The goal of fasting is to draw nearer to God. Biblical fasting always has to do with eliminating distractions for a spiritual purpose; it hits the reset button of our soul and renews us from the inside out. It also enables us to celebrate the goodness and mercy of God and prepares our hearts for all the good things God desires to bring into our lives. It is very important to know your body, and your options, and, most importantly, to seek God in prayer and follow what the Holy Spirit leads you to do.
THE DANIEL FAST
The Book of Daniel recounts the dietary restrictions of the Israelite youths chosen by the Babylonians for education that set them apart from the others and gained them not only good health but favor with Nebuchadnezzar.
– Vegetables: all fresh, frozen, dried, juiced, and canned vegetables
Other Types of Fasts
In this type of fast, you drink only liquids, typically water with light juices as an option.
This type of fast involves removing certain elements from your diet. Like removing alcohol, caffeine, or sugar.
This fast is sometimes called the “Jewish Fast” and involves abstaining from eating any type of food from sunup to sundown.
This fast is a great option if you do not have much experience fasting food or fasting things like social media or television.