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FASTING 2021

"LORD, SEND REVIVAL!"

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FASTING SCRIPTURES and DAILY PRAYER LOG.
Daniel Chapter 1
1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it. 2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the house of God: which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure house of his god. 3 And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and of the princes; 4 Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans. 5 And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king's meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king. 6 Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: 7 Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego. 8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. 9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs. 10 And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who hath appointed your meat and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse liking than the children which are of your sort? then shall ye make me endanger my head to the king. 11 Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, 12 Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink. 13 Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king's meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants. 14 So he consented to them in this matter, and proved them ten days. 15 And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and fatter in flesh than all the children which did eat the portion of the king's meat. 16 Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse.
17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. 18 Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. 19 And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king. 20 And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm. 21 And Daniel continued even unto the first year of king Cyrus.
Notice some of the benefits right from the beginning.:
V.9     favor and tenderness;
V.15    proper nourishment;
V. 17   knowledge, skill, learning, wisdom;
V.19    preference


Daniel 10
1 In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. 2 In those days I Daniel was mourning three weeks. 3 I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine in my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all , till three whole weeks were fulfilled . 4 And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was by the side of the great river, which is Hiddekel; 5 Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz: 6 His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude. 7 And I Daniel alone saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw not the vision; but a great quaking fell upon them, so that they fled to hide themselves. 8 Therefore I was left alone , and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me: for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained no strength. 9 Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face toward the ground. 10 And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands. 11 And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent . And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling . 12 Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand , and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard , and I am come for thy words. 13 But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia. 14 Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days.
 
PLEASE READ:  Although the enemy will be very upset by your participation in this Church Fast, I must share with you that merely doing without food, is NOT what fasting is all about.  It’s what you do with that time. Spending it with God is what counts.  Each time your flesh craves or desires a certain thing, it is at that moment that you should remind yourself why you are restraining yourself from it, and FEAST on God instead.  Also, if you “slip” or feel like you can’t continue, don’t beat yourself up.  This is NOT a race, nor is it a contest.  At that point, begin to praise God for you making it as far as you have, and “PRAISE HIM” for what He is about to accomplish.
What Are We Doing?
We give the first fruits of the new year 2021, to God. We are in a sense “tithing” the first 21 days God has given us, back to Him. God loves it when we “give” cheerfully. Your sacrifice and commitment to Him during this time, is just as important as anything else you could ever do for Him. We FOCUS on prayer, not on food, nor the fact that we can’t have certain foods. As “seek the Lord, and all of His righteousness”, you will see God do a work in your life, your family, and your Church if you take this opportunity to consecrate yourself to Him during this fast.

Isaiah 58:6 – “Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?”

Daniel 1:8 – Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself, with the portion of the kings meat, nor with the wine which he drank.”

“By the Grace of God I consecrate myself unto the Lord in this Month of January 2021. By faith I will fast and abstain from food and other things so I can speak to God and God can speak to me.” 

Daily Fasting, Prayer, and consecration Log for 2021 (Print off and fill-in if you would like to .)
Write a Praise Report Each Day.  It can be anything.   Keep a separate diary if you need more room.

Day 1GUIDELINES FOR DANIEL FAST
(Foods We May Eat)
Olive Oil is a great means of seasoning & sautéing vegetables.

Legumes: 
Dried Beans, Pinto Beans, Split Peas, Lentils,
Black Eyed Peas

Fruits: 
Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries,   Cranberries, Oats, Figs, Grapefruit, Grapes, Guava, Honeydew Melon, Kiwi, Lemons, Limes, Mangoes, Nectarines, Papayas, Peaches, Pears, Pineapples, Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tangelos, Tangerines, Watermelon

Vegetables: 
Artichokes, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chili Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Gingerroot, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Okra, Onions, Parsley, Potatoes, Radishes, Rutabagas, Scallions, Spinach, Sprouts, Squashes, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Yams, Zucchini

Seeds, Nuts, Sprouts

Liquids: 
Spring Water, Distilled Water, 100% All-Natural Fruit Juices, 100% All Natural Vegetable Juices




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Day 5
 


Day 6

Day 7

Day 8

Day 9

Day 10
     10 BIBLICAL REASONS TO FAST AND PRAY
1. To worship, love and glorify God (Luke 2:37; Zech 7:5; Isa 58:2)
2. To intensify the effectiveness of our prayers (Ezra 8:23; Isa 58:9; Judges 20)
3. To seek wisdom and guidance (Jer. 29:13; Dan. 10:103; Acts 13:3, 14:23)
4. To intercede for and help spiritual captives (Isa. 58:6; Dan. 9:1-21; Mat. 17:21;
    Mark 9:28-29)
5. To train our bodies to yield to our spirits (I Cor. 9:27)
6. To wage spiritual warfare with God’s holy power (Mat. 17:9-11)
7. To respond to times of great crisis and seek deliverance (2 Chron. 20:2-4;
8. To express concern for the work of God (Neh. 1:1-4)
9. To devote time to witnessing and soul winning (John 4:4-34)
10. To consecrate ourselves unto the Lord (Dan. 1:8-14)

We highly recommend Jentezen Franklin's resources on FASTING.  They will encourage you greatly!
Fasting: Opening the Door to a Deeper, More Intimate, More Powerful Relationship with God  -     By: Jentezen Franklin