I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way.
fasting (is) for the maintainance and firmness of your sincerity.fatimah
It's ill speaking between a fou man and a fasting.
When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting.jerome
I shall remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace; walking until given shelter and fasting until given food.peace pilgrim
I feel in my sinews The spreading of shadows Converging together With a shiver And in solitary vigil After flights triumphal My head rise From this scythe Through a clean rupture That serves to dissever The ancient disharmony With the body As drunk from fasting It persists in following With a haggard bound Its gaze profound Up where the frozen Absolute has chosen That nothing shall measure Its vastness, O glacier But according to a ritual Illumined by the principle That chose my consecration It extends a salutation.stéphane mallarmé
I desired as many as could to join together in fasting and prayer, that God would restore the spirit of love and of a sound mind to the poor deluded rebels in America.john wesley
Fill up the goblet and reach to me some! Drinking makes wise, but dry fasting makes glum.
The experience of knowing the power of God that comes through the fasting. fasting and prayer have been a gateway through which God has done supernatural things.
All men carry about them that which is poyson to serpents: for if it be true that is reported, they will no better abide the touching with man's spittle than scalding water cast upon them: but if it happen to light within their chawes or mouth, especially if it come from a man that is fasting, it is present death.pliny the elder
When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth , they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be obvious to men that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
The three traditional pillars of Lenten observance are prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The key to renewed appropriation of these practices is to see their link to baptismal renewal.
Lastly, all persons were prohibited from marrying during Lent, which custom is observed to this day; The fast of the ember weeks is borrowed originally from the Jews . The season called the ember weeks consists in three days of strict fasting ...
Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
I shall remain a wanderer until mankind has learned the way of peace; walking until given shelter and fasting until given food.
Allah has imposed fasting so that the wealthy might suffer hunger and be kind to the poor.
Worship is not the abundance of prayer and fasting; rather it is the abundance of reflecting on the affairs of God, the Great and Almighty.
By Allah no one is our Sh?‘ah except that he has piety for God and obeys him. They (the Sh?‘ah) are not known and recognized except for their humility, modesty, fear of God, trustworthiness, plenty of remembrance of God, fasting, service, kindness to the parents, looking after the poor neighbours and afflicted people, mentioning them with nothing except goodness and beneficence; and they are the trustees for their tribes in all the affairs.
Everything has a tax, and the tax for the bodies is recommended fasting.
fasting possesses great power. If practiced with the right intention, it makes one a friend of God.
fasting (is) for the maintainance and firmness of your sincerity.
fasting is a shield against (hell) fire. Charity and dole remove and finish sin, as does the remembrance of God in the midnight.