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The Sermon on the Mount

Outline XIII Fasting   Matt. 6:16-18—“Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you,They have their reward. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; That thou ap­pear not […]

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Lent, Fasting Versus Passion of Christ

In the discussion of this subject we shall constantly bear in mind that the term “Lent” originally simply meant “springtime,” as is evident to anyone who has any knowledge of the German and the Holland languages. Compare the German: lente. However, the term “Lent” gradually came to stand for far more than for one of […]

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Do You Fast?

It is a well known fact that the Roman Catholics often fast, especially during the Lenten season. But why do they do this? Why don’t we practice such things? To first of all know what the Roman Catholics believe and practice ,I will give you part of an announcement found in the February 28, 1952 […]

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