Insight for Living Canada - LifeTrac Podcast
Summary: These five-minute programs feature Chuck Swindoll's best stories. You'll hear his loudest laughs, his funniest experiences, and his famous catch phrases.
John 15:13 Jesus said, “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” He set the ultimate example of love when He died on the cross to pay for our sins and have eternal fellowship with us. Jesus is our bridge over troubled water.
Ecclesiastes 2:24-25 The world says, “If you want to really have fun, stay away from God.” But the truth is if you really want to have fun, since enjoyment is His gift to us, we need God.
Proverbs 4:23 We will always find reasons to grumble. But complaining drags us down and can lead to discouragement, depression, and disappointment. A better way is to live in a spirit of co-operation, using our words to encourage and uplift those around us.
1 Thessalonians 2:7-8 Our attitude towards one another must be gracious. There’s love when you’re gracious, there’s tenderness when you’re gracious.
Romans 12:15 Being involved means more than shaking hands with people on your way out of a church service—it’s investing in the lives of others.
Romans 7:21 Authenticity allows others to see the parts of your life that still need work. No one has it all together—authenticity means admitting you’re not perfect.
Matthew 6:20-21 The story of wrestler Yussif teaches us an important lesson about priorities. Are you telling yourself the truth about possessions? Are you hearing God’s warning about priorities?
Proverbs 1:23 When we’re reproved we feel defensive. We want to protect ourselves. But what if instead we committed ourselves to becoming like Christ? When conformity to Christ becomes our goal we welcome reproof.
Isaiah 45:5-6 Why do people keep telling us to look for the light at the end of the tunnel? That the world is wonderful? That life is a bowl of cherries? Here’s the truth—life apart from God is the pits.
Ecclesiastes 1:12-14 King Solomon called the attempt to find meaning in this world, “chasing after the wind.” In his journal, the book of Ecclesiastes, he talks about the difficulty of a life lived apart from Christ.
Proverbs 6:27-28 Reading the book of Proverbs will give you reverence for the Lord. We need that today. A deep reverence and respect for God.
1 Peter 5:5 Mistakes keep us humble and humility is a good thing. Whether you’re a pastor, parent, or boss. When you lead with humility, you lead with the heart of the Great Shepherd.
1 Peter 3:8 In order for a marriage to be successful, both partners must submit to the roles God ordained for them. Submission is a simple plan, but it demands patience and it requires the Holy Spirit.
Ecclesiastes 2:26 In order to handle life we need the Lord God to give us the ability to put Jesus Christ on the throne of our lives to keep us going in the right direction.
Proverbs 17:22 Having a good sense of humour is important, but how do we know if our humour is appropriate? Here are three checkpoints for testing “good humour.”