Forty Days of Faith represents a 40-day journey into fasting and prayer, started by author Leslie Montgomery on January 1, 2012. We encourage you to join her on that journey and read her posts each day. Let her spiritual insights be an encouragement to you.

40 Days of Faith

Day Forty: The Past 40 Days

Day Forty: The Past 40 Days

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:9:08 PM Thursday, February 09, 2012

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The Lord initially gave me the idea to do a 40 day fast around the middle of December and I have to admit I was a little bit scared, intimidated and apprehensive about the idea. ... Read More

Day Thirty-Nine: Intercessory Prayer

Day Thirty-Nine: Intercessory Prayer

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:9:05 PM Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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I have really enjoyed getting all the e-mails, questions and comments during these 40 days of faith. So many of you have been transparent about your personal struggles in your walk with Christ and it’s been my pleasure in the Lord to encourage you. ... Read More

Day Thirty-Eight: Ten Days of Awe

Day Thirty-Eight: Ten Days of Awe

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:9:15 AM Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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In the Old Testament, there are numerous times of celebration that the Lord referred to as Feasts. These days of the year that God set apart were always meant for a special purpose like the celebration of harvest or a time to remember God’s great del ... Read More

Day Thirty-Seven: Child, Discipline Thyself

Day Thirty-Seven: Child, Discipline Thyself

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:5:54 PM Monday, February 06, 2012

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I absolutely hate disciplining my children. I do it, however, because it’s important for them to understand submission, obedience, and the law. ... Read More

Day Thirty-Six: What Would Jesus Do?

Day Thirty-Six: What Would Jesus Do?

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:9:14 AM Sunday, February 05, 2012

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In the 1990s it became popular to wear a little rubber bracelet that had the letters W.W.J.D. on them, followed by a question mark. The continual use of the jewelry was to remind the believer wearing it to question their every word and action and ask ... Read More

Day Thirty-Five: Hoping in the Lord

Day Thirty-Five: Hoping in the Lord

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:2:24 PM Saturday, February 04, 2012

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I recently spent four days in Iowa teaching at a women’s conference. While I was there, I met an array of women who were run down, tired, beat up by the world, and frustrated with their life as they knew it. Many of them had been walking in spiritual ... Read More

Day Thirty-Four: Confronting in Love

Day Thirty-Four: Confronting in Love

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:7:48 PM Friday, February 03, 2012

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I recently ministered to a believer who stopped going to church years ago after being confronted about a sin in her life. In our conversation the woman confessed that it wasn’t the confrontation of sin in itself that left her wounded, but the manner ... Read More

What Is Scripture Prayer?

What Is Scripture Prayer?

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Topic Date:5:47 PM Friday, February 03, 2012

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Beginning February 15, each day a short scripture passage will be presented, along with a suggested prayer point to pray about, using the passage. ... Read More

Day Thirty-three: Loving the Un-desirables

Day Thirty-three: Loving the Un-desirables

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:8:02 PM Thursday, February 02, 2012

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You see them everywhere you go; people who don’t fit into society or its clichés because they are bigger, smaller, taller, shorter, or different looking. Maybe they’re deformed or have tattoos, strange haircuts, or you can tell that there’s something ... Read More

Day Thirty-Two: A Second Serving of Spiritual Warfare

Day Thirty-Two: A Second Serving of Spiritual Warfare

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:12:23 PM Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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I’ve received several positive e-mails and requests to write more on spiritual warfare, so at your prompting I’ll cover more on the basics. ... Read More

Day Thirty-one: Freedom, Power and Authority

Day Thirty-one: Freedom, Power and Authority

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:12:03 PM Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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I’ve gotten a lot of biblical questions from you the reader since I began this 40 Days of Faith, and I thought it might help everyone if I answered them as a whole. ... Read More

Day Thirty: Engaged to Marry the King

Day Thirty: Engaged to Marry the King

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:6:41 AM Monday, January 30, 2012

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The Bible frequently refers to the Body of Christ as the Bride of Christ, but what exactly does that mean? In the Jewish culture, the engagement or betrothal was a formal bond between the bridegroom and bride-to-be. ... Read More

Day Twenty-Nine: Restoration in Christ

Day Twenty-Nine: Restoration in Christ

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:6:32 AM Sunday, January 29, 2012

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I recently met with a woman for counseling who has a real anger issue. During our time together she confessed that she’s read multiple self-help books, tried several different medications, and even gone to secular counseling, all to no avail. She wen ... Read More

Day Twenty-Eight: Made in God’s Image

Day Twenty-Eight: Made in God’s Image

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:6:24 AM Saturday, January 28, 2012

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My family’s roots on my mother’s side are from the South, specifically, Tennessee. In the backwoods of that beautiful state you’ll commonly hear the phrase, “Why, he’s the spittin’ image of his daddy!” It’s a term used to identify similarities such a ... Read More

Day Twenty-Seven: Taming the Tongue

Day Twenty-Seven: Taming the Tongue

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:6:13 AM Friday, January 27, 2012

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I don’t know about you, but I put my foot in my mouth so much there should be the words “size 10” tattooed under my tongue. It’s not about just saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, but about those dreadful little white lies, exaggerating the tru ... Read More

Day Twenty-Six: A Call to Action

Day Twenty-Six: A Call to Action

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:8:56 PM Thursday, January 26, 2012

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“Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?” (James 2:15, 16) ... Read More

Day Twenty-Five: Restoring the Passion

Day Twenty-Five: Restoring the Passion

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:8:49 PM Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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“I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm--neither hot nor cold--I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” (Revelations 3:15) ... Read More

Day Twenty-Four: The Denying of Self

Day Twenty-Four: The Denying of Self

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:5:49 AM Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Sixteen days into my fast I had survived on little more than water, an occasional cup of tea or broth and was vexed with extreme blacking out. On the morning of the sixteenth, I passed out in my living room while alone with my two small children and ... Read More

Day Twenty-Three: God’s Will for Your Life

Day Twenty-Three: God’s Will for Your Life

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:10:58 AM Monday, January 23, 2012

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One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Jeremiah 29:11: “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord. ‘Plans for good and not for evil; plans to give you hope and a future.’” I have heard believer after believer tell me that’s their li ... Read More

Day Twenty-Two: Intimacy with God

Day Twenty-Two: Intimacy with God

Author:Leslie Montgomery

Topic Date:10:47 AM Sunday, January 22, 2012

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When I speak at women’s conferences throughout the year I’m often asked about intimacy with God; what it consists of, how to attain it, and how to retain it. ... Read More

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