John the Baptist was odd. He wore clothes made of camel hair and his diet included locusts and wild honey. So what do we make of this eccentric personality? Be sure to listen when Chuck Swindoll describes this strange preacher and his strong proclamation.
When John the Baptist appeared on the scene to introduce Jesus, he didn’t charm his audience with a message filled with rainbows and sunshine. Frankly, John was brash and insulting! Why did this biblical prophet come across so hostile and angry?
On a recent tour of Israel, my wife and I went to this hill to hear anew the familiar expressions of “Blessed are” preached by Chuck Swindoll. But there, on the Mount of Beatitudes, it was what I saw, more than what I heard, that really demonstrated the power of Jesus’ words.
The command of our Lord is clear. Faith begins and continues with a simple plan—stalk Jesus. The plan is simple but the execution of it isn't. You and I both admit that following Jesus is layered with struggles and questions.
Listen in to learn how Jesus passed the test and let His example give you wisdom and strength for those times when Satan puts you to the test.
After acing Satan’s test, Jesus began His ministry heralding the exact words John heralded…“Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near." Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he explores where and how the public ministry of King Jesus began.
Using the Word of God for sinful ends is nothing new. Would it surprise you to learn that our enemy Satan has memorized Scripture and uses it to tempt us to sin?
The Bible never describes the work of demons in the lives of believers directly in terms of immorality. In other words, to say a believer has a “spirit of lust”—as if his real problem is a demon—assumes something the Bible never teaches.
We are called to be light in this world. You’re the match. You’re the light. You’re the light at school. You’re the light in the classroom. You’re the light on the team. Let it shine. Never underestimate the effect of a smile...courtesy...or help to someone in need.
In His renowned Sermon on the Mount, Jesus delivered a stern warning to those who fail on matters of purity, fidelity, and honesty. It’s a wake-up call to anyone who’s become indifferent toward the upholding truth. Don’t miss Chuck Swindoll’s convicting message about honesty and fidelity today on Insight for Living.