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What the Bible Says about Fasting

What the Bible Says about Fasting

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See key information on fasting at a glance! From Jesus' 40 day fast in the wilderness to the Daniel fast, What the Bible Says About Fasting covers dozens of Bible verses on fasting and features over 20 practical tips for how to fast and pray!

Have you ever wondered why fasting is important? Do you want to fast, but not sure if you are doing it right? Have you fasted before, and nothing happened? Fasting is a key spiritual discipline that will grow your spiritual intimacy with the Lord and refresh your prayer life. Deepen your understanding of fasting and see key information at a glance with this quick-reference pamphlet packed with charts, dozens of fasting verses, and practical tips!

Enjoy getting solid answer to key questions on fasting:

  • What is fasting? Why should I fast?
  • Does Jesus say we are required to fast?
  • What's the Daniel fast?
  • Will fasting help me get closer to God?
  • How can I fast and what is the right way to fast?

Find out 4 different types of fasts; discover 8 tips on how to start fasting, and explore the connection between prayer and fasting as you dive into 17 stories of fasting from the Bible, including Daniel, Esther, Nehemiah, and Jesus. Great for personal or group Bible study!

14 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 38 inches long.

4 Features of this What the Bible Says About Fasting Pamphlet 1. Easy-to-Understand Overview on Fasting

    See what the Bible says about fasting at a glance. Whether for personal or group study, this quick guide to fasting includes solid information and verses on fasting you can trust and rely on.

2. See Key Information At a Glance with Quick Reference Charts

    This quick-reference pamphlet features key scriptures and explanations in a clear and easy-to-understand layout--

    • Why is Fasting Important?
    • 2 Ways NOT to Fast
    • Prayer and Fasting
    • 4 Types of Fasts--
  1. No Food, No Drink
  2. No Food
  3. The Daniel Fast
  4. Non-Food Fasts

Also included in this easy-to-use and practical pamphlet are safe guidelines for fasting; what to do before, during, and after your fast; how NOT to fast; and what happens when your fast doesn't work.

3. Answers Key Questions on Fasting in an Easy-to-Understand Way

    Imagine seeing all you need to know at a glance and experience the convenience of having key references and information provided in one place. Enrich your fasting experience when you find answers to important questions such as--

    • What is fasting? Why should I fast?
    • Does Jesus say we are required to fast?
    • What's the Daniel fast?
    • Will fasting help me get closer to God?
    • How can I fast and what is the right way to fast?
4. 17 Key Examples of Fasting in the Bible

    Explore the people of the Bible who fasted, why they fasted and what happened--

    • Daniel and the Daniel fast
    • Anna
    • Paul
    • Jesus and his 40 day fast
    • The nation of Israel
    • and much more!

    Also included are examples in the Bible where fasting displeased the Lord.

Perfect for individual use, Bible studies, new believer's classes, church giveaways, or to keep in your Bible to reference when someone has a question. Fits inside most Bibles covers.

4 Reasons Why You Should Fast

Both mature and new believers often struggle with fasting, even though they know it's important. Some are not sure they are doing it right. Others avoid it as not sure it is necessary for their walk with God. Dive into the 4 reasons why you should fast--

  1. Fasting nurtures a deeper sense of intimacy with God
  2. Fasting exposes weaknesses, compelling us to rely on God
  3. Fasting as a form of worship
  4. Fasting is a way of asking God to move powerfully in our lives and the world
How to use Rose's What the Bible Says About Fasting Bible Study Pamphlet:

Bible studies, small group discussions, discipleship classes, young adult studies, personal study.

Discussion Questions for What the Bible Says About Fasting Bible Study Pamphlet
  1. Read panel 1. Is fasting a mandatory part of the Christian faith? What does Jesus imply about fasting and does fasting seem important?
  2. Read panels 2-3. List some of the benefits of fasting. Which of these appeals to you in this season of your life and why?
  3. Read panels 4-6. You just read about Esther, Jesus, and Daniel and the fasts they did. What were their motivations for fasting? What are some things in your life that could use prayer and fasting?
  4. Read panel 7 (The Wrong King of Fast). Why must we pay attention to our motivations for fasting? What's wrong with fasting for blessings or fasting to prove your spirituality?
  5. Read panel 8. What additional benefit does prayer bring to the practice of fasting? For a person that prays regularly, why would fasting be an added advantage?
  6. Read panels 9-11. Take a moment to be quiet in prayer. Surrender your life to the leading of the Lord and ask him if he's calling you to pray and fast for a situation in your life or the life of another. Is there a specific fast that he's calling you to?
  7. Read panel 12-13. The chart lists a variation of fasts mentioned in the Bible as well as the motivations and God's responses. Was there anything that stood out or surprised you and why?

  8. Author: Rose Publishing
    Publisher: Rose Publishing (CA)
    Published: 01/28/2016
    Pages: 14
    Binding Type: Paperback
    Weight: 0.35lbs
    Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.30d
    ISBN: 9781628623185
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