This is the second year in a row that I have participated in the 40-Day Sugar Fast via an online community. My struggles were different, my focus was different, life was different. BUT, God is unchanging. His desire for me to love, honor & obey is the same yesterday, today & tomorrow.
Fasting, according to the Bible, means to voluntarily reduce or eliminate your intake of food for a specific time and purpose. “When you give up eating, don’t put on a sad face like the hypocrites. They make. their faces look sad to show people they are giving up eating. (See the PDF)
I have included an excerpt from my original post below.
The 40-Day Sugar Fast – Where Physical Detox Meets Spiritual Transformation by Wendy Speake is:
Not a diet
Not a cookbook
It’s about surrendering anything that you run to when you should be running to Jesus.
“Whatever you feed regularly will grow throughout your life. Feed your belly, and it will grow. Feed the spirit, and it will grow. Feed your earthly cravings, and they will grow. But feed your spiritual cravings every day, and they will grow abundantly, exceedingly more than forty days can capture.” Wendy Speake