Does God expect Christians to be perfect? The short answer is yes and no.
It is quite possibly the most abused, misused, and flippant word in the English language. Consider how we use it. I love God, and I love sausage rolls. I love my children, and I love empty parking spaces.
One of the mixed blessings of public speaking is listening to the way folks introduce you. It's sometimes best to cover your ears. You wonder if they've got the wrong guy.
Most of us don't know how to rest. We work hard, and we spend our down time playing hard. We relentlessly pursue happiness and pleasure instead of observing times of renewal.
See, to deny that I have strengths is ridiculous…just as is denying that I have weaknesses. Somewhere is the balance. Grace allows me the freedom to know the difference.
Yes, God does give us some commands and lists in Scripture that we should take seriously. But Chuck Swindoll tells us how to avoid looking at these verses legalistically.
Chuck Swindoll is known for his sense of humour, but it wasn't always that way. Find out how living in God's grace freed him up to be himself and have a lot more fun!
Legalists fear losing the boundaries that they think make them acceptable to God, so Chuck Swindoll expected some hate mail from The Grace Awakening. Find out what he did receive.
We don't worry about meat sacrificed to idols today, but there are other issues we get riled about. Chuck Swindoll tells a heartwarming story about grace extended to an "outsider."