Fasting Day 7: Feeding Faith

Jesus and the disciples encountered a man desperately seeking a breakthrough for his son. The story is told in Matthew 17: And when they had come to the multitude, a man came to Him, kneeling down to Him...
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Fasting Day 6: Expecting Anointing, Part 2

“The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing… You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows” (Psalm 23:1,5).   As stated in Fasting Day 5: Expecting Anointing, Pt 1, fasting prepares us...
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Fasting Day 5: Expecting Anointing, Part 1

One day John the Baptist’s disciples questioned Jesus about fasting. They wanted to know why Jesus’ followers didn’t follow the Jewish custom of fasting. Then John’s disciples came...
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Fasting Day 4: The Hungry Handmaid of Faith

How is your appetite for God? Do you hunger for Him?  More than you do television? More than friends? More than food? In A Hunger for God, John Piper writes, “Half of Christian fasting is that our...
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Fasting Day 3: Emptying Yourself of Pride

Fasting can be helpful to us in the process of being sanctified—the process of walking out our holiness with the help of the Spirit. How so? In The Primary Purpose of Fasting, we saw that the...
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Fasting Day 2: Dethroning King Stomach

If you’re like me, you wrestled with your appetite on day one of your fast. We’ve just come out of the holidays, used to splurging and eating without discipline. But we must not let our stomach be...
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Fasting Day 1: Washing & Preparing for a New Season

Fasting is a time of emptying – a time of washing and cleansing. The body is emptied of food and cleansed of toxins and poisons. Our lives are emptied of entertainment and normal routine. Fasting...
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How Should I Prepare for a Fast?

There are six steps to preparing for a Biblical fast: 1. Approach Your Fast With a Positive Attitude of Faith. Have the attitude that says, “It is God’s will for me to fast, and God will bless me...
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Setting the Course for 2011

The Course: There is something you can do this month that will set the course for what God does in your life throughout 2011 — something that will bring you closer to God and release His wisdom,...
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