Today's Insight from Chuck Swindoll

 

The Book of Books
by Charles R. Swindoll

 

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul;
he who keeps understanding will find good.
Proverbs 19:8

 

There is something grand about old things that are still in good shape. Old furniture, rich with the patina of age and history, is far more intriguing than the uncomfortable, modern stuff. 

The Bible is old also—ancient, in fact.  

Its timeless stories have for centuries shouted, "You can make it! Don't quit . . . don't give up!" Its truths, secure and solid as stone, say, "I'm still here, waiting to be claimed and applied." Whether it's a prophet's warning, a patriarch's prayer, a poet's psalm, or a preacher's challenging reminder. The Book of books lives on, offering us new vistas. 

Though ancient, it has never lost its relevance. 

Though battered, no one has ever improved on its content. 

Though old, it never fails to offer something pure, something wise, something new.

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