The Daniel Fast, Still Not Biblical Fasting

The Daniel Fast – Useful, But Not Same as Biblical Fasting The author of the ‘Daniel Fast’ created a term by linking a name and a word from the Bible. This term, Daniel Fast, misleads readers to think that a dietary choice Daniel made for a period qualified as a fast. The term Daniel Fast further misleads as it dilutes …

Fasting, Calling, and Managing the Naaman Complex

A fasting day devoted to seeking a closer connection with God and obtaining a greater understanding of my need for him is a good time to reflect upon my calling. What is my calling? This can be a really hard question when I am immersed in a competitive, materialistic, and performance oriented culture where church is often contaminated by the same …

Worship or Sunday Sacrifice: Is Your Religion Classic Greek?

Worship or the Sunday Sacrifice In early Western history, morality and religion lacked the link many people accept and expect today. A classic Greek kept ethics separate from religion. Usually Greeks and Romans participated in worship so that the gods would leave them alone and stay out of their lives. On occasion, a Greek or Roman participated in worship or sacrifice …

Ye are the Temple of God, Mon Morn Lent 1

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

We Have the Mind of Christ, Sat Morn after Lent

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Ye shall be free Indeed, Evening Prayer, Fri After Ash Wed

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Glory in the Lord, Fri after Ash Wednesday

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Blameless in the Day, Wed Morn, Ash Wednesday

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Pardon Mine Iniquity, Tue Even, Quinquagesima

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

As a Little Child, Tue Morn, Quinquagesima

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …

Whatsoever a Man Soweth, Mon Even, Quinquagesima

. Call to Worship Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be alway acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23 …