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At the request of readers of this blog I have added this page, which I think is a great idea! I love it when we can come together and be creative.

Share your testimony here about how you experience on the Daniel Fast touched your life.

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  1. Barry Roberts #

    I started the fast today and the fast ends August 24 I’m super excited to see what God does with me on this journey. When my fast is over I hope I’m going to be in much better shape. I would like if everyone would please pray for me. Thank you all and God bless

    July 7, 2014
  2. Jessica #

    Good morning! This is a great site that has helped me to start my Daniel Fast! I’m on Day 2 and am truly excited to have started on this journey. I was fortunate enough to have a break after just graduating and in this time, I’ve been able to spend more time in God’s Word and in prayer. I was convicted to start this fast because I want to be in total surrender and aside from the obvious temptations of the flesh, I came to realize that I, in a way, am in bondage by food – hard for me to say no to the “good stuff!” I want to be able to nurture the Fruits of the Spirit, especially the one of self-control! Additionally, I really want God to speak into my life about where He wants me to go in life as I move forward from school life into work life and where it is He wants me to serve.

    July 6, 2014
  3. Tara #

    A friend and I are believing for breakthrough in the area of relationships. We believe that God will answer our prayers and release an incredible anointing over the promises and words He has already spoken to us. We trust God for all things, and as we move forward we are believing for more! Praise God!

    July 5, 2014
  4. Nahari #

    Good evening! I actually start my fast tomorrow.m I am excited and nervous, I pray for strength, motivation and to be more at peace in my life. I am happy to become closer to God.

    June 9, 2014
  5. Kesha #

    On last friday I began fasting . I’ve been feeling in my heart for awhile that God was leading me to fast . Today makes day 4 and I am so excited about what God has done and what he is about to do . For about a year , I felt like a sister at my church had something against me but I didn’t really know how to approach her . I began praying and just asking God to let me know when the time was right . On Sunday , this sister came to me and told me that she had nothing against me . I felt like a burden had been lifted and I know it was noboby but God that put it on her heart to come to me . He is so faithful!!!!

    May 20, 2014
  6. Sydney Cole #

    I am now starting this fast too!!!
    I can’t wait to go through this experience and grow closer to God

    April 24, 2014
  7. Sharon #

    My husband and I started our very first fast today! We are believing God for a breakthrough in our finances. I am also hoping to get better at praying.

    April 15, 2014
  8. Minelle40 #

    I had planned to do 21 days of Daniel fast and from 21 days, the Lord being present with me, the fast ended up to 40 days. I was praying for breakthroughs for my siblings and I and the Lord blessed me with a promotion at work. I was not expecting to climb up in my career as throughout my life, I was pushed out of many jobs, bullied, always overlooked for promotions. The doors were always shut. I never climbed up in my salary, and always being underpaid. As I am in my late 40′s, I had written myself off being too old to be a manager or having a career. When I went for my interview, I was standing in favour of God and trusting Him. I give Him all the glory and honour and bless His holy name. God is faithful and just and He meets our needs according to His seasons. He has opened doors for me that no man can shut and He has healed my broken heart. Jesus is amazing and beautiful and I love my beautiful Saviour.

    April 15, 2014
    • Faith #

      Amen.I was so blessed to read your testimony. God is faithful and he blesses according to His will and His time. When God blesses us, let no man put asunder. I’m so happy for you! Thank you for sharing.

      May 24, 2014
  9. Luana #

    When I started the Daniel-Fast I was apprehensive about not getting enough food. Most of my life, food was my comfort. I prayed and asked God to take the taste of food away for me and He was faithful to do just that. I did not have any withdrawals of any kind nor did I have any craving. Once I started the fast on March 23, 2014 my focus was on a closer relationship with God. He became the source of my spiritual food. I have successfully completed the fast with a better understanding of “knowing God” instead of “knowing of God”. I was so excited about the intimacy with God and the 19 pound weight loss during the first fast, I have continued the fast for another 21 days or more. Is there a gum that can be used while on the Daniel-Fast? I was reading about Glee gum but I was not sure.

    I would just like thank you Susan, for the tools to make my walk with God everything it can possibly be. It really feels good to smile again. Once the Lord tells me to stop fasting, I have decided to make this way of eating a new lifestyle for me.

    April 14, 2014
    • Daniel Fast Team #

      Thank you Luana for sharing your journey with us, God is so very faithful!
      Chewing gum is not allowed on the fast because of the additives and sweeteners in them (regular gum has sweeteners and sugar free gum has additives). I am not familiar with Glee gum, so read the ingredients list to see if it is free of sweeteners and additives. Be Blessed!

      April 17, 2014
  10. Myra #

    Ok, I am totally encouraged by reading all of these replies…on my knees now in agreement with those in need of a breakthrough, I just may need one too! Day #2…..Myra

    April 3, 2014
  11. Brenda #

    This is my third and most successful fast with Susan and company. This time I am really studying the word of God more and doing my best to put God’s words to action in my life at a higher engagement. I am also reading Susan’s devotional book along with my fast which keep me excited and learning more about God’s word and how to activate it daily.

    During this fast I have given up reality TV shows because I watch them longer than I study.

    I feel great, look great and I am learning to enjoy vegetables in their natural state.

    Now, what will I give up for good, that’s the question that I struggle with?

    March 28, 2014
  12. gloria #

    I have been blessed so much and full of energy more than ever.Praise the lord.Thank God for your encouragement and prayers.During this time of fast how do i satisfy my husband.

    March 27, 2014
    • Daniel Fast Team #

      Hi Gloria,
      If a couple decides together to abstain from marital relations then you may choose to make this an element of your fasting experience, but it is not a requirement of the Daniel Fast. The Bible teaches that it must be a joint decision. See our FAQ. I hope this helps.

