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Feb
8
2023
As Jesus spoke of His impending suffering and death, His disciples argued about status and jockeyed for positions of honor. Does that sound childish and insensitive? Discover why we shouldn’t be so quick to judge them, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
7
2023
Some people “try Christianity” in the hopes that it’ll make life easier and happier. That’s not what Jesus taught, though. Find out why He had to suffer and die and what His ministry means for every Christian. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
6
2023
The disciples’ expectations often blinded them from the truth of Jesus’ teaching. They latched on to their visions of glory and triumph rather than the cross’s unthinkable message. Is that also true of you? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
4
2023
Do you feel ineffective at sharing the Gospel—tempted to leave it to preachers, missionaries, and evangelists? Discover how God used even an untrained social outcast to lead others to Jesus. Hear more when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
3
2023
Even churches with biblical leadership and practices can have discord and doubt. Find out why and learn how the congregation can work together with godly leaders to effectively battle division and confusion. Study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Feb
2
2023
Are you small enough to be used by God? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why God isn’t looking for impressive resumes when it comes to establishing effective leadership in the church. Find out what we should look for in our church elders. Listen...
Feb
1
2023
Praising God is easy when things are going well. But what about during the hard times? Examine Silas and Paul’s prison experience to learn how to worship and witness even in challenging circumstances. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
31
2023
Are there different ways to become a Christian? Do children raised in a believing family have an advantage? And does baptism have a role in the process? Join us for the conclusion of “The Baptism Debate” on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
30
2023
Baptism is an important part of the Christian faith—yet it remains a controversial subject among followers of Jesus. Who should get baptized? What is baptism’s purpose? Does it save us? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
28
2023
It’s one thing to learn about Jesus’ effective approach to sharing the Gospel with the woman at the well. But how can you actually put it into practice? Learn some helpful principles of evangelism when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
27
2023
The Bible is clear that Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross was sufficient for the forgiveness of the sins for all who believe in Him—one sacrifice for all sins, for all time. So what’s the purpose of Communion? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
26
2023
You may take part in Communion at your church, but what does this expression of faith actually mean? Are you really eating and drinking Christ’s physical body and blood? Take a closer look at the Lord’s Supper along with Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
25
2023
Some attend church out of a sense of duty—but that’s not the model the early church established. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how Sunday can be a joyful, reverent celebration that sets the tone for the week and points to eternity. Listen...
Jan
24
2023
We can all probably list some effective ways to grow a strong, fit body. But how can the local church ensure that it’s thriving and making a difference? Examine the four marks of a healthy church along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jan
23
2023
A human body is made up of many different but interconnected parts, and it functions best when each part fulfills its purpose. Similarly, each believer has a vital role within the body of Christ, the church. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
21
2023
Christians are called to share the good news of the Gospel—but attempting meaningful conversations with loved ones can be intimidating. Hear how Jesus transitioned a natural conversation into a life-altering event, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
20
2023
Being a member of the church is more significant than you might think. From the beginning, God’s been calling out a people for Himself. For what purpose? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains that God’s master plan has an important role for each of us. Listen...
Jan
19
2023
There are many stories about corrupt religious leaders who abuse their authority to dominate, manipulate, or take advantage of others. How can you recognize and prevent unbiblical leadership within your church? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
18
2023
Who’s in charge of your church? Is it the pastor? A team of elders? The board of trustees? Discover how the answer to this question impacts the health and growth of the entire church. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
17
2023
It’s possible to identify with a particular church as a result of heritage or family tradition yet not actually be included in the real church—the global community of God’s chosen people. Find out why when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
16
2023
Who, or what, is the church? Seems like a straightforward question, right? There’s more to the answer than you might think! Listen as we address basic biblical truths regarding the nature of the church. That’s the focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
14
2023
Talking to others about Jesus can be intimidating. But evangelism doesn’t need to be a big production of prepared speeches and handing out tracts. Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines Jesus’ simple interaction with a Samaritan woman. Listen...
Jan
13
2023
Coasting downhill on a bike takes minimal effort; it isn’t really exercise. And just sitting in church every Sunday is kind of like spiritual coasting! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to actively improve our spiritual health. Listen...
Jan
12
2023
Jesus isn’t slow in fulfilling His promise to come back. His apparent delay is purposeful. So what are Christians supposed to do while waiting? Study along as we consider how to prepare for Christ’s return, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
11
2023
It’s been more than two thousand years since Jesus promised He would return. How should we respond to scoffers who say He’s not coming back? What’s the reason for His delay? Hear the answers to these questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
10
2023
Human nature balks at being told what to do—which is why false teachers’ promises of freedom from rules can so effectively lure the unsuspecting away from God’s truth. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches why this promised freedom instead leads to enslavement. Listen...
