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  • Creatures of Habit: Fasting

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    We are creatures of habit, and our habits are powerful forces. Habits like fasting, confessing, praying, and studying the Word of God are not just items on a checklist. These habits have the power to change us. In this seven-day reading plan come explore the habit of fasting and celebrate the hope that it can bring to our lives!

  • Fasting With Others

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    The idea of fasting with others seems a bit strange. Jesus made it quite clear that we were not to draw attention to ourselves when we fast. Yet there were times where the Bible calls His people to a corporate fast. This five-day audio plan will give you some insight into the benefits of fasting with others. Our five guests will speak of their experiences in fasting with others.

  • Fasting From Social Media

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    In this devotional, I will share why I chose social media as a form of fasting and four ways God revealed that it had become a distraction. As fasting from food serves to cleanse the body of its impurities, a fast from social media will help you return to the Lord, change your habits, and redirect your impulses to healthier choices.

  • Fasting to Be Hungry

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    When I started fasting, I didn't understand the purpose of it. I was simply participating in an activity in my church. Since then, I have discovered the power of fasting, and its impact on my life has been enormous. I invite you to discover with me one aspect of fasting: the development of spiritual hunger.

  • The Vine - Fasting

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    Fasting is a spiritual discipline that makes our prayers focused, opens our hearts, and releases God’s presence to us. It is an ancient practice that finds its roots in Biblical history and has been a blessing to the global church for thousands of years. This is a good devotional for both new and seasoned Christians on Fasting, provided by The Vine Church Hong Kong.

  • Hidden Forces in Fasting

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    A fasting experience will be different for each person who does one. No two fasts will be alike. Fasting with prayer should draw you closer to God. Your relationship with Him will deepen. As with many spiritual disciplines, you may encounter hidden forces that oppose you. This five-day plan will show you how others have encountered and dealt with these forces. Each plan day includes a short audio message.

  • Fasting With A Purpose

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    When starting a journey, it is helpful to know where you are going. The same is true when you fast. It does not have to be an elaborate plan with every detail known. It may be as simple as a desire for a stronger walk with God. But there are times when God may be leading you to fast for a purpose. This is a five-day plan with audio.

  • Fasting for a breakthrough

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    In difficult or urgent situations, biblical figures have fasted to see breakthroughs in the walls of adversity. Fasting is not a way of forcing God to hear us but an invitation to the manifestation of his power. I invite you in the next 3 days to discover the power of fasting combined with prayer for breakthroughs in situations that require a miracle.

  • The Freedom of Fasting

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    Though it may not feel like it at times, fasting is the path to freedom in our life with Christ. It teaches us to identify the sinful habits and broken patterns of living that contribute to our sickness, not health. Fasting liberates us to love God and others as we were made to do. Let fasting set you free to say no to lesser loves and yes to the Lord!

  • Fasting & Praying - Why & How?

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    This week, we will talk about a subject few enjoy bringing up...fasting! Many people believe it is surely good for others, "but not for me." Let's take a look at what the Bible says about fasting and praying. You will discover practical ways on how to start with something Jesus also did a lot!

  • Hold Fast

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    Hold fast. To remain tightly secured. To hold fast is to shirk all opposition and to focus on what's important. There are times in which God requires us to have patience and endurance. In this five day plan, David Villa talks about staying tied, remaining rooted, and holding fast in the Word of God

  • 5 Days To Victorious Fasting

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    5 days and 5 steps to fasting and loving it! Learn how to fast and pray with joy, power, and miraculous results. You can live a lifestyle of fasting and prayer, and it can be easy!

  • Fasting: Unlocking Your Supernatural Potential

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    The power of prayer and fasting cannot be underestimated in the life of a Believer. This powerful combination can move mountains of impossibility, heal your body, your relationships, your finances, and can rectify what seems hopeless. When we fast and pray, God moves heaven and earth on our behalf. The thing that concerns us becomes our testimony and wins others to Christ. It becomes a thing of great beauty.

