Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Read What's New Join
Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Read Our Devotional             2016 Opportunities to be Published             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!




 
Christian Living PLEASE ENCOURAGE
AUTHOR BY COMMENTING


  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE   SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Fasting For A Purpose
by Dr. Willie B White
08/01/14
Free to Share


  Mail
 





Esther 4:16; Joel 1:14

Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the Lord your God and cry unto the Lord.

Reading our scripture texts there is a cry for the nation to come together in prayer and fasting unto the Lord. This cry was necessary because of the sinful conditions of the nation. Today, sinful conditions are at a fever pitch and is running rampant everywhere; so what is needed? Is a national time of fasting and prayer unto the Lord to curtail the sinful conditions that is being witnessed is needed? Does this include our leaders on all levels? Why not?

It is noteworthy to say, many of us believers fast and pray regularly as fasting is a spiritual cleansing. Fasting is a cleansing process that cleanses our bodies; minds and spirits of the uncleanness that tends to infiltrate our lives and can cloud our focus. Prayer is our communication with God and through prayer and fasting in faith that God will bring about a change. With this change God and His righteousness becomes the nations' focus. Through fasting and prayer we gain a renewed strength and the weight of the sinful conditions are lifted.

Fasting is a good thing; Christ fasted, He prayed constantly and on the day of Pentecost believers were on one accord in prayer (Acts 1:14; 2:1).

Fast and pray; God hears, He answers and moves in a mighty way.

Comments are welcome
Author's contacts:
white3285@sbcglobal.net
http://willie-writing.blogspot.com
www.goodshepherdwritingandpublishing.com





PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Read more articles by Dr. Willie B White or search for other articles by topic below.




Read more by clicking on a link:
Free Reprints
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.

NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL


God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You


...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19

Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38

LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 145 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com