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Israel's Chief Rabbi Asks Citizens to Fast to End the Coronavirus Pandemic

Israel's Chief Rabbi Asks Citizens to Fast to End the Coronavirus Pandemic

Israel's chief rabbi in Israel is encouraging the people of Israel to fast and to pray together in an effort to bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tennessee Governor Proclaims Today a ‘Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting’: The Transforming Power of Intercession

Tennessee Governor Proclaims Today a ‘Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting’: The Transforming Power of Intercession
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has issued a proclamation declaring today a voluntary “Day of Prayer, Humility, and Fasting.” He explained: “We know that prayer accomplishes much. Prayer strengthens our families and it strengthens our communities. It strengthens our relationship with our neighbors. It strengthens our relationship with God himself.”

What Does the Bible Say about Food?

What Does the Bible Say about Food?
There are many views regarding what diet is ideal. Vegans, vegetarians, proponents of plant-based diets, and meat promoters all argue that their diet is best. Throw the raw diet crowd into the mix, and the confusion only increases. Many of these diets overlap but with some stark differences. For example, hard-core raw advocates don’t cook any food. They consume it straight from the tree, vine, or ground. Plant-based diets promote raw, but they are often flexible and have a much broader range of choices.

Fasting Health: The Physical Affects the Spiritual

Fasting Health: The Physical Affects the Spiritual
Through fasting, the body becomes a servant instead of a master. When Jesus directs us to do something, the outcome is always beneficial, both spiritually and physically.

How God Uses Fasting to Draw Us to Him

How God Uses Fasting to Draw Us to Him
Fasting can seem like a lost practice today--perhaps something not relevant to our Christian faith in the modern world, but as long as we are tempted to fill our lives with other things that tend to crowd Christ out, there will be a need for such spiritual disciplines as fasting.

Why You Need Spiritual Discipline (Especially When You Don't Want It)

Why You Need Spiritual Discipline (Especially When You Don't Want It)
It can often feel hard to engage with prayer, Bible study, fasting, or other disciplines, but they're crucial. When we have the right motivation, these actions will naturally happen.

What Evangelicals Need to Know about Fasting for Lent

What Evangelicals Need to Know about Fasting for Lent
Tomorrow marks the beginning of Lent, a 40 day span of time in which Christians everywhere abstain from something to grow closer to God.