The fast starts on January 2nd at midnight and continues through the 23rd ending at midnight. The prayer focus for this year will be on praying for and about relationships-both spiritual and natural. The focus scripture for our prayer theme is 1Timothy 2:1-3 which says,
“Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for the kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,”
This scripture gives us some clear guidance on some the relationships we should be praying about. Those who are in authority includes the President, those in the legislative and judicial branches of the government as well as leaders in churches here and around the world. Of course relationships includes those you are in a natural relationship with
Foods we ARE consuming during the fast include: Whole grains, Fruits, Vegetables, Legumes, Seeds, and Nuts.