The Group Fast

DAY 1


Theme: Renewed "God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume." - Vance Havner Prayer: Lord, take my broken pieces and renew me. Reflection Verses: Ezekiel 36: 26-27 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 12:9- 10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Philippians 4:5-7 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ephesians 4:22-24 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 2


Theme: Learning Learning to live from God’s power is about more than just putting on a friendly face or “faking it till you make it.” It is about being a visible, tangible reflection of who Jesus is in any situation. Prayer: Lord, would I be teachable and always ready to learn from your Word. Reflection Verses: Ephesians 1:18-21 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Peter 2:19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 86: 11-12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ephesians 4:22-24 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 3


Theme: Integrity Integrity is more than just the knowledge of what is right, it is taking the time to put what is right into action. Prayer: Lord, may I see what needs to be done and do it. Reflection Verses: Proverbs 10:9 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Peter 2:12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 25:21 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 26:11-12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 4


Theme: Forgiveness “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that prisoner was you.” -C.S. Lewis Prayer: Lord, would I release all bitterness and rage, hurt and pain, and surrender it all to you. Reflection Verses: 2 Chronicles 7:14 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Proverbs 19:11 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Proverbs 20:3 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Matthew 6:14-15 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 5


Theme: Faith Faith is a gift, it should be cultivated and built upon. As we grow in ourfaith we become more like Christ and more confident that our pain andstruggles will not last, that we will be healed and through the darkness we shall see the light. Prayer: Lord, help my unbelief. Reflection Verses: 1 Corinthians 2:5 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 4:20-21 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ James 1:6-7 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hebrews 11:6 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 6


Theme: Healing Our God is a God of healing. Body, soul, and mind. All we have to do is ask Him and in His timing and in His way, He will heal us all. Prayer: Lord, bring life to my dry bones. Reflection Verses: Proverbs 3:7-8 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Jeremiah 17:14 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Jeremiah 30:17 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 57:18-19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 7


Theme: Peace Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your mind in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7) Prayer: Lord, still me, that I may know your peace. Reflection Verses: Psalm 119:165 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Numbers 6: 24-26 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Philippians 4:5-7 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 33:20-22 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 8


Theme: Freedom God tells us that not only are we free from the penalty of sin but we have been given freedom from the power of sin. All of the choices we make are first filtered through our minds, we have the ability and authority to control our thoughts and live in freedom. Prayer: Lord, remind me that I am free. Reflection Verses: Romans 8: 5-6 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 12:2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Peter 1:13 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Timothy 1:7 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 9


Theme: Patience We have to remember that God has already overcome the World and even when we can't see it, He is working. Prayer: Lord, help me to trust you are working even when I don't see it, feel it, or hear it. Reflection Verses: Proverbs 14:29 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 12:12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Proverbs 16:32 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Exodus 14:14 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 10


Theme: Attitude God’s desire is that we are made new from the inside out, that we would throw off our old ways of life and thinking, and turn instead to our new nature- one that is like Christ. Prayer: Lord, put in me a clean heart that I may think and act as you do. Reflection Verses: Ezekiel 18:31 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 12:3 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ezekiel 36: 26-27 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Titus 3: 1-2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 11


Theme: Courage God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called. We just have to have the courage to say yes when He calls. Prayer: Lord, give me courage for far more than I could ever ask or think. Reflection Verses: 1 Chronicles 28:20 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Deuteronomy 31:6 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 12:2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Timothy 1:7 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 12


Theme: Love The greatest commandment God has given us is to love, laying down our own desires and giving ourselves to each other. Pure love is compassionate, sacrificial, and generous. Our goal is to love others in the way they need to be loved, not how we think they deserve to be. Prayer: Lord, help me to love like you do. Reflection Verses: Romans 12:9-10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ephesians 5:1-2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Corinthians 13: 1-3 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Corinthians 10:24 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 13


Theme: Humility Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less. -C. S. Lewis Prayer: Lord, would you lead me in serving others, that I may put them first. Reflection Verses: Proverbs 11:2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Matthew 23:12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Proverbs 15:31-33 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ James 4:10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 14


Theme: Joy The enemy’s goal is to steal, kill, and destroy our joy. Our joy doesn’t come from the realities of our circumstance but from the certainty thatwe have a Hope that will outlast any of the trials we face. Joy is the assurance that we are connected to our creator no matter what comes. Prayer: Lord, fill my heart with you. Reflection Verses: Psalm 94:19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Nehemiah 8:10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Habakkuk 3: 18-19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 30:1 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 15


Theme: Empowerment All Scripture is God- breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17) Prayer: Lord, Empower me to do your will. Reflection Verses: Jeremiah 6:16 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Thessalonians 5:21-22 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Peter 2:12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Galatians 6:9-10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 16


Theme: Guidance We are called to live not only for God, but from His power. This means being grounded in who He created us to be and living from that guidance. Prayer: Lord, guide me in your ways. Reflection Verses: Psalm 27:14 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 30:21 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 58:11 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ John 16:13 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 17


Theme: Obedience We may hear the Lord, and answer the Lord, but we also need to obey the Lord. Only then will we be truly free. Prayer: Lord, may I learn to obey you without hesitation. Reflection Verses: John 14:23 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Deuteronomy 5:33 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Deuteronomy 28:1 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Luke 9:23 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 18


Theme: Surrender Surrender is knowing when to let go of your own thoughts and emotions and to give in to what God has called you to do. Prayer: Lord, you can have it all. Reflection Verses: Proverbs 16:32 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Luke 9:23 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Proverbs 3:5-6 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ James 4:10 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 19


Theme: Victory Our God has already conquered the grave. He makes beauty from ashes, bones to armies, seas into highways. There is nothing our God can not do. Prayer: Lord, remind me the battle is already won. Reflection Verses: Philippians 3:13-15 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Isaiah 43:18-19 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 8:37 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ John 16:33 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 20


Theme: Legacy May the example of our lives point others towards the hope they can find only in Jesus. Prayer: Lord, would I pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, and gentleness as I work to lead others towards you. Reflection Verses: Ephesians 5:1-2 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Timothy 2:15 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Timothy 2:16 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________




DAY 21


Theme: Hope Isaiah 40:31- But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Prayer: Lord, my Hope is in you! Reflection Verses: Psalm 16:8 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Psalm 25:4-5 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Jeremiah 29:11 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Romans 15:13 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Specific Prayer, Convictions, and Praises: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Fasting Challenge: Fast One Meal Fasted Meal: _________________________________ Other Fasting Choice: _________________________





The 21 Day Fast

As a church family, we are separating ourselves for twenty-one days. During these 21 days learn to worship God in a new, deeper way. Praise like never before. Write down and pray about things that God puts on your heart, and then watch him work.

21 DAYS of FASTING & PRAYING

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