Something must be in the water that makes us sin.
Part a) by Scott Cherry
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What Happened While Jesus Fasted?
by Eric Anderson
After Jesus was baptized he went into the wilderness and fasted for 40 days. This was the kind of fasting where he ate no food at all the whole time. He only drank water. If a human body has water, it can live for weeks on its fat reserves, but eventually these also run out and starvation hunger begins. This happened to Jesus as he fasted for forty days, and while he was fasting, the devil came to tempt him. Each test was like the temptations that we face—and that Eve faced—but each temptation was made much worse. Something very significant happened while Jesus was fasting. But to understand why it is so significant, we need to go back to something that happened with Adam and Eve.
Was that angel really Gabriel?
by Jim Walker
Ramadan is the Islamic commemoration of the first revelation to Muhammad. On day 7 (May 22) I wrote about Muhammad’s experience during his first revelation and I questioned who was actually behind it. Now, I am challenging the accuracy of that first revelation. Since the root of Ramadan is Muhammad’s first revelation it is logical to take a deeper look at the actual revelation.
How Jesus presumed the practice of fasting but warned against making it a farce
by Rev. Joe Donahue–
In the authentic Injeel that we still possess today there are many full-length sermons by Jesus. Only the One Bible contains them. One of them is called the "Sermon on the Mount" that spans three whole chapters in the gospel of Matthew (5, 6 and 7), and all versions contain it. In this sermon Jesus covered multiple themes and topics that all seem to address the nature of true righteousness. One of them was fasting, on which Jesus said something that comes across as utterly presumptuous (he did that more than once). What did he say? He said simply – “When you fast....”
So, we might ask, How should we fast?
Why fasting was essential to Esther of Persia but less so for Jesus
by Rev. Joe Donahue–
“Then the disciples of John came to Him, asking, ‘Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?’ Jesus said to them, ‘The attendants of the bridegroom cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? But the days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.’” -Jesus, Injeel