Verses and Biblical Texts of the Power of Fasting

Verses and Biblical Texts of the Power of Fasting


“We fasted, and we asked our God about this, and he was propitious to us.” Ezra 8:23

“And he said unto them, This kind can come forth with nothing, but with prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:29

“Ministering these to the Lord, and fasting, said the Holy Spirit: Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
Then, having fasted and prayed, they laid their hands on them and sent them away. “Acts 13: 2-3

“And I proclaimed a fast there by the river Ahava, to afflict ourselves before our God, to ask of him a right way for us, and for our children, and for all our goods.” Ezra 8:21

“And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water; and he wrote on tablets the words of the covenant, the ten commandments. “Exodus 34:28

“Then Cornelius said: Four days ago at this time I was fasting; and at the ninth hour, while I was praying in my house, I saw that a man in a shining dress stood before me. “Acts 10:30

“And the men of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them … And God saw what they did, that they turned from their evil way; and he repented of the evil he had said he would do to them, and he did not do it. “Jonah 3: 5;

“Then, pulling everyone out, Peter got on his knees and prayed; and turning to the body, said: Tabitha, get up. And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter, she sat up. “Acts 9:40

“And when the night came, they brought to him many who were possessed; and by the word he cast out the demons, and he healed all the sick “Matthew 8:16

“And behold, a leper came and prostrated himself before him, saying, Lord, if you want, you can cleanse me. Jesus extended his hand and touched him, saying: I want; Be clean. And immediately his leprosy disappeared. “Matthew 8: 2-3

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