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Anger: The Good, The Bad, The Destructive

8-Day Reading Plan

Some days it seems as if a spirit of anger is permeating the entire world. Stories of violence, rage, and discord fill the airwaves while families are being torn apart by unresolved conflict. Where can you turn to find peace in this angry world? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you define this universal, persistent, and pervasive emotion in Part 1 of his series on Anger.

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The 7 Roots of Anger

8-Day Reading Plan

Some days it seems as if a spirit of anger is permeating the entire world. Stories of violence, rage, and discord fill the airwaves while families are being torn apart by unresolved conflict. Where can you turn to find peace in this angry world? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you uncover the 7 roots of anger in Part 2 of his series on Anger.

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The Consequences of Anger

7-Day Reading Plan

Some days it seems as if a spirit of anger is permeating the entire world. Stories of violence, rage, and discord fill the airwaves while families are being torn apart by unresolved conflict. Where can you turn to find peace in this angry world? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you discover the consequences of anger in Part 3 of his series on Anger.

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10 Steps for Dealing with Anger

10-Day Reading Plan

Some days it seems as if a spirit of anger is permeating the entire world. Stories of violence, rage, and discord fill the airwaves while families are being torn apart by unresolved conflict. Where can you turn to find peace in this angry world? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he gives you 10 steps for dealing with anger in the conclusion of his series on Anger.

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Can You Still Trust God?

5-Day Reading Plan

When things are going your way, trusting the Lord is easy. But when painful trials, unmet needs, or lost hope assail, do you still trust Him? Trusting God in uncertain times is sometimes difficult. Dr. Charles Stanley reveals in this reading plan what God will do for us to regain our trust if we first believe three essential truths about Him.

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Cross & Crown

7-Day Reading Plan

Much of the New Testament was written so that we might know Jesus Christ, the salvation He secured through His death on the cross, and the promise of His resurrection. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he reflects on the life, death, and resurrection of Christ, the gift of eternal life secured on your behalf, and the depth of the Father’s great love.

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Finding Peace

10-Day Reading Plan

Do you want more peace in your life? Do you want tranquility to be more than just a wish? You can gain true peace but only from one source—God. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he shows you the way to life-changing peace of mind, offering you the tools for resolving past regrets, facing present concerns, and soothing apprehensions about the future.

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Freedom in Christ

10-Day Reading Plan

Is your spiritual life like a roller coaster, with far fewer ups than downs? Are there habits in your life over which you seem to have no control? Do you experience more anxiety than peace, more fear than faith, and more failure than success? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he focuses on the freedom in Christ available to all believers and the truth that truly sets us free.

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Journey to the Manger

25-Day Reading Plan

On a quiet night 2,000 years ago, angels brought news of the Savior’s birth to shepherds tending their flocks—and after hearing the news, those same shepherds left everything to seek a baby in Bethlehem. All these years later, the invitation has not changed. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you draw near to the Savior, encouraging you to make time to rest in the Father’s love this season.

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Life Principles to Live By

30-Day Reading Plan

During his more than 60 years of ministry, Dr. Charles Stanley has faithfully highlighted the 30 Life Principles that have guided him and helped him grow in his knowledge, service, and love of God. Here, he helps you explore each of these principles in more depth, teaching you how to put them into practice each day, and leading you to enjoy the abundant life Christ desires to give to you.

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Listening to God

10-Day Reading Plan

Does God still speak to us today? And if so, how can we distinguish His voice from the deceptions and distortions of the enemy? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you identify the voice of God, listening actively for His guidance and separating truth from false messages intended to deceive. Discover your key role in the practice of prayer and listening to the voice of God.

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Man of God

8-Day Reading Plan

You don't have to be “perfect” or “ideal” to be a man of God. In the devotions that follow, Dr. Charles Stanley describes for you seven characteristics of the total, spiritual man and how understanding these characteristics and adopting them into your life will help you become the man of God, husband, and father you were always meant to be.

