One of the most encouraging things about new years, new weeks, and new days is the word new. Webster reveals its meaning: “refreshed, different from one of the same that has existed previously...unfamiliar.”
Insight for Today
Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.
To start over, you have to know where you are. To get somewhere else, it’s necessary to know where you’re presently standing.
Enough about me—you’ve got the next season stretching out in front of you. Think of these weeks as a time framework for your own investment. Choose an objective carefully, state it clearly in writing, then, with the persistence of an athlete training for the next Olympiad, go for the goal!
The One who began will continue right up to the end. Being the original finisher, He will persist. I’m comforted to know He won’t be talked out of a plan that has to do with developing me. I need help! Don’t you?
Like potatoes in a pressure cooker, we 21st-century creatures understand the meaning of stress.
Can’t and won’t. Christians need to be very careful which one they choose. It seems that we prefer to use can’t.
No offence, but some of you don’t have any business reading this today. Normally, I do not restrict my words to any special group of people. But now I must. This time it is for Christians only.
The seed is carefully sown. Yet shortly after God’s Word is heard, the enemy of our souls, Satan himself, comes and snatches away the biblical insights that have been deposited in our hearts.
Maybe the reason we’ve stopped answering questions is because we’ve stopped asking them.
When the fish aren’t biting, banging on the water with an oar won’t help. You can’t get sap out of a hoe handle. Nor can a relationship be corrected by legislation and force.