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The Daniel Fast: Feed Your Soul, Strengthen Your Spirit, and Renew Your Body

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16 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

A must-have book for anyone on the Daniel Fast

I just got my copy of this book a few days ago and it is more than I ever expected. Susan goes into great depth about fasting and especially the Daniel Fast. She teaches straight from the Bible and backs all her information up with Scripture.

The first thing I learn...
I just got my copy of this book a few days ago and it is more than I ever expected. Susan goes into great depth about fasting and especially the Daniel Fast. She teaches straight from the Bible and backs all her information up with Scripture.

The first thing I learned is that I had been doing the Daniel Fast all wrong thinking I could eat only a few foods! But Susan's teaching clearly showed me what I could and couln't eat on this partial fast and then backed up with the well-researched biblical background. I also learned about the true definition of fasting and the different types of fasting ... and that the Daniel Fast is a partial fast! Very informative.

The recipes, meal plans, mealing planning worksheet, menus and how to prepare lots of meals at one time to make the Daniel Fast easier makes this book worth its weight in gold. I am so excited that I can't wait to follow her plan for preparing a week's meals on the same day and making the whole event a time of prayer, too!

With all that, Susan is quick to bring everything back to the Word of God and how the most important part of the Daniel Fast is to engage with our Father. Her teaching about the Spirit, Soul and Body is amazing and totally helped me understand who I am in Christ.

Do you think I like this book? I could go on and on!

But let me sum this up by saying that I am so excited about my Daniel Fast now . . . and feel completely prepared for it. I was worried about how I would be able to do this as a working mother and wife. Now I get it! I see how it's all possible and a good experience rather than a burden.

I recommend this book to anyone who goes on the Daniel Fast. Great for men or women! Oh, one more thing, the devotional in the back it lovely. The ones I've read so far brought tears to my eyes!

posted by Noelle_T on January 14, 2010

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6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Absolutely the BEST resource for the Daniel Fast there is!

The best thing about this book is that it not only covers the spiritual reasons for the fast but prepares you in all the ways that are necessary to get the most out of the experience. Susan's meal planning and recipies are based on her years of experience and passion ab...
The best thing about this book is that it not only covers the spiritual reasons for the fast but prepares you in all the ways that are necessary to get the most out of the experience. Susan's meal planning and recipies are based on her years of experience and passion about the fast and I appreciated not having to invent things on my own to stay the course. I will be giving these as Christmas presents next year to everyone I know who wants to start the new year off right, whether they are spiritual or not. It is a great resource either way!

posted by The_JoJo_Adventure on December 27, 2011

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  • Posted January 14, 2010

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    The Daniel Fast

    The Daniel Fast Blogger (www.Daniel-fast.com)Susan Gregory has written a book about the Daniel Fast. As a person who has practiced the Daniel fast for several years, at the beginning of each year, I was interested in reading this book, to gain more insight into the Daniel Fast.
    One huge plus about the website and this book is that Susan includes a extensive group of recipes to be using during the Daniel Fast. She also lists some sample menus, a menu planning worksheet and my favorite part of the book is a 21 day Daniel Fast Devotional. This book is a great tool for Daniel fast participants.
    I just wanted to share something I particularly enjoyed from the book, and that was the five steps for a successful Daniel Fast (found in Chapter 5 of the book) Pray, Plan, Prepare, Participate, and Praise and Process. Definitely a book for participants of the Daniel Fast to read, the book closes with common questions asked about the Daniel Fast. 263pages, $13.99 US 4 stars.

    This book was provided for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review.

    9 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 14, 2012

    The Daniel Fast

    Fasting is a Christian discipline that is rarely talked about in the Christian church, so I found the book, The Daniel Fast by Susan Gregory, to be refreshing and enlightening. It focuses on eating only pulse foods and vegetables and fruits that come from seeds and staying away from meat, sweets and wine. She goes into great details of how your body will benefit from this healthy eating plan. Then she starts with Day 1 and goes through day 21 of the fast along with the scriptures.The thing that I liked about this book is that not only is there a section on fasting, but it also explains in great detail what the Daniel fast is and what it isn't. Susan is helping many people with this book and I know it will help you too!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 18, 2010

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    Have you ever wondered just what the purpose of fasting does?

    "Sometimes you are so hungry that the only way you can be fed is to fast." Susan Gregory.

    In those days I, Daniel, was mourning three full weeks. I ate no pleasant food, no meat or wine came into my mouth, nor did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were fulfilled." Daniel 10:2-3

    Are you hungry for more of God in your life? Discover why millions of men and women throughout the world are rediscovering the ancient discipline of fasting - and, as a result, are encountering God in amazing ways.

    In the book, The Daniel Fast, Susan Gregory will teach you:

    1. Fasting in a safe and healthy way
    2. Following the 21-day plan to physical and spiritual health (adaptable for a fast of any length)
    3. Creating healthy meals using Daniel Fast foods
    4. Participating in a group fast with your church, family or friends.
    5. Learning how to hear from God and discover His purpose for your life

    Included in this book are recipes and devotionals for each day of the 21- day fast, and a FAQ section for those seeking quick answers.

    In beginning the Daniel Fast you are combining the Biblical fasts of Daniel with drawing closer to God through reading and studying of the Bible and prayer. In addition to the information you will find in the book, there is also a blog by the author at http://danielfast.wordpress.com to further assist you in learning the principles of fasting. I firmly believe that there are times in our lives where prayer just isn't enough to answer the difficulties we are facing in our lives. Fasting is one of those mysteries that are discussed in the Bible but not much is really know in relation to what should we be doing, how should we be eating, how long can you do this and what should our expectations be in our relationship with God by completing a fast.

    If you have ever wanted to study this same fast that Daniel completed, I would highly recommend this book to you. You can obtain this book at Tyndale House Publishers.
    List Price: 13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-4143-3413-4
    Binding: Softcover
    Release: January 2010

    I received a complimentary copy of the Daniel Fast from Tyndale House Publishers to review.

    Yet before you begin any eating plan, you should consult your physician first.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2014

    Best book

    Being a diabetic and not being able to fast the old fashion way the book gives me great recipes that are health and taste great

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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