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Fasting

Spirit of, explained — Isa 58:6,7.

Not to be made a subject of display — Mt 6:16-18.

Should be to God — Zec 7:5; Mt 6:18.

For the chastening of the soul — Ps 69:10.

For the humbling of the soul — Ps 35:13.

Observed on occasions of

Judgments of God. — Joe 1:14; 2:12.

Public calamities. — 2Sa 1:12.

Afflictions of the Church. — Lu 5:33-35.

Afflictions of others. — Ps 35:13; Da 6:18.

Private afflictions. — 2Sa 12:16.

Approaching danger. — Es 4:16.

Ordination of ministers. — Ac 13:3; 14:23.

Accompanied by

Prayer. — Ezr 8:23; Da 9:3.

Confession of sin. — 1Sa 7:6; Ne 9:1,2.

Mourning. — Joe 2:12.

Humiliation. — De 9:18; Ne 9:1.

Promises connected with — Isa 58:8-12; Mt 6:18.

Of hypocrites

Described. — Isa 58:4,5.

Ostentatious. — Mt 6:16.

Boasted of, before God. — Lu 18:12.

Rejected. — Isa 58:3; Jer 14:12.

Extraordinary Exemplified

Our Lord. — Mt 4:2.

Moses. — Ex 34:28; De 9:9,18.

Elijah. — 1Ki 19:8.

National Exemplified

Israel. — Jdj 20:26; Ezr 8:21; Es 4:3,16; Jer 36:9.

Men of Jabesh-gilead. — 1Sa 31:13.

Ninevites. — Jon 3:5-8.

Of Saints Exemplified

David. — 2Sa 12:16; Ps 109:24.

Nehemiah. — Ne 1:4.

Esther. — Es 4:16.

Daniel. — Da 9:3.

Disciples of John. — Mt 9:14.

Anna. — Lu 2:37.

Cornelius. — Ac 10:30.

Christians. — Ac 13:2.

Apostles. — 2Co 6:5.

Paul. — 2Co 11:27.

Of the wicked — Exemplified

Elders of Jezreel. — 1Ki 21:12.

Ahab. — 1Ki 21:27.

Pharisees. — Mr 2:18; Lu 18:12.

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