22 Feb 2019

Fasting 101

See if this scenario sounds familiar….  You walk into work on Ash Wednesday to notice you have coworkers who have ashes smudged on their foreheads and realize the calendar just

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20 Feb 2019

Why We Fast – The Practice of Self-Emptying

Fasting as a form of spiritual discipline is the practice that through self-denial of something, we are allowed to plead our needs before God through prayerful repentance of our sins

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15 Feb 2019

Fasting Facts Sheet

(excerpts from Spiritual Disciplines Handbook,by Adele Ahlberg Calhoun)   Dos and Don’ts Don’t fast when you are sick, traveling, pregnant or nursing. People with diabetes, gout, liver disease, kidney disease,

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01 Oct 2017

Benefits of Fasting

The discipline of fasting (willing abstinence, for a time, from eating) is enjoying a revival. In Scripture, fasting is associated with being humbled or afflicting oneself. If you delay for

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11 Jan 2016

First: Fasting

The idea of fasting as a Spiritual Discipline intimidated me. First of all, I didn’t know what spiritual fasting really meant and I didn’t know what I was expecting from

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