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Why don't Christians fast the same as Muslims?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Both Muslims and Christians fast, but their purposes for fasting differ. In order to keep one of the Five Pillars, a Muslim is obligated to fast during Ramadan. The Bible teaches that fasting merit...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Edwin Danny Reaid Supporter
Muslims continually work for their God's approval and acceptance with no hope even at death of an assurance - fasting being just another work of performance on their part. Christians are not "Commanded" to fast, but it is a spiritual form of devotion - between the Lord and you in times of mourning and sorrow.

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