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Fasting to Enlarge Our Vision of God and Our Role in His Mission With Isaiah 58:1-12 as context, Carolyn Brown offers a list of creative illustrations and instruction all designed to teach children the connection between fasting and the mission of God. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Worshiping With Children | Author: Carolyn Brown Lenten Litany: Fasting & Feasting This responsive litany for Lent helps us remember to balance fasting and feasting, to abstain from things that are harmful and to delight in the goodness of God. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: William Arthur Ward Fasting: A cross-cultural perspective on the season of Lent ... Sarwar describes how Christians in Pakistan regularly practice fasting, with similarities and differences to how their Muslim ... neighbors fast. Sarwar exhorts the Western church writing, "God’s power ... Resource type: Article | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship | Author: Eric Sarwar Time of Fasting Fasting evokes a hunger for Jesus' presence and for the souls of others. This daily meditation on Matthew 9:14-15 includes prayers and reflections that remind our hearts of the hunger that makes us sacrifice for others.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: ePriest A Feast before the Fast A prayer for Mardi Gras / Shrove Tuesday that expresses gratitude for the gifts of provision and the opportunity to feast while preparing for the abstinence of the Lenten fast. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship Fasting and the Call to Holiness John Buescher argues that the Catholic Church should strengthen requirements for fasting which have been relaxed in recent times. Fasting is a discipline which "can open up space for God’s grace to enter." Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: John B. Buescher The Advent Fast "As we recover and creatively appropriate the tradition of fasting during Advent…we resist the instant gratification, materialism, and gluttony that increasingly characterize cultural holiday celebrations." Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Thomas Turner Debra Darvick: Tisha B'Av: The Story of the Impossible Tisha B’Av, a Jewish day of mourning that falls during the summer, marks the destruction of both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Debra Darvick discusses how this day can still hold meaning today. Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Debra Darvick A Message for Lent Katharine Jefferts Schori presents a challenge in her Lent message to pray, fast, study and give alms. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Katharine Jefferts Schori Prayer and Fasting You can’t really be a Christian without being religious and all relationships need nurturing to thrive. Join this podcast, discussing prayer and fasting, two ways we can nurture our relationship with God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee Full Text Hymns on Fasting Again We Keep This Solemn Fast©
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Spiritual Disciplines You Have Time For: Fasting A video about fasting that asks, What am I going to fast from and when? and, What am I hoping for as a result of this time of fasting? Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Kimberly MacNeill Lent as a Season of Responsive Fasting "Lenten fasting...is a response to sins and the prospects of death in our culture, our nation, our church, and our own life." Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Scot McKnight The Plain Duty of Fasting Brandon Otto reflects on the oft-neglected discipline of fasting, weaving together scriptural and patristic support for the revival of this key spiritual discipline. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Brandon P. Otto Two Instructions from Jesus on Fasting Matthew 6:16 gives instructions for fasting. Not about what to give up or how long, but about behavior. Don't do it for others. Be cheerful, act as normal. Your reward is from God, not humans. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dave Peterson Jesus Questioned About Fasting Jesus answers questions about fasting from the disciples of John, as he is shown here at a banquet table. The image is flanked by Goliath (left) and the young David Resource type: Image | Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive | Author: Martin Luther Time of Fasting Reflecting on Matthew 9:14-15, the author writes that the hunger we experience when we fast is a symbol of the deeper spiritual hunger we should feel for God and for heaven. Resource type: Devotional | Source: ePriest Elevating fast food Hans and April Hess felt called to build on the positive aspects of the fast-food model to create an Earth-friendly, healthy, and affordable restaurant. Elevation Burger is changing the world, one organic burger at a time. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership | Author: Edie Gross The School of Fasting Laura Boggess chronicles her journey of becoming a student of fasting in her attempt to teach her students about the practice. Through the guidance of other writers, Boggess sees fasting anew while still embracing its mystery. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Laura Boggess
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