Our 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting is about putting first things first. Together, we faithfully seek God first, trusting in His power alone to create lasting impact in our lives, our church, and our world.

If you sense God has more for your life, 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting is a great place to start believing Him for all that He has for you. As you practice seeking Him first, He will move on your behalf like never before. You will start to see the power of prayer impact your relationships, work, family, and every area of your life.

WHY FAST?
The goal of fasting is to draw nearer to God. Biblical fasting always has to do with eliminating distractions for a spiritual purpose; it hits the reset button of our soul and renews us from the inside out. It also enables us to celebrate the goodness and mercy of God and prepares our hearts for all the good things God desires to bring into our lives.

Scripture References:
Matthew 6:16-18
Matthew 9:14-15
Luke 18:9-14
Acts 27:33-37
Nehemiah 9:1-3

TYPES OF FASTS
Your personal fast should present a level of challenge, but it is very important to know your body, your options, and most importantly, to seek God in prayer and follow what the Holy Spirit leads you to do. If it means something to you, it means something to God.

COMPLETE FAST
In this type of fast, you drink only liquids, typically water with light juices as an option.

SELECTIVE FAST
This type of fast involves removing certain elements from your diet. One example of a selective fast is the Daniel Fast, during which you remove meat, sweets, and bread from your diet and consume water and juice for fluids and fruits and vegetables for food.

PARTIAL FAST
This fast involves abstaining from eating any type of food in the morning and afternoon. This can either correlate to specific times of the day, such as 6:00 am to 3:00 pm, or from sunup to sundown.

SOUL FAST
This fast is common for those who do not have much experience fasting foods, who have health issues that prevent the fasting of food, or who wish to refocus certain areas of their life that are out of balance. For instance, someone might select to abstain from using social media (Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc.) or watching television (Netflix, etc.) for the duration of the fast—and then choosing how to carefully bring that element back into their life in an orderly fashion.

Other Soul Fast Ideas:

·      Video games/phone games

·      Coffee

·      Alcohol

·      Fast Food

·      Dating websites

·      Spending on clothes/accessories

Throughout the 21 days, we will have three nights of prayer together.

NIGHTS OF PRAYER

Wednesday, January 9 at 7pm

Wednesday, January 16 at 7pm

Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm

**Nights of Prayer will be held at The Shoreline Church: 211 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente.

You can also follow us on Instagram @live_coast for daily prayer guidance and encouragement. If you’re fasting from social media, you can see the daily prayer schedule here:

Daily Prayer Schedule

1.    More of Him, Less of Me

2.    Our Community

3.    Unbelieving family & friends

4.    Addiction

5.    Homelessness

6.    Broken relationships

7.    Revival in our city

8.    Life Direction

9.    Loneliness

10.  Dating/marriage relationships

11.  Financial breakthrough 

12.  Refugee Crisis

13.  College campuses/Workplaces

14.  Physical healing

15.  Anxiety

16.  Persecuted church

17.  Depression

18.  Human Trafficking

19.  Suicide

20.  Racial Reconciliation

21.  Thanks & Praise

RESOURCES ON FASTING

7 Steps to Fasting