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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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Intercessory Prayer: Fasting and Abstinence (6/7)

Fasting and Prayer So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, in fasting, and in sackcloth and ashes. [Daniel 9:3(NIV)]. Fasting and intercessory prayers are often found together in Scripture. Abstinence and voluntary … Continue reading

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Intercessory Prayer: Sacred Vows and Promises to God (4/7)

Intercessory Prayer: Vows & Promises to God Make vows to the LORD your God and fulfill them; let all the neighboring lands bring gifts to the One to be feared. [Psalm 76:11 (NIV)]. Our life of faith can be seen as … Continue reading

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