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Your Story Matters: Take a Moment to Share It

What did God do in your life during your season of prayer and fasting? If He worked in your life in any way, take a moment to share your story. Why? Because your story matters! You may think that your experience is insignificant and of no consequence to anyone else. But that’s not true! When you tell your story, it puts God on display—and blesses and encourages others! It shows them what God... read more

Waging War With Your Promise

What are the needs and problems you have been praying about during the fast? Do you have a word from God about them? If not, have you asked God to speak to you through scripture about each need? Having a word from God about your need is the starting point, not the ending point, of receiving an answer to your prayers. Now that you have a word, what do you do? Do you just sit idly by and wait till God... read more

Bite-Size Encouragements to Being a Person of Prayer

Do you want your life to count for God? Then become a person of prayer! As Billy Graham says, “Every man or woman whose life has ever counted for God has been a person of prayer.” May the following quotes and scriptures encourage and motivate you to become a person of prayer. Quotes About Prayer “Every man or woman whose life has ever counted for God has been a person of prayer. A... read more

A Living Sacrifice: The Real Issue by Dr. Charles Stanley

Do you want to get everything you can from the fast before it’s over? Do you want to seize the time and squeeze all the good you can from it? Have you asked God not to let you miss anything He has for you on the fast—not anything He wants to say to you while your ear is sensitive to His voice … not anything He wants you to pray while you’ve drawn so near to His throne? Do you want... read more

Training to Pray With Great Power

Do you see great men and women of prayer and long to be that kind of prayer warrior? Do you want your prayer life to produce the same quantity and quality of fruit that theirs does? It doesn’t come easy or without persistence or dedication. It takes training to become a powerful prayer warrior. Our prayer “muscles” require exercise and growth through constant practice. Perseverance is... read more

Everything in Us That Will Not Seek the Lord

I believe God has a word from us from 2 Chronicles 14 and 15, especially as we seek Him in prayer and fasting. So let’s dive right in. At first, a little background…. Background: Asa’s Reforms 2 Chronicles 14 and 15 talks about Asa, the third king of Judah following the separation of Judah and Israel. As we will see, he led Judah in sweeping reforms, most notably the removal of... read more

Fresh Inspiration: Fasting Week Three From the Archives

Fresh inspiration and encouragement are waiting for you in the archives. Week three of the fasting archives contains over sixty articles. I’ve listed them below and grouped them by day for your convenience. The content in these posts will guide and motivate you as you pray—and give you tips and direction that will help you keep your fast and get the most from it. This webpage will be an... read more

Prioritizing God’s Word: No More Dust on the Bible

“I rejoice at Your word as one who finds great treasure.” Psalm 119:162, NKJV Have you checked social media today, and text messages, and emails, and the latest news and current events, and perused a magazine … but haven’t cracked open your Bible? Is this your daily habit—to check texts, email, social media, and news updates several times a day and consume hosts of worthless... read more

I Will Run to You: A Prayer of Pursuit

God put you and I on the earth at this time in history, in the exact places where we live—so that we might seek Him! And He promised that when we seek Him with our whole heart, we will find Him! (Jer. 29:13) It is no accident that you and I are alive today in an age when there is such a thing as the internet, when we can join together in prayer and fasting. God custom designed the details so that... read more

In Good Company (Part Three): The Examples of Historical Church Leaders

From the New Testament church to modern times, church history has contained leaders who were men and women of prevailing prayer intensified by fasting. The fruit from their lives testifies to the God-given power of fasting and prayer. We can glean a lot from their examples. In Mighty Prevailing Prayer, Wesley Duewel mentions a few of these church leaders and prayer warriors from history: Jesus, speaking... read more