “Nay, not ...read more

  • Genuine Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jun 15, 2015
     | 4,220 views

    Last week we started the series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”. We started out by looking at Matt. 6:1-4 where Jesus talks about giving. Today we’ll look at the other acts of righteousness in this passage-praying and fasting.

    “GENUINE PRAYER AND FASTING” Matthew 6:5-18 INTRODUCTION: Last week we started the series on the places where Jesus said, “I tell you the truth”. We started out by looking at the first four verses of Matt. 6 where Jesus shows us our giving need not be done with fanfare, ...read more

  • As You Fast, Remember Isaiah 58

    Contributed by Dove Inspirations on Jun 24, 2021
     | 281 views

    Fasting is not just about going without food.

    Fasting is a common practice. It is done for many reasons by all sorts of people. Among children of GOD, fasting is practiced. Mark 2:18, JESUS is asked about fasting and HE says HIS disciples will fast when HE is taken away. HE also said that when we fast we must not go around with long and dry ...read more

  • Fasting For Spiritual Breakthrough

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jan 4, 2007
    based on 77 ratings
     | 16,562 views

    True fasting turns our attention off ourselves and onto God.

    Fasting For Spiritual Breakthrough Text: Matt. 6:16-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: Richard Foster writes in his book A Celebration of Discipline, “In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the Golden Arches and an assortment of Pizza Temples, fasting seems out of place, ...read more

  • You Call This A Fast? Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 51 ratings
     | 7,153 views

    #1 of 4 sermons on biblical fasting.

    You Call This A Fast? (Isaiah 58:1-9) I. False Fasting A. Objectives 1. Deceive God 2. Serve Self 3. Make a Fast Shekel B. Results 1. Exploitation of workers 2. Quarreling and strife 3. External humility 4. Unrepentant mourning II. True Fasting A. Objectives 1. Exercise ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday, Year C

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Feb 24, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 10,197 views

    The Lenten Journey involves repentance, prayer, fasting, almsgiving, deeds of loving-kindness.

    Sermon for Ash Wednesday, Year C Based on Isa. 58:1-12 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson There is a novel by Muriel Spark called Memento Mori. It tells about a group of friends, all over sixty-five, who one by one receive anonymous phone calls telling them, “Remember, you must die!” The ...read more

  • The Right Way To Fast For God

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Jun 9, 2015
     | 3,663 views

    When we respond faithfully to those people God puts before us, we will also fulfill part of God's purpose for our lives---and we will be worshiping God in a faith-filled manner.

    We all know the story of the three wise men who came to see the baby Jesus after he was born, but did you know that there is a story about a fourth wise man? The story says that he left with the other three to follow the start in search of the baby Jesus. Along the way he was constantly distracted ...read more

  • Preparing For Spiritual Success

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Dec 31, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 12,842 views

    Through prayer and fasting, we demonstrate that our relationship with Jesus is the most important thing in our lives.

    Preparing For Spiritual Success Text: Isaiah 58:1-8 Introduction 1. As we begin a new year, we set goals for ourselves; things we wish to accomplish in the coming year. As a church, our goal for every coming year is to grow into a deeper relationship with our Lord. 2. One of the chief ...read more

  • When You Fast... Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,658 views

    #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 ...read more

  • Hunger For God Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Sep 4, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 12,909 views

    Does your soul hunger after God like the deer longs for the water brooks? One of the things that can stir up our hunger for God is the spiritual discipline of fasting.

    THE SCHOOL OF PRAYER #7: HUNGER FOR GOD (Aug. 2010 – Beausejour Church – Pastor Chris Jordan) OPENING TEXT: “O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water.” (Psalm 63:1). “As the deer pants for ...read more

  • What Is Your Motive? Series

    Contributed by Mark Lennon on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,767 views

    Sermon Series on Malachi #8 Have you ever watched crime scene investigation shows? The very first question they try and answer is what was his motive. People all around our lives are watching us wondering what is his/her motive?

    Sermon Series on Malachi #8 What is your motive? Malachi 3:13-15 Have you ever watched crime scene investigation shows? The very first question they try and answer is what was his motive. People all around our lives are watching us wondering what is his/her motive? In the beginning here in ...read more