This week we are examining ourselves, many of us already know what we need to deal with in our lives. We read in Isaiah 58:6 “Is not this the fast I have chosen, to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
Matthew 17:14-21 tells us about a woman who brought her demon-possessed child to Jesus, and that she had taken him to the disciples and they couldn’t cast him out. Jesus rebuked the demon, and it came out of him, and the boy was instantly healed! Later the disciples came to him privately asking, “Why couldn’t we cast out the demon?"
Jesus said to the disciples, “Your unbelief is the problem, this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting. The real issue . . . unbelief. Unbelief leaves with prayer and fasting. It puts you in the position to believe God to stand against wickedness, oppression, bondage, habits, addictions, compulsive stealing, lying, eating, wrong attitudes, afflictions or anything you are enslaved to. The underlying cause is unbelief. It may look like you will never break free, but because you are fasting and praying unbelief with its wrong thoughts and words, “I can’t help myself,” “I just have to live with it,” and “I’m a failure,” has to go.
We understand that all things are possible to him that believeth. (Mark 9:23) All include the above list. So, get ready to be loosed, undone, let go, and broken free because unbelief has to go in the name of Jesus! When unbelief goes, everything else goes.
I want to encourage you to keep going, even though you may have a lack of energy. Don't give up; all these symptoms will pass.
Have a great fasting day! Remember it's already done.