Insight for Living

Chuck Swindoll

A Father Everyone Admires, Part 2

May 15, 2023

A commendable father will be quick to love and slow to be angry. He will be eager to learn from his mistakes, and he will look to the example of other, more experienced fathers in order to grow.

Jesus’ parable preserved in Luke 15:11–24 tells of a most exemplary father—one who wisely dealt with his straying son and who reflects the heart of the heavenly Father.

Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll in learning from this admirable father’s example and in celebrating and encouraging the great fathers in your life!

References: Luke 15:11-24

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A commendable father will be quick to love and slow to be angry. He will be eager to learn from his mistakes, and he will look to the example of other, more experienced fathers in order to grow. Jesus’ parable preserved in Luke 15:11–24 tells of a most exemplary father—one who wisely dealt with his straying son and who reflects the heart of the heavenly Father. Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll in learning from this admirable father’s example and in celebrating and encouraging the great fathers in your life!
May 12, 2023
Would you say that you grew up in a healthy, wholesome, and happy home? Sadly, not everyone can say that they had parents who delighted in them. Yet Psalm 127:3–5 and Proverbs 3:11–12 show that the heavenly Father delights in His children! He loves them all deeply and cares for them as priceless creations. Learn with Pastor Chuck Swindoll from God’s fatherly example. Even if you endured a difficult upbringing, discover how you can model God’s love and delight in your children today.
May 11, 2023
Would you say that you grew up in a healthy, wholesome, and happy home? Sadly, not everyone can say that they had parents who delighted in them. Yet Psalm 127:3–5 and Proverbs 3:11–12 show that the heavenly Father delights in His children! He loves them all deeply and cares for them as priceless creations. Learn with Pastor Chuck Swindoll from God’s fatherly example. Even if you endured a difficult upbringing, discover how you can model God’s love and delight in your children today.
May 10, 2023
Would you say that you grew up in a healthy, wholesome, and happy home? Sadly, not everyone can say that they had parents who delighted in them. Yet Psalm 127:3–5 and Proverbs 3:11–12 show that the heavenly Father delights in His children! He loves them all deeply and cares for them as priceless creations. Learn with Pastor Chuck Swindoll from God’s fatherly example. Even if you endured a difficult upbringing, discover how you can model God’s love and delight in your children today.
May 9, 2023
Pastor Chuck Swindoll offers three pieces of wisdom to those who desire to live a secure life. Know who you are. Accept who you are. Be who you are. Parents have the unique privilege of helping their children understand their God-given bents—specifically, their unique personality, talents, and interests. Start your children and grandchildren on the right foot by encouraging them to grow into the person God made them to be. Receive Pastor Chuck’s teaching on Psalm 139:13–18 as this experienced father and grandfather shares how parents can point their children God’s way!
May 8, 2023
Pastor Chuck Swindoll offers three pieces of wisdom to those who desire to live a secure life. Know who you are. Accept who you are. Be who you are. Parents have the unique privilege of helping their children understand their God-given bents—specifically, their unique personality, talents, and interests. Start your children and grandchildren on the right foot by encouraging them to grow into the person God made them to be. Receive Pastor Chuck’s teaching on Psalm 139:13–18 as this experienced father and grandfather shares how parents can point their children God’s way!
May 5, 2023
Pastor Chuck Swindoll offers three pieces of wisdom to those who desire to live a secure life. Know who you are. Accept who you are. Be who you are. Parents have the unique privilege of helping their children understand their God-given bents—specifically, their unique personality, talents, and interests. Start your children and grandchildren on the right foot by encouraging them to grow into the person God made them to be. Receive Pastor Chuck’s teaching on Psalm 139:13–18 as this experienced father and grandfather shares how parents can point their children God’s way!
May 4, 2023
This world is full of broken relationships—marriages torn apart by infidelity, friendships ravaged by deception, siblings caught in cycles of never-ending conflict. Yet some of the most common broken relationships exist between parents and their children. What does it require for a parent to avoid or to mend such a damaged relationship? The answer is simple in theory but difficult in practice. Journey through the book of Proverbs with Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he demonstrates the importance of knowing your child well.
May 3, 2023
This world is full of broken relationships—marriages torn apart by infidelity, friendships ravaged by deception, siblings caught in cycles of never-ending conflict. Yet some of the most common broken relationships exist between parents and their children. What does it require for a parent to avoid or to mend such a damaged relationship? The answer is simple in theory but difficult in practice. Journey through the book of Proverbs with Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he demonstrates the importance of knowing your child well.
May 2, 2023
This world is full of broken relationships—marriages torn apart by infidelity, friendships ravaged by deception, siblings caught in cycles of never-ending conflict. Yet some of the most common broken relationships exist between parents and their children. What does it require for a parent to avoid or to mend such a damaged relationship? The answer is simple in theory but difficult in practice. Journey through the book of Proverbs with Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he demonstrates the importance of knowing your child well.
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Insight for Living is the Bible-teaching ministry of author and pastor Charles R. Swindoll. Insight for Living is committed to excellence in communicating biblical truth and its application.

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About Chuck Swindoll

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God's Word. Since 1998, he has served as the founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, but Chuck's listening audience extends far beyond a local church body. As a leading program in Christian broadcasting since 1979, Insight for Living airs in major Christian radio markets around the world, reaching people groups in languages they can understand. Chuck's extensive writing ministry has also served the body of Christ worldwide and his leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation for ministry. Chuck and Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children, ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.


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