Here’s your daily dose of what matters most! There is power in participating in a fast. We can receive added strength and blessing through sincere prayer and fasting. What blessings have you received through fasting?
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Behold, now it came to pass that the people of Nephi were exceedingly rejoiced, because the Lord had again delivered them out of the hands of their enemies; therefore they gave thanks unto the Lord their God; yea, and they did fast much and pray much, and they did worship God with exceedingly great joy.—Alma 45:1
Fasting, coupled with mighty prayer, is powerful. It can fill our minds with the revelations of the Spirit. It can strengthen us against times of temptation.– Joseph B. Wirthlin
This Day in Church History
1877: President Brigham Young’s funeral is held in the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.
1898: President Wilford Woodruff dies in San Francisco, California, at age 91, after serving for more than 59 years as a General Authority. After hearing of the death and praying for guidance, President Lorenzo Snow of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sees Jesus Christ in the Salt Lake Temple and is instructed to organize the First Presidency again immediately.
1932: Elder J. Golden Kimball is killed in an automobile accident while returning to Salt Lake City from a vacation in California.
Daily Question – Answer in the Comments
Why is it important to fast?