Fasting & Praying: Day #1

Revelation 22:12-13, And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. 

Father God in Heaven, You are Alpha and Omega, and I worship You Oh Lord. For You are Great and are greatly to be praised. For You knew the beginning of every trial that I could ever face, and You Are the answer to my victory through Christ Jesus. And so today, I give myself away to You Oh God. I give You permission to help me face this trial that I cannot handle myself. Lord, I ask that you remind me of Your word that is able to shine a light on the right path, so that I know which way to go. Thank You in advance for the focus, clarity, direction, knowledge, understanding and wisdom I need to make it through this situation. Thank You God for supplying Your grace that is sufficient for me. Forgive me for not submitting to Your will, Your word, and Your direction. Forgive me for not humbling myself to do things Your way. For in my disobedience, I have sinned against You. So I repent and turn back to You by faith. And today, I rebuke all spirits that are not like You Heavenly Father, and I cast them out in the mighty name of Jesus Christ. For I confess that everything in my life must come under the obedience of Christ. And I position myself to walk in agreement with my confession. By faith, I give my heart to You, that You might clean me and make my heart brand new. Let your loving-kindness once again draw me back to You Oh Heavenly Father. Transform my life. Change the way I see things. Change the way I think. Change the way I talk. Change the places I go. Change the things I do. Lord, Teach me how to patiently wait on You. Lead me today, in the path of righteousness for Your namesake. Close all doors that are not for me. Open only those doors that are in Your perfect will for me in this season. Direct me in the ways of abundant life. And I will do Your will in Jesus’ name. Now I Thank You, and praise You Heavenly Father. I live to bring glory to Your name. For You Are Holy. You Are Righteous. You Are Magnificent. You Are Excellent. And You Are Great! In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen. 

-Pastor Mike Reed/UVCF Church

UVCF: Corporate Fasting Instructions

Corporate Fasting Instructions

Fasting

As we are fasting over the next 7 Days for God to heal and deliver us, we ask that you unite corporately with us in fasting and prayer starting today, July 26 to August 2nd, – declaring complete healing and complete deliverance in our spirits. As you participate in the Daniel Fast over these next 7 days, should you desire to humble yourself to completely abstain from all foods, we know God shall openly reward your sacrifice also. However, we do encourage you to use wisdom concerning your personal health, and to consult your physicians before participating in any kind of fast. With that said, here are the following instructions regarding our Corporate 7 Day Fast.

  • Fasting Days: Tuesday, July 26 until August 2nd 
  • Can I eat during a Daniel Fast?  Yes. The Daniel fast is a biblical fast whereby the believers by faith seek to receive spiritual breakthrough for understanding, and answers to prayer. During this kind of fast, should we choose to eat, we are only to eat all natural foods, such as vegetables, fruits, and water.)(For more details regarding the Daniel fast, visit http://www.danielfast.wordpress.com)
  • When can we eat? NO eating after 3pm CST. 
  • Set aside time for Prayer: Remember prayer is a conversation. So when you pray, spend time waiting on God so that you hear Him speak to your heart. 
  • Other Recommendations: When fasting, it is highly recommended that we spend time in the word of God. 

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UVCF: Corporate Call to FAST!

Fasting

Beloved, you must know the devil only comes to steal, kill, and destroy. And he does not want you to prosper in the things of God. The devil will use anything to distract you in any way he can. Whenever you take your eyes off of Jesus, you will lose focus concerning the God’s promise, purpose and destiny for your life. And so after my personal time of prayer and consecration, I sense a very strong witness in my spirit to call a 7 Day Corporate Fast, starting TODAY. What is this fast about? This fast is for us to seek God for complete healing and complete victory over the devil in any area of our lives where we may be spiritually weak. This fast is also an opportunity for those of us who are spiritually strong to intercede for members of our UVCF Church Family. Yes. I know that calling this fast today may seem all of the sudden. But as soldiers in the Kingdom of God, we must be ready at all times to engage in spiritual warfare when needed. Isaiah 59:19, teaches us that when the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord lifts up a standard against him. And so I believe by faith, that it is time for those of us who trust God by faith, to stand up, and be that righteous standard, the spiritual defense against the devil. Rise up and be confident in God’s word, knowing that the weapons of our warfare are mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds. We will not focus our attention on the present situation, but we will focus our attention by faith on the promised outcome in God’s word, which teaches, We are more than conquerors! We are victorious! God has already given us the victory through Christ. By faith, we just have to walk it out. So I pray that you open your heart today, and answer this call by faith this week. I speak God’s blessings and grace upon you all in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord & Savior.

-Pastor Mike Reed/UVCF Church 

1 Corinthians 15:57, But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • Fasting Instructions: Daniel Fast, No eating after 3pm, Water only (more details to come)
  • Additional Instructions: For those with medial needs or under doctor’s care, be sure to consult your physician.

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Good Morning: Let’s Grow Today!

“Growing by yourself is not the worst thing that can happen in your life. Not growing at all is the worst thing that can happen in your life.” – Pastor Mike Reed 

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