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19 Jun, 2013

The Fasted Life

By |2017-05-30T16:16:51-05:00June 19th, 2013|James' Blog|0 Comments

The Origins of Fasting From the Old Testament The Life of Moses The first mention of the discipline of fasting in Scripture is the 40-day fast of Moses when God met with him on Matt. Sinai (Ex. 34:28; Deut. 9:9). There he received directions about building the tabernacle and the Ten Commandments. Moses did a second 40-day fast (Deut. 9:18) during the time the tablets of stone were replaced. Historical Development The verb ‘fasting’ comes from the Hebrew term tsum, which refers to self-denial. The noun, tsum, means voluntary abstinence from food. Most scholars believe fasting began as a [...]

6 Jun, 2013

Power and Perils of the Prophetic

By |2017-05-30T16:16:41-05:00June 6th, 2013|James' Blog|0 Comments

The Purpose of the Prophetic Revelation 19:10 To have a personal revelation of Jesus Christ. To know Him and to make Him known; to carry a testimony of Christ - this is the primary purpose of the prophetic. To know the future is not the primary focus of the prophetic. Matthew 16:13-17 Jesus said to them (Disciples) “Who do you say that I am?” (v. 15). And Simon Peter answered and said, “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God”  (v. 16). ...“Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, [...]