A Fast as Unto the Lord

‘Is this the kind of fast I have chosen, only a day for a man to humble himself? Is it only for bowing one’s head like a reed and for lying on sackcloth and ashes? Is that what you call a fast, a day acceptable to the Lord?’ ~ Isaiah 58:5 Fasting is not just … Continue reading A Fast as Unto the Lord

The Nature of Prayer

One time, the disciples ask Jesus, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples’ (Luke 11:1). If not for His missions, Jesus would always be up the mountain or in a solitary place to pray. While the disciples almost always fell asleep during prayer, Jesus would pray for hours on end. This … Continue reading The Nature of Prayer