I’ve been doing a lot of research lately on Fasting, and what the Bible says about it. It is very interesting, since I don’t believe I have ever hear a pastor preach on the topic.
The last time, I explained what Fasting was, if we were required to do it, and how long we should do it. If you want to read that, click here.
So why do people fast? The motive should always be to get you closer to God, and should be combined with prayer and reading scripture.
Here are the Biblical reasons to Fast: