Fasting & Prayer
We invite you to join us for our fast leading up to Easter.

What Can I Do During the 21 Days?

Consider the following suggestion while simultaneously asking the Lord to direct you and speak to you concerning what He would have you do.  Talk it over with your family and then commit yourselves to partnering with us during these next 21 days. 

 

1.  Ask God to direct you in choosing the way you can fast during these 21 days.                                                                                      
Types of fasts to consider:
  • Full Fast: Drink liquids only.  Consult your doctor first. 
  • Daniel Fast: Eat only vegetables, fruit, water and juice (minimal amount of carbohydrates).
  • Partial Fast: Not eating one or two meals on a specific day or abstaining from certain kinds of food.
  • All-day Food Fast: Abstaining from food one day or multiple days per week.
  • Activity/Media Fast: Forgoing a time-consuming activity such as entertainment, hobbies, television, internet, sports, etc…
 
2.  Church Relocation and Fundraising 
 
3.  Pray for personal breakthrough over any sin and addiction.
 
4.  Pray for your family, marriage and children (rebellion).
 
5.  Pray for Spiritual breakthrough in our community.
 
6.  Pray for financial breakthrough (jobs).
 
7.  Pray for direction for careers or relationships.
 
8.  Pray for the church, outreach, growth and maturity (discipleship).
 
9.  Pray for Spiritual awakening (revival) for our church and all South County churches.
 

 

17 Biblical Reasons to Fast

1.  To worship, love and glorify God.
(Luke 2:37, Zechariah 7:5, Isaiah 58:2)
 
2.  To intensify the effectiveness of our prayers. (Ezra 8:23, Isaiah 58:9, Judges 20)
 
3.  To seek wisdom and guidance.
(Jer. 29:13, Daniel 10:1-3, Acts 13:3, 14:23)
 
4.  To express repentance.                                         (Lev. 16:29-31, Jon. 3:5-8, 1 Sam. 7:6, Acts 9:9)
 
5.  To teach ourselves humility and deepen our dependence upon God
(Psalm 35:13, 69:10)
 
6.  To rededicate our lives to the Lord
(Joel 2:12)
 
7.  To intercede for and help spiritual captives.
(Isa 58:6, Dan 9:1-21, Matt 17:21, Mark 9:28-29)
 
8.  To train our bodies to yield to our spirits.
(1 Corinthians 9:27)
 
9.  To wage spiritual warfare with God’s holy power. (Matthew 17:9-11)
 
10.  To hasten physical healing. (Isaiah 58:8)
 
11.  To overcome strong temptations and strengthen obedience to God
(Luke 4:1-2)
 
12.  To enhance personal devotions. (Matt. 6:16-18)
 
13.  To respond to times of great crisis and seek deliverance.
(2 Chron. 20:3-4, Esther 4:16)
 
14.  To express grief
(Judges 20:26, 1 Sam. 31:13)
 
15.  To express concern for the work of God
(Neh. 1:1-4)
 
16.  To devote time to witnessing and soul-winning (John 4:4-34)
 
17.  To share our abundance with others
(Isaiah 58:6-7)