Jan
9
2023
Political correctness wasn’t Peter's concern when he warned the early church about the danger of false teachers. Do you have the courage to be a biblical Christian in today’s world? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines Peter’s warning. Listen...
Jan
7
2023
Evangelism is vital to Christianity—yet many prefer to “leave it to the professionals.” Find out how simple daily tasks can become events of eternal significance when you share the Gospel with others. Study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jan
6
2023
Peter warned Christians to be on the alert for false teachers among them. So what is it that we should look for? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg examines the strategy, impact, and destiny of those who distort God’s truth and lead believers astray. Listen...
Jan
5
2023
Some people claim fresh insight or unique understanding of the Bible. That may sound intriguing—but learn why we should immediately run from such assertions. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg investigates Peter’s eyewitness account of Jesus’ authority. Listen...
Jan
4
2023
Our muscles grow stronger when we exercise, but they’ll quickly atrophy if we stop. Our faith is similar. Learn about the benefits of persevering in faith—and the eternal and significant danger of neglecting it! Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
3
2023
False teaching and persecution have threatened the Christian faith from the church’s earliest days. How do we discern truth and stay strong in our beliefs while living in a confused and corrupt world? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
2
2023
What better way to kick off 2023—not by establishing New Year’s resolutions but by considering the source of true spiritual growth and change! Alistair Begg is beginning a study in 2 Peter. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
31
2022
When dancers spin, they establish a focal point so they can maintain their balance. Christians similarly need focus to stay strong in faith in the midst of chaos and confusion. So where do we look? We’ll find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
30
2022
The prophet Jeremiah bemoaned the sorry state of God’s people, defeated and enslaved by Babylonians. Then he recalled something that gave him hope—and still gives us hope today. Find out what that is when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
29
2022
Christians aren’t spared from failure or suffering. So what can we do when circumstances are bleak? How did God’s people find hope when they were exiled to Babylon? Hear an encouraging word for discouraged people on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
28
2022
Unlike royalty or celebrities who keep protective barriers around themselves, Jesus walked among common, ordinary people. Why would the incarnate God immerse Himself in crowds of sinners? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
27
2022
How did Jesus’ divinity affect His humanity? Did He have a special glow? Was He truly like us? Paul taught that Jesus made Himself nothing—but not by depleting Himself. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg considers the amazing reality of Christ’s incarnation. Listen...
Dec
26
2022
Curiosity about Jesus’ childhood is natural. What was He like? Could people see that He was special? The Bible doesn’t give us many specifics. Explore the ordinary and extraordinary details that Scripture does reveal on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
24
2022
The Bible teaches that Jesus came from heaven to please God the Father and to do His will. What was His earthly mission, and what significance does it have for each of us? Join Alistair Begg as he explores the answers to these questions on Truth For Life. Listen...
Dec
23
2022
When Mary and Joseph found young Jesus talking with the teachers in the temple, He explained that He had to be about His Father’s business. What did He mean? Listen to Truth For LIfe as Alistair Begg takes a look at this brief glimpse into Jesus’ youth. Listen...
Dec
22
2022
You may be indifferent about things like the color of your church’s bulletins or the brand of coffee served. But when it comes to responding to the Gospel, neutrality is not an option. Find out why when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
21
2022
Sometimes, we have a notion of what the answers to our prayers should look like. Our expectations can then cloud our understanding and acceptance of God’s actual response. Listen to Alistair Begg on Truth For Life to discover why our expectations matter. Listen...
Dec
20
2022
When Simeon identified the infant Jesus as the long-awaited Savior, not everyone rejoiced! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg examines the Song of Simeon and explains why many struggled to accept his prophecy—and why many continue to reject Jesus today. Listen...
Dec
19
2022
You might expect God’s important announcements to be entrusted to high-ranking religious leaders. When Jesus was born, however, the news was first given to lowly shepherds. Find out how they responded when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
17
2022
At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. But what was the Son of God doing before He was born? Where did Jesus come from? Why did He come? Study along with us as we explore the answers to these questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
16
2022
“Peace on earth” is a popular theme at Christmastime. But what does a baby in a manger have to do with the peace the angels sang about? Find out what true peace is and how it can change your life when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
15
2022
Jesus’ birth was an extraordinary, dramatic event involving miracles, angels, and divine providence. So why is Luke’s description of the nativity scene so light on details? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg gets to the heart of the matter. Listen...
