Reasons Why our Prayers may not get Answered during Fasting

In Isaiah 58 we see the Children of Israel were fasting and praying but their prayers were not being answered. The Lord spoke to Isaiah and told him to tell His people that their fasting and praying were for nought. Because of their rebellion and their sins, their fasting and praying meant nothing to God. [...]

Nehemiah Fasting for the Children of Israel

What is fasting? Fasting means to abstain from Food. Many leaders in the church have added on new meanings to fasting such as abstaining from television, movies, coffee, etc. That is all fine and good but it is not a substitute for fasting from food that the Bible tells us to do. We are still [...]

Individualism: Good or Bad?

By Jim Barringer Western culture is highly individualistic in nature, and it is often taken for granted – with little to no explanation why it should be true – that people are the centers of their own universes, and that it is a Very Good Thing ™ for people to have nearly limitless ability to [...]

Impossible Situations

By Pamela Rosario The day was almost over. As I cleaned the room in preparation for the next patient, I heard the intercom blare my name announcing a call waiting for me at the nurses’ station. I maneuvered my way through the crowded hospital corridor and picked up the first free phone I could find. [...]

Daniel Refused the Kings Food

RAINING TRUTH WATERING THE GARDEN Watering the Garden DANIEL REFUSED THE KINGS FOOD Scripture: And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king’s meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king. Now among these were of the [...]

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