There are certain things that just work together like, peanut butter and jelly, pencil and an eraser, husband and wife, so too does fasting and prayer. One without the other is just not the same and not effective.
The Apostles knew their Jewish prayers and scripture, yet they were fascinated when they saw Jesus pray. They saw something very attractive, but they were not quite sure what.
He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come.
Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents.
The pot on the stove is full of boiling water. I would be crazy to dip my finger into it! On the other hand, .........
Early in the morning, the sun was just coming over the horizon.
“Hello Jesus? Are you there? What, I cannot hear you. Please repeat that?”