Just beneath the soft, newborn skin of this beautiful story is the flesh and bone of a theological truth that is older than creation: God planned to send a Saviour long before time began.
Our population has heard the Christmas story so many times that all too often the facts are entirely misconstrued. Chuck Swindoll debunks some of those common notions in a message based entirely on the biblical record.
God does not lead His children through superstition. So, believing that’s true, just how does God speak to us about His will? Chuck Swindoll demonstrates the biblical model through a message about Joseph and Mary.
John the Baptist was odd. He wore clothes made of camel hair and his diet included locusts and wild honey. So what do we make of this eccentric personality? Be sure to listen when Chuck Swindoll describes this strange preacher and his strong proclamation.
When John the Baptist appeared on the scene to introduce Jesus, he didn’t charm his audience with a message filled with rainbows and sunshine. Frankly, John was brash and insulting! Why did this biblical prophet come across so hostile and angry?
God sees and knows our shortcomings. And that is why we daily need His undeserved favour—grace. In spite of us, His infinite love is unconditional. Our relationship to God is not based on our perfection, but on Christ’s.
On a recent tour of Israel, my wife and I went to this hill to hear anew the familiar expressions of “Blessed are” preached by Chuck Swindoll. But there, on the Mount of Beatitudes, it was what I saw, more than what I heard, that really demonstrated the power of Jesus’ words.
The command of our Lord is clear. Faith begins and continues with a simple plan—stalk Jesus. The plan is simple but the execution of it isn't. You and I both admit that following Jesus is layered with struggles and questions.
Listen in to learn how Jesus passed the test and let His example give you wisdom and strength for those times when Satan puts you to the test.
After acing Satan’s test, Jesus began His ministry heralding the exact words John heralded…“Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near." Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he explores where and how the public ministry of King Jesus began.