Getting Ahead of God - Charles Stanley

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Saturday, 05 December 2020 00:06

Charles Stanley Weekly Saturday sermon: Getting Ahead of God (December-05-2020) In Touch Ministries. If we're being honest, most of us would admit that we prefer our own timetables to those of our heavenly Father. But what blessings do we miss by rushing ahead of His plan? In this message, Dr. Stanley assures us that we always have time to wait on God, and that time will always be well-spent. Learn to surrender your schedule to God, trusting that His timing for all things is perfect.

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  • Comment Link Lori Maples Saturday, 05 December 2020 07:26 posted by Lori Maples

    I know Ive made mistakes in my lifetime,I also know in each one Ive tried to evaluate where the mistake come from,how this happen, but I know too, I am sincere,truthful to the best I can, but I know too my heavenly father does know our intent of heart and mind. This year has been one of the most unjust,sickness,schools couldnt pertain,jobs,homes,kids,relatives,friends,and a whole lot of foes rising up, hurting people who are great people. People who strive like Martha, busy to keep,not only their spiritual, but physical,mental,health,they just get fulfillment in doing for others. Do u know God uses this too. Not busyness, but a person who does for another should do their best and go on, but seeking God is my buisness today. I spent from age 14-40 living life the fullest I could and farthest I could. Did I do it intentionally,no. Satan deceives us in so many devisive ways it is not funny. But I know I returned back to God around 1995 and honey Ill tell u Im glad I did, life is so much better for me now for the life I was left to choose for myself wasnt good choices. We use to dream the good ole American dream, now were standing back asking ourselves how did this become. Ive witnessed pretty bad stuff in life but you know what choices,decisions,made each and everyday consequences of life. For every thought we derive from is every action taking place. We use to be called the breadbasket of the world. America always welcomed the stranger, the indignent, poor, sick,broken,foreign affairs,we put our bread everywhere,we gave with great and good hearts and minds, we acheived greatness, success, popularity, well known for common man minds to just do. Im 59 right now, 2 kids,a few grandkids, but I look back upon every step God brought me through and I see dont lose the value of who you are. Who our nation is. Columbus, and many more people, they loved the Lord for what it was worth their noted,detailes,written in public history for what God caused for them to happen as they caused for his purpose as well. I love my country people,this is our nation under God true, but also it is our chance to show our true. Not everybody is going to be liked,loved,cared for, given a clear direction in life,Ive suffered loss all my life. Everthing I ve loved dearly has been taken away. Children,parents,sibblings,close relatives friends,houses,cars,pets,clothes belongings, but you know out of all these losses,hell fire too you better believe it all these things,people,nation,all of it, you know what Im richer,happier,closer,content at heart, mind, and soul. We have to keep our own relationship with Jesus. Its not a perfoemance,its a gift he gave us. I pray our nation,stop,pause momentarily, and ask yourself,who am I? Who am I living for and what for? Then ask yourself why are you even doing that? Listen to your heart follow your mind. We are Christians. We do the best we can to be an image of a gift Jesus Christ Almighty,we are loved above all,chosen above all,and given all if we receive it. Did u ever get a gift and you really didnt like it, but u didnt let on cause you had enough concious.to know that really isnt right but u thought it but hid it in your heart real quick then hurriedly acted as if we are ok with it,when deep down inside u knew you were not. God is our Almighty father,creator,lover,giver,taker,he takes as well as gives,ya know? Dont u? Look it isnt a hard thing,its really really quite simple, you are or you are not. You know