Daniel Fast 2018

Daniel Fast 2018

Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 12:00 AM - Friday, January 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

THE DANIEL FAST 2018
2018 – YEAR OF NEW BEGINNINGS

Fasting Instructions (Daniel 1:12 & 10:2-3)
January 3 to January 12, 2018

1. You may eat at your normal meal times but observe the restrictions below, OR you may abstain from food all through the day and break your fast in the evening with the same restrictions.

2. Drink only water (a lot).
- You may mix health food supplement protein mix/green food
- No carbonated drinks, coffee, tea, eggs or dairy products
- Fruit smoothies, 100% juices, broth are okay

3. No meat, chicken or fish.

4. No white foods at all.

5. No fast food.

6. No fried foods.

7. No sugar.
- No dessert.

8. No bread, pasta, and rice.

9. No eating after 8.00 pm.

10. Limit television and recreational computer to less than 2 hours per day.

Suggested food to eat:
Lots of water (You may mix health food supplement, protein mix/green food), All Vegetables, Vegetable Juices, All fruits, Fruit smoothies, 100% Fruit Juices, Salads, Broth, All beans, All whole grains (oatmeal, oat bran, barley, wheat), Nuts (almonds, cashews, peanuts).

Join our Telephone Prayer Conference on Wednesdays & Fridays during the fast at 8:30 - 9:00 pm. Dial access #: (605) 475-6333 and access code #: 986-6755#

Daily Fasting Scriptures and Prayer Points for The Daniel Fast
Read the recommended chapter for the day and meditate on the recommended verses for the day. Pray as the Spirit leads you, using the recommended chapter and verses. The following are suggested daily prayer points:

Day 1. Pray that as you are start this fast, you will finish well. As God answered Daniel, God will answer you and you will hear God.
Read: Daniel 10 (Whole Chapter). Meditate on: “In those days I, Daniel, was mourning three full weeks.” Daniel 10:2

Day 2. Pray for the grace to eat the vegetables, fruits and water for the duration of your fast, and the fruits, vegetables and water shall be of optimal benefit to your body and your appearance shall be better than it was before the fast.
Read: Daniel 1 (Whole Chapter). Meditate on: “Please test your servants for ten days, and let them give us
vegetables to eat and water to drink.” Daniel 1:12

Day 3. Make your personal request known unto your God with prayer, supplication, fasting and thanksgiving. Pray for divine
encounters and that nothing will shift your focus from Almighty God.
Read: Daniel 9 (Whole Chapter). Meditate on: “Then I set my face toward the Lord God to make request by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.” Daniel 9:3

Day 4. Pray that your fasting will not be unto men but a spiritual exercise which you do in secret and your Father in heaven will reward you openly and the glory of God will continually manifest in your life.
Read: Matthew 6 (Whole Chapter). Meditate on: “Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. Matthew 6:16

Day 5. Pray for your church as you embark on this fast. Pray that the church will hear the call of God and cry out to the Lord for more souls to be saved through the various outreaches.
Read: Joel 1 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “Consecrate a fast, Call a sacred assembly; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land Into the house of the LORD your God, And cry out to the LORD.” Joel 1:14

Day 6. Pray that your church will turn to God with all their heart, with fasting.
Read: Joel 2 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “‘Now, therefore,’ says the LORD, ‘Turn to Me with all your heart, With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.’” Joel 2:12

Day 7. Pray that your fast is acceptable in the sight of Almighty God.
Read: Isaiah 58 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “Is it a fast that I have chosen, A day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head like a bulrush, And to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Would you call this a fast, And an acceptable day to the LORD?”  Isaiah 58:5   

Day 8. Pray for divine guidance and that the Lord will protect you and show the right way for you and your children. Include the members of your fasting congregation in the prayer. Pray that God will lead and guide each and every decision in your life and in your church.
Read: Ezra 8 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “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

Day 9. Thank God for what He has done for you on this fast and for what He is going to do. Worship Him for who He is.
Read: Ezra 9 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “At the evening sacrifice I arose from my fasting; and having torn my garment and my robe, I fell on my knees and spread out my hands to the LORD my God.” Ezra 9:5

Day 10. Pray for the whole body of Christ that the body of Christ will pray with fasting.
Read: Jonah 3 (Whole Chapter) Meditate on: “So the people of Nineveh believed God, proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.”  Jonah 3:5

END OF “DANIEL FAST” PRAYER VIGIL
Venue: GHOP Sanctuary
1524 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12205
Friday, January 12, 2018 at 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Fast Breaking “Love Feast” at 1:00 pm on Sunday, January 14, 2017 at GHOP, 1524 Central Avenue, Albany, New York 12205
RSVP FOR THE FEAST BELOW!

 Consult your doctor before embarking on a fast.

 

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