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089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ 1 Kings 21:9 (Compare) "And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people."

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ 1 Kings 21:12 (Compare) "They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people."

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ 2 Samuel 12:16 (Compare) "David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth."

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ 2 Samuel 12:21-23 (Compare) "Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread.
And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether God will be gracious to me, that the child may live?
But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again?
I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me."

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ Isaiah 58:3 (Compare) "Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge?
Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours."

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ Isaiah 58:6 (Compare) "Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?"

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ Luke 5:33 (Same) "And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink?"

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ Mark 2:18 (Same) "And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not?"

089:03.01 Ritual fasting+ Matthew 9:14 (Same) "Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not?"

089:03.02 Property seen as spiritual handicap 1 Timothy 6:8-11 (Compare) "And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness."

089:03.02 Property seen as spiritual handicap Acts 2:44-45 (Compare) "And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need."

089:03.03 Poverty and penance+ 1 Kings 21:27 (Compare) "And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly."

089:03.03 Poverty and penance+ Genesis 37:34 (Compare) "And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his loins, and mourned for his son many days."

089:03.03 Poverty and penance+ Isaiah 37:1-2 (Compare) "And it came to pass, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he rent his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the Lord.
And he sent Eliakim, who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and the elders of the priests covered with sackcloth, unto Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz."

089:03.03 Poverty and penance+ Isaiah 58:3-5 (Compare) "Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge?
Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.
Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the Lord?"

089:03.03 Poverty and penance+ Jonah 3:5-6 (Compare) "So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.
For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes."

089:03.06 Good for singles & widows 1 Corinthians 7:8 (Reference) "I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I."

089:03.06 Man not touch woman 1 Corinthians 7:1 (Reference) "Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman."

089:03.06 Marriage, the lesser evil 1 Corinthians 7:2 (Compare) "Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband."

089:03.06 Paul speaks by permission 1 Corinthians 7:6 (Reference) "But I speak this by permission, and not of commandment."

089:03.06 Paul would all men be as he 1 Corinthians 7:7 (Reference) "For I would that all men were even as I myself.
But every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner, and another after that."

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