Charles Stanley In Touch Daily Devotional 18th November 2022: Overcoming Guilt

Chibuzor Nwaobasi
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CHARLES STANLEY IN TOUCH DAILY DEVOTIONAL 18TH NOVEMBER 2022 MESSAGE

Read In Touch Daily Devotional 18th November 2022, Friday Message. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

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TOPIC: Overcoming Guilt

SCRIPTURE FOR TODAY: 1 John 2:12-14

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name’s sake.

I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one.

In Touch Daily Devotional 18th November 2022 MESSAGE:

When we come to Christ in repentance and faith, all our sins are forgiven. They will never be held against us because Jesus took our sin and guilt to the cross and bore the penalty of God’s wrath on our behalf. When we’re quick to confess and repent of our sins, there’s no reason to hold onto guilt or live in shame. Yet sometimes we’re bound by self-reproach long after the feeling should have been resolved.

Satan always looks for opportunities to accuse us. Sometimes his accusations are about transgressions we’ve already confessed. In such cases, God has fully forgiven us. But we must also forgive ourselves—otherwise we remain vulnerable to the torment of guilt as well as to Satan’s condemnation.

So how can we tell where a feeling of guilt comes from? God-given conviction focuses on a specific sinful action or attitude, whereas the enemy’s accusations are usually generalized and directed at us and our worth. Remember, his purpose is to degrade us so we’ll live in shame and uncertainty about God’s love.

Whether your sense of remorse is true or false, it needs to be dealt with quickly—the feeling won’t just go away. So stop running, and face the source of your guilt. It’s time to end your captivity and start walking in the joy of God’s forgiveness.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Acts 21-22

REFLECT: Are you burdened by your past? By pouring out your heart to God, you can find peace and freedom.

In Touch Daily Devotional 18th November 2022 By Dr. Charles Stanley. He is the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta and founder of In Touch Ministries, both located in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Stanley’s heart’s desire is to get the gospel to “as many people as possible, as quickly as possible, as clearly as possible, as irresistibly as possible, through the power of the Holy Spirit to the glory of God.

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