Although many people may skip meals for various reasons Biblical fasting is always to have a spiritual purpose. Fasting is not a way to force God to do what you want Him to but it does bring blessing and power to those who practice it rightly.
Just exactly what are imaginations and what does the Bible say about them? Our thought life must be pure if we wish to see God. How do we harness our imaginations for God's glory?
Peter, the bold preacher of the New Testament church, denied Jesus three times during His trial. In this sad failure there are lessons we can learn for Peter does not stand alone in this temptation and sin. There are many times that we also may be tempted to deny our Lord.
The privilege of belonging to God's family brings with it rare blessings, and certain restrictions. Theirs is the delight and pleasure of being personally guided and jealously guarded by the Holy Spirit.
In this article, we are called to look at our lives in relation to God's Word. Are we trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord; or are we leaning, falling trees that are allowing the culture around us to erode our roots?.