Updated: Jan 9
Do you have a need for healing, a miracle, or direction, or simply want to grow closer to the Father? Then join us (Prayer Warriors) in this challenge of 21 days of prayer and liquid fasting. We are going before the Most High through Yahshua seeking his face for repentance, healing, deliverance from demonic forces, and strongholds. Join us as we pray for peace and reconciliation in our world and for family strength.
TAKE THE CHALLENGE FOR CHANGE!
We are helping you make your spiritual experience the best it can be during these 21 days of prayer and fasting. As 2023 begins, we want to start the year with 21 days set apart to seek the Father with all our hearts in prayer and fasting. We know that it’s in times like these when the Father reveals His heart and changes ours.
Determine some of the things you need to fast and pray about in your personal life and in your family. Think also about some of the needs of your fellow members. Think about the world crisis. Commit yourself to prayer and fasting for one of these purposes.
We are not calling for trite prayers to make us feel better. We are calling for the kind of prayer that requires open eyes and open hearts. Honesty, confession, and listening. We, each one of us, must bring the pain, injustice, fear, and weight of our current moment to Yahshua and say: “help us (repentance).”
How to Participate?
-Signup to fast one or multiple days between (January 10th – January 31st, 2023) Click here or write to Buttafleyeministry@gmail and indicate the day(s) you will fast with us. -
21-Day Fast Academy of 21 sessions on how to improve your prayer life, how to be delivered, the purpose of fasting, biblical fasting, and more. You can join the 21-day fast academy on Google Meet here (January 10th- 21st at 7 PM.) -
Preparation: preparing your fast.
What is Fasting?
There are many types of fast and people fast for different purposes. A biblical fast can be defined as simply abstaining from food for spiritual purposes. It was encouraged and expected by Yeshua (Jesus) that believers would fast (Matt. 6:17-18, Matt. 9:15).
Many abstain from food, television, social media, and other forms of entertainment during this time and spend that time drawing closer to the Most High instead. What makes this time of fasting rich is by using the time to pray, read the Bible, and worship YHWH (the Most High). 17 ways to experience a personal revival.
Why are we fasting?
Many people have their own personal reasons why they are fasting. Collectively we are fasting for spiritual breakthroughs, healing, miracles, world repentance, Family unions as a whole, and forgiveness.
What type of fast? Liquid fast
Tips on Juice Fasting
Drinking fruit juice will decrease your hunger pains and give you some natural sugar energy. The taste and lift will motivate and strengthen you to continue.
The best juices are made from fresh watermelon, lemons, grapes, apples, cabbage, beets, carrots, celery, or leafy green vegetables. In cold weather, you may enjoy a warm vegetable broth.
Mix acidic juices (orange and tomato) with water for your stomach’s sake.
Avoid caffeinated drinks.
If fasting is not coupled with prayer and Bible reading it's simply a diet.
21 Day Fast Academy
21 Day Fast Academy of 21 sessions on how to improve your prayer life, how to be delivered, the purpose of fasting, biblical fasting, and more. We are meeting each night during the fast. Enjoy prayer, reflection, testimonies, learning, videos, recipes, encouragement, engagement, and more.
What is liquid fasting?
During liquid fasting, as the name already suggests, no solid food is allowed, but only liquids such as homemade or purchased fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, broths, tea, and water. Dairy products are also typically avoided. The aim of the fast from solid foods. Primarily to be obedient to the word and as a result, we will detox and purify the body and change the metabolism. It is possible to lose some weight through fasting. As an alternative to pure liquid fasts with only tea, water, and other low-calorie liquids, you can opt to replace some of your meals with liquids.
“Moreover when you fast, don't be like the hypocrites, with sad faces. For they disfigure their faces, that they may be seen by men to be. fasting. Most certainly I tell you, they have received their reward. Matthew 6:16-18
Morning – Before work Begin your day in praise and worship. Read and meditate on God’s Word. Invite the Holy Spirit to work in you to will and to do His good pleasure according to Philippians 2:13. Invite God to use you. Ask Him to show you how to influence your world, your family, your church, your community, your country, and beyond. Pray for His vision for your life and empowerment to do His will.
