How To Prepare For A Christian Fast

How can you prepare if you’re going to fast? Talk to your Doctor It’s not a good idea to start off on a fast without first talking to your doctor. He may know something about your medical history that you’ve forgotten about or you’re on medication and you’re supposed to take it with food on your stomach. There are other reasons too like diabetes and those who have low blood pressure. It wouldn’t hurt to ask your doctor about it before you proceed to fast either from food, water, or both.Wh … [Read more...]

What Is Lent?

What is Lent? What is the meaning behind the observance of Lent? What is Lent? Lent is the time period preceding Easter where many Christians observe a fast, abstinence, and/or penitence in commemoration of the fast that Jesus experienced in the wilderness. Lent runs from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday and includes forty weekdays. The purpose of Lent is to prepare the believer through prayer, penance, repentance of sins, the atonement, and through self-denial. Lent is primarily observed by the … [Read more...]

7 Tips For Christians Considering Fasting

Fasting is often one of the misunderstood and misapplied areas of Christianity. Everybody seems to have their own ideas about it, own way of interpreting Bible passages on it, and versions of how they should actually practice it as part of their faith. Apart from Christianity, many other faiths implement versions of fasting, too; so, it’s not just confusing within the Christian sphere, it’s confusing for many people. They may grasp the general idea and maybe even practice it, yet might not und … [Read more...]

What Is The Daniel Fast? Bible Verse with Application

There are dozens of fasts today on the market but what is the so-called Daniel Fast?  Is this a fast that believers can do today and does this have to do with more than losing weight?Why Fast? The first question is why do believers fast in the first place?  Many who are not Christian fast for health reasons.  They eliminate toxins and wastes products from the body and they also cleanse the colon by only taking in water.  Fasting with or without water can be done but there is nothing wrong … [Read more...]

5 Important Bible Verses About Fasting

Fasting is an important spiritual tool that the Bible teaches us to do in both the Old Testament and the New Testament.Here are five important Bible verses about fasting Secret FastingMatthew 6:16-18 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but b … [Read more...]