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I Believe In Fasting

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    There are many forms of fasting.

    Not just depriving oneself of food. A person can fast by depriving themselves of something they enjoy. A few years ago, I had surgery and they delayed it for several hrs. I ended up fasting (not eating) for 30 hrs. So sometimes fasting is not for religious reasons.
    reverandron01 reverandron01 51-55, M Jan 5

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    Fasting Gives Me Energy Unsurpassed.

    When someone fasts, the body gets cleansed physically.You are actually giving your heart and digestion a rest. Plus when someone has a personal relationship with Jesus[not religion], that is when He fills you with The Holy Spirits Power to heal/cure people.Your not just skipping...
    humbold humbold 36-40, M 5 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    For Spiritual Power/breakthrough

      I would not be able to perform this without fasting/prayer /and believing in The LORD /meditation. In The Book of Mark [New Testament] chapter 16 verse 17-18, it reads-  And these signs shall follow them that believe; In My Name shall they cast out devils; they shall...
    humbold humbold 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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    80 Reasons Why We Should Fast

      40 Spiritual Bible Reasons 40 Physical Health Reasons By Rev. Franklin Hall Authority on Prayer, Fasting Healing and Faith   40 SPIRITUAL BIBLE REASONS   1. Perhaps the main reason why we should fast is because Jesus, our Redeemer, placed a fast...
    ChoirBoy ChoirBoy 36-40 2 Responses Aug 25, 2008

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    Drink It In...

    For nutritional/body health reasons, but not religious... I've done the Master Cleanse a few times, and swear by the Sambu fasting kit. I should really make some plans to do this again in the near future. And it's funny how expensive it can be, to not eat. :P
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Just Starting

    btw this is not my first fast Β but ive never had a truly successfull fast Β hey guys any tps or info are welcome, i am water fasting for this weekend just to get the ball rolling abit quicker then i am switching to juice fasting for awhilein your opinion is it good to alternate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 16, 2012

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    Fasting Because I Want To .

    Look if fasting is a way for you to be closer to God than go for it , truly I can't think of a reason not to be closer to God . Oh I do not go to church , but to the non believers say what you want you can't shake me. Now fasting !! I fast a couple times a month the health...
    Sunrise12 Sunrise12 51-55, M Aug 6, 2011

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    Fasting Is Cure

    Fasting is a ritual that God asked all mankind to exersice in order to change life habits of each one of us , first it breaks the normal rotine of life , second the body cleans itself of all the garbage being dumped into our bodies , third spiritually we become more aware of our...
    lilianne lilianne 46-50, M Sep 18, 2008

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    Fasting And Starving Are Two Completly Different Things!

    I get so annoyed when an ignorant individual writes off fasting as some form of starvation. Doctors, the media, and society perpetuates this ignorance and in my opinion it is doing far more harm than good. There are several groups of people who could and most likely would benefit...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    Christ Thank You Guiding Me To Renewal And The New Being I Am Becoming

    Namaste my Spiritual Quest Companions: I am new to the group and feeling very appreciative to be accepted as a member of the I Believe in Fasting group.  My first experience with fasting was religious fasting from sun up to sundown during the 70s.  In the 80s I ...
    Movngsprtacross Movngsprtacross 51-55, M Jul 7, 2010

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    Prayer and Fasting

    I figured out, by fasting (with prayer), why God asks us to fast. It is all about learning self control. If we can control so basic a need such as eating, we will be much better prepared to control our other cravings and desires. Like: anger, sexuality, selfishness, resentments...
    VeronicaRose VeronicaRose 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    Fasting For Health

    99% of humans are addicted to food.  That might sound weird, after all how can you be addicted to something that is essential to survival, isn't that just good behavior?  Sure, if you're a mindless animal with no ability to make conscious choices.But humans have the...
    MidnightWhite MidnightWhite 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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