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9 Truths For Living God's Way

25-Day Reading Plan

God has an amazing plan for your life, but how do you tap into it? Can you know for sure that you’re on the right track? Is it possible to be in the center of His will and be successful? The answer is yes. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he offers nine practical steps for living God’s way and discovering the extraordinary life the Father has planned for you.

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Parenting God’s Way

14-Day Reading Plan

The Bible tells us children are a gift from God. Yet parenting them from toddler to teenager can sometimes be an immense challenge! Perhaps no task on earth demands greater love, patience, and wisdom. Thankfully, God has provided plenty of guidance for us to follow. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he instructs and inspires you to apply godly wisdom in this clear and concise approach to parenting God’s way.

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Passion & Purpose

10-Day Reading Plan

You’re not here by accident. God has assigned you a purpose on earth and has equipped you specifically to fulfill it ... and if you’ll seek Him, He’ll awaken your passion for that purpose in ways you never imagined. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he shares the biblical path to fulfilling your God-given potential by laying out seven essentials to an abundant life—the life of purpose God’s planned just for you.

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Seven Keys To Emotional Wholeness

7-Day Reading Plan

There are at least seven major aspects of wholeness involved in seeking God’s best for your emotional life. You don’t need to take these in sequence. Rather, they’re like having a ring of keys—all of which need to be inserted and turned simultaneously. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he helps you build key habits into your life that will help you become increasingly whole in your spirit and emotions.

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Stuck in Reverse

10-Day Reading Plan

Do you ever wonder why it seems your life is going nowhere? Have wrong turns and detours prevented you from reaching your goals and dreams? Do fear, sin, and hesitation paralyze you from living the life God has in store for you? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he explains how you can shift out of reverse and into drive, living an abundant life in Christ full of hope and meaning.

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Understanding Financial Stewardship

10-Day Reading Plan

What does a prosperous life look like for a Christian? Some teach that God wants His people to be wealthy, while others believe the truly spiritual person should avoid the pursuit of riches. But what does the Bible say? What’s God’s definition of being prosperous? Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he examines the principles of financial stewardship and helps you gain insight into sound biblical principles for managing your money.

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Victory Over Anxiety

7-Day Reading Plan

Anxiety is a normal response to the uncertainties we face in life. But what we do with our anxiety—and how long we allow it to live within us—is the key. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he defines this destructive emotion, shows you how to gain the upper hand, and helps you find God’s solution for anxiety once and for all, leading you to enjoy a victorious, faith-filled life.

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Waiting on God

8-Day Reading Plan

Are you waiting for God to answer your prayers? Do the days, months, and years go by with no evidence that your deepest longings will ever be fulfilled? If so, you’re not alone. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he draws on personal experience and biblical principles to offer you encouragement when all hope seems gone and guidance to help you make the most of God’s delays.

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When Tragedy Strikes

5-Day Reading Plan

There’s no limit to who can experience tragedy. Sooner or later, everyone will be faced with the sadness and difficulties associated with sudden traumatic events that change life forever. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he invites you to experience God’s compassion during times of crisis and helps you discover how to respond when tragedy strikes.

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When You Don’t Know What To Pray

7-Day Reading Plan

God encourages us to entrust our troubles and questions to His care. But so many of us struggle with translating our inmost struggles into words. In this 7-day plan, Dr. Charles Stanley helps you start conversations with God about your anxiety, anger, wounds from the past, and hopes for the future in ways that will deepen your relationship with Christ and heal your heart.

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The Whole Church

14-Day Reading Plan

When Jesus Christ founded His church, He had a clear vision of what it would be—and He’s calling each of us to participate in that vision, both in our local communities and around the world. Join Dr. Charles Stanley and In Touch Ministries as they help you discover what it means to be part of His church, finding your unique place in the story of God’s people.

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The Will of God

7-Day Reading Plan

God’s will for you doesn’t have to remain a mystery. Whether facing a major life decision or simply trying to walk with the Lord each day, your heavenly Father wants to reveal the plans He has for you. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he teaches you about the will of God, how to discern it, and steps to take when walking in His will for your life.