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Insight for Today

Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.

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A Promise for "Those Who Mourn"

And the promise for "those who mourn"? The Saviour promises, "they shall be comforted" (5:4). In return for the compassionate mourning they have given, comfort will be theirs to claim.

The Beatitudes: Three Observations

The introduction to Jesus' Sermon on the Mount is no doubt the most familiar section of His message. Commonly called "The Beatitudes," this section is the most descriptive word-portrait of a servant ever recorded.

Jesus' Command: "Be Different!"

When Jesus walked the earth, He attracted a number of people to Himself. On one occasion, He sat down among them and taught them some bottom-line truths about how He wanted them to grow up.

When You Grow Up

Christ gave us the example: "The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many" (Matthew 20:28). To be a servant of God, we must be a servant of people.

Servanthood Starts in the Mind

Wouldn't you love to live courageously in spite of the odds? Doesn't it sound exciting to be divinely powerful in day-to-day living? Aren't you eager to become independently authentic in a day of copycat styles and horrendous peer pressure? Of course!

Mental Barriers to God's Voice, Part 2

As the principles of the Scriptures are declared, our natural, unrenewed minds not only resist them, they ask, "Who needs that?" or "I've gotten along pretty good up till now." These are the lofty things that are "raised up against the knowledge of God," as Paul put it (2 Corinthians 10:5).

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