Your fasting matters. Don't let the devil tell you it won't do anything! It will tear down his kingdom and build up the Lord's kingdom. God uses humble men and women of God to do his will. When we fast and pray we include God in the relationship, instead of trying to do everything ourselves without him. We cannot win this battle apart from prayer and fasting, and when we do, it may look way different than we anticipate. This is why we must press into the throne of grace. God will give us strength in our inner beings to walk with Christ in our hearts through faith. (Eph 3)
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 26 – Here I Am, Lord
Living in times where the fabric of our nation is unraveling, I frequently go to places of self-reflection in prayer. Clearly, the Lord has lifted his hand of protection from our land. “Lord, I know the big things that displease you- things like abortion, greed and perversions. (And this is in the church.) But, what …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting- Day 24- Lift Up the Fallen
During today's prayer time, we are going to press in for those who are wounded on the spiritual battle field. The Lord is leading to uphold those who are in pain, doubt and are running away. We are going to intercede for those who will spiritually bleed to death, if we don't intercede. This is …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 22- Birth Pangs
Friends, when the kingdom of God is ready to be birthed, those who walk through it will experience things that they never thought in a million years they would ever experience. But the birth pangs bring about the birth. The birth is the kingdom of God- something we haven't seen with our eyes or held with our hands or heard with our ears. But, what is coming is so glorious we cannot even imagine it.
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 18 – Strengthen Yourself in the Lord
I imagine David, dripping with sweat and tears running in streaks through the dust on his face, kneeling in the dirt with is head bowed. Strength comes into him as he grips his fists tightly, clenches his teeth and with a deep roar from his belly cries out, "Bring me the ephod!"
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 12 – The Coming Tests
Victorious. There is a victory to be had by those who trust in the name of the Lord! Our treasures will be stored up in heaven where moth and rust do not steal and thieves do not break in. The thief cannot take our heavenly treasure. Be faithful.
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 11 First Love
Today, as we enter day 11 of our 40 day fast, we begin to read the prophetic words of Jesus to the 7 churches in Revelation. Jesus knows us inside and out. He knows the spiritual state of us as individuals and he knows the spiritual state of churches corporately. In order to have Jesus' …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting- Day 10 STRETCH!
What do you think of, when you hear the word stretch? There are a variety of definitions on M-W.com for stretch. Here are some of the words that are used to describe stretch: "To extend, to reach out, to enlarge, to expand, to amplify, and finally- an exercise of something (such as the understanding or …
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40 Days of Prayer and Fasting- Day 9 Ears to Hear
The Lord is looking for people whose hearts are fully committed to him- for people who are ready to hear from him.
40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 7 Break Every Chain
"Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Isaiah 58:6 Justice. God is a God of justice. Yet, why is there so much injustice in the world? If God is God, …
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