We live in an age where retaliation is deemed a personal right. And yet, Jesus taught us the value of “turning a cheek” to those who offend us. Hear Chuck Swindoll explain what that surprising statement means, and what it doesn’t mean, when you listen to today's Insight for Living.
One thing quickly becomes apparent to anyone who reads the gospels, the pages of Scripture that contain Jesus' words and actions: no one who heard His words failed to react. Some who listened shook their fists at Him. Others marvelled at a depth of wisdom they'd never heard before. And some believed His words, choosing to follow Him. Whatever the reaction, no one left His presence unaffected by the encounter.
Jesus easily stands as the most influential person in history. Even today, millions call Him Saviour. Why? What was it about His short time on earth that shook the world so? What did He say to grab people's hearts the way He did? Why do so many believe in Him as the Son of God?
Embark on an eye-opening journey into the life and times of this carpenter from Nazareth. Just don't expect to be unstirred after your encounter with Jesus.
In His renowned Sermon on the Mount, Jesus delivered a stern warning to those who fail on matters of purity, fidelity, and honesty. It’s a wake-up call to anyone who’s become indifferent toward the upholding truth. Don’t miss Chuck Swindoll’s convicting message about honesty and fidelity today on Insight for Living.
Sometimes we tend to think of our personal flaws as harmless character traits. And yet, in His radical Sermon on the Mount, Jesus showed us that even our “little sins” have fatal consequences. Be sure to listen as Chuck Swindoll describes God’s solution to our hopeless condition in today's Insight for Living.
Tragically, millions of church attenders have come to the conclusion that the Bible is nothing more than a manual for good behaviour, and those that follow the rules will experience a reward. Listen in as Chuck Swindoll challenges this common belief.
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus instructed His followers to be like two everyday objects, salt and light. But what does that mean and how do we live it out?
We all desire happiness. We search for it in different ways, pursuing wealth, relationships, or hobbies. But what’s the secret to lasting joy, especially the kind that isn’t swayed by circumstances?
Humility to be a servant leader does not come from thinking we are better than others, or can lay claim to some man-made title. It comes from recognizing who we are, as one under the sovereignty of God gifted by Him for the task of leading.
The writers selected stories portraying Jesus the best for their audience, and wrote in a way their readers would understand. While they were selective in what they revealed, what is written is everything they thought important for their readers to know.
John is urging his readers to think and plan ahead: to realize that the Lord's return is an inescapable reality which we can face with assurance, not shame.