Fasting Cheat Sheet

FASTING CHEAT SHEET

Who – YOU

What – Fasting

Where – Right where you are!

When – Now! (april 3-24)

Why – Because God asks us to do it

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WHAT IS FASTING? –

a)   Abstaining from something we need or want

b)   For a specific period of time

c)   In order to seek the favor and/or direction of God

 

WHY FAST?

1)   To hear from God regarding some need

2)   To receive from God power for service

3)   To seek from God spiritual breakthrough

 

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO FASTING?

1)   increases our intimacy with God

2)   increases our hunger for God

3)   increases our faith in God

4)   increases our service to God

 

WHAT DO I FAST FROM – various options – (Let God lead you)

 

1) Food (if fasting from food for the first time, be sure you are in good health)

2) TV / videos

3) Technology (internet / phones)

4) Area of Passion (sports/shopping/newspapers-magazines)

* Coaching Point – If abstaining from it doesn’t mean anything to you, it won’t mean anything to God)

 

 

DURING THE TIME USUALLY USED FOR THE ACTIVITY YOU ARE FASTING FROM, CONSIDER DOING THE FOLLOWING:

1) Read the Word of God (for instruction)

2) Pray to God (for guidance)

3) Worship God (Sing)

4) Listen to God and record what you hear (Journal)

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