The next time you’re misunderstood use it as an opportunity to count on God to protect and defend you. Ask Him to fight the battle for you and resist the temptation to avenge yourself.
We live in a time where wrongdoing is rationalized and excused. We’re quick to blame others...and slow to accept responsibility for our actions. However, the reality is no one else makes our choices for us. A sign of maturity is admitting our offences and making things right.
Living in light of Christ’s return changes our perspective. And when we realize we will give an account for every idle word when we stand before Him it also changes our conduct.
In this sermon by Pastor Chuck Swindoll, learn the profile of a pharisaic legalist, so you can steer clear of their stifling rules. You were bought by Christ and for Christ, so you might live in the image of Christ with all its freedom.
Listen to Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s sermon on Matthew 12:15–30 and gain instruction for how we, today, can respond to critics of Christ and the cross.
In Matthew 12:30–37, Jesus gives three stark warnings about spiritual ambivalence, blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, and how one’s words and deeds reflect one’s heart. Pastor Chuck Swindoll takes you step by step through these warnings, which we all must remember.
Even though Jesus had already performed countless healings and exorcisms in numerous villages, the religious authorities asked him for a sign. In this sermon on Matthew 12:38–50, Pastor Chuck Swindoll teaches about true spiritual conversion and how to put Christ first in your life.