Tag Archive: Fasting

Praying for Eureka like Nehemiah
Posted January 20th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

On Sunday we looked at how Nehemiah responded to the news that the walls of Jerusalem were in rubble and the gates had been burned.  When Nehemiah heard that Jerusalem was a mess, his response was to weep, mourn, fast, and pray for the next four months.  I have a difficult time praying for our […]

Getting ready for Easter – Thursday
Posted April 4th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

Scripture: Matthew 26:36-56 Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane has two overarching themes that get me. First, we have the failure of Jesus best friends to pray with him when He was in anguish. I can’t be too hard on these guys because there are countless times I have failed to pray with people when they needed […]

Posted February 23rd, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

I grew up going to a church that did not observe Lent, so when I heard people talking about what they gave up for Lent, I wasn’t sure what they were talking about. I really couldn’t figure out what the stuff you find in your belly button had to do with eating fish on Fridays […]