he said let your yes be yes,and your no be no. Easy,right?? Is it?? Is it not easier to walk away, turn oue backs, dont get involved,shut our eyes,ears,mouth,nose,tongue,every physical aspect of us and then any extra too. Sin is sin. We dont like it, we dont want to hear that, we arent going back there cause that person didnt do me like my expectations thinks or believes they should. Have we become to prone Im right your wrong? Or do we just want to win an arguement,a fight,or do hurting people hurt others? Yes they do. We all do,we are human. That still isnt cause or reason to be like that.Myself, I make mistakes,slip,fall,feel bad, all kinds of stuff,but God has too, already given us thought for reason. I pray that we take ownership of our ownselves. Quit blaming,shaming,throwing every values out the window. Quit complaining,grumble over everything life is. Divided,is satan,togetherness is the Lord. I know our nation,and people are not all not there. You are. We just need to listen,love,learn,isnt that all Jesus did? If we truly as humans,just do our part, we wouldnt be at what looks like total devastation, destruction. No hope,not a pretty site to look at is it?? We need not overwhem one another,and impact each other with fear,dread,or drudgery. We just need to be kind,I can be nice,I dont have to be ugly. Nor do I have to make someone else out ugly,or direct my ugliness,or hurt,orhatred to another. I believe God loves us tremendouslt,but hes looking down to all his children young or old, and hes saying,wont you come home? Wont u call upon my name? It isnt like he hasnt a clue,or we dont have one another. Blessed is the righteous,yet we act like,I never heard that verse before. To me at my age Ive seen generations up to 128 down to newborn. Thats alot life isnt it? Thats all God is doing,thats all he saying. Live life to the fullest,in me. Sweet,sweet,sound of Jesus making peace again. I love the Lord,and no Im not perfect but yet,yes I am. God has every indiviual where they are right now,right like he has you.His thoughts and intentions arent like ours is right,for he knows what we need. I just want to say to Jesus I love you more each and everday. I thank God for you, I praise his name,for who he is and for loving me,always. When I was still yet a sinner, doing death,hate,drugs,sex,evils of all evils,God loved me,us,we,you,all. He suffered every past,present,future evil intebtional act of hate from us. Are we so out of ourselves,so high,so disclosed,or,so whatever that we cant humble ourselves and give him praise and honor? I love you,Jesus said. I will never leave you nor forsake you. Then why must we forsake not only him but our children,spouses,friends,family,whatever right? I love you for it is the right thing to do. I believe we need unified,believing prayer,all over but unified is together,hand in hand,heart to heart,person to person. Jesus is real,he does love us and also look at now,this day,Jesus wants us true. I thank God for that and my prayer is we all get true and real,yes u are,or no your not and base our relationship with him honestly. I pray closeness, togetherness like never before and I pray God raise your standard high or low,your the father,your the one,thy will be done in and on this earth as it is in heaven. He loves us, do we?? God I pray your mercies,love,gentleness,kindness,all the good gifts you give and I pray we all get a specialty from you.Also I pray confusion goes,its the devil. He has no right upon our people,no people,so I pray so much more of you reigns down,and super touch each of us as we need. May we be kind to one another and truly love one another,and father may we bless you, instead of we,we,we,need. Teach us father to get us right. I love u and others Lord and all I want to see,is you endure forever in me,each individual wants that Lord in his or her mind. You created,you devised,and now you are fulfilling your word and promises. Father let these words only begotten by you. I love you, I thank you, and I look forward to whats next in our journey.Praise and honor to you. Child of God,Jesus,king of king,Lord of Lords,holy and precious art thou,bring your glory Jesus make our days shine. Love u.& I thank u too.

