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  • by United Church of God
By denying ourselves food and water for a time, fasting reminds us we will die without physical sustenance. Likewise, we will die spiritually if we do not have spiritual nourishment. Without spiritual food, the living Word of God, we will be cut off from God.
  • by United Church of God
It depends on your health situation, so fast using common sense, judgment and above all faith. Fasting is an excellent spiritual exercise to get our minds and spirits in tune with God's purpose and plan for us.
  • by United Church of God
If you've never fasted before, a commitment of a day may be easier to accomplish and will familiarize you with the process. Use that first experience to learn what your body's particular reactions are.
  • by Don Hooser
Three earlier articles in this series covered prayer, Bible study and thinking or meditation. Along with those spiritual tools, we need to frequently combine this fourth tool—fasting.