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fast which God hath chosen a sermon preached at the lecture in Boston March 21, 1734 preparatory to an appointed day of publick fasting and prayer by Benjamin Colman

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Other titlesDr. Colman"s sermon on the fast which God hath chosen, The fast God hath chosen
Statementby Benjamin Coleman, D.D.
ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsBV4270 .C63 1734
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Pagination[4], 23, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages23
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Open LibraryOL718697M
LC Control Number97104934

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First published in , God's Chosen Fast has long been considered the essential guide to biblical fasting, a vital yet often neglected practice. With simplicity and straightforwardness, Arthur Wallis shares what the Bible says about fasting/5(34). May God use this book to awaken many of his people to all the spiritual possibilities latent in the fast that God has chosen." -Arthur Wallis _____ God's Chosen Fast. by Arthur Wallis Fasting was practiced, not only in Old Testament times, but by our Lord Himself, and by the early church. God s Chosen Fast Book Summary: Arthur Wallis offers this balanced study on fasting, and seeks to give to the subject the weight that Scripture gives it while also avoiding exaggeration and over-emphasis. This book includes a biblical index, and an appendix dealing with the textual problems surrounding four references to fasting in the New Testament. I. GOD'S PURPOSE IN COMMANDING MEN TO FAST. 1. To lead us to prayer (ver. 4), prayer so real that our voices are "heard on high," that God will hear and answer. 2. To aid us in realizing communion with Him (ver. 9); that His voice be heard by us as truly as .

Books & Writings. Overview. Great Controversy. Acts of the Apostles. Read online. Paul broke his fast and remained "certain days with the disciples which were at Damascus. are called: but God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which.   Is ). The Jews are commanded to observe only one fast per year, on the Day of Atonement (Lev. ), but they are permitted to fast personally at other times. Somehow, the permission to fast devolved into a contest among God’s people to gain His attention. Now they complain that the Lord hasn’t “seen” or “noticed” their fasting. God testifieth that there is none other God but Him and that He Who hath appeared is the Hidden Mystery, the Treasured Symbol, the Most Great Book for all peoples, and the Heaven of bounty for the whole world. He is the Most Mighty Sign amongst men and the Dayspring of the most august attributes in the realm of creation. He is God, exalted is He, the Lord of Majesty and Power. A praise which is exalted above every mention or description beseemeth the Adored One, the Possessor of all things visible and invisible, Who hath enabled the Primal Point to reveal countless Books and Epistles and Who, through the potency of His sublime Word, hath called into being the entire creation, whether of the former or more.

True Fasts and Sabbaths 4 You fast with contention and strife to strike viciously with your fist. You cannot fast as you do today and have your voice be heard on high. 5 Is this the fast I have chosen, a day for a man to deny himself, to bow his head like a reed, and to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Will you call this a fast and a day acceptable to the LORD? 6 Isn’t this the fast that. In Isa the classic of Scripture on the subject of fasting, God reminds His people that the acceptable fast is the one which Hehas chosen. Fasting, like prayer, must be God-initiated and God-ordained if it is to be effective. Prevailing prayer begins with God; He places upon us a burden by the Spirit, and we respond to that burden. Buy The Fast Which God Hath Chosen by Benjamin Colman from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things. Back to classic site Take a Tour Read the Bible Bible Book List. Font Size 1 Corinthians King James Version. Update. 27 But God hath.