Fasting is simply abstaining from something that we are used to having in our lives. We take part in fasting because it can make us very aware of our need for God. By removing something that feeds our body, mind, or spirit, we become hungry for God. This hunger then drives us to more intentional prayer.Continue reading “A Call to Fasting and Prayer”
I’ve challenged you to add a commentary to you Bible reading plan, so that you gain insights into the original culture and world. This will help you understand the passage the same way the first hearers and readers did. Bottom line, beginning Bible study by understanding this FIRST MEANING of the passage helps us better interpret it for our lives in our day. Follow this link to find recommended commentaries on the Psalms specifically, and on other Bible books in general.
On 10/26/14 my challenge is to read the passage you are studying several times:Continue reading “Reading the Bible for Spiritual Maturity”