We may have an idea, dream or picture and future plan to live out for our lives, but God has so much more in store for us. That is the idea of abundant life that Christ came to give. It is more than we can imagine and fulfil. The deepest, highest and widest part of our greatness in life is Christ Himself. In John 10:10, Jesus says, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” Jesus came to give us life.......
I have heard people say that they cannot afford to fast. If they say that out from a genuine medical reason, that is acceptable. However, in my several decades of Pastoring and observing congregational fasts, I have heard testimonies of members who had ailments like abdominal ulcers healed by fasting and prayer. It is so easy to give reasons not to fast, yet fasting is inevitable for a child of God. I once read an inspiring testimony from a book titled “THE FASTING EDGE” by Jentezen Franklin. It goes thus: “I know......