Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< Today’s Insight with Chuck Swindoll

Today's Insight - February 26, 2013

  • 2013 Feb 26
  • COMMENTS
Today's Insight from Chuck Swindoll

The Soul Belongs to God
by Charles R. Swindoll

And my soul shall rejoice in the LORD
it shall exult in His salvation.
Psalm 35:9

Nothing physical touches the soul. Nothing external satisfies our deepest inner needs. 

Remember that! The soul belongs to God. He alone can satisfy us in that realm.

The soul possesses an inescapable God-shaped vacuum. And not until He invades and fills it can we be at peace within—which is another way of saying, "If God isn't in first place, you can't handle success." 

If God fills your soul, if God fills your mind, if God satisfies your spirit, there is no problem whatsoever with prosperity. You've got it all put together. Your priorities will be right, and you will know how to handle your life so you can impact the maximum number of people. 

If He prospers you, if He entrusts you with material success and you continue walking with Him, God can use you mightily in His plan. 

Furthermore, if you lose it all, He can give you what it takes to handle the loss and start all over again.

Used with permission. All rights reserved.

Listen to today's broadcast of Insight for Living with Chuck Swindoll at OnePlace.com.
Visit the Bible-teaching ministry of Chuck Swindoll at www.insight.org.

Archives

Follow Crosswalk.com