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.
Ecclesiastes 9:11-12 The pursuit of success can drag you down and lead you away from God’s Word and Spirit. Only by stepping away from life’s rat race will you begin to experience real success and satisfaction on God’s terms.
James 1:5 If you’re dealing with problems caused by your own foolishness, ask God what wise course of action you can take to turn your problems in the right direction. As you seek His wisdom for your decisions and responses to everyday life, the right attitudes and actions will become clearer.
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remembering your Creator means more than just thinking about Him now and then. It means keeping Him at the forefront of your mind so His will affects your attitudes and actions.
Ecclesiastes 9:16-18 Death and sudden disaster are realities we must face. We can’t escape them, no matter how strong or clever we are. What’s needed in these situations is to apply quiet wisdom and acknowledge God’s sovereignty over our lives.
Joshua 1:7 Overexpecters run in all different categories. Some are fathers and some are husbands. Sometimes they’re coaches or teachers. Frequently they’re preachers.
Ecclesiastes 8:16-17 We want mysteries to be solved. But God is sovereign—and He has His own answers and purposes. The proper perspective on mysteries allows us to place our trust and hope in God, regardless of whether or not He reveals the answer to us.
Ecclesiastes 8:1 Few things are more contagious than cheerfulness. A wise leader has a cheerful disposition—what’s your leadership style?
Ecclesiastes 6:2 It’s important to have a vision and pursue your dreams. But we have to be prepared for life to take unexpected twists and turns. So in the pursuit of our dreams we must also learn to enjoy what we have in the present.
Ecclesiastes 7:1 Ecclesiastes 7:1 says the day of one’s death is better than the day of one’s birth. If you’re a believer you view death as the ultimate deliverance from the pain and struggles of this world.
Ecclesiastes 8:2-4 The person at the top of an organization doesn’t have to know all the details of everything within, but he needs to know where it’s going and why. He needs to be ready to defend it.
Ecclesiastes The book of Ecclesiastes is King Solomon’s journal. In it he paints the tragic self-portrait of a man filled with regret. For us reading his journal we see his simple message—God is God and we are not.
Ecclesiastes 9:3 We’re all born with a depraved heart, which can deteriorate towards evil... if not for the restraining grace of God.
Ecclesiastes 8:14-15 How do we handle the mysteries? What do we do with those unsolved questions? How do we live in the realm of untimely pleasure? Chuck has three suggestions for us.
John 14:26 God gives us wisdom so we can view life with objectivity and handle it with stability. When we place our faith in Christ we have access to wisdom through the Holy Spirit.
Ecclesiastes 9:7 Life is exciting! Life is fun! Life is happy! Like Jim Elliot once said, “Wherever you are, be all there.” You’re on the mission field—get at it! Have a ball! Go for it!