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Insight for Today

Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.

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Radical Adjustments, Part Two

Initially, somebody won’t understand and you’ll not be able to explain. Yet you are convinced it’s will glorify can be supported by scriptural principles...and it’s right.

The Hammer, the File, and the Furnace

As difficult as it may be for you to believe this today, the Master knows what He’s doing. Your Saviour knows your breaking point. The bruising and crushing and melting process is designed to reshape you, not ruin you. Your value is increasing the longer He lingers over you.

Innovation, Part Two

Take one of those many things that keeps dragging you under and search for a creative way to solve the problem. And don’t quit until it’s done...and that smile of relief returns to your face.


I have tried and I cannot find, either in Scripture or history, a strong-willed individual whom God used greatly until He allowed him to be hurt deeply. 

The Shadow of the Giant, Part Two

With a well-worn leather sling and a smooth stone, and unbending confidence in his mighty God, David introduced Goliath and all the Philistine hordes to the Lord of hosts, whose name they had blasphemed long enough.

The Shadow of the Giant, Part One

Some 10 miles away, a handsome, muscular teenager—the runt in a family of eight boys—was sent on an errand by his father. That innocent errand proved to be an epochal event in Jewish history.

The Cry from a Cave

Did he pull it off? Could a shepherd from Bethlehem assume command of such a nefarious band of ne’er-do-wells? Did he meet the challenge?

Operation Arrival

At just the right moment, precisely as God arranged it, in keeping with a plan we might dub “Operation Arrival,” enter Messiah.