What About Fasting?

Released March 26, 2024 by Mavericks & Misfits with Jeff Lyle


Episode 189: What About Fasting?Jeff Lyle’s first encounter with fasting as a Christian came in the form of a weekly legalistic demand. For the first 18 months of his Christian life, he would fast for a legal 24 hours, sometimes setting his alarm at 12:01 AM to get up and eat after fasting the previous 24 hours. Because of this, Jeff abandoned the practice of fasting for the next three years, believing it to be Old Testament law that bore no fruit. When Holy Spirit brought New Testament revelation to him concerning the true meaning of fasting, everything changed. This podcast explores the biblical foundation of fasting +the practical components of why fasting should be a healthy part of each Christian’s experience in following Jesus. Victory, defeating the enemy, power to resist fleshly desires, and access to spiritual wisdom and revelation can all come to us through fasting. This episode unpacks some of this, and is especially helpful to those who are exploring the practice of fasting for the first time.