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The Fasting Edge Journal: A Personal 21-Day Guide

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The Fasting Edge Journal: A Personal 21-Day Guide

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May 1, 2012
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Take your fasting experience to the NEXT LEVEL with this companion journal!

  NEW MESSAGE. NEW REVELATION. ALL NEW PRINCIPLES!   We all go through times when we feel that we are not living up to our full potential. So many circumstances in life deplete our energy, dull our spiritual sharpness, and cause us to lose our edge. Recharge your spiritual energy as you reinforce your progress with this companion journal to The Fasting Edge. You will experience fasting in a whole new way when you… •Record the insight and gifts you receive from God •Monitor your inner attitudes •Remain focused on the spiritual aspects of the fast •Keep a memory of your journey foreverYour walk with God will take on a powerful new edge as you fast. As you use this twenty-one-day fasting and prayer journal, God will recover and restore your passion, dreams, and joy!
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Most CHARISMA HOUSE BOOK GROUP products are available at special quantity discounts for bulk purchase for sales promotions, premiums, fund-raising, and educational needs. For details, write Charisma House Book Group, 600 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, or telephone (407) 333-0600.

THE FASTING EDGE JOURNAL by Jentezen Franklin

Published by Charisma House

Charisma Media/Charisma House Book Group

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www.charismahouse.com

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Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are from the New King James Version of the Bible. Copyright © 1979, 1980, 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc., publishers. Used by permission.

Scripture quotations marked AMP are from the Amplified Bible. Old Testament copyright © 1965, 1987 by the Zondervan Corporation. The Amplified New Testament copyright © 1954, 1958, 1987 by the Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.

Scripture quotations marked NAS are from the New American Standard Bible, Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission. (www.Lockman.org)

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Cover design by Justin Evans

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Copyright © 2012 by Jentezen Franklin

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Visit the author’s website at www.jentezenfranklin.org.

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International Standard Book Number: 978-1-61638-850-8

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The material contained in this book is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, provide medical advice, or take the place of medical advice and treatment from your personal physician. The author in no way claims to be a medical doctor. Readers are advised to consult qualified health professionals regarding fasting and/or treatment of their specific medical problems. Neither the publisher nor the author is responsible for any possible consequences from any person reading or following the information in this book. If readers are taking prescription medications, they should consult their physicians and not take themselves off medicines without the proper supervision of a physician.

Is this not the fast that I have chosen:

To loose the bonds of wickedness,

To undo the heavy burdens,

To let the oppressed go free,

And that you break every yoke?

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,

And that you bring to your house the poor who are cast out;

When you see the naked, that you cover him,

And not hide yourself from your own flesh?

Then your light shall break forth like the morning,

Your healing shall spring forth speedily,

And your righteousness shall go before you;

The glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.

Then you shall call, and the Lord will answer;

You shall cry, and He will say, Here I am.

If you take away the yoke from your midst,

The pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness,

If you extend your soul to the hungry

And satisfy the afflicted soul,

Then your light shall dawn in the darkness,

And your darkness shall be as the noonday.

The Lord will guide you continually,

And satisfy your soul in drought,

And strengthen your bones;

You shall be like a watered garden,

And like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

—ISAIAH 58:6-11

CONTENTS

A Personal Word From Jentezen Franklin

What Does Fasting Do?

Nine Reasons for Fasting

Preparation

DAY

1 Recover Your Passion

2 Take Out the Trash

3 Choose to Do Right

4 Respond With Worship

5 Accelerate Your Destiny!

6 Defeat the Enemy

7 Take Time to Wait on God

8 God Responds to Brokenness

9 The Real Deal

10 Power Follows Passion

11 Nothing Wasted

12 No Expiration Date on Prayers

13 Connecting to Your Assignment

14 Persistence Breaks Resistance

15 Surrender Complete Control

16 Filled With Fresh Anointing

17 Overcoming Troubled Times

18 Hungry for the Bread of Life

19 Inside Out

20 Winning the Real Battle

21 Total Transformation

Conclusion

Appendix A

Benefits of Corporate Fasting

Appendix B

The Benefits of a Fasted Lifestyle

A PERSONAL WORD FROM JENTEZEN FRANKLIN

I am so glad you have chosen to let fasting accomplish its many purposes in your life. You know, every believer loses the edge in his or her life from time to time, including me. In my own life I’ve learned that it’s vital to take the time to fast and pray to interrupt the dulling effects of everyday life and ministry. Anytime I feel myself getting dull spiritually, I fast. It may be a short fast or a longer one, but I have learned that fasting releases much more in my life than I can even comprehend. Fasting is a way to sharpen my edge and prepare the way for God to accomplish so much more through His Spirit working in my life than I could ever accomplish in my own limited strength. Whether I fast privately or corporately, it allows me to regain the cutting edge of the anointing of the Holy Spirit in my life.

Perhaps at one time you sensed the anointing of the Lord on your life, and you were going for it. You had the edge. Your life was consecrated to God, and you had a deep passion for spiritual things. But something shifted. These days you feel like you’ve lost the edge. What’s worse is that the enemy has convinced you that it is out of sight, out of reach, and you can never reclaim it.

Have you bought the lie that your anointing, your purpose, your dream, your family, your lost children—these are all gone forever? Given the economic downturn this nation has experienced over the past several years, many have faced dire circumstances, having lost jobs, lost homes and cars, lost respect, and lost all hope. But I want to encourage you today that God can give you your edge back—and fasting is the way to bring it about.

If you are tired of dull church, if you are tired of a cold, dry, barren relationship with Jesus, it is time to regain your edge. It is time to declare a spiritual fast. The Bible declares that:

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way.

—PSALM 37:23

As you set aside this time to focus on God and His Word, I believe God is going to establish who He is in your life again, afresh and anew. I believe God will give you guidance and bless you to do mighty things.

Your life takes on a powerful edge when you fast. As you use this fasting and prayer devotional over the next twenty-one days, I challenge you to press into

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