I wanted to take the time to write about a godly person who served the Lord. He did so in a way that caught the eyes of many, helped the heart of tons, and taught lessons from all avenues of life. His name is Dr. Charles F. Stanley.
Dr. Charles Stanley died only days ago and when I saw the news, even though he lived to 90 years of age, I was shocked. Although no day is ever promised, Mr. Stanley was one person God had formed that made an impression and aided me on my personal walk with the Lord. While the Holy Spirit is the best of teachers (1 John 2:27), God makes it clear that our duty here is to still be here for one another (1 Corinthians 12:12). That man does not do best alone. All of us in the Body of Christ serve a purpose in the Kingdom and us valuing one another’s gifts I’m sure brings joy to the Lord.
I’m just a small fraction of who he has had an impact on but just a few times that he has done so were:
- In seasons of waiting
- In curiosity of more knowledge of prayer
- In everyday morning words of wisdom
- And more
Personally, I look forward to meeting him in the next life. He made sure to always remind us of God’s truths and always had an eternal perspective. Thankfully his legacy will still continue on. As long as internet, books, and materials are still readily available and we are still on this first Earth, we can still access Mr. Stanley in many ways. Within the next few weeks I want to do what I call “The Few” approach. I call it The Few approach because it is The Few who inspired my mind to write the way I soon will. The next few blogs will be different things that Dr. Stanley taught me. Hopefully you will be able to look back on him with me and have a renewed outlook while we still have time together. I would love as well, if you loved Dr. Stanley, what did he encourage you with? What kind words do you have to share with us? Leave a comment below, I would love to listen! See you next post, God willing.
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Thank you Sky for this beautiful testimonial in honor of Dr. Stanley! I resonate with what you’ve said about him and what The Lord has taught you through him, He has taught me too. He is truly one of those people who lived out this quote from Paul, ” For me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” I look forward to your upcoming posts about what he is taught you. ❤️
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Thank you Hannah! I would love to hear more on your experience with him as well 🙂 As always thanks for reading.
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You’re certainly welcome!! I would absolutely love to tell you more of my experience with him. 😊
Respect to Mr.F Stanley. 🙏❤️. I didn’t know of him or any of his preaching. I pray and trust he is in the “great multitude which NO man (Only God,) knows the number of. ” Revelation 7:9 KJV Could I possibly also draw your attention to something you wrote also. Eg “and we are still on this first Earth”, I, m not to sure what you mean by “first earth”? As I only know of one and scripture does not mention a second. It does however mention a NEW earth. But this NEW earth is NOT a second planet earth. It is refering to the NEW creature in Christ. Who is a NEW earth. (An earthly body (ours) which is flesh and blood, but one that is RENEWED in Christ. That is the NEW earth. NOT a second planet earth. I wonder what Mr Stanley taught on this? I would be curious to know. 🙏❤️