Exodus 34:28 says, “And he was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.”
Kevin Sylvester said, “Fasting is a way to demonstrate to God, and to yourself, that you are serious about your relationship with Him. Fasting helps you to gain a new perspective and a renewed reliance upon God.”
You can listen to over 150 podcasts that I did on fasting at Prayer Motivator Devotional.com. When you get there, click on the “Fasting Edition” link.