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Nineteen Reasons for Fasting (Part 2 of 7)

Fasting for Repentance, to Petition God and for Refuge So we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer. [Ezra 8:23 (NIV)]. 4.  Evidence of Repentance and Contriteness of Heart. Teshuvah in Hebrew and tauba in Arabic describe … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises in Christianity: Monastic Roots (1/4)

Spiritual Exercises: Monastic Roots Spend your time and energy in training yourself for spiritual fitness. Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is much more important for it promises a reward in both this life and the next…  [1 … Continue reading

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Fasting Quotes: Old Testament (2/7)

  Fasting Quotes: Old Testament The spirit of food prohibition and restrictions in the Old Testament flows from a stream that springs in the Garden of Eden, then flows though the fasting of Moses on Mt. Sinai, into the command for affliction … Continue reading

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