Articles on Faith-topics:spiritual-growth/fasting

10 Spiritual Disciplines to Strengthen Your Faith

Spiritual disciplines help Christ followers to abide in Christ and learn from God’s Holy Spirit. Learn 10 basic spiritual disciplines that you can incorporate into your walk with God.

Prayer and Fasting

God considers fasting important. His Word, in fact, contains 92 passages mentioning it. Many of our heroes of the faith, including Moses, Elijah, Esther, Nehemiah, Daniel and Paul, fasted at crucial points.

Fasting: Why Do People Do It?

Discover what fasting is and how it can impact your faith. Learn why giving up food and drink for a period of time can improve your relationship with God.

What Is Biblical Fasting, and How Does It Work?

Want a quick reference guide to fasting? Check this out. It includes examples of those that fasted in the Bible, along with the right and wrong motivations for fasting.

What Does the Bible Say About Fasting?

There is little instruction about how to fast in the Bible, but there are plenty of examples of people who fasted. Learn about the key times in which individuals and nations fasted in the Bible.

Why Would a Christian Fast?

Fasting helps you to humble yourself and remember that you depend on God alone to meet all your needs. And for a time, it makes feeding your soul a higher priority than feeding your body.

Fasting — What Is It Good For?

We desperately need to see the face and hear the voice of our heavenly Father. I give up physical food to receive spiritual nourishment. So does it work? How do you know if you’re “doing it right”?

What Is Lent All About, and Why Is It Important?

What does it mean to give something up for Lent? How does Lent prepare you for Easter? What exactly do people do during Lent? Find out the answers to these questions and more.

Lent: How to Slow Down and Make More Room for Jesus in Your Life

The death and resurrection of Jesus is the big storyline of the Bible. It’s no surprise, then, that a majority of Christians celebrate it every year on Easter Sunday. But did you know some people start getting ready for Easter 40 days before it happens?

Stuffing Our Soul: On Fasting

There was Peter’s threefold denial, Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness, and my battle with a ham sandwich on day six of my forty-day fast.

Fasting - Blog

Fasting is the most powerful spiritual discipline of all the Christian disciplines. Through fasting and prayer, the Holy Spirit can transform your life.

Helping My Brother Through the Door

Judith prayed for 21 years for her brother Terry and fasted 1 meal each week for 17 years. How did God answer her prayers? Terry chose to follow Jesus and his life has changed. Judith’s “new” brother is one of the greatest answers to prayer in her life.

Classic Cru

See a collection of classic Cru material from founder Bill Bright to help you grow in your relationship with Jesus.

6 Ingredients That Will Help You Fast From Technology

When connecting with God looks like turning off your smartphone.

Watch: How Do I Spend a Whole Day With God?

A day set aside to be alone with God. Do you wonder how you would fill the time? This short video offers some ideas.

Fasting Starter Kit

Want to fast but not sure where to start? Bring this resource kit along to help guide you during your fast.

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