Insight for Living Chuck Swindoll

October 05, 2019 - 09:03 AM

The Gift That Still Saves Lives, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 We begin the story of Jesus not in a stable in Bethlehem but in the throne room of heaven, not with Jesus birth but in eternity past. In the beginning was the Word, John declared, referring to Jesus (John 1:1 NASB)....

Stop Blaming and Start Forgiving, Part 3

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 When someone has failed us, how quick we can be to point the finger of blame rather than respond with genuine forgiveness. Not only are we unwilling to forgive ourselves, but our unwillingness to forgive others...

Stop Blaming and Start Forgiving, Part 2

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 The alternative to blaming others for our own failures is an honest, up-front confession, which is neither complicated nor difficult . . . unless, of course, we allow pride to get in the way. When that happens, we...

Stop Blaming and Start Forgiving, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Blaming others is the longest-standing and the most common reaction to our own wrongdoing. Its our favorite game to playin fact, its a habit that humans have cultivated since life began. As we will see today, it was...

Stop Shaming and Start Honoring, Part 3

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Nothing can throw us into a pit of discouragement any deeper than shame. For many people, prolonged battles against humiliation can lead to protracted seasons of defeat. In fact, this emotional barrier of shame can...

Stop Shaming and Start Honoring, Part 2

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 In our shame-prone culture, parents, bosses, teachers, and many pastors consciously or subconsciously urge people to connect their significance to what they produce. This prompts blame and favoritism, resulting in...

Stop Shaming and Start Honoring, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Shame. Its message is dreadfully debilitating and packed with pain. The corrosive effect it has on how we love, parent, work, and lead (to name only a few) is enormous. As one authority on the subject has written,...

Stop Drifting Along and Start Digging In, Part 3

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Shallowness is not attractive. This is true, not so much in children, but in the lives of adults who ought to know better. Many are satisfied to skate along, hitting the high spots, seldom deliberately pausing to...

Stop Drifting Along and Start Digging In, Part 2

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Anyone who sets out to strengthen his body understands whats required. To add muscle and reduce fat, we need to visit the gym several times a week and sweat a little. Plus, we need to consume protein. For greater...

Stop Drifting Along and Start Digging In, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 While its true that physical maturity comes with age, thats not true of spiritual growth. In fact, without intentional effort many older Christians become like a shallow ponda mile wide and an inch deep. Today Chuck...

The Spirit’s Most Significant Mission, Part 3

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Every December, Christians around the world revisit the familiar story of Jesus birth. But imagine what it was like to experience the first Christmas in real time. Think about the mixed emotions that consumed Mary...

The Spirit’s Most Significant Mission, Part 2

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 Over the past several weeks, weve searched the Scriptures to learn more about God in three personsFather, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this final installment, Chuck Swindoll has chosen to address an often overlooked...

The Spirit’s Most Significant Mission, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 For millennia, average Christians as well as learned theologians have strained their brain cells trying to understand the incomprehensible mystery surrounding the conception and birth of Jesus. Well not lose...

Those Unidentified Inner Promptings, Part 3

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/82/29 When Christians are filled with the Spirit of God, were equipped to receive direction as never before. All of us who follow Christ have sensed Gods working, even if we couldnt put our finger on exactly what He was...