Noon – Lunch break Return to prayer and God’s Word. Take a short prayer walk. Spend time in intercessory prayer for your community’s and nation’s leaders, for the world’s unreached millions, for your family or special needs.
Evening Get alone for an unhurried time of “seeking His face.” If others are fasting with you, meet together for prayer. Avoid television or any other distraction that may dampen your spiritual focus.
Put Yourself on a Schedule
5 a.m. – 8 a.m. Prayer and scripture reading
Fruit juices, preferably freshly squeezed or blended and diluted in 50 percent distilled water if the fruit is acid. Apple, pear, grapefruit, papaya, watermelon, or other fruit juices are generally preferred. If you cannot do your own juicing, buy juices without sugar or additives.
10:30 a.m. – noon ( mental Prayer)
Fresh vegetable juice made from lettuce, celery, and carrots in three equal parts.
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. ( Take a Break in Prayer)
Herb tea with a drop of honey. Avoid black tea or any tea with caffeine.
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Bible Study Academy
Broth made from boiling potatoes, celery, and carrots with no salt. After boiling about half an hour, pour the water into a container and drink it. Or blend all ingredients, strain and enjoy.
CHALLENGE: 21 DAY FAST LIQUIDS ONLY!
What is allowed during a liquid fast?
Coffee Jamaican Mountain - recommended
Fruit and vegetable smoothies
Clear, low-fat broth
Cream veloute-based soups and puree soups
Solid food, sugar and carbonated drinks are not allowed.
NOTE: Add nutrition to your smoothies add fresh or frozen fruit or vegetables, vitamins, sea moss, fiber, and unsweetened juices.
Make Your Commitment
Prepare Yourself Spiritually The very foundation of fasting and prayer is repentance. Unconfessed sin will hinder your prayers. Here are several things you can do to prepare your heart:
Ask God to help you make a comprehensive list of your sins.
Confess every sin that the Holy Spirit calls to your remembrance and accept God’s forgiveness (1 John 1:9).
Seek forgiveness from all whom you have offended, and forgive all who have hurt you (Mark 11:25; Luke 11:4; 17:3,4).
Make restitution as the Holy Spirit leads you.
Ask God to fill you with His Holy Spirit according to His command in Ephesians 5:18 and His promise in 1 John 5:14,15.
Surrender your life fully to Jesus Christ as your Lord and Master; refuse to obey your worldly nature (Romans 12:1,2).
Meditate on the attributes of God, His love, sovereignty, power, wisdom, faithfulness, grace, compassion, and others (Psalm 48:9,10; 103:1-8, 11-13).
Begin your time of fasting and prayer with an expectant heart (Hebrews 11:6).
Do not underestimate spiritual opposition. Satan sometimes intensifies the natural battle between body and spirit (Galatians 5:16,17).
JOIN US AS WE FAST FOR 21 DAYS FOR A SPIRITUAL BREAKTHROUGH, SEEKING
HIS FACE, FOR HEALING, FOR DELIVERANCE, REPENTANCE, AND PEACE.
JOIN US AS WE PRAY FOR PEACE.
Praying and Fasting Can Be a Blessing to Our Families
Praying and fasting can help us strengthen ourselves and our families. Our prayers for guidance are made more powerful because fasting emphasizes the earnestness of our prayers. Furthermore, when we fast and pray, we turn away from the things of the world and recognize our dependence on the Lord. In this way, we open our hearts to learn and accept the Father's will for us and our families.
Prayer and fasting also increase our ability to use the priesthood effectively. Both we and others are blessed when we learn that the power of the priesthood can be used only when we live the principles of righteousness.
Helping you make your spiritual experience the best it can be during this 21 days of prayer and fasting (January 910h – January 31th, 2023
TAKE THE CHALLENGE FOR CHANGE: 21 days of prayer and fasting
We are calling for the kind of prayer that requires open eyes and open hearts. Honesty, confession, and listening.
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