Pastor, when is the last time you practiced a day of fasting? When is the last time you spent a season of fasting for three days, ten days, or longer?
What is fasting?
Fasting is abstinence from food with a spiritual goal in mind. It is when we deny ourselves the most natural thing in order to pursue the God of heaven to do something supernatural in our life. When a pastor engages this age-old biblical principle, he will wake up and experience revival.
I received an email this past week from a pastor whose life was transformed by fasting. He had come across my book, The Power of Prayer and Fasting, and implemented it in his life and ministry. His testimony was strong. I have written on this subject for many years and am still amazed at the testimonies I receive about how God uses fasting in the lives of others.
What fasting means to me
As the sightless man whose only response to Jesus was, “Once I was blind, but now I see,” I can say I have been changed inside and out by prayer and fasting. I am not the same man, the same pastor, the…Continue Reading