I also want to explain the great mistake that people make in fasting that blocks their breakthroughs after the Fast.
PREPARATION FOR HEAVY FASTING
The first thing we should have in check when decided to do a Fast is our energy storage level. When you stay a period with out food, the 4 grams of glucose in your blood will decrease, sending your insulin level in a decline, thus triggering homeostasis.
When this happens, an enzyme called glycogen phosphorylase would start breaking down stored glycogen to supply the body with glucose, thus balancing your insulin levels. For the next eight to 12 hours, glucose derived from liver glycogen becomes the body’s primary source of energy. After this the body will start using the body’s fat and protein for energy.
It is therefore important to pack your body with healthy fats and protein before a Fast.
This explains why the Israelites were able to do long fasting without problem, because their bodies were packed with proteins from Grains and Nuts and healthy oils and Beef and Lamb meat.
Fasting is not according to the theory of man but is after the revelation of God.
In Fasting, numbers and elements are very important because they are the elements of divine representative; they are points of contact for the aid of your fasting. Example, when you fast you should use Oil on your “Head” or “Forehead”. [But thou when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; Matthew 6:17].
Also, Fasting goes by specific numbers such as:
- ONE DAY – Judges 20:26, “and fasted that day until even.”
- THREE DAYS, Esther 4:16, “and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day”.
- SEVEN DAYS -1 Samuel 31:13, “and fasted seven days”.
- FORTY DAYS- Matthew 4:2, “And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights,”
Exodus 34:28, “And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water.”
Also, a Fasting is mostly done between the eastern Sun and the Western Sun, i.e., from Sunrise to Sunset and/or from Sunset to Sunrise. This marks a complete 12 Hours fasting Period which is in harmony with the 12 Archangels of God’s Kingdom; and the 12 hours of the day and 12 of the night gives us 24 hours, after the 24 Elders of Heaven.
DIVINE WISDOM FOR EFFECTIVE FASTING
I want to settle a common confusion among Christians when pertains to the so-called Daniel Fast and traditional Fasting.
There are “Health Fastings” and “Spiritual Fastings.”
Some Christians incorporate what they call the “Daniel Fast” into the portfolio of Spiritual Fasting. Note: what people call the Daniel Fast was not a spiritual Fast for spiritual intervention, but it was an unexpected
mourning that resulted in an involuntary partial Fast – Daniel 10:2, “At that time I was mourning for three weeks.”
Also, Daniel did a 10 days Fast – Daniel 1:12, “I beg you, prove your servants ten days. And let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.” This also was an involuntary partial Fast, and served as a preventative measure to prevent defilement by unclean foods; it was generally chosen as a health fast.
When you are fasting for Health, it is usual that you eat certain foods like grains and vegetables and reject gluten products and foods containing fats, sugar, acids, and high Cabs.
In Health Fast, you can go on for as long as a year. It is not for spiritual benefits but for body toning. Health Fasts are for the purging of toxins and other harmful substances from the body and is designed to realign the good substances and increase alkaline.
FASTING FOR SPIRITUAL BENEFITS
Spiritual Fasting can either be done using the “24 HOURS FASTING METHOD” or the “12 HOURS FASTING METHOD; however, Spiritual Fasts are done in two methods: the “DRY FAST METHOD” and the “SOLID FAST METHOD”. The Solid Fasting is done as a “Strait Fast” or a “Partial Fast.”
Dry Fasts are done WITHOUT liquids and solids, while Solid Fasts are done drinking ONLY liquid namely “Water”. [No liquid such as milk or juice etc. should enter your mouth besides water].
Partial Fasts are done abstaining from certain foods, as in Daniel’s case.
A person can fast “Night” and “Day”, or only Daytime, or only Nights. Example, Jesus fasted 40 days and 40 nights.
Esther and the Jews fasted for 3 days and 3 nights. This Fasting is done utilizing both 12 hours segments of the 24-hour Day.
However, there are Fasts where you can utilize ONLY 12 hours, of the 24 Day. This I call “The 12 Hours Fasting Method”.
- DRY FASTING – [24 HOURS]
For this Fast you can choose the “Dry Fast” or the “Solid Fast”, but the hours chosen are based on the length of time you decide to Fast. This means, you can choose to go without food and water OR you can drink only water.
Dry Fasts for spiritual blessings using the 24-Hour Fasting Method should ONLY be done for 1 day – 3 days. NOTE: A 24-Hour Dry Fasting that extend beyond 3 days should not be attempted without medical supervision, however, a person can reach a maximum of 7 days without water under medical guidelines.
