In Touch with Dr Charles Stanley is a daily load of wisdom and spiritual insight to help you stay in touch with God every day. Read today’s edition below.
CHARLES STANLEY DEVOTIONAL.
The Topic of Dr. Charles Stanley Devotional for today 17th May 2021 is “Praying in a Crisis”
SCRIPTURE: James 5:13-20
When was the last time you cried out to God about something other than personal issues? Sometimes we’re so engrossed in our own life that we fail to see the crises others face. Whether circumstances involve total strangers or hit close to home, it may feel as if such matters are too big for one person’s prayer to make a difference.
Well, don’t believe it. James 5:16 assures us that “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective” (NIV). In order to accomplish His will in Israel, the Lord used Elijah’s prayers in a mighty way, even though the prophet was just a human being like us.
Almighty God is able to heal, bring peace, and change circumstances, and He has chosen to let His children participate in the process through prayer. He instructs us to talk with Him about everything (Phil. 4:6) and promises to hear and answer our requests that align with His will (1 John 5:14-15).
You can have an impact on the lives of others when you intercede on their behalf. So let news of a tragedy or problem—regardless of whether it affects you—become a catalyst to talk to God.
Bible in One Year: 2 Chronicles 21-23
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