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Christian Living & Spiritual Growth

In Our Hearts

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Preparing for and offering our confession is an important aspect of healthy Christian living.  But often times we might be stuck trying to figure out where we need to grow in our spiritual life.  Fr. Vijay examines Mark 2 to reveal one avenue of our spiritual life that we will constantly need to work on and bring forward within our confession to God. 

THE LAND IS A GIFT FROM GOD: Putting Down Roots Part 1

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Is it important to have a place to put down roots? Why? What positive impacts does putting down roots have? In part 1 of this new series entitled PUTTING DOWN ROOTS, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the book of Joshua and God Gifts Us With Things That Let Us Experience Him More Intimately.#PuttingDownRoots #SAChurch #Gift #Land
 

HOW TO FAST: Hungry for God Part 3

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What makes a fast acceptable? Unacceptable?  How would you recommend someone getting the most out of fasting?  In part 3 of HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael explores the Biblical concept of an acceptable fast based on Isaiah 58 and how our aim in fasting determines our approach.

WHY BOTHER FASTING: Hungry for God Part 2

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Why should you bother fasting?  What are some of the negative consequences / benefits of seasonal fasting?  In part 2 of HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael explores the roots of the Biblical, early Christian understanding of Fasting, while looking at some of the reasons why people fasted.

WHAT IS FASTING: Hungry for God Part 1

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What is fasting?  Why did early Christians abstain from eating meat products?  What does fasting communicate to God?  In part 1 of this new series entitled HUNGRY FOR GOD, Fr. Michael Sorial discusses the biblical understanding of fasting and what it our fasting says to God.