In Touch Devotional with Dr Charles Stanley 13 October 2021 – The Nature of Conviction
Welcome to Today’s In-Touch Daily Devotional for Today 13th October 2021 written by Dr Charles Stanley to inspire and bless you. May the Lord bless you as you study today!
DR CHARLES STANLEY DEVOTIONAL 13 OCTOBER 2021
TOPIC: THE NATURE OF CONVICTION
Scripture: John 16:7-15
No one enjoys sensing conviction about having done wrong, but that uncomfortable feeling is actually a demonstration of divine love. The Holy Spirit convicts people of their sin, their lack of righteousness, and the reality of coming judgment so they’ll turn to Christ and be saved. If wrongdoers never feel the guilt of their sin, they won’t see the need for a Savior. Every prick of the heart is intended to draw them to Christ.
And we should also be grateful that the Spirit’s convicting work doesn’t end once a person is saved. He continues to instruct and shape us after salvation and convicts us of disobedience to our heavenly Father. In other words, He makes us aware of specific sins and God’s attitude about such behavior. He also prompts us to confess our wrongs, repent, and turn back to the path of righteousness.
In addition to protecting and leading us in these ways, the Spirit does much more for us. He guides us into truth, discloses the meaning of Scripture, transforms our character, and empowers us to live a holy, obedient life characterized by love. So listen to His conviction and promptings. They are for your good and God’s glory.
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