Item description for Fasting: Opening the Door to a Deeper, More Intimate, More Powerful Relationship with God by Jentezen Franklin...
Overview Franklin explains the power of fasting and offers a deeper understanding of Gods plan and the benefits available to those who participate.
Publishers Description In this New York Times Best-Seller and one of the best available books on the topic, Jentezen Franklin explains the spiritual power of fasting and offers a deeper understanding of God's plan for fasting and the benefits available to those who participate. The book contains inspiring and practical information that readers need to know in order to access the power of biblical fasting. Those who seek God through fasting can expect tremendous rewards for their personal lives as well as for the church. They will see breakthroughs in many areas such as healing, finances, unhealthy dependencies and family relationships. This book also gives stories of those who have reaped miraculous rewards from this simple act of faith.
Awards and Recognitions Fasting: Opening the Door to a Deeper, More Intimate, More Powerful Relationship with God by Jentezen Franklin has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Retailing's Best - 2009 Winner - Prayer category
Citations And Professional Reviews Fasting: Opening the Door to a Deeper, More Intimate, More Powerful Relationship with God by Jentezen Franklin has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Retailing - 01/07/2008 page 25
Christian Retailing - 04/07/2008 page 17
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Studio: Charisma House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.1" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2008
Publisher CHARISMA MEDIA CO.
ISBN 1599792583 ISBN13 9781599792583 UPC 9781599792583
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More About Jentezen Franklin
Jentezen Franklin (born July 21, 1962) is the senior pastor of Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia and Free Chapel OC (Orange County) in Irvine, California. Franklin is the author of New York Times best sellers, Right People, Right Place, Right Plan and Fasting. His ministry extends internationally through the televised broadcast, Kingdom Connection, which is seen on television networks such as TBN and The Church Channel.
Jentezen Franklin is one of five children born to Billy and Katie Franklin. His father died in 1991, and his mother remains actively involved in Franklin's church, Free Chapel. His mother is one of twenty-seven children in the Stone family of Wilson, North Carolina. He has an older brother, Doyle, and two younger sisters, Jennifer and Jill. Early in his career, Franklin traveled as an evangelistic team with his elder brother, Richie, who died, December 1, 2012. Franklin and his wife, Cherise, married in September 1987, and together they have five children: Courteney, Caressa, Caroline, Connar, and Drake.
Jentezen Franklin studied tenor saxophone under Frank Mayes at Atlantic Christian College in his hometown of Wilson, North Carolina. Jentezen, along with his brother, Richie, played in the college Jazz Band. Jentezen quit college after his brother graduated and pursued the ministry under the guidance of his father.
On his way to a musical career as a saxophone player, Jentezen felt led by God to become an evangelist. Prior to becoming the senior pastor of Free Chapel (which is affiliated with the Congregational Holiness Church), Jentezen Franklin had visited the church annually as a Church of God evangelist. When Roy Wellborn, the church's senior pastor, died, Franklin had been scheduled to preach. In 1989, Jentezen became the senior pastor of Free Chapel, which was made up of a small congregation of about 300 people. In 2004, the church moved to its current location, which has a 3,000 seat auditorium. In 2007, Jentezen Franklin opened the second Free Chapel Church in Irvine, California. On August 5, 2007, the church held its first service with about 163. Since that day, the Free Chapel Orange County has radically expanded, and now serves thousands weekly.
Jentezen Franklin currently resides in Gainesville. Jentezen Franklin was born in 1962.
This is a great book for those who desire to fast biblically in order to pull down barriers and grow spiritually. K.J.
Excellent!!! Oct 9, 2008
All the questions are answerd finally in 1 book for fasting. You also need Toxic Relief by Dr. Don Colbert. That will tell you in detail how to fast safely and exactly what your body will go through. Totally awesome reads!!! A must have for true spiritual growth and real in your face answers from GOD! I mean ...that is why were fasting, right...to get answers from GOD! Try it...you'll see!!!
Impressive! Sep 30, 2008
I really enjoy this book with it examples of the physical, psychological and spiritual benefits on fasting. I would recommend it to someone interested in learning how to fast on obedience and discipline the mind, body and soul.
Helpful and Encouraging Read Sep 3, 2008
I've recently completed reading this book. The book is a very easy read. Much scripture was utilized throughout the book to support writings. This certainly lent credence to what was written.
The excitement of the author for fasting is evident throughout the book in that the book had an upbeat "tone". Testimonies were shared from members of the church as to the benefit of fasting. The tone and testimonies certainly are encouragers as one can see great benefits (miracles were actually noted) of fastings.
Most simply fasting was presented as a necessity that can be approached with joy and great expectation. Yes, I would give up a steak and croissant for wisdom and to know the heart of God. Smile.
fasting Aug 29, 2008
This was the most amzing book I've ever read on the subject of fasting. The author writes in a straight-forward practical way. It is the duty of every Christian to practice this discipline. This book makes you want to fast--imagine that!