Bayless Conley Answers for Each Day Devotional
<< Answers for Each Day, with Bayless Conley

Answers for Each Day - January 16

  • 2021 Jan 16

Wise Counsel

The sixth "C" of "The Seven Cs of Soul Winning" is counsel—the counsel of God.  By that I mean the Word of God.  It's important we learn to share the Word with people.

Our testimony is powerful and should be shared.  But even though that may move people and influence people, folks need to know they are anchoring their trust in the promises of God.  Not just in a feeling they have gotten, not just because they feel influenced and moved—even if that is by the Holy Spirit.

Why?  Because feelings change.  Our feelings can go up and down like a rollercoaster.  You may be feeling God today, and tomorrow feel like He is nowhere around.  Ever felt that way?

I have had days when I have woken up and not felt God at all, even though I had experienced a good time with Him the night before.  In those times, if I would have gone by my feelings, I would have said, "God, You have deserted me this morning."

But I know He hasn't because God's Word makes it clear that He never leaves us nor forsakes us.  When a person is saved, they need to be anchoring their faith on the promises of God, not on their feelings.

Promises like Romans 10:9-10,

That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.  For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

So when we witness to people, we need to give them the counsel, the promises of the Word of God. 


Visit the Answers with Bayless Conley website for more ways to connect with God. 

Answers for each day devo image JanFEATURED RESOURCE

Chase the abundant life God has for you!

Peace, love, purpose, passion, restoration, healing . . . we all want to experience those things this year. But is it actually possible?

It is—because God invites you to pursue the abundant life in Him every day!  And you’ll find out exactly how to do that with Bayless Conley’s NEW book, Great Pursuits: Chasing What Matters Most in Life.

This resource gives you scriptural, practical, and personal lessons from God’s Word—as well as from Bayless’ own life—to help you pursue what’s most important in life even in these challenging times.

Click here to learn more!




More Answers for Each Day, with Bayless Conley Articles

Follow Crosswalk.com