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Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough


Regal, Gospel Light 1996

Runs on Windows, Mac and mobile.


This thought-provoking book discusses one of the least understood, but most powerful, disciplines of Christianity. Most believers know about fasting, but few really understand the wonderful benefits that result from fasting with purpose and direction. Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough gives the why of fasting, rather than just the how. Elmer Towns avoids a glut of techniques and schedules, instead he provides a probing look at Isaiah 58, often called “the fasting passage.”

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Key Features

  • Introduces the basics of fasting
  • Reviews the benefits that result from fasting with purpose and direction
  • Presents an overview of fasting from the Old and New Testaments


  • The Fasts God Chooses
  • The Disciple’s Fast
  • The Ezra Fast
  • The Samuel Fast
  • The Elijah Fast
  • The Widow’s Fast
  • The Saint Paul Fast
  • The Daniel Fast
  • The John the Baptist Fast
  • The Esther Fast

Praise for the Print Edition

Elmer Towns again points the way—showing how we can wisely and biblically employ keys which unlock spiritual power and breakthrough.

Jack W. Hayford, pastor, The Church on the Way

Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough answers critical questions about fasting and how it can be a meaningful spiritual discipline for you.

Neil T. Anderson, founder and president emeritus, Freedom in Christ Ministries

Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough is a true gift to Christians who desire to be more effective in the vital ministries of prayer and fasting. It is biblical, practical, and motivational. It should be a great help to many of us!

Paul A. Cedar, president, Evangelical Free Church of America

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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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