1. Fasting releases God’s favor.
When you fast God’s favor will follow you in everything you do because you have access to the heavenly anointing and that releases God’s favor and blessings upon your life. God’s favor is upon those who diligently seek Him. Psalm 5:12, ESV For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.
2. Fasting prepares you for new seasons in your life.
The Bible Says they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength they shall mount up on wings like eagles they shall run and not grow weary. So no matter what season you are in when you fat and pray to God will bring you into a new season whatever frastrations you have had in this season God is changing your season and removing anything that has beeen standing in your way. In the new season God gives you clarity and gives you a new perspective over that particular season that you’re going through because when you have put God in the midst of your situation He changes your seasons into a good season. Whatever was not working out works out in the old season God is giving you a breakthrough in the new season.
3. Fasting and praying releases God’s anointing.
As you enter your season of fasting and praying God will release the power of his anointing that would break and destroy everything that has had you bound and break every demonic stronghold off your life that’s the power that is in God’s anointing. It breaks chains and it destroys yorks. God’s anointing will set you free and it will gives you freedom in God and liberates you.
4. Fasting and praying will take you in time.
Whenever you fast and pray it will fast forward seasons of your life. In fasting and praying God takes you in time and speeds up everything that has been stuck and that has not been moving forward for such a long time. Whatever has delayed, whatever has been stuck ,God is giving you your miracle and victory now. God is making things happen for you now. Because heaven has been open to release supernatural blessings and favor upon your life and you’re going to transend situations that have been looking impossible and God is making everything possible for you because you have chosen to seek His face firs,t you have chosen to take time out of your busy schedule to seek Him and because you have sought God first He will give you the kingdom.
5. Fasting & praying destroys the demonic powers of darkness.
When you fast and pray God shields you and protects you from the demonic powers of darkness that try to destroy your destiny. You are covered in God’s presence, you are protected. Demons will not come near you because you are dwelling in the Holy of Hollies. God’s power is present and it destroys everything that’s from the enemy and the flesh because the presence of God is in action and His working on your behalf.
6. Through fasting and praying you will know who God is.
When you fast and pray you will go into a deeper level, a deeper intimacy and discover the greatness of God, you would know the character of God ,you will know who God is and the plans that He has for you. When you seek Him ,He will reveal Himself to you because He say’s when you seek me you shall find me. So through fasting and praying you will find God and the things you’ve been searching for, you’ll find them in God. His revelation is going to mature your relationship with God and take you to a level that you have never known before because you have discovered the greatness and the power that is in seeking the most high God. There is power in the name of Jesus.
7. Fasting and praying gives you a greater awareness of God’s presence.
You will feel God’s presence look at Psalms 68:17. God will always be with you no matter what you face. You will feel His tangible presence and it will transform you from the inside out. You will go through an experience that you have never experienced before. Everything that you do in God’s presence Will manifest His glory. In His presence God will redirect your behavior. You will start acting like God, you’ll start to do things of the spirit and do you will you not be controlled by the flesh or act like it. There is so much power in Fasting I’m praying that releases the presence of God, that when you’re fasting and praying your mind your body and soul is yielded to the Holy Spirit. In his presence there is fullness of joy and everything in anything is possible.
8. Through fasting and praying God releases His blessings.
In his presence God will release the power of miracles and breakthroughs. Because when you take the time to seek God’s face He will bless you in all areas of your life so I don’t know what season you’re facing or what you’re going through but whenever season it is get ready to be blessed by God. The Bible says that God will bless you in to me the presence of your enemies Psalms 23. Whenever you fasing and praying the Lord is on your side and He hears your cries, He hears desires of your heart, He hears everything that you have made known to him through prayer and He releases the power of his blessings upon your life. Your life will never remain the same He is going to turn your story into the most victorious testimony because you have chosen to tap into the greatest secret of the kingdom and that is abiding in His presence.
9. Fasting and praying will help you hear the voice of God.
Through fasting and praying God’s voice will be so clear to you that you will have no room to second-guess yourself or to second-guess what God is saying to you. Because you are intuned with his spirit and God is able to deposit His kingdom in you and use you for his glory. “The bible says in John 10:27-29 My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand”. When you know God’s voice He will always protect you and guide you and protect you from the devil and nobody will snatch you out of God’s hand because His watching out for you and looking out for you because He loves you that much.
10. Through fasting and praying you will discern God in every situation.
God is omi-present, so when you seek him you will feel Him and decern God in all that you. He will give you direction, He will give you peace in the midst of choas , He will show how to handle sitations in your life and give you clarity and wisdom in all you do because He is with you and a present help for you in times of need. Philippians 1:9-10 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ.
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