Fasting for Faith

On the Spiritual benefits of fasting, and an example fast you can try

10 min readFeb 15, 2021

Jesus and the Bible teach the importance of fasting. It’s a critical part of our Spiritual growth and progress. It needs to be part of our Spiritual life.

Hello Readers, hope all’s well. With Lent starting up this week, today I have a special post in preparation for it.

The Bible makes many references to fasting. And Jesus also taught us the importance of fasting. Fasting is an important Spiritual activity and a core part of a healthy Spiritual life. As Christians, fasting should be part of our Spiritual routine.

Christianity has a few occasions for fasting, and one of them is Lent, which starts this Wednesday, February 17. Lent 2021 will run from February 17 to April 4, which is Easter. So if you’ve never fasted before, this year’s Lent (which starts this week) is a great time to start.

In today’s post I’m going to write about why we fast, what we can gain from fasting, and I’ll end by introducing a fast you can try for yourself. So let’s get right into it.

Weaker Flesh, Stronger Faith

Jesus Himself taught us the importance of fasting. He first taught us by His example. After being baptized, He went out into the wilderness and…




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