14 Days of Prayer & Fasting: Resurgence Community

“But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be obvious to others that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” – Matthew 6: 17-18

“Whoever has more will be given..” – Mark 4:25

Purpose: To be intentional in seeking God and positioning ourselves to receive more of His presence.

Who: All who want to partake.  We believe it is essential that our community is one that regularly prays and fasts.

What: A 14 Day call to Prayer & Fasting.

In Second Samuel 24 King David wants to honor God by giving him a sacrifice after sparing the people from a terrible plague. When someone (Araunah) offers to give King David the bulls and materials for the sacrifice for free he says “No, I insist on paying you for it. I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.”

Get the sense of what you want to give up (sacrifice) to get closer to God. This can be food, entertainment, media, time, etc. Choose something that you can commit to and set it in your heart to be faithful to that. Ask God for grace on what you can give to him trusting that He will see you through and reward you for your hunger for his presence.

When: March 10th – 23rd, 2014

“If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good and advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give good and advantageous things to those who keep on asking Him!” – Matthew 7:11 (amplified)

God is always has more in store for us but will we believe him, and forsake all else to receive it? Jesus openly declares that the Father will reward fasting. This can happen in different ways:

Externally – God’s power can touch your circumstances.
Internally – God’s power touches our hearts as we encounter him.
Eternally – God’s power touches our lives in many ways, some of which affect other people, destinies and the heavenly realms with eternal implications!

The purpose of this fast is to grow closer to God and to invite Him more into our lives. By fasting we position ourselves to receive more from Him and to more easily cooperate with His spirit. It is important that we are intentional in setting up time daily for prayer and reading with him to receive what he wants to give.

Below are a list of daily topics to guide you as you pray during the fast:

DAY 1: March 10th 2014 – To know God – Deepen relationship: Not just know about Him, but to know Him.
DAY 2: March 11th 2014 – Grace – in a season, situation

DAY 3: March 12th 2014 – Purity – A pure heart – Coming clean and confessing any lingering sin
DAY 4: March 13th 2014 – Revelation – Gain wisdom of God, the Word of God would come alive and be real.
DAY 5: March 14th 2014 – Direction – On what to do in season, fulfilment of God’s destiny in your life.
DAY 6: March 15th 2014 – Family – On behalf of those in the family (sickness, hurt, don’t know god)
DAY 7: March 16th 2014 – Relationships – Deepening, forgiveness, boldness, encouragement 
DAY 8: March 17th  2014 – Workplace – Openness, opportunities, salvation, healings.
DAY 9: March 18th 2014 – Power – Like in the Book of Acts. The Holy Spirit working through us everyday!
DAY 10: March 19th 2014 – Resurgence – Favor from God to bless what we are stewarding and a part of.
DAY 11: March 20th 2014 – Churches – We love the Church pray for Sustained growth, depth and commitment.
DAY 12: March 21st 2014 – City/Province/Canada – Move of God in every level of infrastructure in our nation. Revival in Canada!!
DAY 13: March 22nd 2014 – Open Heaven – Angels to be released, blessings to be granted, visions of God, divine strategy.
DAY 14: March 23rd 2014 –  To stop a crisis – Breaking the dark principalities in our midst (abortion, false religions, poverty, oppression, sex trafficking, justice)

Sign me up: So if you want to commit to Praying and Fasting during the 14 days, let us know you are doing so by subscribing to our Facebook Event.  Each day different members from our community will be posting verses, and encouragement for each theme we are praying for.

What do you fast? Some may fast food, social media, tv or whatever you feel the Lord asking you to put aside so you can get closer to him. We live in a World with lots of noise and distractions.  We are not mandating you fast certain things, it is whatever you feel the Lord asking you to fast.  We are just desiring that our community “get closer” to Him in everyday. Prayer and Fasting is a key to doing so.