Have we forgotten the hidden secret of fasting? I believe that we have. Here is part three in a series. Watch the Fasting Forum here.
In Matthew 17:21, Jesus said that a certain evil spirit does not go out of a person except by prayer and fasting. Some manuscripts disagree on whether this verse should be there or not, but the principle is found throughout scripture: Fasting applies pressure to the spiritual realm. Arthur Wallace notes, “Often, pressure has to be maintained before there is a breakthrough in heavenly warfare.”It appears that some demonic activity is not released until pressure is applied through prayer and fasting.
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