One. FASTING: 1948 AND GEORGE R. HAWTIN.
2 Chronicles 7:14 (CJB). “Then, if my people, who bear my name, will HUMBLE themselves, pray, seek my face and turn from their evil ways, I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin and heal their land.”
Two. FASTING AND FRANKLIN HALL.
1 Kings 19:5-8 (CJB). “Then Elijah lay down under the broom tree and went to sleep. Suddenly, an angel touched him and said to him, 'Get up and eat!' … He looked, and there by his head was a cake baked on the hot stones and a jug of water. He ate and drank, then lay down again. … The angel came again, a second time, touched him and said, 'Get up and eat, or the journey will be too much for you.' … He got up, ate and drank, and, on the strength of that meal, traveled forty days and nights until he reached Horeb the mountain of God.”
Three. FASTING AND GAD.
Genesis 30:9-11 (CJB). When Leah saw that she had stopped having children, she took Zilpah her slave-girl and gave her to Jacob as his wife. … Zilpah Leah's slave-girl bore Jacob a son; … and Leah said, 'Good fortune has come, calling him Gad [good fortune].
Genesis 49:19 (CJB). “Gad [troop] - a troop will troop on him, but he will troop on their heel.”
Deuteronomy 33:20-21 (CJB). “Of Gad Moses said: 'Blessed is he who makes Gad so large; he lies there like a lion, tearing arm and scalp. … He chose the best for himself when the princely portion was assigned. When the leaders of the people came, he carried out Y'hoVAH's justice and his rulings concerning Israel.'”
Four. FASTING: ASIA AND GANDHI.
Daniel 9:2-4a (CJB). “In the first year of the reign of Darius the Mede, I, Daniel, was reading the Scriptures and thinking about the number of years which Y'hoVAH had told Jeremiah the prophet would be the period of Jerusalem's desolation, seventy years. … I turned to Y'hoVAH, God, to seek an answer, pleading with him in prayer, with FASTING, sackcloth and ashes. … I prayed to Y'hoVAH my God and made this confession:”
Five. FASTING: REES HOWELLS AND INTERCESSION.
Luke 4:1-2 (NNT). “And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led in the Spirit in the wilderness forty days, being tempted of the devil. … And HE ATE NOTHING in those days: and when they were completed, he was hungry.”
John 16:13 (NNT). “But when that one comes, the Spirit of the Truth, he shall guide you into all the truth: for he shall not speak from himself; but whatever things he hears, these shall he speak: and he shall declare to you the things to come.”
Six. FASTING: DEREK PRINCE - “SHAPING HISTORY THROUGH PRAYER AND FASTING. Isaiah 58:6-7 (CJB). “Here is the sort of fast I want - releasing those unjustly bound, untying the thongs of the yoke, letting the oppressed go free, breaking every yoke, … sharing your food with the hungry, taking the homeless poor into your house, clothing the naked when you see them, fulfilling your duty to your kinsmen!”
Seven. FASTING: SERMON ON THE MOUNT.
Matthew 6:16-18 (NNT). “And when you fast, become not as the hypocrites - sad faced: for they disfigure their faces, that they be seen of men to fast. Amen I say unto you, They have their full reward. … But when YOU fast, anoint your head, and wash your face; … that you be not seen of men to fast, but of your Father who is in secret: and your Father, who sees in secret, shall recompense you.”