Archive for August 19th, 2021

Rely on the Holy Spirit


Written by Charles F. Stanley, contemporary pastor and broadcaster. He is the founder of In Touch Ministries. This is an excerpt from his book “Becoming Emotionally Whole.”

Everything that Jesus did was revealed to Him by the Father. We must ask the Holy Spirit to reveal the Father’s will to us. The emotionally healthy person may feel anger, for example, but by asking the Holy Spirit for guidance in how to channel that anger into positive behavior, the person is going to find an outlet for anger that results in blessing, not harm. The emotionally healthy person may feel disappointment or discouragement, but by asking the Holy Spirit for guidance, he will be led to new opportunities that result in hope. Continual reliance on the Holy Spirit takes the form of continual prayer. To pray is to talk to God, and you are wise to talk to God around the clock, every day of the week.


Today’s prayer is written by an unknown author.

Heavenly Father, in your love you have called us to know you, led us to trust you, and bound our life with yours. Surround us with love and protect us from evil. Fill us with the holy spirit so we walk in the way of Christ and grow in our knowledge of your love.

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