Insight by Topic

Have you been looking for some encouragement on the heels of a broken relationship? Could you use some parental guidance? Or maybe you’ve been curious to know more about the beliefs and practices of early Christianity.

Insight for Living has articles, broadcasts, and resources, and we’ve collected many of them here, organized by topic for easy access. Click play on the video to the right for a brief introduction from Chuck. We hope that God ministers to you as you browse these pages.


  • Bible

    Deepen your time in God's Word by delving into individual books of the Bible or by developing your understanding of Scripture as a whole.
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  • Bible Characters

    Let the personalities of the Bible come alive for you. Learn about the experiences they faced, the choices they made, and how the lessons they learned apply to your life.
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  • Christian Living

    Living out the Christian faith on a daily basis is often quite challenging. Find practical wisdom to inspire you to "walk in a manner worthy of [your] calling" (Ephesians 4:1).
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  • Christmas

    See the nativity story through the eyes of the ordinary, everyday people whom God chose to involve. As you do, your heart will burst with gratitude for the incarnation of the Son of God.
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  • Church

    God has ordained the unique, vibrant structure of the church community so that we may mature spiritually, love each other completely, and serve Him passionately within it.
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  • Church History

    Trace the finger of God through the 2,000-year-old history of the church and experience how God has sustained her—even through times of great persecution.
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  • Crisis

    When crisis shakes you all the way to your foundation, you need to find a way to return to the truths you embraced before the crisis. Cling to our unchanging God, who offers the hope you need.
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  • Death

    The feelings of grief over the passing of a loved one can overwhelm us. But we must never forget that Jesus's love and comfort will never, ever leave us.
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  • Divorce

    As the church becomes increasingly affected by the secular viewpoint on divorce, let the Author of reconciliation, forgiveness, and healing present a different view.
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  • Easter

    Understand better the fusion of love and power that took place when Jesus died and rose from the dead, why there was no other alternative, and why it makes all the difference today.
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  • Encouragement & Healing

    Life comes at us hard sometimes and throws us curves we don't expect. Find words of comfort here that pertain to the personal struggles you're currently facing.
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  • End Times

    Find out what you should know about the end times, and what, if anything, you should do to live out your faith in the midst of these turbulent times.
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  • Failure

    Many messages both in- and outside the church try to tell us we don’t measure up. We’ve failed. Yet God can use even real failure to do His mighty work in and through us.
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  • Forgiveness

    There are various kinds of forgiveness, some being much harder than others. But all are essential if we want to maintain a close, unhindered walk with our Lord.
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  • Friendship

    Acquaintances come and go throughout our lives, but one who becomes a treasured friend is worth holding onto. Learn the qualities and benefits of true friendship.
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  • God

    There are many names for God, but He still remains mysterious. Yet He delights when we seek to know Him better for He knows how the pursuit profits us.
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  • God's Will

    It would be nice to see God's will for your life laid out before you. Or would it? Find out some of the ways God reveals His will and how better to seek it.
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  • Grace

    Tapping into the wonders of God's grace will make the difference between ho-hum religion and an intimate relationship with a God who wishes us nothing short of joy.
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  • Grandparenting

    Grandparents have a unique opportunity to encourage and mentor using their life’s wisdom. If you find yourself in that role, you’ll enjoy these reflections and resources.
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  • Holy Spirit

    Understanding the Holy Spirit's role in your life as a Christian is crucial. Stop traveling by foot and instead board the jumbo jet of His transforming power!
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  • How to Know God

    Do you know about God, but you're not sure that you know Him personally? Find answers to your questions, and if you are a believer, find help in sharing your faith with others.
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  • Humor

    Overburdened by your responsibilities? Taking life a bit too seriously these days? Step away from the news headlines for a spell and concentrate on the lighter side of life. Let yourself laugh!
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  • Israel

    Studying the geography of Israel sharpens your understanding of biblical events—and may make you want to join the thousands who have made the life-changing journey to the Holy Land.
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  • Jesus

    Jesus easily stands as the most influential person in history. Even today, millions call Him Savior. Why? What was it about His short time on earth that shook the world so?
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  • Leadership

    Being a leader always comes with its challenges! Find strength and guidance to help you become the godly, wise leader God can equip you to be.
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  • Love

    How are Christians supposed to stand out from others in our culture? By how much we love each other and seek out those, overlooked by others, who need love badly.
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  • Marriage

    Our world's temptations continually assault couples who are seeking to maintain a committed, faithful marriage. Receive God's wisdom on how to get through the rough times.
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  • Men

    Receive some heart-to-heart advice geared toward the difficulties and challenges unique to men and the pressures they feel in today's fast-paced, permissive culture.
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  • Men's Purity

    Is it possible to pursue a morally pure life in the midst of our sex-saturated society? Our Men's Purity page will help you submit your desires—and your thought life—to God.
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  • Parenting

    Parenting is life's ultimate challenge and greatest fulfillment. Find helpful perspectives to renew your energy and be reminded of the crucial role only you can fill.
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  • Pastors

    Benefit from Chuck Swindoll's more than forty years of pastoral experience as he shares from his heart the valuable insights God has given him throughout his ministry.
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  • Prayer

    We sometimes forget we can come before the God of all creation at any time with any concern on our hearts. Recognize this privilege and honor for what it is!
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  • Sexual Abuse

    Sexual abuse is a devastating sin that leaves scars of all kinds. But in Jesus Christ and His church protection, guidance, and healing can and must be found.
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  • Sin

    Is it too harsh to label as “sin” another person's private choices? And how much emphasis should we place on our own failures? Find the proper balance on this subject.
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  • Special Needs

    If the special needs and pain in your life are leaving you desperate to find hope and peace, let these resources remind you that eternal hope exists for you today.
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  • Stewardship

    As Christians we must think carefully about our stewardship in ways that honor God. The tools on this page can enlighten your mind and attitude as you seek to become a godly giver.
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  • Theology

    How important it is for believers in Christ to know what we believe and why we believe it! Take time to learn the essential truths of our faith.
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  • Women

    Women feel many pressures to conform to our culture's expectations. Be redirected to the biblical model and see that the true beauty of a woman comes as she honors God.
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  • Women's Purity

    Every woman wants to be cherished and seen as uniquely valuable. Our Women's Purity page will help you submit your dreams to God in exchange for His best for you.
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  • Worship

    Understanding what true worship is—and is not—will free your soul and spirit to engage in this vital communication between you and your Savior.
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