“The Year of Great Faith” This will be the best year of your life if this is the best year of your life spiritually. Matthew 9:14-15 NIV Then John’s disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them? The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will fast.” Acts 13:2-3 NIV While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off. 2 Corinthians 11:27 NKJV ...in weariness and toil, in sleeplessness often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often. Whatever I starve dies. Whatever I feed thrives. Complete Fast Selective Fast Partial Fast Soul Fast The Holy Bible Romans 10:17 NKJV So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Psalm 119:97-98 NIV Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies. Love the Word of God. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 NIV We also thank God continually because, when you received the Word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it, not as the word of men, but actually as it is, the Word of God, which is at work in you who believe. Learn the Word of God. Listen to God’s Word. Matthew 7:24 NIV “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Read God’s Word. Matthew 4:4 NIV Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Get a paper Bible. Set aside time to read the Bible. Have a Bible-reading plan. Don’t just read the Bible, let the Bible read you. Study God’s Word. John 5:39 NIV “You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me…” Live the Word of God. Psalm 119:9-11 NIV How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:105 ESV Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.