What is the purpose of fasting? Sometimes it's hard to make the concentrated effort of prayer. When the need is urgent, God has prescribed an urgent method.
Tony Evans asks, "How badly do you want an answer? How much do you want deliverance from that destructive habit?
How badly do you want to save your marriage? Do you want it enough to give up food or some other gratific What is the purpose of fasting?
Do you want it enough to give up food or some other gratification? Then come before God with prayer and praise in fasting. Fasting can help the believer: Get in touch with God without distractions Pursue God's grace Step onto the path of humility Achieve spiritual victory Wait before the Lord Fasting is an appropriate response to physical or emotional needs, difficult circumstances or relationships, challenges in ministry, or times we need specific direction. Paperback , 64 pages.
It was a very empowering experience! Hidden in Christ James Bryan Smith. In his new Tony Evans Speaks Out. This books met those needs for me. Nadine McLean rated it it was amazing Jan 19, With engaging illustrations and practical insights, Tony Evans explains the two places we could go after we die, what life in each is like, how to know where we ll go, and more. Conversation with Christ Peter Thomas Rohrbach.
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This is a very short work which can be read in an hour on the effects of fasting for breakthrough in these three areas. Quick and impactful This book was recommended to me by a friend after I asked for guidance with fasting. I am at a point where I feel God is leading me and wants me to go deeper. This books met those needs for me.
Aug 22, Clara Roberts rated it really liked it. Uplifting and Powerful read This book waa very inspirational The analogies were very helpful and supported the understanding of the word of God!
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Feb 25, Paula C. Great read Very thorough yet concise. There was little direction for what to pray for or how to pray. Even in those discussions, however, there was not significant consideration for the spiritual need to fast. The Bible reveals that the purpose of fasting is to make our voice heard by God.
I believe teaching about fasting is limited because the education and understanding of this spiritual practice is limited. Many of the biblical characters God used for his glory fasted regularly consider David, Elijah and many of the prophets, Jesus, Paul jus to name a few.
In light of these biblical examples, I shutter at the thought that most church leaders probably do not fast regularly. If church leaders are not dependent and relying upon God and humbling themselves through fasting, then who are they depending upon? Fasting humbles us before the Lord. This is the reason why all Christians need to better understand the practice. Who among us does not need humbling every now and then? I wanted to understand what the Bible says about fasting. I also wanted to understand if and why I should consider making this spiritual discipline a part of my life, as a Christian and more importantly, as a leader.
I entered the wilderness reading Dr. In the book, Dr. Evans reveals that the principle of fasting is to take the time we would ordinarily spend on activities of physical gratification ex. A true fast requires more than stopping our food intake. Healing the Soul of a Woman Joyce Meyer. Rescue from Rejection Denise Cross. Brave Surrender Kim Walker-Smith. Everybody, Always Bob Goff.
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