"Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward."
- Matthew 6:16
It is a way of crucifying or denying the flesh the basic need for food. While fasting, you will weaken your fleshly bod, but will strengthen your spirit man.
Why is it important: There are three (3) things Jesus assumed that every believer would do. In his teaching, Jesus would say: When you pray... When you give... When you fast... (Matthew 6:16)
Jesus' instructions to many waiting for divine assistance of intervention that "this kinds cannot be driven out by anything but prayer and fasting." Prayer and fasting are needful for our spiritual growth!
Fasting will be the topic for Wednesday night Bible Study January 16 - February 6, so be sure to come out to get a deeper understanding. Upcoming Bible Studies:
Wednesday, January 16 7 Good Reasons to Fast
Wednesday, January 23 Why fasting was a part of Daniel's spiritual diet (Daniel 10:1-21)
Wednesday, January 30 Fasting appeals to God for victory (II Chronicles 20:3, 22-23)
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