*For newbies: Begin with a sunrise to sunset fast.
*If fasting doesn’t mean anything to you, it won’t mean anything to God.
*Avoid television watching, the food commercial are of the devil, *grin.*
*Drink a gallon of purified water daily.
*Fight through headaches and lethargy. You are detoxing your body, mind, and spirit.
*Prepare by informing your family. Set expectations and encourage them to support you and to refrain from placing temptation before you.
*Fasting can break the power of our uncontrolled appetite, nicotine cravings and alcohol and drug addictions.
*Fasting amplifies God’s voice.
*Fasting makes our Spirit sensitive to God’s heart.
*Fasting leads to greater intimacy with the Trinity.
*Fasting prepares us for new Kingdom assignments.
*Fasting is Biblical.
*Believers are called to fasting. It’s not an option.
*Jesus fasted for 40 days.
*Daniel fasted 21 days, following, he had the craziest visitation.
*Angels respond to the hyper-awareness fasting creates.
*Fasting crucifies the god - gluttony.
*Fasting means that when it’s over, you are different.
*Fasting also means when it’s over, you get a hamburger and fries 😊.
*But you, when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face so that your fasting will not be noticed by men, but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you. — Matthew 6:18
*And Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of him; and the child was cured from that very hour.
Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, “Why could we not cast it out?”
So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you. 21 However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting. —Matthew 17: 18-21 NKJV
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. —Matthew 5:6
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Lynn has wonderfully mapped out the steps we all need to walk through to develop and grow this vital relationship with Him. This was the Lord’s intent for her transformation journey all along, and His intent for you too. Here she has spelled out the spiritual truths behind the principles and talked us through how she applied them. These truths are universally applicable to us all, though as the details of our lives, situations and hearts will be different, we will apply them differently. - Reader Review from Barnes & Noble.