Pastor Chuck Swindoll reminds us to live out the truth: "I am not in charge." God alone is "in charge" of us, others, our plans for the future, and our circumstances.
The problem with an often-told story is trying to hear it the way it originally unfolded and affected people. The Christmas story is a prime example…familiar and predictable. But the events surrounding the birth of Jesus were anything but expected! So much so that most of the Jewish people who were eagerly waiting for their Messiah totally missed His arrival!
Insight for Living offers a number of helpful resources that can help you see the Christmas story from a fresh, new angle. See this wondrous event through the eyes of the ordinary, everyday people whom God chose to involve. You’ll come away with a better understanding of the original meaning behind it all and with a heart bursting with gratitude for the incarnation of the Son of God.
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Enjoy Stonebriar Community Church Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra's annual Christmas Concert including a brief devotional from Pastor Chuck Swindoll.
Often the best gifts in life are unexpected and better for us than we could imagine. Parents, do you have a vision for your children’s future? It’s so important to recognize our children’s natural skills and abilities and encourage them to reach for their potential.
Keep this familiar story from losing its wonder by pondering the incredulity of the God of the universe arriving on earth as a newborn infant. Oh, what a glorious night!
The dictionary defines “saviour” as one who saves from danger or destruction. Have you ever been saved?
God uses angels as messengers to interact with us—often for our protection. And you never know when you might encounter one.
God chose an upstanding couple to raise His only Son and nurture Him. But what a strain was initially placed on their relationship. You might say their romance was saved by a dream.
We are incurably curious about the spiritual realm. Although our imaginations tend to overrun truth don’t ever doubt the presence of angels, for they are about us and above us. And, who knows, maybe even within one or two of us.
Through the months leading to Christmas we are busily about our stuff—doing business, travelling, and engaged in the give and take of life. And then Christmas hits and the zoom lenses of our minds focus on the outstretched arms of the One who saved us.