Day of Fasting & Prayer

Dear Friends, As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints we believe that from the beginning of time God has asked his children to fast to help them draw nearer to Him, to worship Him, to concentrate on spiritual matters, and to help them overcome weaknesses or problems (see Chapter 25 - Fasting, Gospel Principles). The Book of Mormon prophet Alma declared, “Nevertheless the children of God were commanded that they should gather themselves together oft, and join in fasting and mighty prayer in behalf of the welfare of the souls of those [...]