GUIDELINES FOR LWUC FORTY-DAY FAST

General Insights on getting the best out of this fast.

  1. Meditating on the Word of God.
  2. Praying in the Spirit.
  3. Times of quietness to focus more on spiritual things.
  4. Investment in kingdom projects.
  5. Singing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.

Specific Daily activities

  1. 5:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Singing of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs.
  2. 5:30 a.m. to 5:45 a.m. Meditating on the scriptures (see scripture portions for the day).
  3. Lunch time. Meditating on the scriptures (see scripture portions for the day).
  4. 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Prayers in church.

Daily Scripture Portions

July 7: Morning: Matthew 4:1–4, Deuteronomy 8:3/ Lunchtime: Joshua 1:8, Psalm 1:1–3

July 8: Morning:  Romans 8:2, Romans 12:1/ Lunchtime: Psalm 119:11, Jeremiah 15:16

July 9: Morning: Colossians 1:9–10, 1 peter 2:1–2/ Lunchtime: Hebrews 4:12, Psalm 111:10.

July 10: Morning: Galatians 5:22–23, Romans 8:13/ Lunchtime: Philippians 4:13, Psalm 119:18

July 11: Morning: Isaiah 61:3, Isaiah 40:29–31/ Lunchtime: 2 Timothy 3:16–17, Psalm 119:97

July 12: Morning:  Ephesians 1:17–19, Luke 2:52, / Lunchtime: Psalm 42:1, Psalm 63:1

July 13: Morning: Philippians 1:9–11, 2 Peter 3:18/ Lunchtime: Proverbs 3:5–6, Acts 17:11

July 14: Morning: Psalm 138:2–3, Matthew 5:6/ Lunchtime: Proverbs 2:1–6, Psalm 119:105

July 15: Morning: Ephesians 3:14–19, 1 Corinthians 6:20/ Lunchtime: Proverbs 1:7, Psalm 36:9

July 16: Morning: Hosea 6:3, Jeremiah 29:13/ Lunchtime: Psalm 143:8, Psalm 62:1–2

July 17: Morning: 1 Peter 2:5, Romans 5:5/ Lunchtime: Psalm 31:19, Mathew 11:28

July 18: Morning: Titus 2:11–12, Ephesians 5:8–9,   / Lunchtime: Psalm 19:14, 2 Thessalonians 3:5

July 19: Morning:  Hebrews 5:11–14, 2 Thessalonians 1:11–12/ Lunchtime: John 7:38, Colossians 3:16

July 20: Morning: Romans 4:18–21, Luke 1:45/ Lunchtime: Ephesians 5:18 – 19, Psalm 100:2–5

July 21: Morning:  Ephesians 3:20, Psalm 34:5/ Lunchtime: Matthew 11:28–30, Psalm 67:5–7

July 22: Morning: Psalm 125:1, John 15:7/ Lunchtime: Hebrews 4:12, Psalm 37:4–5.

July 23: Morning: John 15:1–2, Luke 6:44–49/ Lunchtime: Matthew 7:16–19, Psalm 139:23–24.

July 24: Morning: Proverbs 18:21, Psalm 34:12–13/ Lunchtime: James 3:6–12, Psalm 19:14

July 25: Morning: Galatians 5:16, Romans 8:6/ Lunchtime: Psalm 19:7–13, Psalm 119:9

July 26: Morning: Psalm 24:3–5, Psalm 15:1–5/ Lunchtime: Psalm 119:37, Hebrews 12:14

July 27: Morning: Psalm 51:10, Psalm 40:11/ Lunchtime: Proverbs 119:164–165, Psalm 119:19

July 28: Morning: Psalm 51:15–17, 1 peter 5:6/ Lunchtime: Philippians 1:6, Hebrews 12:1–2

July 29: Morning: Proverbs 4:1–9, 1 Timothy 4:12/ Lunchtime: Psalm 119:116

July 30: Morning: Isaiah 35:3–4, Isaiah 40:31/ Lunchtime: Psalm 28:7, Nehemiah 8:10

July 31: Morning: Isaiah 60, Isaiah 61/ Lunchtime: Isaiah 58:6–12, Zechariah 4:6–7

August 1: Morning:  Isaiah 40:31, Psalm 27:14/ Lunchtime: Psalm 102:13, Psalm 5:12

August 2: Morning:  Habakkuk 3:19, Psalm 18:30–36/ Lunchtime: 2 Samuel 22:33–35, Philippians 4:13

August 3: Morning: Jeremiah 29:11, 1 Thessalonians 5:23–24/ Lunchtime: 1 Corinthians 15:58, Romans 8:37–39

August 4: Morning: 2 Thessalonians 1:11–12, Psalm 86:11/ Lunchtime: Rom. 15: 13, 1 Corinthians 1:5–8

August 5: Morning: Psalm 139:13–15, Psalm 8:1–4/ Lunchtime: Psalm 43:3, Psalm 138:8

August 6: Morning: Isaiah 55:8–12, Proverbs 16:3/ Lunchtime: Isaiah 46:9–10, Psalm 4:5–7

August 7: Morning: Jeremiah 1:5, 1 Peter 2:9/ Lunchtime: Philippians 1:6, Ephesians 2:10

August 8: Morning: Isaiah 43: 16–19, 1 Corinthians 2:9–16 / Lunchtime: Proverbs 19:21, Isaiah 14:24

August 9: Morning: John 6:38, Hebrews 10:7/ Lunchtime: John 4:34, Psalm 143:10

August 10: Morning: 1 Thessalonians 5:16, Psalm 34:1–5/ Lunchtime: Psalm 27:4, Romans 15:13

August 11: Morning: Luke 10:42, Philippians 3:13–15/ Lunchtime: Psalm 16:8, Hebrews 12:1–2

August 12: Morning: Luke 4:18–19, Ephesians 6:10–18/ Lunchtime: 1 John 4:4, 1 john 5:3–4

August 13: Morning: Isaiah 5:4–5, Acts 1:8/ Lunchtime: Acts 13:52, Ephesians 5:18

August 14: Morning: Psalm 23, Psalm 1/ Lunchtime: Psalm 133, Psalm 100