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  Fasting is something we don’t hear about a lot in church, even there we don’t like to talk about depraving ourselves of anything. To many within the church, fasting seems over and above. So, if fasting has become relegated to an after-thought, why should we...

  There is great value in being in solitude. In fact, Jesus used solitude much during His life and ministry. He did not use solitude in order to get away from people, but I think to hear the Divine whisper from His father much better. Here...

    One time a skeptic said to a preacher, "I can’t stand this Christianity business. All I ever hear from you Christians is give, give, give." The preacher thought a minute and said, "That’s about the best description of Christianity I have ever heard!"   “I do not...

  Why do you think that serving others is such an important thing to Jesus? Does it let Him more clearly separate the sheep from the goats? Does it allow Him to relax a little knowing His work is being done for Him? Maybe He gets...

  Though Israel already had the King of kings already in God Almighty, they yearned for an earthly king. Their neighbors all had kings, kings they could see, kings that they could revere, kings they could complain about. Israel wanted the same, so God gave them...

  I recently read the true story about a preacher who was standing at the door shaking hands as the congregation departed. He grabbed one man by the hand and pulled him aside. The preacher said to him, "You need to join the Army of the...

  When I think of being an authentic Christian, my mind immediately goes to James 2:14-18, “What good is it, brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and...

  Conscience is defined in the dictionary as, “The inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives, impelling one toward right action.” One’s own idea of righteousness.   Easton’s Bible dictionary defines conscience as, “That faculty of the mind, or inborn sense of...

  In John 14:15, Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” Here, He is uniting love with obedience. “If you love me you will do what I am asking of you.” “If you love me you will value my teachings and follow...