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The Genuine Way of Fasting The Genuine Way of Fasting What is Fasting? Why do we quick? In what capacity would it be a good idea for us to quick? The Genuine Way of Fasting Meanings of Fasting English Webster's Word reference 1 : to decline nourishment 2 : to eat sparingly or keep away from a few sustenances WikiPedia
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The True Nature of Fasting

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The True Nature of Fasting What is Fasting? Why do we quick? By what method would it be advisable for us to quick?

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The True Nature of Fasting Definitions of Fasting English Webster’s Dictionary 1 : to avoid nourishment 2 : to eat sparingly or refrain from a few sustenances WikiPedia Fasting is basically the demonstration of energetically keeping away from some or all sustenance, drink, or both, for a timeframe.

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The True Nature of Fasting Definitions of Fasting Hebrew Tsum - keep the mouth close

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The True Nature of Fasting Definitions of Fasting Greek

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The True Nature of Fasting Biblical records of fasting Old Testament Genesis 2:16-17 “ And the LORD God summoned the man, ‘You are allowed to eat from any tree in the patio nursery; however you should not eat from the information\'s tree of good and fiendishness, for when you eat of it you will without a doubt die.’"

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The True Nature of Fasting Biblical Accounts Old Testament Deuteronomy 9:18 When Moses went up to Mt. Sinai “Then I again tumbled down before the Lord for forty days and evenings; I ate and drank nothing due to all the transgression you had conferred, doing such underhandedness before the Lord as to rankle him.”

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The True Nature of Fasting Biblical Accounts New Testament Matthew 4:1-2 Then Jesus was driven by the Spirit into the desert to be enticed by the demon. {2} After fasting forty days and forty evenings, he was eager.

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The True Nature of Fasting Biblical Accounts New Testament After Jesus drove an evil spirit out of a young man. Mark 9:28-29 28 After Jesus had gone inside, his pupils asked him secretly, “Why couldn’t we drive it out?” 29 He answered, “This kind can turn out just by prayer.”

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast I. As a Sign of Sorrow A. For deplorable occasions (Judg 20:26; 1 Sam 31:13/1 Chr 10:12; 2 Sam 1:12, 3:35; Jer 14:1-12; Joel 1:14, 2:12-15). B. For individual distress (1 Sam 1:7-8, 20:34; Job 3:24; Pss 42:3, 102:4, 107:17-18).

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast II. As a Sign of Repentance and Seeking Forgiveness A. National or corporate sins (Exod 34:28/Deut 9:9, 18, 10:10; 1 Sam 7:6; Ezra 9:1-10:17; Neh 1:4-7, 9:1; Dan 9:3-14; Jonah 3:5-9; Zech 8:16-19). B. Individual sins (2 Sam 12:16-23; 1 Kgs 21:27-29; Ps 69:10; Acts 9:9?). C. As an open door for open introduction of sin (1 Kgs 21:9-12; Isa 58:1-5; Jer 36:6-9).

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast III. As an Aid in Prayer to God A. For others (2 Sam 12:16-23; Neh 1:8-10; Ps 35:13; Dan 6:18, 9:15-19). B. For self (1 Sam 1:7-11; Neh 1:11; Ps 109:21-24; Dan 9:3, 10:1-3). C. For accomplishment in fight (Judg 20:26; 1 Sam 7:6; 2 Chr 20:3) and in different tries (Ezra 8:21-23; Esth 4:16). D. For help from starvation (Jer 14:1-12; Joel 1:14, 2:12-15). E. As a method for individual or gathering commitment (Matt 6:16-18; Luke 2:37; Acts 10:30, 13:2-3; 1 Cor 7:5).

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast IV. As a Part of Experiencing God’s Presence A. Heavenly managing by God (Exod 34:28/Deut 9:9, 18, 10:10; 1 Kgs 19:8). B. Dependence on God in times of enticement or profound fighting (Matt 4:2/Luke 4:2; Matt 17:21/Mark 9:29). C. Mirroring the nonattendance\'s truth of Christ’s quick vicinity with his supporters (Matt 9:14-15/Mark 2:18-20/Luke 5:33-35). D. Set without nourishment to stay longer under Jesus’ educating (Matt 15:32/Mark 8:3).

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast V. As an Act of Ceremonial Public Worship (Isa 58:3; Jer 36:6-9; 8:19; Acts 27:9).

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The True Nature of Fasting Why Do We Fast VI. As Related to Ministry A. Readiness for critical service (Matt 4:2/Luke 4:2; Acts 9:9, 13:2-3, 14:23). B. Particular charge of God while forecasting (1 Kgs 13:1-22). C. Languishing over the gospel\'s purpose (2 Cor 6:5/11:27).

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast Sayings of the Church Fathers St. Basil The Great: There is both a physical and an otherworldly quick. In the physical quick the body swears off nourishment and beverage. In the otherworldly quick, the quicker refrains from fiendishness expectations, words and deeds. One who genuinely fasts goes without resentment, fierceness, noxiousness, and retaliation. One who genuinely fasts goes without unmoving and foul talk, void talk, attack, judgment, honeyed words, lying and all way of angry talk. In a word, a genuine speedier is one who pulls back from all shrewdness. As much as you subtract from the body, so much will you add to the spirit\'s quality.

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast St. John Chrysostom: Do you quick? At that point nourish the ravenous, offer beverage to the parched, visit the debilitated, remember the detained, have pity on the tormented, solace the individuals who lament and who sob, be lenient, unassuming, kind, quiet, understanding, thoughtful, overlooking, respectful, honest and devout so that God may acknowledge you\'re fasting and may copiously give you the products of apology. Fasting of the body is sustenance for the spirit.

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast St. John of Kronstadt Why did Adam and Eve lose heaven, why did they fall into sin and passing? Is it true that it was not due to one insidiousness? Give us a chance to mindfully consider why we couldn\'t care less about the salvation of our spirit, which cost the Son of God so beyond all doubt. Why do we compound sin upon sin, fall perpetually into contradicting to God, into an existence of vanity? Is it not due to an enthusiasm for natural things and particularly for natural delights? What makes our hearts get to be unrefined? Why do we get to be fragile living creature and not soul, distorting our ethical nature? Is it not as a result of an enthusiasm for sustenance, drink, and other natural solaces? How after this can one say that it doesn\'t make a difference whether you eat non-Lenten nourishment amid Lent? The way that we talk along these lines is truth be told pride, unmoving thought, noncompliance, refusal to submit to God, and partition from Him.

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast St. Athanasius - Seest thou what fasting does: it recuperates ailments, drives out evil presences, evacuates devilish contemplations, makes the heart immaculate. In the event that somebody has even been seized by a polluted soul, let him realize that this kind, as indicated by the Lord\'s expression, "goeth not out but rather by supplication to God and fasting" (Matthew 17:21).

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast Anthony the Great Always set up one and that hour for taking sustenance, and take it for sustaining the body and not for satisfaction.

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The True Nature of Fasting How Should We Fast St. Seraphim of Sarov The sacred fasters did not approach strict fasting all of a sudden, but rather little by little they got to be fit for being fulfilled by the most pitiful nourishment. Regardless of this they didn\'t know shortcoming, however were constantly solidness and good to go. Among them affliction was uncommon, and their life was phenomenally protracted. To the degree that the tissue of the quicker turns out to be thin and light, otherworldly life lands at flawlessness and uncovers itself through wondrous appearances, and the soul performs its activities as though in an immaterial body. Outside sentiments are stopped, and the psyche that denies the earth is raised up to paradise and is entirely submerged in the profound\'s exam

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