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It's Launch Time

Pastor Cal teaches 21 daily lessons to guide you as you grow in the disciplines of prayer and fasting. Let’s fuel up through prayer and fasting and go beyond merely asking God to answer some of our prayers or solve some of our problems.

It’s Launch Time: Day 1

SCRIPTURE: … and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you. Matthew 6:16-18 | PROMPTS: What is your motive behind this fast? What specific needs are you fasting for? Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 2

SCRIPTURE: … After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him … Matthew 4:1-11 | PROMPTS: Fasting helps develop sources of strength for winning battles and overcoming temptations. What specific temptations are you facing for which you need spiritual strength? Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 3

SCRIPTURE: But this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting. Matthew 17:21 | PROMPTS: Fasting breaks strongholds, because it brings our body, mind, will, and emotions into submission to our spirit, which is operating under the control of the Holy Spirit. Is there any persistent area of sin or ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 4

SCRIPTURE: … Immediately, something like scales fell from Saul’s eyes, and he could see again. He got up and was baptized, and after taking some food, he regained his strength. Acts 9:1-19 | PROMPTS: What are some of the decisions you’re facing for which you need clarity ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 5

SCRIPTURE: While they were worshipping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” Acts 13:1-3 | PROMPTS: Prayer and fasting heightens our sensitivity to the voice of the Holy Spirit. Where in your ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 6

SCRIPTURE: … On that day they fasted and there they confessed, “We have sinned against the Lord.” … 1 Samuel 7:2-7 | PROMPTS: God wants to make room in our hearts for what belongs by throwing out what doesn’t belong. Through your prayer and fasting, what is God ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 7

SCRIPTURE: … I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. … we fasted and petitioned our God about this, and he answered our prayer. Ezra 8:21-23 | PROMPTS: Fasting shifts ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 8

SCRIPTURE: David pleaded with God for the child. He fasted and spent the nights lying in sackcloth on the ground. 2 Samuel 12:16 | PROMPTS: Humility and brokenness before God can cause him to pour out compassion in place of judgment. What desperate situation are you facing in your life that you need ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 9

SCRIPTURE: “Have you noticed how Ahab has humbled himself before me? Because he has humbled himself, I will not bring this disaster in his day…” 1 Kings 21:29 | PROMPTS: Fasting and prayer can lead to personal revival and renewal. Are you sensing a need in your life to humble ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 10

SCRIPTURE: …Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s. …stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you…. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. … 2 Chronicles 20:1-17 | PROMPTS: Prayer and ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 11

SCRIPTURE: … When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven. … Nehemiah 1:1-11 | PROMPTS: When you encounter a time of trouble that desperately needs the hand of God first seek him through fasting and ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 12

SCRIPTURE: Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my attendants will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 13

SCRIPTURE: I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread. Job 23:12 | PROMPTS: God will feed our minds and spirits with his Word when we fast and pray, sharpening our mental and emotional faculties to the Spirit&...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 14

SCRIPTURE: Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth and humbled myself with fasting. When my prayers returned to me unanswered, I went about mourning as though for my friend or brother. I bowed my head in grief as though weeping for my mother. Psalm 35:13-14 | PROMPTS: Fasting humbles ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 15

SCRIPTURE: “… Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard. Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 16

SCRIPTURE: But Daniel resolved not to defile himself … Daniel 1:8 | PROMPTS: Fasting is a way to overcome compromises to your integrity. God will help you when you resolve not to defile yourself. Is there any place in your life where you are prone to compromise and need his help? Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 17

SCRIPTURE: … Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. Daniel 10:1-12 | PROMPTS: Fasting can lead to deeper understanding of God’s Word and heightened sensitivity ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 18

SCRIPTURE: … “Even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 19

SCRIPTURE: … Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence. Who knows? God may yet relent and with compassion turn from his fierce anger so that we will not perish. … Jonah 3:4-10 | PROMPTS: Fasting can lead to massive movements and repentance. ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 20

SCRIPTURE: … When I called, they did not listen; so when they called, I would not listen…’” Zechariah 7:5-13 | PROMPTS: The goal of fasting is to bring you closer to the God you serve. Ask him to show you anything that may be keeping you from a ...Read More

It’s Launch Time: Day 21

SCRIPTURE: …The time will come when the bridegroom will be will be taken from them; then they will fast. Matthew 9:15 | PROMPTS: Fasting and prayer keeps us mindful that we’re not home yet; that Jesus is coming and therefore we must live with urgency and focus. In what ...Read More