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what scripture teaches us about fasting

Fasting is a spiritual discipline mentioned in the Old Testament:

” … and they fasted that day, …” 1 Sam 7:6
” … and they mourned and wept and fasted until evening.” 2 Sam 1:12
” … and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.” 2 Chron 20:3
” … Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava.” Ezra 8:21
” … I was fasting and…

Fasting is mentioned in scripture … (via Simply Orthodox)