40 Spiritual Reasons to Fast
Jesus placed a fast upon all of us. (Matt. 9:15) We are to fast to carry on the works for the kingdom that Jesus started.
Fasting was an integrated part of the life of Christ (Matt. 4:1,-2; John 6:27) and He urged us to follow Him (Luke 9:23).
Jesus taught fasting as one of the foundations of the faith: giving, praying, and fasting. (Matt. 6)
Paul fasted frequently (II Cor. 11:27) and instructed us to do the same (II Cor. 6:5).
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