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Topic: Fasting

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Catholic Practice of Lent: When did "lent" begin, and what do you think about those that practice it?

What Change is Needed in Society Today?: What kind of change do you think we need in our society and government?
Do we need Spiritual Revival: Do we need Spiritual Revival in order to save our culture?
Three Things to Do in Secret: What are the three things we are told to do in secret? [Matthew 6:4].

Prayer & Fasting Urgency: Caller encourages listeners to pray with sincerity and fasting (referring to Dr. B.J. Willhite's book, Why Pray, and Steve's lectures)?

Children Being Required to Fast: Do you think children should fast, or be required to fast, to overcome sinful behavior?
Train Up a Child: What does the verse in Proverbs mean, "train up a child in the way he should go..." [Proverbs 22:6].
Donations Through PayPal: Can people still donate through PayPal?

Parables-Bridegroom, Wineskins, Patches: Could you clarify Jesus' answer as to why the disciples don't fast like the Pharisees do, in the parables about the bridegroom, wineskins, and patches? [Matthew 9:14-17, John 3].
Questions Answered by Email: Do you answer questions by email?

Fasting & Mourning Rituals: What do the verses about fasting for the bridegroom, the patches on the clothing, and the new wine in old wine skins really refer to? [Matthew 9:14-17, Mark 2:18-22, 2 Corinthians 3:17].

Fasting: Is it biblical to fast? [Matthew 6:16, 9:14, Acts 13:2, 2 Corinthians, Daniel 10].

Fasting, Mourning, Wineskins: Is he talking about Jesus as the bridegroom? Are we in the time where He has been taken away? Why does he use the example of the wineskins in relationship to fasting? [Matthew 9:14-17, Acts 13].

Christians Fasting: Should we be fasting? If so, how and when? [Matthew 9:15, Luke 5:35, Matthew 6:16].

Fasting & Wineskins: I am a little confused about references to fasting and general meaning in the passage about the new and old wineskins [Matthew 9:14-17].
Fasting: Is fasting a legalistic thing?

Facing Temptation: What does it mean to face temptation? Jesus faced it, but how did He overcome it?

Fasting: How do you do fasting correctly?

Fasting: Is fasting still for today? [Matthew 9:14-17, Matthew 17:21]

Watch & Pray: We are about to have an all night vigil but I don't think I'll be able to stay up all night, but is that what "watch" means, staying up?

Fasting & Interpretation of Scripture: What do verses 16 & 17 have to do w/ anything? [Matthew 19:14-17]

Fasting & Wine Use: When they were fasting, were they still mixing the wine with water, & what about the people who took the Nazarite vow? Were they exceptions?

Fasting: What is your view on fasting?

Fasting: How do you fast in private w/ when some people will obviously know? [Matthew 6:16]

Fasting - Negative connotation: God didn't want fasting or it wasn't always effective, is that what He was saying? [Isaiah 58]

Fasting: What's commanded or expected of us in the New Testament when it comes to Fasting? Is there a certain amount of time we should fast? Should we be listening for the prompting of the Holy Spirit? What are we to fast? The new fad is to fast from internet, computers, tv. Is that acceptable?
Mental Lust Grounds for Divorce: Is lust which happens in the heart grounds for divorce or only actual physical adultery, fornication?

Praying to Dead Saints: What do you think about praying to dead saints?
Lent & Fasting: What are your views about Lent & Fasting?

Fasting: Caller wanted to comment on something she heard about fasting earlier,

Fasting & Textus Receptus or Alexadrian text: Did Jesus say to only pray, or fast & pray? Do we use the Textus Receptus or Alexandrian Text? [Matthew 17:20-22, Mark 9:29]

Baptist Church: Is it okay to go to the Baptist church?
Fasting to Overcome Addictions: Is it okay to fast to overcome sin & addictions?

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