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Understanding the Importance of Fasting

Over the years I have taught many people the benefits of fasting for spiritual growth, power and healing and now would like to share this knowledge with you as I get so many questions on the topic.  It is a powerful spiritual practice that purifies the person, connects them to God’s Spirit and helps keep them “in the zone” with God imbuing them with power to be overcomers of sin and all evil influences!  So let’s take a look at the spiritual benefits of fasting and prayer, and how they can help you stay “in the zone” with God.

Three weeks of mourning

The 17th of Tammuz and the Coming Three Week Annual Mourning Period…

There are Three Weeks that are an annual mourning period that falls out in the summer. The Three Weeks or Bein ha-Metzarim (Hebrew: בין המצרים, “Between the Straits”) (cf “dire straits”) is a period of mourning commemorating the destruction of the first and second Jewish Temples.  This is when we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple and our launch into a still-ongoing exile. The period…