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The Beginner’s Guide to Fasting
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The Beginner’s Guide to Fasting


Bethany House 2010

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


Going without food for spiritual reasons is called fasting—a spiritual discipline with a long and important history in Christianity. When accompanied by earnest prayer, fasting demonstrates a believer’s sincerity to God. In The Beginner’s Guide to Fasting, beloved teacher/theologian Elmer Towns introduces the basics of fasting and reviews the fundamentals for seasoned intercessors. Dr. Towns gives an overview of fasting from the Old and New Testaments and answers questions about fasting related to physical health, social interaction, spiritual warfare, and much more. This is an essential handbook if you long to draw closer to God through spiritual disciplines.

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Key Features

  • Introduces the basics of fasting
  • Reviews the fundamentals of fasting for seasoned intercessors
  • Presents an overview of fasting from the Old and New Testaments

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About Elmer L. Towns

Elmer L. Towns is the vice president of Liberty University and dean at Liberty Theological Seminary, which he cofounded in 1971. He has taught the Pastor’s Bible Class at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, for 27 years. Elmer is a Gold Medallion Award-winning author of several books.

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