Sun, Jan 12, 2020

Fasting & Prayer

Pastor Wilder shares a message on Fasting & Prayer
Duration:41 mins 23 secs

Pastor Wilder shares a message “Fasting & Prayer” from book of Judges 20:18-27. The main points are as follows:

Striving For The Mastery

Approximately of 35 different fasts in the Bible

Fasting for a variety of reasons

1. Under chastisement (Sam 12)

2. When in danger ((Esther 4)

3. Spiritual Power (Matt 17:21)

4. To begin a ministry (Matt 4:1-11)

5. As a consecrated lifestyle (Luke 2:37)

6. Seeking answers from God (Daniel 9)

7. Jesus expects us (Luke 5:35)

Benefits of Fasting

1. Crucifix of sensuality (Col 3:5-10)

2. Clarity of the spiritual- Acts 10:30

3. Concentration of strength (physical, mental, emotional) 1 Corinthians 9:27

4. Consecration/Control of self- Luke 2:37 & 1 Corinthians 9:27

5. Confession of sin

Third Use of Fasting

Judges 20:14-46

A. They were doing the right thing (Judges 20:12-13)

B. They had God’s blessing (Judges 20:18,23)

C. They gave offerings (Judes 20:26)

What Changed 

A. Their attitude -they wept (Judges 20:26-28)

B. Their strategy (Judges 20:29)

 

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