  • Comment Link Lori Maples Saturday, 05 December 2020 07:26 posted by Lori Maples

    I know Ive made mistakes in my lifetime,I also know in each one Ive tried to evaluate where the mistake come from,how this happen, but I know too, I am sincere,truthful to the best I can, but I know too my heavenly father does know our intent of heart and mind. This year has been one of the most unjust,sickness,schools couldnt pertain,jobs,homes,kids,relatives,friends,and a whole lot of foes rising up, hurting people who are great people. People who strive like Martha, busy to keep,not only their spiritual, but physical,mental,health,they just get fulfillment in doing for others. Do u know God uses this too. Not busyness, but a person who does for another should do their best and go on, but seeking God is my buisness today. I spent from age 14-40 living life the fullest I could and farthest I could. Did I do it intentionally,no. Satan deceives us in so many devisive ways it is not funny. But I know I returned back to God around 1995 and honey Ill tell u Im glad I did, life is so much better for me now for the life I was left to choose for myself wasnt good choices. We use to dream the good ole American dream, now were standing back asking ourselves how did this become. Ive witnessed pretty bad stuff in life but you know what choices,decisions,made each and everyday consequences of life. For every thought we derive from is every action taking place. We use to be called the breadbasket of the world. America always welcomed the stranger, the indignent, poor, sick,broken,foreign affairs,we put our bread everywhere,we gave with great and good hearts and minds, we acheived greatness, success, popularity, well known for common man minds to just do. Im 59 right now, 2 kids,a few grandkids, but I look back upon every step God brought me through and I see dont lose the value of who you are. Who our nation is. Columbus, and many more people, they loved the Lord for what it was worth their noted,detailes,written in public history for what God caused for them to happen as they caused for his purpose as well. I love my country people,this is our nation under God true, but also it is our chance to show our true. Not everybody is going to be liked,loved,cared for, given a clear direction in life,Ive suffered loss all my life. Everthing I ve loved dearly has been taken away. Children,parents,sibblings,close relatives friends,houses,cars,pets,clothes belongings, but you know out of all these losses,hell fire too you better believe it all these things,people,nation,all of it, you know what Im richer,happier,closer,content at heart, mind, and soul. We have to keep our own relationship with Jesus. Its not a perfoemance,its a gift he gave us. I pray our nation,stop,pause momentarily, and ask yourself,who am I? Who am I living for and what for? Then ask yourself why are you even doing that? Listen to your heart follow your mind. We are Christians. We do the best we can to be an image of a gift Jesus Christ Almighty,we are loved above all,chosen above all,and given all if we receive it. Did u ever get a gift and you really didnt like it, but u didnt let on cause you had enough concious.to know that really isnt right but u thought it but hid it in your heart real quick then hurriedly acted as if we are ok with it,when deep down inside u knew you were not. God is our Almighty father,creator,lover,giver,taker,he takes as well as gives,ya know? Dont u? Look it isnt a hard thing,its really really quite simple, you are or you are not. You know he said let your yes be yes,and your no be no. Easy,right?? Is it?? Is it not easier to walk away, turn oue backs, dont get involved,shut our eyes,ears,mouth,nose,tongue,every physical aspect of us and then any extra too. Sin is sin. We dont like it, we dont want to hear that, we arent going back there cause that person didnt do me like my expectations thinks or believes they should. Have we become to prone Im right your wrong? Or do we just want to win an arguement,a fight,or do hurting people hurt others? Yes they do. We all do,we are human. That still isnt cause or reason to be like that.Myself, I make mistakes,slip,fall,feel bad, all kinds of stuff,but God has too, already given us thought for reason. I pray that we take ownership of our ownselves. Quit blaming,shaming,throwing every values out the window. Quit complaining,grumble over everything life is. Divided,is satan,togetherness is the Lord. I know our nation,and people are not all not there. You are. We just need to listen,love,learn,isnt that all Jesus did? If we truly as humans,just do our part, we wouldnt be at what looks like total devastation, destruction. No hope,not a pretty site to look at is it?? We need not overwhem one another,and impact each other with fear,dread,or drudgery. We just need to be kind,I can be nice,I dont have to be ugly. Nor do I have to make someone else out ugly,or direct my ugliness,or hurt,orhatred to another. I believe God loves us tremendouslt,but hes looking down to all his children young or old, and hes saying,wont you come home? Wont u call upon my name? It isnt like he hasnt a clue,or we dont have one another. Blessed is the righteous,yet we act like,I never heard that verse before. To me at my age Ive seen generations up to 128 down to newborn. Thats alot life isnt it? Thats all God is doing,thats all he saying. Live life to the fullest,in me. Sweet,sweet,sound of Jesus making peace again. I love the Lord,and no Im not perfect but yet,yes I am. God has every indiviual where they are right now,right like he has you.His thoughts and intentions arent like ours is right,for he knows what we need. I just want to say to Jesus I love you more each and everday. I thank God for you, I praise his name,for who he is and for loving me,always. When I was still yet a sinner, doing death,hate,drugs,sex,evils of all evils,God loved me,us,we,you,all. He suffered every past,present,future evil intebtional act of hate from us. Are we so out of ourselves,so high,so disclosed,or,so whatever that we cant humble ourselves and give him praise and honor? I love you,Jesus said. I will never leave you nor forsake you. Then why must we forsake not only him but our children,spouses,friends,family,whatever right? I love you for it is the right thing to do. I believe we need unified,believing prayer,all over but unified is together,hand in hand,heart to heart,person to person. Jesus is real,he does love us and also look at now,this day,Jesus wants us true. I thank God for that and my prayer is we all get true and real,yes u are,or no your not and base our relationship with him honestly. I pray closeness, togetherness like never before and I pray God raise your standard high or low,your the father,your the one,thy will be done in and on this earth as it is in heaven. He loves us, do we?? God I pray your mercies,love,gentleness,kindness,all the good gifts you give and I pray we all get a specialty from you.Also I pray confusion goes,its the devil. He has no right upon our people,no people,so I pray so much more of you reigns down,and super touch each of us as we need. May we be kind to one another and truly love one another,and father may we bless you, instead of we,we,we,need. Teach us father to get us right. I love u and others Lord and all I want to see,is you endure forever in me,each individual wants that Lord in his or her mind. You created,you devised,and now you are fulfilling your word and promises. Father let these words only begotten by you. I love you, I thank you, and I look forward to whats next in our journey.Praise and honor to you. Child of God,Jesus,king of king,Lord of Lords,holy and precious art thou,bring your glory Jesus make our days shine. Love u.& I thank u too.

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Charles Frazier Stanley (born September 25, 1932) is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder and president of In Touch Ministries and also served two one-year terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1984 to 1986. He has an evangelical and dispensationalist theology. Charles Frazier Stanley was born on September 25, 1932, in Dry Fork, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, just nine months bef ...