10 Important Tips For Fasting
Fasting is a common practice in Christianity.
When Jesus was talking with His disciples He taught them about fasting. It was expected that His disciples would fast (Matthew 6:16-18).
Here are some tips for fasting…
1. Plan Your Fast
The Bible has examples of one-day, three-day, seven-day and forty-day fasts (Judges 20:26, Esther 4:16, 1 Samuel 31:13 and Matthew 4 respectively).
You should enter your fast with prayer and aPrayer is the language specific plan for how long you will fast.
There are various types of fasts as well. Some people fast with only water for short periods, while others maintain multi-week fasts with juice and broth maintaining a strict liquid diet. Both are valid.
You simply need to decide what is right for your body and your purposes.
Part of planning your fast should be to educate yourself on different types of fasts and reasons to fast.
It is also important to know how to break your fast properly. This becomes more critical the longer your fast lasts.