Are you spinning out of control on the fast track? How can you slow down? Where can you go to find enough stillness to rediscover that God is God?
Insight for Today
Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.
In pain, grief, affliction, and loss, it often helps to write our feelings...not just feel them. Putting words on paper seems to free our feelings from the lonely prison of our souls.
It may mean investing some time, taking some risks, and putting out some effort in practical acts of loving compassion. Fishing for men and women is no casual thing.
Believe me—the church will stay healthy and strong as long as its homes are healthy and strong. God’s priority system seems to begin at the grassroots level–at home. Cultivate that soil with care.
God, you see, is primarily interested in the quality of our fruit. He looks behind our hurry and hustle...He probes and penetrates down to our motive, our inner purpose...and on the basis of that discovery, He plans our eternal rewards.
When it comes to physical healing, often confusion reigns. To combat it, I’d like to point out five “laws” of suffering. These “laws” will do more to help the hurting and erase their confusion than perhaps anything else they could read.
Had there never been the presence of original sin in the Garden of Eden, mankind would never have known sickness or death. In the broadest sense of the word, all sickness and suffering today are the result of original sin.
God often delivers His best gifts to us in unexpected ways...with surprises inside the wrappings. Through apparent contradictions.
So much of what results in a fulfilled life is really the product of a contradiction. Those who wish to be the best leaders must demonstrate true servanthood.
The wealthy John D. Rockefeller was once asked, “How much does it take to satisfy a man?” With rare wisdom he answered, “A little bit more than he has.”