1. Have you ever fasted before? If so, did you fast alone or with others? Did you fast for medical, spiritual, or other reasons? Share your experience with your group. If you have never fasted before, share your concerns and questions with your group.
Read Daniel 1
2. What was Daniel’s purpose?
3. How did God answer him?
4. What is the purpose of your fast? Go around your group and discuss the potential purposes of your fast.
5. Brainstorm ideas with your group about how you can encourage one another to look within, instead of focusing on doing without.