prayer and fasting

21 Days of prayer and fasting

*January 12 - February 1*

When Should I Fast?

1. When you feel pulled to get closer to God. 

 

2. When special needs arise. 

    a) Public calamity - 1 Samuel 31:13

    b) Private affliction - 2 Samuel 12:16

    c) Approaching danger - 2 Chronicles 20:3 

    d) Affliction of others - Psalm 35:13

    e) Ordination of ministers - Acts 13:3; Acts 14:23

 

3. When you need power from God. 

 

How Do I Fast?

1. Absolute Fast - to give up food and water. 

(Moses in Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 9:9, 18; Saul in Acts 9:9)

 

2. Normal Fast – to give up food and just drink water. 

(Jonathan in 1 Samuel 20:34; David in 2 Samuel 3:35; Jesus in Matthew 4 and Luke 4.)

 

3. Partial Fast (or Daniel Fast) - to abstain from certain foods. (Daniel 1:12 & 10:3)

 

4. Sundown Fast - to eat one meal a day after sundown. 

 

5. Idols Fast - to give up unnecessary pleasures or distractions.

 

What do I do while fasting?

1. Pray (Daniel 9:3) 

2. Humble yourself (Deuteronomy 9:18; Nehemiah 9:1)

3. Confess and Repent (1 Samuel 7:6; Nehemiah 9:1-2) 

4. Read and memorize Scripture (Jeremiah 36:6)

 

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Life Springs Church - San-Lee Campus

3215 Keller-Andrews Rd.

Sanford, NC 27330

919-718-1190

info@lifesprings.online

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