Acts 14:23 ESV

And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed.

Prayer and Fasting
God considers fasting important. His Word, in fact, contains 92 passages mentioning it. Many of our heroes of the faith, including Moses, Elijah, Esther, Nehemiah, Daniel and Paul, fasted at crucial points.
What does the Bible say about fasting?
Anna's constant service to God is called fastings and prayers (Luke 2:37). Nhsteivai ... (11) His instruction in Matthew 6:16-18 is a case in point.
Fasting: why do I bother with it?
Fasting might be tough going, but it\'s worth it.
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Lesson 35: Marks of a Faithful Servant (Acts 14:8-28)
The word appointed (Acts 14:23) in Greek meant to approve by a show ... appointed these men, and that only after fasting and prayer, and no ...
Should Christians Fast? |
Fasting is not a requirement of a healthy Christian life, but the New Testament does describe fasting in the early church, and Jesus instructed His disciples on proper fasting, so it is certainly a Christian practice that can be helpful to a believer's walk with God.
Fasting, Memorizing Scripture and Other Spiritual Disciplines You Should Probably Be Doing More As A Christian
Here are four disciplines that we should start doing more as we progress in our walk with God to develop more spiritually.
Appendix 2: Fasting In Scripture
David's fasting, weeping and prayer was an object of scorn by his enemies. Ps 102:4. individual ... Joel 2:12-15. corporate. YHWH calls the ...
Chapter 2: Fasting In The New Testament: Remembrance And Anticipation In The Messianic Age
A thoroughgoing Christian, evangelical, and canonical theology of fasting will seek to orient both testaments to the central figure of Christianity, Jesus. The OT will be seen as pointing forward toward him and the NT as pointing back to him. The NT presents Jesus as the pivotal,...
Elder Qualifications as a Whole
This message addresses the scriptural qualifications given for elders as a whole so as to arrive at some overall conclusions regarding God's standards for le...
Prayer and Fasting Breaks Bondage by Ken Gurley
Jesus said, "This goes out [referring to an unclean or oppressive evil spirit] only by prayer and fasting." Even Jesus at times needed to pray and fast in or...
"Paul and Barnabas appointed elders from them in each church and, with prayer and.." Acts 14:23.
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Tis the Season for Fasting
Introduction: 1. When should we fast? -Matt. 9:14-15 2. What was the fasting pattern of the first century church? -Acts 2:1, Extraordinary prayer, they might...
What is the Purpose of Fasting?
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