      March 27, 2014
  13. Seema #

    I am seema, i am on a Daniel Fast for the first time. I need a breakthrough in my marriage. I need to be re-united with my husband. Please stand in agreement to me.

    March 27, 2014
    • Daniel Fast Team #

      Hi Seema,
      When you fast and pray you are lining yourself up for breakthrough! We are praying for you and standing in agreement with you for God’s Best! Exodus 23:26, Deut.28:1-14, Ephesians 1:17-24, Rev.12:11, Jer. 29:11

      March 27, 2014
  14. It has been twenty one days since i began my fast holding on ever so strong with concentrated prayer. I truly feel connected to almighty God. I feel strength during times of weaknes and know he is blessing me. My mind is clear and I feel I am being directed by God in areas of uncertantity with lifes issues. I am humbled by his presence. Having fast for years this I must admit has been my best!!! To all who join me concentrate on the word in the bible it bring greater meaning and allows better understanding. God died for us therefore this sacrafice is just a small token of our devotion…….best of luck and Gods blessing with your continued journe!

    March 25, 2014
  15. EmelyneD #

    I have started my 21 day daniel fasting as off yesterday and was wonderwing if I should omit from sex from my husband. I have fasting before but this is my first time doing it for this long. I am seeking a more intimate relationship with my Lord and Savior.

    March 24, 2014
    • Daniel Fast Team #

      If a couple decides together to abstain from marital relations then you may choose to make this an element of your fasting experience, but it is not a requirement of the Daniel Fast. The Bible teaches that it must be a joint decision. See our FAQ. I hope this helps.

      April 14, 2014
  16. katey #

    Loved all the comment x am on my 15 th day off fast. Thief Lord has been showing me many things over this period. Mainly off my condition within myself and destructive thought patterns that would keep me oppressed. But i on a fast for a breakthrough in a relationship breakdown with my partner. Its been a difficult month but am here.please stand with me in agreement x thank you everyone for all your comments here

    March 19, 2014
    • Daniel Fast Team #

      Katey, we are standing in agreement with you that you will hear all that the Holy Spirit is saying to you, for God’s very best in your life! Deut.28:1-14, Ephesians 1:17-24, Rev.12:11, Jer. 29:11 Be Blessed on your Journey!

      March 25, 2014
  17. reinet #

    Hi I am on my 13 day of daniels fasting I’ve got flue symtoms and body weakness n slighty headache I feel discourage pls help

    March 15, 2014
    • It sounds like you may have picked up a bug. These are not typical symptoms for the fast at this stage. So treat your symptoms as you would at other times by getting rest, drinking lots of water, and praying for complete healing :-)

      Be blessed.

      March 15, 2014
    • Karis #

      I’m very discouraged when I have gone through 10 days fasting and realized that I have been eating the wholemeal wrap that contained yeast. I’m not sure whether to continue the fast to 21 days. The withdrawal symptoms I have experienced were making me tired and went to bed early. I don’t have time to pray to God. Do you think I should abandon my fast?

      March 19, 2014
      • Daniel Fast Team #

        Hi Karis,
        No I do not. I think you should continue on in your fast and press in as never before. You’ve already made it half way and if the yeast is your only error….then good for you. Simply make the correction and keep going, eat more protein and make sure you’re drinking enough water (lacking in these two areas will zap your energy). And, You always have time to pray to God! Pray in the every dayness of your life, while you’re getting ready for your day, driving, prepaing a bite to eat. If you have time for private thoughts…you have time to pray…..and then before you drop into bed, drop to your knees first even if it is to just say “God, Thank You for today”, then crawl into bed. Begin to retrain your thoughts toward the Lord. He Never stops thinking about you, you are the apple of His eye, He has the very hairs on your head all numbered, He adores you! Put Him in His rightful place in your life, as Lord! Be Blessed on your Journey!

        March 25, 2014
  18. I realize this year that for the last three years the enemy during this lent time attack me with different things, financial,emotional, stress, well everthing, so in my heart I felt that I needed to fast, this is my second time fasting, the first time was last year and it went well and God provided me with inner peace and I am thankful for that. This time my fasting is a little different and I am struggling concentrating in my devotion and I feeling somewhat week, but I know that this is the enemy trying to direct my thoughts away from God. Please pray that I find strength and that my spirit is strong to fight whaterver is trying to deviate me from this time of fasting and with the Lord. Day 5 of Daniel devotion is a great encouragement for me.

    thank you.

    March 14, 2014
  19. gloria #

    I am used to drinking hot tea the morning,what can i replace it with

    March 14, 2014
    • Most people on the fast drink cups of hot water with lemon slices.

      March 15, 2014
  20. Jenny #

    Is it wrong to fast for a job? It feels like I’ll be doing it because I need something from God

    March 13, 2014
    • Jenny,

      It is totally okay to focus your fast on a specific purpose. In this case, you want to fast and increase your trust in God for His care and His provision.

      So absolutely! Fast for your job needs. Fasting without a purpose is merely eating differently!

      March 13, 2014
  21. chelle #

    Thank God for the experience of fasting and all that comes with it, thru it and because of it.!! It has been one week of the 40 days and I see results physically and spiritually (both are needed). Praising God for my trials and tribulations because as his child I am worth the work he has and put into me! Thank you Daniel team!!

    March 12, 2014
  22. Zonke Miya #

    After my birthday on Friday I was lead to fast. I decided I would fast for 3days. Today is my 3rd day, and my body is feeling weak but I am strong and I want to continue for further 4days. I am awaiting God’s intervention in my job and relationship.

    As you pray please pray for me to gain strength in the Lord.

    March 9, 2014

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