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So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.
Fastingis the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.
Denial is the willingness to withhold, say no to, deny one’s self; restraint or limitation or refusing to satisfy one’s own immediate desires and interests, especially from a moral or religious motive for a specific period of time.
Purpose for fast/denial:
A. To clear our spirits of negative, ungodly weight and sin that keeps us from maintaining a harmonious relationship with God.
B. To clearly hear directions from God
C. To receive power
First 10 days – Wednesday January 1st - Friday January 10th
First Day - Wednesday January 1st - Complete fast – (No food). Water only from 6am – 3pm
Next 9 Days - Thursday January 2nd - Friday January 10th
Eat fruits, vegetable, water only. Tea with honey allowed
Next 10 days – Friday January 11th - Sunday January 20th
Eat fruits, vegetables, and water only until 3pm Small portions of other foods may be eaten until 6pm
Last day– Tuesday January 21st
Complete fast – (No food). Water only until 3pm
***NO: pasta, rice, bread, juices, meats, coffee, sweets or alcohol for the entire 21 days
Give up something that you do daily/regularly (i.e. cell phones, tv, computer) for several hours each day
Pray 3 (Or more) times daily
1. Pray for someone/others you have an issue/issues with. And for those who have an issue/issues with you. Matthew 5:44/ James 5:16
2. Pray for renewed relationships with God (personal & for others) Ezekiel 11:19/ Colossians 3:10/ Psalm 51:10
3. For freedom from bondage (mental & emotional issues that control us) 2 Corinthians 3:17/ John 8:36
4. For unity in the family of God as a whole (Divine Love Church) Ephesians 4:3/1 Peter 3:8/Psalm 133/ Romans 15:5-6
5. For spiritual explosion (infilling/refilling of the Holy Ghost) at Divine Love Church Ezekiel 36:27/ 2 Corinthians 4:16
6. For spiritual growth in the Divine Love Church Family Colossians 1:9/2 Peter 3:18/ Ephesians 4:15/ 1 Corinthians 13:11/ 2 Peter 1:5-8
Read the Word daily
Colossians 1:9 - For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding
Colossians 3:10 - And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him
1 Corinthians 13:11 - When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
2 Corinthians 3:17 - Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
2 Corinthians 4:16 - For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Ephesians 4:3 - Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Ephesians 4:15 - But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
Ezekiel 11:19 - And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:
Ezekiel 36:27 - And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
Ezra 8:23 So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.
James 5:16 - Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
Joel 2:12 Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
John 8:36 - If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
Matthew 5:44 - But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Matthew 6:16-18 - Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 17 But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
1 Peter 3:8 - Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:
2 Peter 1:5-8 - And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 6 And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. 8 For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Peter 3:18 - But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.
Psalm 51:10 - Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
Psalm 133 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! 2It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; 3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Romans 15:5 - Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus: 6 That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.