I've had times when I've found myself wondering about the things I've believed and preached for years. What happened? Had God died?
Insight for Today
Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.
The next time you pick up your little baby or grandbaby, look into the face of that marvellously made child and say, "You are fearfully and wonderfully made."
We've gobbled down stacks of notebooks, albums, and videos in our hunger for greater success.
The more you practice giving your mental burdens to the Lord, the more exciting it gets to see how God will handle the things that are impossible for you to do anything about.
God offers instruction, but then it's our move. We must accept His instruction and apply it to our lives. Then, and only then, can we expect to cash in on the benefits of His instruction.
Aging isn't a choice. But our response to it is. In so many ways we ourselves determine how we shall grow old.
Unfortunately, we have grown accustomed to shrugging off lapses in moral character, manifested in secretive and deceptive lifestyles.
Close, open relationships are vital. A glib "Hi, how are ya" must be replaced with genuine concern.
How wonderful that God personally cares about those things that worry us and prey upon our thoughts.
It doesn't take a lot of brains to realize that if there is a sunrise, there must also be a sunset. To borrow from the astronaut's word, if there is an "earthrise," there must also be an "earthset."