Daniel Fast

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Keys to Prayer and Fasting

EXPECTATION - Mark 9:29 

This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting.

OBEDIENCE - Luke 5:35

The days will come when the bridegroom will be taken away from them; then they will fast in those days.

REQUEST - Philippians 4:6

In everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

THANKSGIVING - Psalm 100:4

Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise! Give thanks to Him; bless His name!

WAYS TO FAST

  • Fast 1, 2, or 3 meals a day
  • Liquids ONLY fast
  • 21 day Daniel Fast









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Prayer List

  • The People of Radiant Church to be strong in the Lord
  • January Grand Opening of our Deer Valley Campus
  • April Grand Opening of our Sun City Campus
  • Men's (May 1) and Women's (October 2/3) Conferences
  • Spiritual Awakening across Arizona and our Nation
  • Our school systems and children/student education
  • Miracle you need in your/ family's life


MIRACLES!

Tell us what God has done in your life through the fast! We will post it here to encourage those still waiting on their miracle and to give praise and glory to our amazing and faithful God!

Tell Us Your Miracle!

Look What The Lord Has Done!!!!

"I have been truly AMAZED at the difference in my quality of life! My fears are history, I have joy and peace like never before, and I am able to walk away from SIN and discern what God wants me to do so much easier. This has changed my life; I am so thankful to Him!" -Cheryl

"God provided a job for me. I start Monday, January 20!" - Deidra

"My husband had shoulder replacement and after the first day has had NO PAIN. Praise God."  - Linda

"My wife's estranged daughter is talking to her! Praise God for relationship reconciliation!"        - Todd

"On January 9, I had emergency eye surgery to have a stint placed in my right eye. I had just had my retina repaired on December 13 – it was detached. After my second surgery, I couldn’t see anything. I didn’t need to see to know that God is able. Sunday I came to the Prayer Partners and to Pastor Greg to be anointed with oil, for prayer and to thank God for His healing and restoration of my sight. We were coming before Him in faith believing in what He was about to accomplish in me for His glory. At Wednesday’s check up with the surgeon, not only could I see colors and shapes but I was also to make out some of the largest letters that she was scrolling through on the screen. By Friday, God blessed me with being me with able to see features that I was unable to see a week ago. I was able to identify objects and a small portion of my peripheral vision has returned. I’m not ashamed to say that I when the blessing of sight came at work, I stopped everything to give God all the glory. My students at Perryville know that I am relying on God to restore my vision and when I walked out of my office, I had a testimony to share. God’s not through healing me and I’m not through giving Him the glory!"      - Karen

"My husband has been raising my two older children from a previous marriage since they were 1 and 3 as his own. For the last 11 years we have been in an uphill battle with my ex-husband due to his drug and alcohol abuse and lack of consistency with the children. For two years now we have been preparing for a trial which is set in March for his parenting rights to be severed so that my husband may adopt them. He has been fighting us every inch of the way and we were set for a very large trial to include witnesses, etc. We just received a notice on Friday that he has decided to consent to the severance to allow my husband to adopt them and will no longer be fighting us on this. This is such a miracle that we never expected! My husband has absolutely been their father for most of their lives but it looks like now he will be there legal father finally! Praise God!" - Rebecca

"On January 13th I was scheduled for oral surgery. the surgeon thought he was going to have to do grafting on my sinuses and on my jaw bone. Once he got in and started extracting the teeth no grafting was needed. I've been able to cut back on the pain medication, taking Motrin and Tylenol instead of narcotics. God is faithful. I've always been able to believe 150% for others during prayer but this has significantly increased my faith and trust in the Lord. All glory and honor to to the Lord." - Siri

"God has always been good to me and always provided. I have had 2 moves where I had to start over. I am in process of my 3rd move with a new start. I got engaged in November and my fiancé and I have been long distance so I decided to move to Texas to be closer. I have been praying and applying for jobs since December. Since the fast began, I’ve had 3 job offers which was a really tough decision. Once I decided, they told me they were going to give me an unexpected relocation allowance to help with the move and now I can pay off a loan that I’ve been trying to get rid of. God is so good." - Naomi


What is a Daniel Fast?

The Daniel Fast is based on the prophet Daniel’s fasting experiences as recorded in the Bible. The fast is a biblically based partial fast. According to Daniel chapter 1, the results were: (v. 17) learning, skill, wisdom and spiritual understanding, (v.19) favor and better appearance.  In Daniel chapter 10, the fast resulted in: (vv. 11-12) answered prayer and spiritual insight. One of the great things about the Daniel Fast is that you are not limited to any specific amount of food, but rather to the kinds of food you can eat.

Three key components to a Daniel Fast:

  • Only fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes & whole grains.
  • Only water or natural fruit juice for a beverage.
  • No sweeteners, breads, meat, eggs or dairy products.

Foods to include during a Daniel Fast

All fruits. Not an exhaustive list. These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Fruits include, apples, bananas, blackberries, cherries, grapes, grapefruit, lemons, mangoes, peaches, etc.

All vegetables. Not an exhaustive list. These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Vegetables include, asparagus, broccoli, brussel sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumber, kale, onions, potatoes, spinach, sweet potatoes, zucchini, etc.

All whole grains. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, whole wheat, brown rice, millet, quinoa, oats, barley, grits, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat tortillas, rice cakes, and popcorn.

All nuts and seeds. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts, and sesame. Also, nut butters including peanut butter.

All legumes.Not an exhaustive list. These can be canned or dried. Legumes include, dried beans, pinto beans, split peas, lentils, black eyed peas, kidney beans, black beans, cannellini beans, and white beans.

All quality oils. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, olive, canola, grape seed, peanut, and sesame.

Beverages: Spring water, distilled water, or other pure waters.

Other: Tofu, soy products, vinegar, seasonings, salt, herbs and spices.


Foods to avoid during a Daniel Fast

All meat and animal products. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, beef, lamb, pork, poultry, and fish.

All dairy products. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, milk, cheese, cream, butter, and eggs.

All sweeteners. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, sugar, raw sugar, honey, syrups, molasses, date honey, agave, stevia and cane juice.

All leavened bread, including Ezekiel Bread (it contains yeast and honey) and baked goods.

All refined and processed food products. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, artificial flavorings, food additives, chemicals, white rice, white flour, and foods that contain artificial preservatives.

All deep fried foods. Not an exhaustive list. Includes, potato chips, french fries, and corn chips.

All solid fats, including shortening, margarine, lard and foods high in fat.

Beverages: Coffee, tea, herbal teas, carbonated beverages, energy drinks, and alcohol.









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Want to learn more about the Daniel Fast?

If you are looking for a great resource to help you on this journey, The Ultimate Guide To The Daniel Fast, written by Kristen Feola, is that resource. It provides not only recipes to help with your fast, but also history and insight, as well as a 21 day devotional to go along with each day of the fast. This is a great option to help guide you through this life changing journey. To learn more about the book, click the link below.

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