What Are Some Biblical Reasons To Fast

by Jack Wellman
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What are some biblical reasons to fast? What are reasons you fast? Break Addictions The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) was the only feast day on the Jewish calendar that required fasting. It was a very holy day for the nation as it represented the atonement of the people, with the high priest having placed […]

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What Is A Daniel Fast?

by Jack Wellman
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What is the so-called “Daniel Fast?”  Is it something good for today?  Is there anything “spiritual” about it? Is it a Fast? The Bible never calls Daniel’s eating experience in chapter one a “Daniel Fast” or even a fast.  For one thing, it wasn’t a fast as they ate vegetables (Dan 1:12, 16). When the Jews […]

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Top 8 Bible Verses About Fasting

by Jack Wellman
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Here are my top 8 Bible verses on fasting.  Maybe you can think of another one or two. Matthew 6:16-18 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But […]

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15 Christian Quotes About Fasting

by Pamela Rose Williams
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Fasting is one of those controversial subjects in Christendom. You rarely see people in the middle on this subject; they are generally at either end of the extreme. We have written several articles on this subject here at WCWTK and we have found solid, biblical foundation to support this practice. I have listed those articles […]

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Fasting In The Bible: 10 Examples To Learn From

by David Peach
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There are many different reasons to fast and many examples in the Bible about fasting. Even within the examples we see in the Bible, there were variations on what the fast entailed. I trust that these examples will give you further instruction on how to conduct a fast and why you might want to consider […]

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7 Good Reasons Christians Should Fast

by David Peach
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We previously looked at some fasting tips for Christians. But what are reasons people fast? Is it just to lose weight or show that you are more spiritual than others in your church? The reasons, or purposes for fasting are much more important than those superficial thoughts. The motivation should be centered on God and […]

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10 Fasting Tips: A Christian Guide

by David Peach

Fasting is a common practice in Christianity. When Jesus was talking with His disciples He taught them about fasting. It was expected that His disciples would fast (Matthew 6:16-18). Here are some tips for fasting. Plan Your Fast The Bible has examples of one-day, three-day, seven-day and forty-day fasts (Judges 20:26, Esther 4:16, 1 Samuel […]

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