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Fasting Day 13: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

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Fasting With an Illness: Safe Ways to Fast

Fasting with an illness can be challenging, but not impossible. There are healthy ways one can fast, even with an illness. Having had a chronic illness for over twenty-five years, I’ve experienced first hand the ways one can safely fast with an illness. I want to be very clear: Fasting requires reasonable precautions, especially for those with an illness. If you have a chronic illness, or take... read more

Fasting Day 12: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

Fasting Day Twelve Posts From the Archives: Don’t Judge the Results Based on What You Feel … Why Is It So Hard for Christians to Pray? … The Origin of Fasting: Reversing Cause and Effect … Is Fasting a Requirement … The Reward of Waiting .. Entering God’s Rest … If I Fast Without My Husband, Will It Still Help? …   Fasting Day 12: Don’t... read more

Fasting Day 11: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

Fasting Day Eleven Posts From the Archives: Persisting in Secret Prayer … Preparing for the Great … Can Fasting Remove Sin … Matt Chandler: The Sanctity of Human Life .. The Reward Giver … The Missing Link …   Fasting Day 11: Persisting in Secret Prayer How much did you pray this morning? How much do you tarry before the throne of God every day? This is the... read more

President Lincoln’s Proclamations of Fasting and Prayer

The inauguration of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, occurred last week. The festivities of the week included a Pre-Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial. President Obama’s 2009 pre-inaugural concert was held there as well. The fireworks scene at the end of the concert was breathtaking. I can only imagine what it must have been like to have been there in person. No matter... read more

Fasting Day 10: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

Fasting Day Ten Posts From the Archives: The Power of Prayer … Answering a Fasting FAQ … Search My Heart … Dr. Elmer Towns on Fasting … A Simple Equation … Twenty-one Reasons to Fast …   Fasting Day 10: The Power of Prayer Do you truly believe in the power of prayer? Is your belief demonstrated by the amount of time you engage in prayer? If your spiritual... read more

Fasting Day 9: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

Fasting Day Nine Posts From the Archives: A Promise to Plead … God Answers Prayer … Feeding Faith, Part 3 … Brokenness, Part 2 … More Than Food … First Fruits of the New Year …   Fasting Day 9: A Promise to Plead When George Mueller prayed, he would pray with His finger on a promise from God to plead. In The Power of Prayer and the Prayer of Power R.A.... read more

Praying for Government Leaders (3): A Guide to Praying for Your Country

The past two days, we’ve focused on praying for our government leaders. We’ve prayed for the president, and his cabinet. And we’ve prayed for local, state, and federal government leaders using a prayer guide with scriptural basis for each request. Today we’ll be praying for our country using the guide below. God cannot bless a nation that turns from Him. Doing what is right,... read more

Fasting Day 8: Fresh Inspiration From the Archives

Fasting Day Eight Posts From the Archives: Gaining Thirst … Feeding Faith, Part 2 … Brokenness, Part 1 … God Fills the Hungry …   Fasting Day 8: Gaining Thirst Are you fasting but your spiritual thirst isn’t increasing? If your desire for God and His Word hasn’t changed, there’s something simple, yet so powerful, that you can do. If this is... read more

Praying for Government Leaders (Part 2): A Prayer Guide

As believers, we’re instructed to pray for “kings and all those in authority” (1 Timothy 2:2). It is our duty and responsibility to pray for our government leaders. Part One of this post included a prayer for the president of the United States and his cabinet. These prayer points and scripture references can serve as a guide as you pray for all government leaders—from your local leaders... read more