Santa Clara First Baptist Church

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Santa Clara, CA 95051



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Fasting is more than going hungry
Sunday December 31st, 2017 - Joel Robinson
Mark 9:29

Why is fasting important?

  • 1. Well first and foremost: Fasting is spending time with God.
  • 2. Fasting is more than going hungry.
  • 3. Somethings only happen when we dedicate time to God.

Discomfort is Good

  • 1. Seeking Comfort
  • 2. Allowing God to carry you through the fast will increase your faith
  • 3. Short-term gain or Long-term benefits

It Works

  • 1. Okay, but how was fasting used in the Bible? Biblical leaders fasted to bring clarity, confidence, and commitment to what God was asking of them. For example:
  • 2. Seeking God's help


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