My Prayers are not Answered! Why?

Isaiah 59:1-2 (ESV Strong’s Bible) ​1 Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear;  The word shortened is a Hebrew word called “qasar”, a verb which means to shorten or to become impatient. It has a sense of holding back. The word save is a […]

Failure to Align Your Plans with God’s Plans

Israel was God’s chosen nation that was supposed to be the nation through which, the word of God was to be preached throughout the world. God rescued them from Egypt and made a covenant with them. This covenant included Laws that they were to obey if they were to remain God’s chosen nation. Israel continually […]

True Fasting Part 2- How to fast God’s way!

Now let’s look at how God himself defines fasting and what He regards as true fasting. We will discuss three topics: 1) Incorrect way of fasting,2) Correct way of fasting and 3) Benefits of fasting correctly Isaiah 58:1-12 (NIV)  1) Incorrect way of fasting 1 “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like […]

True Fasting Part 1- History of Fasting

What is fasting and who and why must we fast? Let’s take a look at the history in the Old Testament of fasting. The Hebrew word used in the Old Testament for fasting is the word “sum” a verb meaning to abstain from food. It is most often used with the Hebrew word “Ana” which […]