A groundbreaking look at two of the least understood topics in today's church---fasting and miracles! Discussing seven types of supernatural events---including creation, spiritual gifts, and prayer---Towns shows how God partners with us to do the impossible when we fast wisely and biblically. Meet a man who should be dead but lives, witness victory over addiction, and more. 224 pages, softcover from Baker.
The fastest way to extreme breakthrough. Why fast? Because fasting builds extreme faith, and believers need extreme faith to overcome the impossible. In Fasting for a Miracle, bestselling author Elmer Towns shows readers that God often partners with His people to do the impossible through the spiritual disciple of fasting. When believers obey God's Word and fast, the Spirit grows their faith, fulfills God's promises, and moves in miraculous ways. Readers will discover the seven different types of miracles and find incredible true stories of fasting miracles--like the man who should be dead but still lives, the financial crisis that was overcome, and the miraculous peace that invaded chaotic circumstances. Plus, Towns offers practical guidance for how to fast wisely and biblically.
Elmer L. Towns is dean emeritus of the School of Religion and Theological Seminary at Liberty University, which he cofounded in 1971 with Jerry Falwell. He continues to teach the Pastor's Bible Class at Thomas Road Baptist Church each Sunday, which is televised on a local network and Angel One. He and his wife, Ruth, live in Forest, Virginia.