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Posts from January 2016

How Do We Fast?

As well as food, you might want to include television (or a specific programme), computer games, newspapers, sport, emails, text messages or social media as part of your fast. You can miss a meal, or fast 24 hours. e.g. 4pm one day – 4pm the next, or go a few days. Never get into condemnation…

What Happens When We Fast?

Things happen and change when we pray and fast – Mark 9:29 Be aware that the enemy wants to disrupt your focus. Be careful in speech and actions, guard your relationships in your family and in church. Restricting the flesh in us, releases the Holy Spirit in us. Fasting focuses our attention on God, not…

Why Do We Fast?

Jesus says “when you fast” not “if” you fast (Matthew 6:16) so it is clearly something which He included as part of being His disciple and it is also something which He clearly engaged in Himself. We fast to free up time – even a few moments. Remember we are to pray and Fasting helps…