Dr. Charles Stanley In Touch Devotional for 9 November 2022

In Touch Devotional for 8 November 2022

Dr. Charles Stanley In Touch Devotional for 9 November 2022

Dr. Charles Stanley In Touch Devotional for 9 November 2022

You are welcome to Today’s In Touch Daily Devotional written by Dr Charles Stanley and published by In Touch Ministry. Charles F. Stanley is the founder of In Touch Ministries and a New York Times best-selling author. He demonstrates a keen awareness of people’s needs and provides Christ-centered biblically-based principles for everyday life.

Wednesday Today’s Topic: Glorifying Christ at All Times
Sometimes we shine brightest for Christ in our darkest moments.

In Touch Devotional for 8 November 2022

SCRIPTURE: Psalm 34:1-3

IN-TOUCH DEVOTIONAL FOR 9 NOVEMBER 2022: MESSAGE

Today’s psalm calls us to continually exalt and magnify the Lord, regardless of the situation. As we gaze at God through His Word, our understanding of Him becomes greater, as if we’re looking through a magnifying glass. We see the wonders of His nature and deeds more clearly and can’t help but respond in praise.

To grasp this concept of magnifying the Lord, consider how Paul responded to being imprisoned in Rome (Philippians 1:12-14). Instead of complaining about the situation, he accepted it with grace, knowing that this was God’s path for him. Through it all, he kept praising and exalting Christ. Even though Paul couldn’t preach or start churches as he once did, the Lord opened up a new way to serve—prison ministry and written correspondence that eventually ended up in the New Testament.

Whatever is happening in your life—good or bad, long-term or short—you have the opportunity to magnify the Lord through it. This not only benefits you with a greater appreciation of Him, but it also encourages others who see your witness. When a believer passes through trials peacefully and praises the Lord, even unbelievers notice.

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