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What is the secret to deeper intimacy with the Lord? How can I release the anointing, favor and blessing of God in my life? For me, fasting has been franklln answer to these franklni other deep questions—the key for obtaining open doors, miraculous provision, favor and the tender touch of God upon my life. I was on a three-day fast when God called me to preach. When I was an evangelist, my brother and I traveled together and would rotate our preaching nights.
On my night off, I franklinn fast all day for him. On his night off, he fasted all day for me. We went from obscurity to doors opening all over the world through the power of fasting. Every assignment has a birthplace.
When God has placed a dream inside of you that only He can make possible, you need to fast and pray. From those early years of ministry until this day, fasting has become a lifestyle. Get Spirit-filled content delivered right to your inbox! Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. Let me clear up some misconceptions, though.
That is dieting—maybe even starving—but fasting it is not. Nor is fasting something done only by fanatics. Stated simply, biblical fasting is refraining from food for a spiritual purpose. Fasting has always been a normal part of a relationship with God.
As expressed by the impassioned plea of David in Psalm 42, fasting brings us into a deeper, more intimate and powerful relationship with the Lord. When you eliminate food from your diet for a number of days, your spirit becomes uncluttered by the things of this world and amazingly sensitive to the things of God.
In Matthew 6, Jesus provided the pattern by which each of us is to live as a child of God. That pattern addressed three specific duties of a Christian: As much attention should be given to fasting as is given to giving and praying. Frabklin blessings are not being released because we fail to fast? What answers to prayer are not getting through? According to the words of Jesus, it is the duty of every disciple and every believer to fast.
Then they will fast. Jesus fasted, and according to the words of Peter, Jesus is our example in all things see 1 Pet. The Son of God fasted because He knew there were supernatural things that could only be released that way.
How much more should fasting be a common practice in our lives? Whether you desire to be closer to God or are in need of great breakthroughs in your life, remember that nothing shall be impossible to you.
Fasting is truly a secret source of power! His ministry extends internationally through the televised broadcast, Kingdom Connectionwhich is seen on television networks such as TBN and The Church Channel. Visit the Charisma Store to view all our specials. Help Charisma stay strong for years to come as we report on life in the Spirit.
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