Fasting is to going without food or drink for a period of time. In the context of the Bible, people fasted for numerous spiritual reasons and gained powerful results from fasting. Many people pray to seek and receive answers from the Lord, but on occasions, prayer combined with fasting is necessary (Matthew 17:21).
An example where prayer and fasting was needed for victory is the Biblical story of the boy possessed by a deaf and mute spirit (Mark 9:14-29). When Jesus rebuked the spirit, the boy received healing. Some strongholds cannot be loosened until we fast. This is because fasting brings our spirit in line with the Spirit of God. We can then pray in accordance with His perfect will, which enables us to combat demonic spiritual forces by God’s power.
When Prayer comes together with Fasting, there can be Powerful Results
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