A Practical Guide to Fasting

A Practical Guide to Fasting

Sept. 23, 2022 Erin Davis speaking at A Practical Guide to Fasting

Does the mention of fasting make you feel instantly "hangry"? Do you associate skipping meals with crash diets? Do you wonder what food and prayer have to do with each other? Let Bible teacher Erin Davis help you understand what God's Word really says about fasting. She'll provide enthusiastic encouragement and practical ideas for how to implement this powerful discipline in your own life.

Running Time: 54 minutes


Erin Davis: Okay, we’re going to do a little group participation. Everybody stand up, or don’t stand up, depending on what I say. So, everybody is getting situated, that’s good.

Stand up if you’ve ever fasted! Wait, wait, wait, let me give this disclaimer. I’m not talking about fasting for weight loss or other medical issues. I am not your guide for that today. You can probably tell I have a normal person’s body.

I’m talking about fasting for prayer. If you’ve ever fasted for prayer, I want you to stand up. Alright, good, you can sit back down. Who has never fasted for prayer? Alright, smaller group but close enough!

Who fasts regularly as a regular part of your spiritual life? Smaller group. I’d be in that group. Who goes to a church that teaches about fasting? Okay, more of you than I thought. Who has never heard a …

About the Speaker

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager for Revive Our Hearts, and a host of the Grounded videocast. You can hear her teach on The Deep Well with Erin Davis podcast.