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St. John Chrysostom: For the value of fasting consists not in abstinence from food, but in withdrawing from sinful practices . . . - Orthodox Church Quotes
For the value of fasting consists not in abstinence from food, but in withdrawing from sinful practices; since he who limits his fasting only to an abstinence from meats, is one who especially disparages it. Do you fast? Give me proof of it by your works! Is it said by what kind of works? If …