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Fasting Blog – Day 9

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“And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.” Romans 8:38 NLT I grew up a ‘Preacher’s Kid’, and as such, life was full of adventure, bible, …

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Fasting Blog – Day 8

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Fullness If you were with us on Sunday you may remember how I gave the analogy of filling yourself with good things vs artificial things. I laid out all the junk food next to the fruits and veggies. I am not sure why but I have a tendency when hunger strikes me to reach for the junk over the nutritious …

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Fasting Blog – Day 7

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Acts 10: 2 “He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly.” God fearing is a word we hear often inside the christian community. There are two ways to decipher this phrase depending on what background you have come from. If you come from a religious background you …

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Fasting Blog – Day 6

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Joshua 1:5-9New Living Translation (NLT) 5 No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. For I will be with you as I was with Moses. I will not fail you or abandon you. 6 “Be strong and courageous, for you are the one who will lead these people to possess all the land I swore to their …

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Fasting Blog – Day 4

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As we begin the 21-day fast, two things come to mind. The first thought is where did the time go, and then we have to move from thinking about the fast to taking action again in the New Year. Once again, I am reminded of our limitations and the perfect direction we receive from the Holy Spirit. In the natural, …

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Fasting Blog – Day 3

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As I have been thinking about the fast and praying for God to give me vision for the year, it occurred to me that I need to think about what I am thinking about.  When fasting, we naturally think about food because we are changing our eating patterns so we can connect with God.  Pastor Stephen preached that prayer connects …

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Fasting Blog – Day 2

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Matthew 6:6 6 But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you. Setting aside quiet, undistracted time for intimate prayer with our father is something most struggle with daily. Most days we set out to with the intention to have …

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Fasting Blog – Day 1

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Moving Mountains Together   I’m sitting here typing my first blog for our 21 day fast which is getting ready to start for many of us at Coastal. There are so many things racing through my thoughts that I would like to say but of course in a blog you can’t say everything but let me start with this. Pastor …

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The Year Of…

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Do not miss our Weekend Worship Experiences this weekend! We begin our 21 Days of Fasting and Prayer together and we also have an exciting announcement that we can’t wait to share with you! We are back to two service times this weekend – 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

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1st Wednesday

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We believe God created us to live in community with others and only then can we experience the full life He intends for us. Beginning in 2017 we will be placing an emphasis on our small group environments. We will continue meeting on the First Wednesday of each month for our regular worship experience.   A new Small Group semester …

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21 Days Fasting & Prayer (Handout)

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Click here to download a PDF version of this article. 21 DAY FASTING & PRAYER What is a fast? Voluntarily abstaining from food for a spiritual purpose. Types of fasting can include: Full Fast – A fast abstaining from solid food but allowing for liquids (fruit or vegetable juice and/or broth). Drink water, and plenty of it (a good goal …