“And inasmuch as they gave the command to leave the stump and roots of the tree, your kingdom shall be assured to you, after you come to know that Heaven rules.
Why do we fast? What is fasting?
Fasting is choosing to abstain from food or an activity for a period of time to focus on God. We replace the time spent on these desires to pray, worship and/ or read the Bible instead. This discipline helps to strengthen our spirit and hear God’s voice more clearly.
“…if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.“
2 Chronicles 7:14
Agree to fast and pray as a family. Decide on the type of fast every member of your household is comfortable with. For family devotion, read and pray the Word given for the day.
Fasting together as a Homes is easier than doing it alone. Choose a specific type of fast. Schedule a specific time each day for each member to synchronise prayer as he / she fasts.
Inspire a few members of Acts in your work area, campuses or schools to fast and pray with you. For example, utilise tea breaks or lunch breaks, recess breaks to fast and pray through the focus points together.
“I fast because I’m hungry.”
– Excerpts from Chinspirations Vol.1
Abstain from solid food for 24 hours.
Take only water.
ONE MEAL FAST
Sacrifice one full meal a day.
e.g. Breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Abstain from solid food for any extended part of the day.
e.g. Sunrise to sundown. Take only water.
Abstain from meat and other favourite delicacies. Take only small portions of fresh vegetables, fruits and juices.
Here are excerpts of a few true stories from the past U-Turn:
“I was set free from all the things that had been entangling me.”
– Ivy Wong
“We finally conceived after 8 years!”
– Daphne Ch’ng
“In the first week of MCO, not only did sales not drop, but on some days sales were better than usual.”
– Josephine Koh
“I was free from the chains of unforgiveness.”
– Lavinia Koh
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