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We are beginning our 7th annual 10-day Daniel Fast on Monday, January 21st- Wednesday, January 30th.  We will conclude this 10-day fast with a Night of Worship at TC on Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00pm.

the fast.

We’ll be participating in a partial fast called “The Daniel Fast.” During this time, we will limit our diet to eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains and drinking water.
“Please test your servants… Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink.” – Daniel 1:12
  Although we’ll eliminate some common things from our daily diet, there are generous options available (see below for “Foods to Eat” and “Foods to Avoid”). If you have any condition which might prohibit you from being a part of the Daniel Fast, there are other options, i.e.: You may choose to eliminate caffeine, coffee, soda, or sweets; or fast from TV, Facebook, and other social media.

Remember: the details are not as important as the spirit in which you participate.

***If you have any known medical conditions or suspect such conditions, consult your doctor before beginning any fast.  It is always good to consult a doctor before starting any fast.

the focus.

Fasting is a spiritual discipline designed to connect us more deeply with God. Fasting involves giving up something PHYSICAL (ie: comfort food) for the sake of something SPIRITUAL (ie: a fresh filling of God’s Spirit). Over the next 10 days, we will sacrifice some of our regular food intake and replace it with Bible reading, prayer, and journaling. The overall goal is to work up a greater appetite for God Himself!

Remember: The focus of this fast is spiritual (a greater sense of dependency on God). This isn’t about weight loss or legalistic rules, so don’t fixate on the menu… fixate on the heart behind it! Above all, God’s most interested in your heart & hunger for Him!

the finish.

START: Monday 1/21, begin meals of pure, simple fruits & vegetables for the next 10 days. We will be praying for each other!

FINISH: Wednesday 1/30– We will come together as one church to worship and end the fast together. This will be an incredible celebration as all of Transformation Church comes together for one worship service on 1/31 at 7:00pm!

eat. 

Fresh, Frozen, Dried, Juiced or Canned

Fruits
Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Cranberries, Figs, Grapefruit, Grapes, Guava, Honeydew Melon, Kiwi, Lemons, Limes, Mangoes, Nectarines, Papayas, Peaches, Pears, Pineapples, Plums, Prunes, Raisins, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tangelos, Tangerines, Watermelon

Whole Grains
Barley, Brown Rice, Oats, Whole Wheat Pasta

Liquids
Water, Natural Fruit Juice, (Black coffee if necessary)

Vegetables
Artichokes, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chili Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Ginger Root, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Mustard Greens, Okra, Onions, Parsley, Potatoes, Radishes, Rutabagas, Scallions, Spinach, Sprouts, Squashes, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watercress, Yams, Zucchini

Legumes
Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Chick Peas, Lentils, Kidney Beans

Nuts & Seeds
Almonds, Cashews, Pecans, Pine Nuts, Peanuts, Walnuts, Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds

For more recipes and food choices visit www.daniel-fast.com or recipes created by ruth at www.delicious.com/ruthn  or www.ultimatedanielfast.com

avoid.

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Pork All Bread and Baked Goods
Soda
, Coffee & Tea, Energy Drinks, Alcohol
Dairy 
(milk, butter, cheese, eggs etc.)
Sugar (raw, granulated, brown, artifical sweeteners)
Processed Foods (preservatives, additives, chemicals)
Fried Foods, White Flour
Solid Fats
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