Charles Stanley | – The Six Requirements for Waiting on God – Dr. Charles Stanley

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  1. Thank you again Dr. Stanley, for this powerful message.
    Sometimes I can feel the Lord presence when your preaching your message,if it's something I'm going through. Thank you for your faithfulness. God Bless!!


    He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty” (Psalm 91:1).

    The real comfort of the shadow could be felt only when one is in the hot sun. The greatness of refuge will be known only to those who have tasted it in times of trouble. Yes. How wonderfully He extends His love to you and makes you happy in His shadow!

    Once, a sister said, “Someone has committed sorcery against my family. All my family members have been affected by it. My brothers and sisters fell ill and became poverty-stricken. But, I alone have come running into the shadow of Christ. I have hidden behind the refuge of God. The power of that enemy could not do anything against me. I am safe.”

    The wicked man’s cruelness, cheating and the treachery may make you distress. But at the same time, God supports you by providing shadow and guides you towards the divine experience. The Most High remains as the one to provide you shadow by spreading His wings.

    The devotee writes, “Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down in his shade with great delight and his fruit was sweet to my taste” (Song of Solomon 2:3). The fruits, flowers and cool leaves of the tree provide us good rest.

    There are some plants with thorns. There are poisonous fruits too. There are some plants the shadow of which is temporary. Jonah chose the shadow of a plant and sat in it with irritation. The life of that shadow lasted only for a day. But when the worm damaged the plant, he had to lose its shadow. Elijah was tiredly lying in the shade under a broom bush. But it did not last long and the angel woke him up.

    The shadow of God is not like that of a man. It is not the one like the shadow of the worldly things; not like that of the relatives. The shadow of Christ is an eternal one. It is a powerful one. That is why the Scripture says, “…will rest in the shadow of the Almighty”

    Dear children of God, you also may come and rest in the shadow of the Most High and if you do so, He will be your refuge, strength and ever-present help in trouble.

    To meditate: “You shall hide them in the secret place of your presence from the plots of man; you shall keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues” (Psalm 31:20).


    MORNING – Esther 6,7, 8
    EVENING – Acts of Apostles 6

  3. Dishwasher: being disobedient is bad I overhear God’s will I overcome bad feelings I pray for healing salvation redemption and repentance I am rooted in the word of God I will doubt no Destruct for my Lord is in me

  4. I needed this. I knew this and I've told this to others. But currently I'm in the midst of a lesson, a huge change in my life that pertains to my future. Patience, by the way, is a virtue. We've read it in the bible. I've lived it in my life and others have seen it in me. In the past God has shown me who I am and what He can and will do and what that means for me. I know He will do it again! He's a good good Father! Halleluiah, help me Father, I know you will. Amen.

  5. Since last year, God led us to quit our jobs, and now we are preparing to start our own business. For the past few days though, we have been struggling with the decision to go for a bank loan or wait on God to provide us the money. It's really really really hard… We have the faith, but the real struggle is the wait, because we have less than 2 months to get started… ☹️

  6. I almost pay the price for moving ahead of God. I went to immigration law about my mother. I have no peace from inner. I told myself to stop . I canceled and then the locked-down come. I am amazed of his wisdom. Not because I obey him. My nature is so stubborn. But I care how God feel if I moved ahead without Asked him first.

  7. So he said he knew 6 months later why god didn’t want him to take the free house on the free land. But I don’t recall him saying why he couldn’t take it besides just being patient and carefully observing it.

  8. "Wait" actually reads "intertwine"!

    Those that intertwine/commune/change by Holy Spirit shall renew their strength.

    Even better:

    Col 2:9-10. The fullness of deity dwells in Jesus bodily and YOU HAVE BEEN MADE COMPLETE IN HIM (the last Adam!) who is the head of all principality and power.

    Because of what God did in Christ you automatically became what you are already. A new creation in Christ.

    A partaker of the divine nature for free. 2 Pet 1:3-4.

    We awake by the Spirit to that fact and grow in to Him, the normal divine nature, for free. Because of His great love for us, His creation. 2 Cor 3:18.

    Out of His fullness we have received.

    Good news, joy unspeakable. God came, took us in and restored us back to original created value to walk as Jesus.

    As He is…. so are we. All that is His is ours. The Father in Christ and Christ in us. Seamless oneness. For free. Yay!

    Thank you Jesus for opening our eyes to the inexpressible riches, the normal divine nature, we have received in You.

    Preach it, teach it, live it! Women too. You are so equally in!!!

    Let's share the good news.

  9. (.hxyx.)    If ever we needed THE LORD  before-we SURE do need HIM now.

    "Focus on GOD-and NOT your problems.") (Dr. Charles Stanley)
    ("PRAYERS destroy the enemies plans." (the late Pastor Stephen Darby):

    GOD'S message to ALL believers IS /and herein lies our POWER:
    2 CHRONICLES 7:14:

    Then if MY people, who are called by MY NAME will humble themselves, if they will PRAY and seek ME and stop their evil ways, I will hear them from heaven. I will forgive their sin, and I will HEAL/RESTORE their land.

    (HE did it for the righteous kings in the OLD TESTAMENT.) (KJV  )
    HE can surely do it for us.

    GOD will Bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you (HIS people.)     Pass it on…