Month of Fasting & Prayer – September 1st-30th, 2020

Prayer Meetings held every Monday in September at 6pm in the New Hope Parking Lot


Seven Steps in a Daniel Fast

Step One:  Be Specific

Step Two:  Fast as a Spiritual Commitment

Step Three:  Reflect Inner Desire by Outer Discipline

Step Four:  Make a Statement of Faith to Others

Step Five:  Leave the Results to God

Step Six:  Understand God’s Activity

Step Seven:  Persevere; the Answer is Coming

What Can I Do During the Fast?

  1. Ask God to direct you in choosing the way you can fast during these 30 days.

Types of fasts to consider:

  • Full Fast: Drink liquids only. Consult your doctor first.
  • Daniel Fast: Eat only vegetables, fruit, water and juice (minimal amount of carbohydrates).
  • Partial Fast: Not eating one or two meals on a specific day or abstaining from certain kinds of food.
  • All-day Food Fast: Abstaining from food one day or multiple days per week.
  • Activity/Media Fast: Forgoing a time-consuming activity such as entertainment, hobbies, television, internet, sports, etc…
  1. Pray for personal breakthrough over any sin and addiction.
  2. Pray for your family, marriage and children (rebellion).
  3. Pray for Churches to open back up full-time.
  4. Pray for Spiritual awakening (revival) for our church and all South County churches.
  5. Pray for schools to open back up full-time and for our children.
  6. Pray for financial breakthrough (jobs).
  7. Pray for direction for careers or relationships.

Five Biblical Reasons to Fast:

  1. To worship, love and glorify God. (Luke 2:37, Zechariah 7:5, Isaiah 58:2)
  2. To intensify the effectiveness of our prayers. (Ezra 8:23, Isaiah 58:9)
  3. To seek wisdom and guidance. (Jer. 29:13, Daniel 10:1-3, Acts 13:3, 14)
  4. To express repentance. (Lev. 16:29-31, Jon. 3:5-8, 1 Sam. 7:6, Acts 9:9)
  5. To teach ourselves humility and deepen our dependence upon God (Psalm 35:13, 69:10)