Charles Stanley | – The Rocky Road to the Will of God – Dr. Charles Stanley

We often focus our efforts on trying to discover the will of God–rightfully so! But after His intentions for us are revealed, there’s a crucial remaining step: our decision to obey and follow Him fully.

To successfully navigate God’s will, we need to recognize the obstacles that could trip us up. In this message, Dr. Stanley examines some of the things we allow (and even invite) to interfere with our progress on the path God has for us. The effects of pride and sin, ignorance and doubt, mistakes or deferred decisions, even our busyness will hinder what we accomplish and become for God in this life.

The road may be rocky at times, but we should not let obstacles stop us from living according to God’s perfect plan. Never settle for less than His best!

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  1. God's Kingdom government with Jesus ruling as King will bring the changes that we all yearn for. Isaiah 9:6,7; Matthew 5:3; Luke 1:31-33. It is a heavenly government that will put an end to all badness and bring lasting peace to people on earth. Daniel 2:44; Matthew 6:10. We must have faith as Christians that God's Kingdom is the only government that will make conditions on earth the way God wants them to be–Matthew 6:33; 13:44; Isaiah 42:8.

  2. The will of God is to believe in the son. ❤️❤️❤️

    John 6:40, “And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son,
    and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.”

  3. God is indeed a mathematician with the way he programs his unimaginable scientific experiments. I am witness and I’d like to start by giving thanks to God almighty because there are so many things that i want to testify about but it feels so heavy and long to say each time i want to testify. But after watching this video i was touched and i really want to share it here. It all started when we were told at work that the company would be restructuring the finance department. It was certain to me that there would be job losses, office moving or even pay cuts. The whole department were affected by the new development but i still didn't loose hope in God and i kept praying and joined an online faith building Christian Union Webinar that helped me understand the purpose of my existence when i met Lyra Holt Dean who became a mentor and financial break through helper. She introduced me to a bitcoin Blockchain group and i have never for once regret working with them. I give glory to God that i found this better upliftment working with the team. If you wish to reach out to her here is her email feedback@lyraholtdean. com. I tell everyone about her and how she really changed my life, anyone can find her on google by searching her name because she does wonderful things and i am very grateful to God for making me know her. As the popular passage goes in Psalm 91:7: “A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you. HALLELUJAH!!….

    Let God be magnified!

  4. This is a wonderful example of what it means to be a man of God, a Godly man and a man after God's heart. most men of our culture really and extremely missed all of that even though they attend Church. I pray for our young men they have no guides at all. Just all filling their own lust. What a world? How far can that go? Take your time and listen to God men and women alike, Don't throw your life away!

  5. When someone loves you they tell you the truth. Thank you Dr. Stanley for loving us so much that even if we don’t want to hear it we know that it’s true. We don’t find too many Pastors like this anymore. Forever grateful for your commitment to God and His word.

  6. Check out the links
    Here is a word study that proves that hell is not forever

    Small books explaining the gospel, includes an audio book so you dont have to read it
    (also check out the byte show interviews on the topic, they are very
    interesting) (this book is much longer)

    Here are other short books on the gospel.

    You dont have to read it, just select all, copy and past into
    and the books/articles will be read for you. If you download the ttsreader app you can input the webpage and have the book/article read for you

    Here is an explanation of the mystery, the highest level of Christian Teaching and the ultimate fate of humanity (the other two links above did not reach this level of understanding, also check out the byte show interviews on the subject, verry interesting)

    Here are links explaining why certain doctrines contradict the gospel

    Here is a study debunking free will, and proving God created evil

    other general links some believe in the mystery, others do not

  7. This is the sermon that I was looking for when I was brought to prayer not the end of my prayer I was brought to God will never leave me nor forsake me then I went and found this video I watched some of it but then went straight to the end of it where you said God will never leave you nor forsake you it was God talking to me through you, I love you Mr. Charles Stanley and this is a wonderful sermon … Praise the Lord Jesus amen

  8. 1 Corinthians Chapter 3
    1 And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.
    2 I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ya able.
    3 For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?
    4 For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?
    5 Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?
    6 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase.
    7 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
    8 Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one; and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.
    9 For we are labourers together with God; ye are God’s husbandry, ye are God’s building.
    10 According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.
    11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
    12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
    13 Every man’s work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man’s work of what sort it is.
    14 If any man’s work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.
    15 If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.
    16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?
    17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
    18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
    19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
    20 And again, the Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
    21 Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours;
    22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours;
    23 And ye are Christ’s; and Christ is God’s.

  9. This is a notification to all gentiles who seek to hoodwink Jews and turn them away from the One G-d Hashem and substitute a mere mortal by the name of Jesus. Practice your own religion, but don't offend His Chosen People by luring them into apostasy!. If you don't mend your ways during your time left on earth, Hashem will sentence you to an eternity in Gehenna. Just be thankful this real Jew crossed your path to give you this last opportunity. I won't repeat it.

  10. It Is Not By Deeds But By Faith That Are Saved He Will Teach Us Lessons Yes But Nothing Can Take Away Our BLESSING When We Make Mistakes Every Day We sin There Is No Way Anyone Is Obedient To The Will Of GOD He Will Show His Will For Ur Life Wether U Like It Or Not .