Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough: A Guide to Nine Biblical Fasts

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Gospel Light, May 16, 1996 - Religion - 252 pages
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Fasting for Spiritual Breakthrough is a thought provoking book on one of the least understood, but most powerful disciplines of Christianity.  Most believers know about fasting, but few of us really understand the wonderful benefits that come when we fast with purpose and direction.  Written in Dr. Elmer Towns’ dynamic; descriptive style, this book gives the why of fasting, rather than just the how. Towns avoids a glut of techniques and schedules, and instead provides a probing look at Isaiah 58, often called the fasting passage.  Learn how fasting can strengthen your faith and draw you closer to God, helping you to be a true overcomer in Christ.

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User Review  - Pastor Mike -

It's concise! This book lifts up the layers of the subject of fasting for a breakthrough.It explains in detail the various fast, with scholarly precision, but in easy language for understanding in any ... Read full review

This is a great book on fasting!

User Review  - Robert Roger -

I was introduced to this book through a seminary class and found it to be a very helpful book in understanding the biblical purposes of fasting. It also challenged my heart to become personally ... Read full review



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About the author (1996)

ELMER TOWNS is Vice President and Dean of the School of Religion at Liberty University, which he co-founded in 1971 with Jerry Falwell. He teaches the 2,000-member pastor’s Sunday School class at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA. Towns is a Gold Medallion Award-winning author and his books include Fasting for Financial Breakthrough and How to Pray When You Don’t Know What to Say. Elmer and his wife, Ruth, have three grown children.        

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