Fasting is a way of life for a believer – however, many don’t understand the importance of fasting 👀
It is a means of humbling yourself, giving all to God, resisting temptation and so much more. It affects every aspect of your life… so will you fast?
Listen as Pastor Vladimir Savchuk shares key scriptures and points regarding the significance of a lifestyle of fasting.
Fasting is abstaining from food for spiritual reasons.
Fasting is trading the bowl for a blessing.
Romans 12:1, 2
1. Fasting increases spiritual weight, not spiritual worth.
Fasting is a rational response to God’s mercy, not an attempt to receive it.
2. Fasting is presenting the body as a living sacrifice to God.
The dedication of the body to God is acceptable to God. The word means well-pleasing, approving, and extremely satisfying to God.
3. Fasting enables to not be squeezed into the mold of this present age.
Fasting which promotes self-denial goes contrary to culture that’s obsessed with self-discovery.
2 Chronicles 7:14
Fasting is way of humbling ourselves before God.
(1 Kings 21:27-29; Psalm 35:13; Ezra 8:21)
If we humble ourselves, we skip being humbled.
4. Fasting exposes weaknesses in the mind as faith expels them
Fasting is mental more than physical.
Humanity’s first sin was with food. Jesus’ first temptation was with food.
We don’t quit when it’s hard, we finish when I am done.
5. Fasting brings transformation to your soul, body and spirit.
Fasting has emotional benefits.
Fasting has physical benefits.
Spirit can sustain your body but only the Holy Spirit and Holy Scriptures can sustain your spirit.
Fasting has spiritual benefits.
6. Fasting moves you to God’s perfect will.
When we separate ourselves to the Lord we will be sent by the Lord.
There is our current work and there is our called work.
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