Scripture Search On Fasting


  1. What is one purpose for fasting? Psalm 69:10

  2. Why was Daniel fasting? Dan. 9:2-5

  3. Why did the Israelites fast at Mizpah? I Sam. 6:6

  4. What was one reason why David fasted? II Sam. 12:15-16

  5. At what unusual time did David fast? Psalm 35:11-14

  6. In what context did God want the Israelites to fast? Joel 2:12-13

  7. Why was God not pleased with the Israelites' fasting during the days of Isaiah? Is. 58:1-7

  8. Why was God not pleased with the Israelites' fasting during the days of Zechariah? Zech. 7:2-6

  9. Why did Jesus' disciples not fast during his ministry on earth? Matt. 9:14-15

  10. How does Jesus say a person is to act when they fast? Matt. 6:16-18

  11. At what two activities did the early church at Antioch fast? Acts 13:2-3

  12. At what kind of activity did the early churches in Asia Minor fast? Acts 14:23

  13. For what illegitimate purpose did Paul's enemies fast? Acts 23:12-14


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