Isaiah 58:1-2; Fasting Commentary; The prophet, in this chapter, has his commission and charge renewed to reprove the sinners in Zion, particularly the hypocrites, to show them their transgressions; It is intended for admonition and warning to all hypocrites, and is not to be confined to those of any one age. B.C. 706

I S A I A H. CHAPTER 58 The prophet, in this chapter, has his commission and charge renewed to reprove the sinners in Zion, particularly the hypocrites, to show them their transgressions, ver. 1. It is intended for admonition and warning to all hypocrites, and is not to be confined to those of any one age. Some refer it primarily to those at that time when Isaiah prophesied; see chap. xxxiii. 14; xxix. 13. Others to the captives in Continue Reading

Fasting and Prayer – The Cure for Unbelief

Fasting and Prayer [The Cure for Unbelief] Psalm 69:10 When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach. The disciples asked the Lord why they could not heal a lunatic boy. Jesus said, “Because of your unbelief...Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting” [Mat. 17:14-21]. Faith needs prayer for its development and full growth, and prayer needs fasting for the same reason. Fasting has done wonders when Continue Reading

Isaiah 58:1-14; Fasting Chapter – Amplified Bible

Isaiah 58 (Amplified Bible) Isaiah 58 1CRY ALOUD, spare not. Lift up your voice like a trumpet and declare to My people their transgression and to the house of Jacob their sins! 2Yet they seek, inquire for, and require Me daily and delight [externally] to know My ways, as [if they were in reality] a nation that did righteousness and forsook not the ordinance of their God. They ask of Me righteous judgments, they delight to draw near to Continue Reading