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              “7-Day Fast of Repentance & Purification”
                      (Spirit, Soul, & Body)
          February 21st midnight – February 28th midnight, 2010




“Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I tell their faults and convict and convince and
 reprove and chasten [I discipline and instruct them].So be enthusiastic and in earnest
         and burning with zeal and repent [changing your mind and attitude].”

                                (Revelation 3:19 Amplified)



  “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and He will purify the priests, the sons of
   Levi, and refine them like gold and silver, that they may offer to the Lord offerings in
righteousness. Then will the offering of Judah and Jerusalem be pleasing to the Lord as
                          in the days of old and as in ancient years.”

                                  (Malachi 3:3-4 Amplified)




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                              Why Do We Fast?
    In the Old Testament, when the Nation of Israel sought to hear God’s voice
clearly, repent before the Lord, or conquer an enemy, they engaged in a collective
   fast (Daniel 9:3-5, Deuteronomy 9:15-18, 2Chronicles 20:3-4). Within the New
      Testament we see that Jesus not only embarked on a 40 day fast before
 beginning His ministry, but He also expected his followers to fast (Matthew 6:16-
  18; 9:14-17). During LRFWC’s 7 days of fasting & praying, it will be a wonderful
time of hearing God, receiving guidance and continuing to maximize our potential
                                  for God’s Glory.




    REMEMBER, YOU ARE DOING THIS AS INSTRUCTED BY GOD, NOT MAN.
   PLEASE DON’T TAKE IT LIGHTLY. STRICTLY FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS
   THAT HAVE BEEN LAID BEFORE YOU. IF IT’S NOT WRITTEN, DON’T DO IT.
  DON’T GIVE YOURSELF ROOM FOR OPTIONS DURING THIS FAST. OPTIONS
 MOST TIMES END IN FAILURE. WE DESIRE TO SEE EVERYONE’S OBEDIENCE
  INCREASED. LET’S OBEY GOD AND EXPERIENCE THE BLESSINGS OF OUR
                             OBEDIENCE.




VERY IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER DURING THE FAST:

    ONLY God/Word based TV, Music, Internet, Conversation, etc…
    ONLY Positive Speaking, Thinking, Actions, & Behavior




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                                 “The Daniel Fast”
PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT GUIDELINES.

                              Types of Foods ALLOWED
ALL FRUITS: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Fruits include but are not
limited to apples, apricots, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cantaloupe,
cherries, cranberries, figs, grapefruit, grapes, guava, honeydew melon, kiwi, lemons, limes,
mangoes, nectarines, oranges, papayas, peaches, pears, pineapples, plums, prunes, raisins,
raspberries, strawberries, tangelos, tangerines, watermelon

ALL VEGETABLES: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Vegetables include but
are not limited to artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots,
cauliflower, celery, chili peppers, collard greens, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, ginger root,
kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsley, potatoes, radishes,
rutabagas, scallions, spinach, sprouts, squashes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips,
watercress, yams, zucchini, veggie burgers are an option if you are not allergic to soy.

ALL WHOLE GRAINS: including but not limited to whole wheat, brown rice, oats, barley, grits,
and popcorn. WHEAT FLOUR IS NOT A WHOLE GRAIN.

ALL NUTS & SEEDS: including but not limited to sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts, sesame.
Also nut butters including peanut butter.

ALL LEGUMES: These can be canned or dried. Legumes include but are not limited to dried
beans, pinto beans, split peas, lentils, black eyed peas, kidney beans, black beans, cannellini
beans, white beans.

ALL QUALITY OILS: including but not limited to olive, canola, grape seed, peanut, and sesame.

BEVERAGES: spring water, distilled water or other pure waters, 100% fruit & vegetable juices.

OTHER: tofu, soy products, vinegar, seasonings, sea salt, herbs and spices.



   WATER: Drink a minimum of eight glasses of water daily throughout the fast.
                        THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT!

PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT GUIDELINES.


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                           Types of Foods NOT ALLOWED

ALL MEAT AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS: including but not limited to beef, lamb, pork, poultry,
and fish.

ALL DAIRY PRODUCTS: including but not limited to milk, cheese, cream, butter, and eggs.

ALL SWEETNERS: including but not limited to sugar, raw sugar, honey, syrups, molasses, and
cane juice.

ALL BREADS: including Ezekiel Bread (it contains yeast and honey) and baked goods, white &
wheat flour.

ALL REFINED AND PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS: including but not limited to artificial
flavorings, food additives, chemicals, white rice, white flour, and foods that contain artificial
preservatives.

ALL DEEP FRIED FOODS: including but not limited to potato chips, French fries, corn chips.

ALL SOLID FATS: including shortening, margarine, lard and foods high in fat.

BEVERAGES: including but not limited to coffee, tea, herbal teas, carbonated beverages,
energy drinks, and alcohol.




PLEASE FOLLOW STRICT GUIDELINES FOR PRAYER.

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Mandatory Corporate Prayer:
Wednesday & Thursday @ 7pm, Sunday @ 9am

Pray Every Morning (between 5am & 8am)
Take at least 15 minutes to seek the face of God for guidance and wisdom for the day & READ
specified scriptures.

Pray Every Afternoon (between 11am & 2pm)
Take at least 15 minutes to pray for strength for LRFWC to overcome obstacles & struggles
during this fast & READ specified scriptures.

Pray Every Evening (between 7pm & 10pm)
Take at least 30 minutes every evening to repent for specified area and STUDY
specified scriptures for your purification.

Day 1 (Mon 22nd)             “The HEART”
                            (Acts 8:22, James 4: 8-10)

Day 2 (Tues 23rd)           “The SOUL”
                            (2 Corinthians 12:21, Ephesians 4:17-24, 1 Peter 1:22)

Day 3 (Weds 24th)           CORPORATE PRAYER
                            “SELF”
                            (Revelation 2:21, 1 Corinthians 6:13-20, 1 John 3:3)

Day 4 (Thurs 25th)          CORPORATE PRAYER
                            “SICKNESS & DISEASE”
                            (2 Corinthians 12:21, 1 Corinthians 9:27, Matthew 8:1-3)

Day 5 (Fri 26th)            “The DEFILEMENT OF SIN”
                            (Acts 26:18-20, 2 Corinthians 7:1)

Day 6 (Sat 27st)            “The GUILT OF SIN”
                            (Ezekiel 18:30, 1 John 1:5-10)


Day 7 (Sun 28nd)            CORPORATE PRAYER
                            “The CONSCIENCE”
                            (Hebrews 6:1, Hebrews 9:14)




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