  • Fast Friends, Biblical Results Of Fasting And Prayer

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    We all know that there is power in prayer. Prayer is defined in several ways: it is how we praise and worship our glorious Lord and Savior; it is our most powerful weapon; our open door to communication with the living God; the vehicle to confess our sin; how to find God's will for our lives and one of the ways we can hear the voice of our precious Savior. It is not very often that we hear about fasting with prayer, either from the pulpit or in our conversations as a church community. Yet, the Bible has so much to say on this subject and so many wonderful accounts of deliverance, forgiveness, and miracles that happened when God's people did fast and pray together. This ten-day reading plan will focus on some of the Biblical accounts and show us the undeniable power and movement of God when His people humble themselves through fasting and prayer.

  • Choosing a Fast for You

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    In this reading plan, you will consider what it means to fast and learn how to choose a fast that is right for you—a holy fast to feast upon God. You may go without food for 24-hours once each week or without your favorite beverage for a month. The goal will be to choose the best fast to seek the Lord and feast upon Him!

  • In the Fast Lane 2022

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    A new year creates an opportunity for a fresh start. Over the next three days, we believe that as you pray, reflect and submit your plans to God, He will reveal His plan for you. We encourage you to pray, fast and study this devotional with friends and family.

  • Awesome God: Midyear Prayer & Fasting (English)

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    At the start and middle of each year, we take time to pray and fast in order to humble ourselves before God, consecrate ourselves to Him, and corporately agree for breakthroughs. God’s awesome greatness is not only demonstrated by how big He is, but in His ability to humble Himself, come down to our level, and become small like us—even stooping lower to save and serve us.

  • The Forty-Day Word Fast

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    God wants His people to walk in unity. But that unity is hindered when we judge, criticize, complain, gossip, or use sarcasm or negative words. This kind of speech brings death to our fellowship with other believers. In this seven-day devotional, author Tim Cameron encourages readers to fast from these kinds of words. In so doing, they can break chains of the past, restore relationships, and become offense-proof.

  • Awesome God: Every Nation Prayer & Fasting

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    As we push through challenges and the unexpected, we find more reason to fix our attention on who our awesome God is. This plan will lead you into a deeper understanding of God’s greatness and goodness resulting in worship, holiness, and mission.

  • Fasting From Sugar, Feasting On God's Word

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    Does sugar hold you back from the good life that God has planned for you? Sugar imprisons us because it weakens our physical bodies and clouds our minds. Yet God has the power to set us free. This week we’ll be exploring seven Scripture passages that show us how to receive God’s powerful presence in our lives as we let go of sugar’s trappings.

  • The Ten-Day Word Fast

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    Are you critical of your boss or pastor? Do you complain about items that have little consequence? Take the challenge. Fast these words for ten days: complaining, criticism, judgments, sarcasm, and gossip. In these ten days of fasting, the Lord will begin to do a mighty work in the origin of these negative words and thoughts - your heart.

  • 7 Days of Prayer and Fasting

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    Welcome to our time of prayer and fasting! Oswald Smith says ‘when we work, we work, when we pray, God works’. Our prayer during this time of 7 days of prayer and fasting is that God would do an incredible work in your life and that you would know him in a deeper way.

  • What Is Fasting?

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    WHAT IS FASTING? Fasting is giving up something for a specified number of days for a specific purpose. The type and length of the fast you choose is between you and God and should not be determined by what anyone else is doing. Fasting, prayer, and reading God's Word go hand in hand. When you fast, also pray for God's purpose and plan for your life to be revealed.

  • Amazing Grace: Midyear Prayer & Fasting (English)

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    In January, we set apart one week of prayer, fasting, and consecration to hear from God and know His direction for us for the year. We claimed God’s amazing grace to rule and reign in our lives throughout that week. Until now, our faith and stance stay the same—humbly asking God to let His amazing grace rule and be seen in our lives.

  • The Encounter: Advancing Your Spiritual Life Through Fasting

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    Fasting advances our spiritual life, and Scripture encourages its practice. These times of physical denial help us grow spiritually and give us the opportunity to feel the loving embrace of Jesus. In this plan, author, Gretchen Rodriguez will help you set your heart on a journey of sacred discovery as you fast and seek God.