For the last several months, the SLD Department has posted blogs on the topic of fasting. We’ve heard from various people around the territory (officers and soldiers and a cadet).
Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in an absolute fast. This is the kind of fast in which you don’t eat anything and just drink water for a given
I don’t fast. I know I am missing out on what many consider a vital part of their relationship with the Lord and a critical component of their prayer life.
Today fasting in Christianity is seen as a process to pursue personal spirituality. But is that the whole picture? The biblical way to God is not just about God Himself
“Some have exalted religious fasting beyond all Scripture and reason; and others have utterly ignored it.”[i] John Wesley hits the head on the nail, pointing out the imbalance in which
I was offered the opportunity to join a 21-day fast from YouVersion, Bible app. This plan was sold to me as setting apart these three weeks to seek God on
In my study of fasting I came across this thought-provoking article by Catherine Marshall (journalist and author – 1914-1983) concerning a form of fasting that we all should consider. I
What if God called you to practice an uncommon and uncomfortable abandon to the world’s illusions, and instead embrace the Kingdom’s realities by journeying through a 40- day fasting experience? “40
In the autumn of 2006, I was invited to a fasting retreat at Camp Ladore. Fasting always intrigued me, and I had researched it a bit, but I never tried
Obedience to God When you fast with an open heart and ear to God and deny yourself of what typically fuels you, all trappings are stripped away and there is
There are a number of fasts that have been inspired by scripture. Review these choices and ask God to lead you to the fast that will best meet his purposes
“My Dear Wormwood,…At the very least, they [humans] can be persuaded that the bodily position makes no difference to their prayers; for they constantly forget, what you must constantly remember,