It takes patience and endurance to fast for more than a day.
Many of God’s tests come quicker to us when we fast, and we have a better opportunity to pass them.
In our day, Cho, Bonnke, Osborn, Annacondia are all men of much fasting. Fasting is not magic, nor does it twist the arm of God.
Fasting and prayer is one of the most powerful spiritual combinations on earth.
True fasting brings humility and alignment with God. It kills unbelief and brings answers to prayer when nothing else works.
In fact, only 18% of the sayings and 16% of the deeds attributed to Jesus were thought to be authentic.
The scholars used cross-cultural anthropological studies to set the general background, narrowing in on the history and society of first-century Palestine, and used textural analysis along with anthropological, historical, and archaeological evidence.
Much of what they ‘ know’ about their religion is a highly sanitized version that is promoted by their priests and pastors.