Purpose of Fasting
Jesus told us in the word that there would be a time for his disciples to fast. That time is now.
Fasting is not a sideline practice for a special group of really radical disciples. Fasting is a core
practice that every person who calls himself or herself a disciple of Christ participates in.
God wants his people to be determined and disciplined in every area of our lives. As children of God we are
expected to be disciplined. Fasting is an act that leads us to a disciplined life