Quietness by Charles R. Swindoll Psalm 46; 131; Isaiah 30:15–18; Mark 6:30–32 It is almost 10:00, Monday night. The children are snoozing and snoring upstairs (or they should be!). Aside from a few outside noises—a passing car . . . a barking dog . . . a few, faint voices in the distance—all’s quiet on the home front. That wonderful, much-needed presence has again come for a visit—quietness. Oh, how I love it . . . how I need it. One of my most poignant memories of quietness occurred in California when I was walking with a friend along the sandy shores at Carmel. TheRead More →

by Charles R. Swindoll September 24, 2015 Romans 5 It doesn’t take a Rhodes scholar to guess the country, though the towns may sound strange: Offenbach, Darmstadt, Mannheim, Coburg, Heidelberg, Worms. . . . The land of beer steins, sauerkraut, liverwurst, and black bread; cuckoo clocks and overflowing flower boxes; wide, winding rivers and deep green woods; stone castles on hillsides and quiet, efficient trains; and the greatest music ever written. The beloved homeland of Bach, Mendelssohn, Handel, Beethoven, and Wagner. Germany is also where some of the severest yet most essential battles for the faith were fought. It was there that the chain that bound the BibleRead More →