When Men Pray

ABRAHAM’S INTERCESSION When God was about to demolish Sodom and Gomorrah, He promised that He would not hide what He was about to do from Abraham, His faithful servant. Abraham stood before the Lord with an assurance that the Lord will not treat him unfairly. Abraham approached God with faith and supplicated for the righteous in the cities most…

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When to Fast

WHEN TO FAST The devil is always on the lookout for a chance to undermine the trust of good people. He has incited individuals to fast in an obsessive and prolonged manner, putting their health in jeopardy. That type of fasting is contrary to God’s will. Some people attempt to fast while their bodies are already weak from a…

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Why Fast & Pray Pt.2

HYPOCRITICAL FASTING The Pharisees utilized fasting as an outward display of piety. It is always in the habit of the Pharisees to be noticed whenever they are fasting. Their daily lives were inconsistent with their religious beliefs. They were spiritually barren and full of all kinds of wickedness and depravity, paying little attention to their spiritual wellbeing. Nonetheless, they…

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The Power of Prayer & Fasting

In the military setting, there are different kinds of weapons used against targets. There are regular weapons used for mild operations such as guns and hand-grenades; also there are special weapons that are only launched against serious threats from enemy forces. For instance, it is foolishness to face an armored tank with a pistol; and that’s exactly what many…

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When we fast and pray

Topic: Fasting and Prayer Text: Mathew 17:16-21 Fasting is a voluntary withdrawing from food or drink, or other fleshly appetites, for a specified period of time. There are 3 most basic types of fasting mentioned in the Bible: A. Normal Fast (food) Jesus began His earthly ministry with prayer and fasting. Mathew 4:1-2 — Jesus completed 40-day fasting and…

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