TBC Days of Fasting and Prayer to Seek God’s Guidance
The FUPARC group calls everyone at TBC to fasting on the days of Friday, Nov 8th and Friday, Nov 15th
The Sermon on the Mount instructs us with these words:
Fasting disrupts business as usual. When we fast we seek God’s face with all our heart and soul and strength. We want to seek this together as a church - to cry out to God to do something in our midst so that we will know that it is God who is directing our paths and leading out efforts.
The Reasons for Godly Fasting
Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions. Ezra 8:21
The Motives for Godly Fasting
Then the word of the Lord Almighty came to me: ask all the people of the land and the priests, when you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months for the past seventy years, was it really for me that you fasted? Zechariah 7:4-5
It is possible to go on a fast and have so many personal motives and agendas that we are not even fasting unto God but for our own wants and desires. God wants His people to hunger for Him, His kingdom, His agenda, His purpose and His plan for the earth.
As you fast, ask yourself:
Suggestions for the Conduct of Godly Fasting
Consider the following as you spend these days focused on the Lord and on His leading:
Six Types of Fasts in the Bible: