Setting Goals to Achieve God’s Plan - Charles Stanley Daily Devotion (January-28-2020)

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 05:44

Charles Stanley (January-28-2020) Daily Devotion: Setting Goals to Achieve God’s Plan.

God has a purpose for our life, but we need goals to help us stay on track (Eph. 2:10). In Genesis 24, Abraham’s trusted servant demonstrated this well. He knew his goal, kept confidence, made a plan, and set a timeline. We should follow his example. Once we know the direction God wants us to take, we must:

• Have a picture of the goal. A defined mission helps us weigh the opportunities God presents.

• Be confident that we can succeed through Christ. We are to look at the future in light of God’s presence within us, His inexhaustible resources, and His promises (Phil. 4:19; 2 Corinthians 1:20).

• Desire to accomplish God’s plan. His sacrificial, unending love motivates us to stay on the path He has set for us (1 John 4:9-11).

• Set a course of action. Try breaking a large goal into smaller tasks, and cover each step with prayer that earnestly seeks instruction from God.

• Set a timeline. Deadlines help propel us forward, and they can be adjusted as circumstances change.

Are you moving step-by-step toward God’s purpose for you? If you’re unsure what that looks like, ask for divine wisdom and guidance.

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Setting Goals to Achieve God’s Plan - Charles Stanley Daily Devotion (January-28-2020)
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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 ...