We are very excited to share with you our journeychurch fasting options for 2012! There are several to choose from this year:
1. Full Fast – Drink only liquids (you establish the number of days).
2. The Daniel Fast – Eat no meat, no sweets and no bread. Drink water and juice. Eat fruits and vegetables for 21 days.
3. 3-Day Fast – This fast can be a Full Fast, Daniel Fast or give up at least one item of food.
4. Partial Fast – A partial fast is from 7am to 7pm. You can select from three types of fasting —a Full Fast, Daniel Fast or give up at least one item of food.
Scripture References for Fasting:
Matthew 6:16-18, Matthew 9:14-15, Luke 18:9-14
Relation to Prayer and Reading of the Word:
1 Samuel 1:6-8, 17-18, Nehemiah 1:4, Daniel 9:3, 20, Joel 2:12, Luke 2:37,
Acts 10:30, Acts 13:2
1 Samuel 7:5-6, Ezra 8:21-23, Nehemiah 9:1-3, Joel 2:15-16, Jonah 3:5-10,
Remember that it is the attitude of a heart sincerely seeking Him to which God responds with a blessing (Isaiah 58, Jeremiah 14:12, 1 Corinthians 8:8). May God greatly bless you as you fast!
(Adapted from jentezenfranklin.org)
If you’d like to check out the fasting options from 2011, click here.