[PDF] DAY OF FASTING AND PRAYER GUIDELINES DAY OF FASTING AND PRAYER By Pastor Rick Warren WHAT IS FASTING? Fasting is a spiritual discipline that is taught in the Bible. Jesus expected His followers to fast, and He said that God rewards fasting. Fasting, according to the Bible, means to voluntarily reduce or eliminate your intake of food for a specific time and purpose. 1. Is Fasting and Prayer Biblical? - virtualpreacher III. Fasting and prayer is a voluntary act. Don’t force yourself into doing it. Conclusion. Fasting and prayer is a widely practiced discipline in the Church. Hence it’s important that we know why we do what we do and the right way of doing it.