In Touch Devotional By Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 15 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 15 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 15 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

Welcome to Dr Charles Stanley’s In Touch Daily Devotional for Thursday 15th September 2022. May the good Lord bless and prosper you as you study and pray!

IN TOUCH DEVOTIONAL 15 SEPTEMBER 2022, THURSDAY

Topic: Getting Rid of Anger
Transformation is possible when we depend on the Holy Spirit’s guidance.

Dr Charles Stanley Devotional September 15, 2022

Scripture: Ephesians 4:17-32

The apostle Paul wrote extensively about the character and conduct of believers. He urged Christians to live in a manner worthy of their calling (Ephesians 4:1) and to be “imitators of God” (Ephesians 5:1). His letters to the churches all include an explanation of what it means to live a godly life.

One important goal is to eliminate sinful habits and behaviors and instead take on those that are acceptable to God. The acts of the “flesh” are no longer to be a part of us. We now have a new nature and should conduct ourselves accordingly.

So let’s look again at the Galatians 5 passages that we read a couple of days ago. In verses 19-21, Paul lists specific behaviors that have to cease, and among them are those fueled by anger—hostilities, strife, outbursts of anger, and dissensions. These ungodly attitudes and actions are to be replaced by the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). If we’re full of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control, we won’t be hot-tempered. Instead of speaking rashly, we’ll interact with others with the wisdom of Christ.

We all struggle with some form of ungodly behavior, but we don’t have to continue in it. Change is possible because Christ has broken sin’s power over us, and His Spirit works continually to transform us.

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In Touch Devotional 15 September 2022 || Dr Charles Stanley

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