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The Fasting Edge: Recover Your Passion, Reclaim Your Purpose, Restore Your Joy

The Fasting Edge: Recover Your Passion, Reclaim Your Purpose, Restore Your Joy

by Jentezen Franklin


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Take your fasting experience to a new level and recapture your spiritual passion.
We all go through times when we feel like we are not living up to our full potential. So many circumstances in life deplete our energy, dull our spiritual sharpness, and cause us to lose our edge.
In Fasting to Regain Your Edge, Jentezen Franklin shows you how to recharge your spiritual energy through fasting. Full of all new principles gleaned from his twenty years of fasting experience, Franklin shows you how to:
Experience fasting in a whole new way •
Regain your spiritual power in six steps •
Move from past hurts to joy, mercy, and grace •
See God move you into victory


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616385842
Publisher: Charisma Media
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 488,658
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jentezen Franklin is the pastor of Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia, and Orange County, California. Franklin is a popular conference speaker, and his nationally televised program, Kingdom Connection, is seen weekly on national and international networks. He has written several books, including Believe That You Can, Fear Fighters, and the New York Times best seller Fasting. He and his wife, Cherise, have five wonderful children.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1.         Steps to Regaining Your Edge
Through the biblical story of the lost ax head, this chapter reveals six important steps to regaining your lost spiritual edge.
2.         Extreme Makeover
God wants to give all of us an extreme makeover, which will include freedom from bondages or addictions, and restoration of our self-esteem and confidence—a total spiritual rejuvenation.
3.         Develop a Pattern of Discipline
It takes discipline to allow God to complete the work of a total wardrobe makeover and to move from hurt, past shame, and unforgiveness to a new wardrobe of joy, mercy, grace, and forgiveness. Includes suggestions for a 21-day plan for fasting to regain your edge.
4.         The Power of a Made-Up Mind
It also takes determination to keep your restored spiritual edge. Using the true story of a highly decorated Viet Nam vet sharpshooter who suddenly lost his edge at the very moment he should take aim and fire, we learn the importance of the phrase: “I had made up my mind before the battle.” Franklin talks about the importance of making up our mind to be victorious before we even engage in spiritual warfare.
5.         The Benefits of a Long-Term Fast
Franklin lists some of the powerful benefits of committing to a long-term fast.
6.         Fasting for Defined Direction
Franklin uses personal stories in this chapter, relating the many times he has received personal spiritual direction after fasting.
7.         Fasting Gives You an Edge Over Others
Franklin tells how fasting sharpened his own spiritual edge in ministry and allowed him to accomplish spiritual ministry in ten years that has taken others much longer to achieve.

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