A Christian SHOULD NOT attempt a 24-Hours Dry Fast for more than “7 days, as it can be fatal and even cause death, neither should a person attempt 21 days or 40 days Fast without water, except if it is done under the Shekhinah Glory, as in the case of Moses upon the Mountain and Jesus in the Wilderness – Exodus 34:28, “And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water.”
Any Dry Fast above 7 days without water outside the Shekhinah is Destruction and Death!
- DRY FASTING – [12 HOURS]
If you are doing a 12 Hours Dry Fast [Daytime – 6am to 6pm OR Night-time – 6pm to 6am, then you can extend your Fast to any number of Days that you desire.
- SOLID FASTS – [24 HOURS]
Solid Fasting can be done using the “12 hours method” or the 24 hours fasting method.
When you engage the 24 hours solid fast, you should drink only water throughout the day or night but should not go above 7 Days, unless you are directed under the Holy Spirit.
- SOLID FASTS – [12 HOURS]
The 12 Hours Solid Fast is easier, because you can fast for 12 hours and eat during the other 12 hours.
If you are doing the 12 Hours Solid Fast, then “water” should be taken; but lite food is only allowed after you break the fast. You can choose 6am – 6pm or 6pm -6am. Judges 20:26, “and fasted that day until even.”
Note: When you are fasting for spiritual benefits you CANNOT eat, whether lite or heavy, nevertheless, if you are doing the 12 Hour Solid Spiritual Fast eating is allowed after the break. You should not eat except when you break the fast at the end of the 12 hours.
The 12 Hours Fasting Method works, but it is not as effective as when you do a 24 Hours Fasting Method. The 24 Hours is anointed by the 24 Elders in Heaven, therefore your flesh in greater crucified when there is no break in Fasting. Those who break their Fasting to eat will get minimal results.
DOING 21 and 40 DAYS OF FASTING
Many people had their zeal speak to them and they think it was the Holy spirit directing them to go above 7 days of fasting. Some would go for 21 days, up to 40 days. They thought that the more days that they do will give them more power, but they only destroyed their health and got no breakthrough.
40 days fasting was not a normal Fast but was only done by Moses and Jesus who were indeed “Stars”, special people.
40 days Fast WITH or WITHOUT Water IS NOT recommended except if it is done under the Shekhinah Glory.
Any Fasting whether Dry or Solid should be directed by the God of Hosts.
When you are fasting, you cannot eat until you break the Fast.
If you cannot do 24 hours Fasting, then do 12 hours with Water and eat after the fast.
Before long periods of fasting, one should engage in eating lots of Beef and Meat from the Sheep, as one will need a lot of Glycogen during fasting.
When Fasting you should NOT get angry or engage in discord, or any kind of sin.
It is always better to be secluded during these Fasting, shut up and set apart.
You should not engage in Electronics such as Phone, TV or Laptop except for spiritual purposes that will enhance the effectiveness of you fasting. Any form of distraction will break the flow.
Many people fast without spending adequate time in prayer.
Fastings should always be accompanied by lots of prayer or else the fasting will be empty.
During Fasting, you should be careful with Christian Books as there are many that are contaminated with foul spirits.
Remember, when you are in Fasting your spirit is opened to the spirit realm.
You can either attain demon spirits or more of the presence of the Holy Spirit during this time. Be careful who and what you are exposed to.
Materials are crucial in fasting and I would only recommend the Bible and Dictionaries thereof and teaching materials from true servants of God. When you Fast with Windom, you will find what you are looking for. You cannot have sexual intimacy during a time of fasting.
When you Fast, you must have spiritual clearance from your leader, or it will not be as effective.
Listen, Whenever I Fast, I cannot function like normal times because of the electricity over my body, especially coming from my hands and ten fingers.
When I Fast, there is a high voltage of electrical charge that comes over my physical body and it would be moving all over my body and face. I would have to keep my left hand as far away from my right hand because the electrical voltage that is coming from my hands. It would electrocute me, and I would be shouting “ouch”.
In the realm of the spirit there are forces and codes. To access your destiny in fasting you must acquire the code. Each blessing has a code.
Each Fast is a key, therefore you must know what type of Fast to do for what situation.
When you are Fasting, Linking Angels surrounds your parameter, but the Ministering Angels comes at the end of your fast. There is an oil of grace and sustenance that comes on you, but your discipline is required for the flow of virtues during fasting.
Again, let me emphasize. You can do a Dry Fast or Solid Fast for as long as you want using the 12 Hours Method 6am -6pm, then you eat something after the break. Or you can choose to fast from 6pm-6am; its up to you.