Too many people have lost their joy and are suffering a chronic case of the “woe-is-me” syndrome. They’ve either forgotten or never learned that amidst the desert-like sadness, sorrow, tragedy, and grief of life, God has planted beautiful oases of joy, peace, celebration, and laughter. This shouldn’t surprise us, though. The world in which we dwell focuses on the negative. Weather forecasters speak of a 30 per cent chance of rain. Why not a 70 per cent chance of sunshine? Movies and television delight in exposing the dirty, disgusting underbelly of society.
|Part 1||October 22, 2014|
|Part 2||October 23, 2014|
|Part 3||October 24, 2014|
One Minute Message
When Jesus Christ arrived back in heaven, having finished His work on the cross, He was seated next to the Father. But He isn’t just sitting. The Lord is actively directing the affairs of this planet, and He is in complete control.
Paws & Tales
The new Wildwood library is nearly complete and Miss Harbor's class has been given the honour of making it something to go on permanent display. Ned knows just the thing and sets off to create his masterpiece. But his pride and anger put the project—and his life—in jeopardy! Can his friends save him from destruction?
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Chuck Swindoll
What is your final authority in life? Before you answer too quickly, think about it for a few moments. When you’re cornered, when you’re facing an intimidating obstacle, when you’re forced to deal with reality, upon whom or what do you lean?
There can be no more reliable authority on earth than God’s Word, the Bible. This timeless, trustworthy source of truth holds the key that unlocks life’s mysteries. It alone provides us with the shelter and protection we need in times of storm.Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
Those who know me well understand my passion for grammar. But I wasn’t always this way. In fact grammar didn’t mean much when I studied writing and journalism at university. I knew I was a decent writer and assumed I didn’t need to put the work into mastering the rules since I was a “natural.”Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
If there is a God why is He allowing the things around the world to happen? The more I read and listen to what is going on I become more and more doubtful that there is even a God….” So began a letter I recently received.
Questioning the Bible is not new. What’s new is people now have greater access to information than ever before. Information can be a good thing, but if not handled properly then confidence in Scripture is weakened and faith is undermined.Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
How do I get something out of the Bible without using study tools?
There are two skills I suggest learning for improving your Bible study: how to read Scripture and how to observe. When mastered, these skills will help you unlock Scriptural truths.
Reading the Bible is unlike anything else because it is a book unlike anything else. Here are five ways to get the most out of your Bible reading.Read Full Article >
Chuck reminds us counting our blessings is good for our souls and our spirits.
When was the last time you hung out with your child without offering instruction?
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ADVENT IS NEAR
Prepare for Christmas with this beautiful 25-day Advent devotional by Insight for Living.
2015 WALL CALENDAR
Stunning Canadian landscapes and quotes from Chuck will inspire reflection all year long.