The parable of the farmer scattering seed found in Matthew 13 teaches Christians the importance of growing deep. If you’ve ever faced tough times in your faith life then you understand the importance of having a personal relationship with Christ.
In Matthew 13:1–23, Jesus gives His famous parable of the sower and then explains its significance. Pastor Chuck Swindoll exposits this majestic parable to answer these questions that are as important today as they were back then.
If God is just, why does He permit evil in our world? Jesus touched on this deep question with a simple parable in Matthew 13:24–30 and 36–43. While God doesn’t reveal all His mysteries, He does give us a glimpse into His motives and ways.
Have you ever asked, “What is the kingdom of heaven like?” If so, Pastor Chuck Swindoll’s exposition of Matthew 13:44–52 is just for you. Jesus emphasized what happens when the kingdom makes its way into our place, in the here-and-now, on earth.
Crucial instruction for our day flows from this short passage in Matthew 13:53–58. Pastor Chuck Swindoll places you into the scene to give you a fresh glimpse of Jesus’ nature and what we should anticipate from our hometown and family as we follow Him.
Matthew 14:1–13 contains one of the most shocking and gruesome stories in the pages of Scripture. Pastor Chuck Swindoll explores the events of Herod Antipas’ salacious and self-flattering birthday party, which led to the beheading of John the Baptizer.
Visiting the sphinx and the pyramids fulfilled a dream. But my most significant Egyptian discovery was to see fear as something to be dealt with, and replaced with faith—faith in others and faith in Christ.
Pastor Chuck Swindoll exposits Matthew 14:13–21 to give us a clear-eyed view of our great God who uses our impossible situations as great opportunities to display His own glory.
What I saw missing from my ministry was balance. While it was important for me to be there when someone needed me, it was also important for me to spend time alone with God because I needed Him.
Let’s dive into the scene of Matthew 14:22–33 with Pastor Chuck Swindoll and allow this perfect picture of discipleship to fuel our faith as we set our eyes on our Lord who is worthy of all our trust and worship.