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Fasting Day 15: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Fifteen Posts from the Archives: Fasting is Waiting … Waiting Expectantly: Praying in Hope When Times Seem Hopeless … Lives of Influence … The Good News … For the Nation …   Fasting Day 15: Fasting is Waiting Fasting is waiting upon God, expressing confidence and hope in nothing around us except God Himself. He promises to bless those who wait for... read more

Inspired and Impacted by Others: Quotes About Fasting and Prayer

The following excerpts from Martin Lloyd-Jones, Andrew Bonar, Wesley Duewel, and Andrew Murray not only instruct us about fasting, they inspire us to combine our fasting with prayer! They motivate us to get into the prayer closet not just when we’re fasting, but all year long. Nuggets of truth are tucked inside these brief quotes. Application questions beneath the excerpts help us extract important... read more

Fasting Day 14: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Fourteen Posts from the Archives: Don’t Judge the Results Based on What You Feel (Part 3) … Fasting is Saying, “Give Me Jesus” (Fasting Is, Part 1) … For the Little Ones … Praying for Our Government … Fasting Affects a Nation  …   Don’t Judge the Results Based on What You Feel (Part 3) Does it seem like nothing is happening on... read more

Fasting Day 13: A Prayer for the End of Abortion

The anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion is just a few days away (January 22nd). Since that decision was handed down, there have been approximately 58,586,256 abortions that have destroyed the lives of unborn children. (2017 statistics) Every year, we take one day of Pursuit 21 and focus our prayers on the end of abortion. This is our focus today. We may not be... read more

Fasting Day 13: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Thirteen Posts from the Archives: Don’t Judge the Results Based on What You Feel (Part 2) … The Ezra Fast … Fasting, Justification, and Sanctification … When God’s People Pray (Video by Jim Cymbala)… This Kind Does Not Go Out by the Courts or Political System On Target .. Fasting and Weight Loss …   Don’t Judge the Results Based on What... read more

Fasting Day 12: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Twelve Posts from the Archives: Don’t Judge the Results Based on What You Feel … Why Is It So Hard for Christians to Pray? … Fasting with an Illness: Safe Ways to Fast … The Origin of Fasting: Reversing Cause and Effect … Is Fasting a Requirement … The Reward of Waiting .. Entering God’s Rest … If I Fast Without My Husband, Will It Still Help?... read more

Drawing Near: Treasuring Communion (Part 2)

Do you find it difficult in this age of distractions to disconnect from everything in order to connect to God? How many times a week do you withdraw from other people in order to draw near to God? This includes tearing yourself away from your social media accounts, phone, text messages, emails, television, internet, movies, entertainment, work, and in-person contact with other people. When you do withdraw... read more

Fasting Day 11: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Eleven Posts from the Archives: Persisting in Secret Prayer … Preparing for the Great … Can Fasting Remove Sin … Matt Chandler: The Sanctity of Human Life .. The Reward Giver … The Missing Link …   Fasting Day 11: Persisting in Secret Prayer How much did you pray this morning? How much do you tarry before the throne of God every day? This is the fifth... read more

Drawing Near: Treasuring Communion (Part 1)

Have you struggled to make drawing near to God a priority? Even while doing without food in order to supposedly express your hunger for God? Has it been easier to do without food than it has been to pray? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone. Don’t feel condemned. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve struggled in prayer, too. And I’m leading the... read more

Fasting Day 10: Fresh Inspiration from the Archives

Fasting Day Ten Posts from the Archives: The Power of Prayer … Answering a Fasting FAQ … Search My Heart … Dr. Elmer Towns on Fasting … A Simple Equation … President Lincoln’s Proclamations of Fasting and Prayer   Fasting Day 10: The Power of Prayer Do you truly believe in the power of prayer? Is your belief demonstrated by the amount of time you engage in... read more
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