In God’s Hands on Human Clay, Chuck Swindoll explains the treasured truth that most Christians overlook as the unknown future approaches: God is sovereign. Even though the future remains unclear, we can be certain nothing touches our lives unless it has first flowed through the “moulding” fingers of our loving God.
Every new start arrives as a mixed blessing. With one hand we welcome them but pull back with the other. A clean page is welcomed because there are things on the previous page we might like to forget.
Probing Deeper into the Incarnation will remind you that before Mary placed baby Jesus in the manger, He existed in heaven with God the Father and God the Spirit. The Son of God became a man and gave up His own life out of His love for you—and to make it possible for you to love Him in return.
Courage is just another word for inner strength. God’s Medal of Honour winners are made in secret, because our most courageous acts occur down deep inside, away from the view of the general public. That takes courage. It takes a strong resolve.
Here we are in our early fifties and, I kid you not, we’re expecting.
Chuck Swindoll relates what the youth ministers at his church do to help teens make and then remember a commitment to purity. Making a public decision holds great weight over choices.
People who are haunted by their past need help learning to live in the present and to see themselves the way God does now. He sees only our cleanness because of His provision for us.
To speak of sexual purity in a society like ours may seem futile and may make us the object of jokes and scorn, but we must.
Cheryl La Mastra gives wise, succinct advice first to the woman who is thinking about having an abortion, then to the one who is reeling from the effects of just having had one.
Children are bombarded with examples of those who treat sex lightly and casually. They need role models at home who will not send them a double message with their own behavior.