“Is this not the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?”
When you are first beginning to detox and climb the hill to recovery, it is important to feed your body clean, nourishing foods. After all, you may have deprived yourself of healthy foods for weeks, months, or years while you were addicted to drugs or alcohol. At some point, though, God may call you to enter into fasting.
What Is Fasting?
When accompanied by scriptural study and intensive prayer, fasting is a powerful spiritual discipline. Since addiction has a spiritual component, you need spiritual healing during recovery. Think of fasting as an opportunity to welcome the Holy Spirit and refuse to feed the desires of the flesh. There are many reasons why people decide to fast, including:
Fasting & Prayer at a Christian Rehab Network Facility
If you feel called to fast during addiction recovery, accredited addiction specialists at your Christ-based recovery facility can help. Helping you choose the goal and length of your fast, our network of team members will walk alongside you as you experience healing for mind, body, and spirit. For more information about fasting as a complementary addiction recovery therapy, discuss the discipline with your counselor or pastor. When you feel led to pursue a sober life, reach our team at 877.310.9545 or submit a confidential online inquiry. A staff member will guide you through our free Christian-based rehab consulting process.