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In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares that through fasting and prayer, what we do physically affects us spiritually. Our prayer is that this message would encourage you to dig deeper into your journey of fasting and prayer.
SeriesThe Prayer Meeting
Scripture ReferenceDaniel 10:2-4
Fasting: The Physical Affects The Spiritual
Daniel 10:2-3, 10-14
Exodus 17:11 (NIV)
As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning.
Exodus 17:15-16 (NIV)
Moses built an altar and called it The Lord is my Banner. He said, "For hands were lifted up to the throne of the Lord.”
1 Timothy 2:8 (NKJV)
I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting;
Daniel 10:2-4 (NIV)
At that time I, Daniel, mourned for three weeks. I ate no choice (desirable) food; no meat or wine touched my lips; and I used no lotions at all until the three weeks were over. On the twenty-fourth day of the first month, as I was standing on the bank of the great river, the Tigris,
Daniel 10:10-11 (NIV)
A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, and stand up, for I have now been sent to you."
I ate no choice (desirable) food;
He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed (desirable)
He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed
Daniel 10:12-14 (NIV)
Then he continued, "Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come."