Please don’t miss what God intends for you. He wants you to lean into your trials and in that leaning find your strength and courage in Him.
Insight for Today
Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.
In your battle with inertia, God may be saying, “Come on: get the lead out!” It means, get off your duff and punch it into high gear when serving the Lord. Put some heart into it, why don’t you!
How easy to live complacent lives, almost oblivious to some of the more obvious signs of God’s purposes being fulfilled.
I recall a wise seminary professor saying to us students, “Some things about God are best left to mystery.” What great counsel!
We are wise to pay heed to such strong appeals from heaven. Better to turn in obedience and reverence back to Him than face the consequences of His judgment.
How like God to put serendipity into the barrenness of our lives and fresh joy into our gloom. Are you expecting it? Will you look for Him to do that today?
God says, “Stop! Put on My armour—don’t leave the house today without first arming yourself with the truth of My Word and the weapons of My Spirit.”
If today you are facing some pesky circumstances or a trial that not only won’t go away, but, in fact, is intensifying, meditate on the truth from God’s Word. He is at work in your adversity to stretch and strengthen your faith.
God offers a promise that is guaranteed: when His word is accepted and believed, it can bring about genuine peace and an enduring joy. It’s good, but it’s also true!
Change—real change—takes place slowly. In first gear, not overdrive. Far too many Christians get discouraged and give up.