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June 12 2023  Seeds of Destiny THE BENEFIT OF FASTING

June 12 2023  Seeds of Destiny


Seeds of Destiny
Seeds of Destiny

SCRIPTURE: But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom. Psalms 35:13

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Fasting subdues the flesh and brings man’s will into submission to the Will of God.

Fasting is one spiritual tool or weapon for the child of God. It has been established that fasting places a person on a fast lane of life. To fast is to last.

Now, one benefit of fasting is that fasting subdues the flesh and brings man’s will into submission to the Will of God

When Saul was on his way to Damascus to persecute Christians as his usual practice, he encountered God, and he saw a bright light from heaven. That encounter interrupted his journey.

He fell on his knees and became blind on the spot. Thus he was ushered into a compulsory fast for three days (Acts 9:1-15). This was the experience that finally broke Saul, making him Paul the apostle.

So, if a person has an unbendable iron will, a consecrational fast can break that will. If there is something in a person that is resistant to the Will of God, a Scriptural fast or a revelation-oriented fast can bring him to his knees before God. When man is on his knees, God will be on His feet to work.

Smith Wigglesworth, a man who God used to raise many dead people once said that he used to be very temperamental. He could be so angry that his body would be vibrating like an electric cable. Then he told God, ‘O Lord, this anger cannot continue.’ He proceeded on a desperate fast for about ten days. At the end of the fast, he was so broken that his conscience became as tender as that of a child; he could no longer hurt even a fly. All that anger was turned against the devil.

This is because fasting humbles the soul, thereby bringing man’s will into submission to the Will of God. And when the will of man is out of the way, the will of God will be enforced.

Remember this: Fasting subdues the flesh and brings man’s will into submission to the Will of God.

ASSIGNMENTS: June 12 2023  Seeds of Destiny

Refuse to allow excessive feasting and a lifestyle of wanton pleasure swallow your destiny.
Engage in periodic fasting to know and obey the will of God for your life.
PRAYER: Lord, I receive the grace to engage in periodic fasting. Help me to subdue my flesh and bring my will in subjection to Your Will Lord, in Jesus’ Name.


QUOTE: What you got through fasting can be kept through fasting. Culled from “21 FOOLISH THINGS PEOPLE DO’’ by Dr Paul Enenche.

DAILY READING: Psalm 103-105.

AMAZING FACT: Elephants are instinctively afraid of bees. Wildlife conservationists have used this natural fear to the elephants’ advantage by placing beehives near farms in order to prevent elephants from foraging in those areas. This approach seems to be helping to minimize incidents of human-elephant conflict.

PROPHETIC DECLARATION/WORD: God engrace you in this season to live up with His Will for your life in Jesus’ Name.

About Seeds Of Destiny 

"Seeds of Destiny" is a popular daily devotional authored by Dr. Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre in Abuja, Nigeria. The devotional is designed to provide spiritual nourishment and guidance to Christians on a daily basis. Each devotional entry in "Seeds of Destiny" typically consists of a Bible verse as the focal point, followed by an insightful and thought-provoking message written by Dr. Paul Enenche. The messages are aimed at encouraging believers to grow in their faith, deepen their relationship with God, and walk in their God-given purpose. The devotional covers a wide range of topics, including prayer, faith, obedience, character development, and living a purposeful life. It challenges readers to live a life of integrity, to pursue holiness, and to impact their world positively. "Seeds of Destiny" is renowned for its practical and straightforward approach to addressing real-life issues faced by Christians. The messages often emphasize the importance of walking in God's Word, standing on His promises, and relying on the Holy Spirit for guidance and empowerment. The devotional is widely used and appreciated by individuals, churches, and study groups around the world. Many readers find that it strengthens their spiritual lives and helps them apply biblical principles to their daily experiences. Overall, "Seeds of Destiny" serves as a helpful tool for Christians seeking to grow in their faith, gain spiritual insight, and live purposefully for God in their everyday lives. It is a valuable resource for those desiring a deeper understanding of God's Word and a closer walk with Him.

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About Pastor Paul Enenche Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche, Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre Abuja, Nigeria. The Author of Dunamis Seed of Destiny Daily Devotional, a daily bible devotional that reveals God’s promises to his children daily. Dunamis (Doo’na-mis) is the Greek word that means POWER. It is a power source that reproduces itself without a reduction in intensity. Thank you for reading Todays Seed Of Destiny Devotional SOD by Pastor Paul Enenche – Please share this post using the share button at end of the page, God Bless

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