In Touch Devotional By Dr Charles Stanley

In Touch Devotional 9th February 2021 by Dr Charles Stanley – Lord, I Love You, but…

In Touch Devotional 9th February 2021 by Dr Charles Stanley - Lord, I Love You, but...

In Touch Devotional 9th February 2021 by Dr Charles Stanley – Lord, I Love You, but…

You are reading Today In Touch Devotional 9th February 2021 by Dr Charles Stanley. May the Lord bless you as you read through the page.

TODAY’S TOPIC ON IN TOUCH DEVOTIONAL 9TH FEBRUARY 2021: LORD, I LOVE YOU, BUT…

Scripture for Today: Hebrews 6:10-12

10 For God is not unjust to forget your work and [a]labor of love which you have shown toward His name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. 11 And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end, 12 that you do not become [b]sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Today’s Word: In Touch Devotional 9th February 2021 by Dr Charles Stanley

Most of us are quick to declare our love for God, but at times our reluctance to serve Him tells a different story. Honestly consider whether you have ever found yourself saying or thinking, I love you, Lord, but don’t call me to do that! Or perhaps you served Him, but with a flawed attitude: If no one else will do it, then I guess I will. What causes us to be reluctant servants?

Busyness: Sometimes our schedules are so full that there’s no space to follow the Lord when we hear Him calling us to minister in a certain area. We all need “margins” in our lives if we want to abide in God’s will.

Inadequacy: Perhaps you feel unqualified to serve, and you’re thinking, Surely there’s someone more gifted who could do that job. But that’s just an excuse; the Lord promises to equip those He calls (2 Cor. 3:4-6).

Selfishness: Sacrificial service is never convenient. It may require that we change our plans, give up our comforts, or even make financial sacrifices.

Lack of love: This is the hardest for us to admit—that we just don’t care enough. Our reluctance to serve others reveals a lack of devotion to the Lord. Those who love Christ with all their heart will joyfully serve Him by ministering to those in their families, workplaces, communities, and churches.

Are you quick to follow the Lord’s leading when a need arises, or are you a reluctant servant who’s preoccupied with your own plans and desires? Any service we offer in Jesus’ name will not be in vain. You’ll experience the joy of giving and the assurance that the Lord won’t forget your sacrifice.

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