Tag Archives: Tertullian

A Nice Place to Vomit: Notes for Mardi Gras 2015

Room to Vomit Eat and drink, saith he to thee; But his heart is not with thee. The morsel which thou hast eaten shalt thou vomit up, And lose thy sweet words. [Proverbs 23:7-8]. Ancient Romans loved to eat and … Continue reading

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Where in the World Is My Soul? (2/3)

  Soul in the Dark Behold, now let my heart confess to thee what it was seeking there, when I was being gratuitously wanton, having no inducement to evil but the evil itself. It was foul, and I loved it. … 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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