Tag Archives: seek the Lord

Fasting – Part 12, Purposes of Fasting 10

12 Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   There are many reasons or purposes for fasting. Today, I want to look at a sixth reason, which is to increase our faith. In Matthew 17:14-21 we have the account of … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting – Part 10, Purposes of Fasting 8

10 Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   We have seen many different purposes for fasting. They include: 1) making our voices heard on high, 2) mourning and showing deep sorrow, 3) repenting of sin, and 4) seeking protection … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting – Part 9, Purposes for Fasting 7

09 Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   We are looking at the many purposes of fasting. One of the purposes was for protection from our enemies. We saw that Ezra fasted for protection from his enemies while traveling … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting – Part 7, Purposes of Fasting 5

Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   Many years ago, when I was managing a golf club, we booked a corporate outing to be held at our club. They indicated that they would have their own beverage cart drivers. … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting – Part 6, Purposes of Fasting 4

Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   We are looking at the purposes of fasting. In the last article we looked at the fast that Jezebel called in 1 Kings 21. It was one of two different fasts in … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fasting – Part 5, Purposes of Fasting 3

Purposes of Fasting By Pastor Bill Murchison   This morning, while waiting for my flight to Houston, I was reading 1 Kings 21. In it, there are two different fasts mentioned, and they teach us about the purposes of fasting. … Continue reading

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Fasting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment