Fasting and Prayer

Feb 26, 2023    Pastor Mark Warner

 Fasting is the perfect complement to intercession. Part of the impact of fasting comes from doing something different than we would normally do. But it’s not just doing something differently or abstaining from something, it’s abstaining from something for a spiritual purpose, an abstinence that helps us grow in faith and enables us to keep company with Jesus. A Christian fast is different from other kinds of fasting because it has a spiritual goal, it comes from a desire to draw near to God. He is the object of every spiritual discipline and practice. We don’t fast for fasting sake, we fast for God’s sake, to press more deeply into him and abide with him.