In Touch Devotional 13 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 13 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 13 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

Welcome to Dr Charles Stanley’s In Touch Daily Devotional for Tuesday 13th September 2022. May the Lord bless and prosper you as you study and pray!

IN TOUCH DEVOTIONAL 13 SEPTEMBER 2022 WITH DR CHARLES STANLEY

Topic: God’s Principle of Sowing and Reaping
Ask the Lord to give you the courage and wisdom needed to share the gospel with those He sends your way.

DR CHARLES STANLEY DEVOTIONAL SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

SCRIPTURE: GALATIANS 6:7-10

Today’s passage contains an important scriptural truth: Our actions and words have consequences. Or put another way, we get back what we put in. And this is especially obvious in our relationships.

Earlier in Galatians, Paul explained that there’s a battle between a believer’s new nature, which is ruled by the Spirit, and the “flesh,” which is ruled by the sin patterns that linger in us. Then he listed some of the deeds of the flesh, many of which are relational: strife, jealousy, anger, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions, and envy (Galatians 5:20-21). In contrast, Paul tells us that the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23).

Which one of these lists more accurately reflects how you treat others? Admittedly, there are some people who are difficult to love, yet sowing the fruit of the Spirit in those relationships will reap a forgiving heart, godly character, and faithful obedience in us. But sowing to the flesh has a corrupting influence in our life. Before you interact with anyone, ask yourself what kind of harvest you’d like. You’ll never go wrong by letting the Spirit guide you.

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In Touch Devotional 13 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

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