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Dr. Charles Stanley

Favorites vs. Intimates, Part 2

February 20, 2019

Does God play favorites? Many people mistakenly think so. The truth is, however, that while God is impartial and does not have favorites, He does have intimates. Abraham was known as a friend of God because of his intimacy with Him. Don't pursue favoritism with men; pursue intimacy with God!

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Does God play favorites? Many people mistakenly think so. The truth is, however, that while God is impartial and does not have favorites, He does have intimates. Abraham was known as a friend of God because of his intimacy with Him. Don't pursue favoritism with men; pursue intimacy with God!
February 19, 2019
God sent His only Son, Jesus, into the world that we might discover what true life is all about. In this message, Dr. Stanley shares Scripture revealing God’s love, goodness, and mercy.
February 18, 2019
When we pray, we often talk and talk. But do we stop to listen for the still, small voice? Our backgrounds and life circumstances can directly affect our spiritual listening when we pray, especially if there is sin in our life. In this message, Dr. Stanley teaches that our relationship with God and the purity of our heart determine whether or not we can hear Him correctly when He speaks.
February 16, 2019
Based on Galatians 5:16-18, this message explains that maintaining salvation is God's responsibility, but that maintaining a Spirit-filled life is the responsibility of every Christian. It examines how the Spirit-filled life is a moment-by-moment relationship with the Holy Spirit whereby He guides and directs our lives.
February 15, 2019
Based on Galatians 5:16-18, this message explains that maintaining salvation is God's responsibility, but that maintaining a Spirit-filled life is the responsibility of every Christian. It examines how the Spirit-filled life is a moment-by-moment relationship with the Holy Spirit whereby He guides and directs our lives.
February 14, 2019
Based on Acts 1:8, this message examines how spiritual power is the divine energy God is willing to express in and through a person. It is the divine authority a person needs to carry out the work God has called him/her to do. Dr. Stanley explains that Scripture always refers to the power of the Holy Spirit in relationship to witnessing and glorifying God.
February 13, 2019
Based on Acts 1:8, this message examines how spiritual power is the divine energy God is willing to express in and through a person. It is the divine authority a person needs to carry out the work God has called him/her to do. Dr. Stanley explains that Scripture always refers to the power of the Holy Spirit in relationship to witnessing and glorifying God.
February 12, 2019
Based on John 15:1-8, this message explains that the will of God for every believer is to live voluntarily surrendered to the control of the Holy Spirit, being sensitive and dependent upon Him. The parable of the vine and the branches is used to illustrate the Christian's personal relationship with and dependence upon Christ.
February 11, 2019
When we pray, we often talk and talk. But do we stop to listen for the still, small voice? Our backgrounds and life circumstances can directly affect our spiritual listening when we pray, especially if there is sin in our life. In this message, Dr. Stanley teaches that our relationship with God and the purity of our heart determine whether or not we can hear Him correctly when He speaks.
February 9, 2019
Based on John 15:1-8, this message explains that the will of God for every believer is to live voluntarily surrendered to the control of the Holy Spirit, being sensitive and dependent upon Him. The parable of the vine and the branches is used to illustrate the Christian's personal relationship with and dependence upon Christ.
February 8, 2019
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Meaningful connections with other people aren’t just nice to have—they’re essential to mental, physical, and spiritual health. But every relationship has one common denominator: you. Spend the next seven days discovering what you can do to improve your relationships, with help from Scripture and the teachings of Charles F. Stanley.

About In Touch Ministries

In Touch Ministries is the broadcast teaching ministry of Dr. Charles Stanley.

About Dr. Charles Stanley

Dr. Charles Stanley

September 25, 1932 – April 18, 2023

Dr. Charles F. Stanley was the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta for more than fifty years. He was also the founder of In Touch Ministries and a New York Times best-selling author, who wrote more than seventy books encouraging people to seek Jesus as their Savior and know Him as their wise and loving Lord. 

Known to audiences around the world through his wide-reaching TV and radio broadcasts, Stanley modeled his 65 years of ministry after the apostle Paul’s message in Acts 20:24: “Life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about God’s mighty kindness and love.”

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