The Bishop's Letters
Articles from February 2016
We share our faith because so much is at stake in the lives of those who do not yet know Jesus.
There is great spiritual power in coupling our prayers with fasting. Fasting humbles us and moves us to repentance. Ezra utilized fasting for just this purpose among the people of Israel: “Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God” (Ezra 8:21). King David had known this truth, as well, and said, “I humbled myself with fasting” (Psalm 35:13).