Ten Principles to Live By

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Hello my Internet Church Family,

I would like to share with you something that was listed in the March 2001 IN TOUCH magazine. These principles are very inspirational and edifying. They were written in an article by Dr.Charles Stanley of IN TOUCH ministries who also has a website which is very educational. These principles are as follows:

1.OBEY GOD. Always obey God, and you will enjoy the richness of His blessings.

2.TRUST GOD. Nothing can change God's faithfulness. No matter what kind of storm you are facing, God is in it with you. You can trust him at every turn.

3.WAIT ON GOD. God knows when it is right for you to move forward and when you need to be still and wait. Waiting for His best leads to great blessing. Moving ahead of Him leads to disappointment.

4.GIVE TO GOD. Giving is an indication of the level of your faith. You give because He commands you to do this, not so you can earn points, but so that you can participate in His kingdom work. Remember, you cannot outgive God.

5. LIVE YOUR LIFE FOR GOD. Money, fame, and power cannot bring the contentment you crave. When you submit your life to Jesus Christ, you give up your rights to your own identity. But you lose nothing. Instead, you gain eternal life.

6. ACCEPT GOD'S UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. God loves you. Nothing you ever do will change this fact. Sin and death cannot stop the love of Christ. He died and rose again in order that you might have eternal forgiveness.

7. REALIZE THAT GOD IS IN CONTROL. God is sovereign over all things. Therefore, you can cast all your fears and anxieties on Him and rest in the fact that He who loves you never sleeps or slumbers.

8. DEPEND ON THE HOLY SPIRIT. The Spirit of God resides within you. He is your counselor and protector. He also is responsible to lead you into all truth and understanding through God's Word.

9. MEDITATE ON GOD AND HIS WORD. In quiet times, God reveals Himself to you. This is where you draw closer to the Lord and drink deeply of His refreshing strength and love.

10. ALLOW GOD'S WORD TO TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE. God's Word has the ability to penetrate the most hardened heart, regardless of culture, belief, or past sins. It transforms lives and changes your eternal destiny. No matter what you face, you can find direction and guidance in God's Word.

I hope that these words will inspire everyone. If anyone is interested, Dr. Charles Stanley has a bible study series on his web site www.intouch.org. and can be seen on most TV stations in the U.S.


-- Anonymous, April 09, 2001


Thanks Jazzman I am going to put your post in our church bulletin.

-- Anonymous, April 09, 2001

Maybe you ought to go up on a mountain and write these in stone tablets?

-- Anonymous, April 12, 2001


-- Anonymous, October 17, 2002


-- Anonymous, October 17, 2002

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