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Getting on the Fast Track—Conclusion

So far in our Bible study, we’ve examined: A Threefold Cord of Christian Conduct The Motives for Fasting The Esther Fast The Daniel Fast The Self-examination Fast The Dominion Fast I also gave you enough information for you to study these fasts on your own: The Fast Before Battle Fasting to Lift God’s Judgment from […]

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Getting on the Fast Track—Part 6

In lesson 5 we took an in depth look at the Esther fast and the Daniel fast. Today we’re going to understand the self-examination fast and the dominion fast. 3. The Self-examination fast—The One Day Fast Leviticus 23:27 says, “Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall bea day of atonement: it […]

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Getting on the Fast Track—Part 5

In our last lesson, we examined our motives for fasting. Now that we understand the right reasons to fast, what do we do now? Do we just stop eating until we can’t take it any longer? No not at all! The Bible gives us seven models for different kinds of fasts. In this and our […]

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Getting on the Fast Track—Part 4

In our last lesson, we discovered that Jesus teaches in His Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 6) that giving, prayer, and fasting are a threefold cord of Christian conduct that is not easily broken. We discussed how we will grow closer to God than we ever thought possible if we put these three behaviors into […]

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Getting on the Fast Track—Part 3

In our last lesson, I alluded to a threefold cord of Christian conduct that God expects of each of us. We talked about walking in fellowship by prayer and reading the word and worshipping together with other believers in a Bible believing, Bible teaching church as being one type of threefold cord that is not […]