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Fasting – Part 4, Purposes of Fasting – 2

Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   The definition of fasting is to abstain from eating to humbly seek the Lord in prayer with a specific purpose in mind. There are over a dozen different specific purposes in Scripture … Continue reading

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Fasting – Part 3, Purposes of Fasting -1

Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   Last week in my quiet times, I read of two different fasts. The purpose for each of those fasts were very different. The first fast is found in 2 Samuel 12:15-23. David … Continue reading

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Fasting – Part 2, Misunderstandings About Fasting

Misunderstandings About Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   In the first article we looked at the Hebrew, Greek, and dictionary definitions for fasting. I also gave you my own definition of fasting. Fasting: to abstain from food in order to … Continue reading

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Fasting – Part 1, Definition of Fasting

Definition of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   Recently, one of our members encouraged our body to fast for forty days. The impression he had was for each person to sign up for certain meals during the forty-day period and … Continue reading

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Foundational Doctrines – Part 4, Why Repentance?

Foundational Doctrines – Part 4 Why Repentance? By Pastor Bill Murchison Last week we looked at godly sorrow and worldly sorrow. We saw that godly sorrow is without regret and leads to salvation. Worldly sorrow produces no fruit; it is … Continue reading

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Foundational Doctrines – Part 3, Repentance – Godly Sorrow

Foundational Doctrines – Part 3 Repentance – Godly Sorrow By Pastor Bill Murchison Last week we began looking at repentance from dead works. We saw that repentance means to have a change of mind or to do an about face. … Continue reading

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Foundational Doctrines – Part 2, Repentance

Foundational Doctrines – Part 2 Repentance By Bill Murchison  Last week we looked at the introduction to the six foundational teachings found in Hebrews 6. This week we will be looking at “Repentance From Dead Works.” (Hebrews 6:1-2)  “Therefore leaving … Continue reading

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Foundational Doctrines – Part 1, Introduction

Foundational Doctrines – Part 1 Introduction By Bill Murchison, Overseer I am starting a new series in our bulletins on the six foundational doctrines found in Hebrews. Why study these six foundational doctrines? They are important and very few people … Continue reading

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Positions of Prayer – Part 7, Looking Expectantly To Heaven

Positions of Prayer – Part 7 Looking Expectantly To Heaven By Pastor Bill Last week we looked at how the condition of our heart affects our ability to look to heaven while we are praying. Ezra felt humiliated, embarrassed, and … Continue reading

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Positions of Prayer – Part 6, Looking To Heaven

Positions of Prayer – Part 6  Looking To Heaven By Pastor Bill Many times I have heard pastors tell everyone to bow their heads, close their eyes and pray. It was only after our ministry teams had been to a … Continue reading

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