This is the golden freedom of preaching which the holy words of the New Testament so strictly enjoin upon us....
Every man can understand it, but to conceive it and enjoin it was possible only for God.
They impose a duty upon man, and enjoin on him a positive line of actiona definite activity in the world.
As lack of insight lay at the root of their troubles, it was not enough simply to enjoin the moral fidelity to conviction which is three parts of faith to the writer, who has but little sense of the mystical side of faith, so marked in Paul.
He never formally forbade fasting, but neither did He ever enjoin it.