Dec
14
2022
Does John the Baptist’s message of repentance and salvation still speak to a culture where futility and pessimism prevail? How do we move from mere knowledge of salvation to a genuine experience? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
13
2022
John the Baptist wasn’t just a master of ceremonies introducing a star speaker. His role in God’s unfolding plan was more important. Find out what his father prophesied about him and why it’s still significant today, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
12
2022
The priest Zechariah was silenced by God throughout his wife’s pregnancy. When his speech returned, the first thing he said was so astonishing it got everyone talking! Explore Zechariah’s Song along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
10
2022
It’s possible to be familiar with the Christmas and Easter stories yet miss the connection between them. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains why understanding the events at Calvary is necessary before we can truly comprehend Christmas’s significance. Listen...
Dec
9
2022
A baby’s arrival is a familiar yet significant life experience. So what made the entrance of Elizabeth and Zechariah’s child particularly remarkable? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg sets the scene for Zechariah’s prophecy. Listen...
Dec
8
2022
Mary praised God for His mercy toward her and others, past, present, and future. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg traces a line from Genesis to Luke’s Gospel, highlighting God’s mercy as He used unexpected people to fulfill His covenant promises. Listen...
Dec
7
2022
Two cousins reuniting may not seem extraordinary on the surface—but the encounter between Mary and Elizabeth would ultimately change the course of human history. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg walks us through this dramatic event. Listen...
Dec
5
2022
Some quickly dismiss Christ from their Christmas celebration because they think science can’t explain His incarnation. But science is also unable to disprove it. How does that affect the Christian faith? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
3
2022
How does the nativity fit into the rest of the Bible? And what significance does a cozy manger scene in Bethlehem two thousand years ago have for us today? Explore these questions along with Truth For Life as Alistair Begg navigates the nativity. Listen...
Dec
2
2022
When the virgin conception of Jesus is challenged, how can we defend its truth? While we may be tempted to give pat answers or sidestep the Bible’s difficult parts, learn how to respond with reasoned thought instead, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
1
2022
How does God determine greatness? It’s not by the world’s admired attributes, like intelligence, talent, power, beauty, or wealth! Hear the answer, and learn why Jesus described John the Baptist as great. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
30
2022
At some point, most of us have asked, “Is God anywhere in this mess?” That was surely the Israelites’ concern when God was seemingly silent for hundreds of years. Discover how God was, and is, always at work. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
29
2022
The Christmas season is a festive time of year! But what’s the significance of our celebration? How can we know that the story of Jesus’ life is true? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg presents evidence for the truth and reliability of the Gospels. Listen...
Nov
28
2022
Ever since Jesus was crucified, people have challenged the facts of His life, death, resurrection, and teachings. How should we respond when someone questions the veracity of the Gospels? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
26
2022
Paul encouraged Jesus’ followers to excel in the grace of giving. What did he mean? And what does your generosity reveal about your Christian convictions? Study along as Alistair Begg explores the answers to these questions on Truth For Life. Listen...
Nov
25
2022
Many have heard of Robin Hood, the legendary heroic outlaw who stole from the rich to give to the poor. Does God overlook disobedience if it’s done for good reasons? Hear the answer as we conclude our study in 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
24
2022
When King Saul destroyed the Amalekites, he assumed he’d fulfilled God’s command. But while he was preparing to celebrate his victory, God was rejecting him as Israel’s king. How could he be so oblivious? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
23
2022
When telling others about God’s salvation plan, is it necessary to talk about Judgment Day and the Lord’s wrath? Wouldn’t it be easier and less confrontational if we just focused on His grace and love? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
22
2022
Many try to minimize sin or make excuses for it by focusing on perceived benefits. Discover how dangerous this approach is, and hear what happened when Saul tried to justify his partial obedience to God’s command. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
21
2022
Most leaders naturally appreciate positive feedback for their accomplishments. The Bible, however, teaches that whether we lead an army, a congregation, or a family, public acclaim is ultimately irrelevant. Find out why on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
19
2022
Why do Christians give, and how do we determine how much to give? To answer these questions, Alistair Begg draws from the apostle Paul’s intensely practical instructions to the Corinthian church. Discover helpful principles for giving, on Truth For Life. Listen...
Nov
18
2022
When it came to leading the Israelites, King Saul seemed to take one step forward and two steps back. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains how Saul’s prideful, foolish decision resulted in greater sin among the people—and almost cost his son his life! Listen...
Nov
17
2022
Where do you find courage to step up when everyone else has run away and your leader is hiding in fear? Discover how to find hope even in daunting circumstances. Study along as we continue our study in 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
16
2022
A failure of faith disqualified Saul from leadership. Rather than trusting God, he took matters into his own hands—and the consequences were disastrous! Find out how his son Jonathan boldly stepped into the gap. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
15
2022
Sometimes God calls us to action; sometimes He calls us to wait. How do we know how to respond? Find out what happened when King Saul made the wrong choice. Join us as we continue our study in 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
11
2022
The Bible records many stories about the Lord’s people repeatedly rebelling against Him. Why didn’t God abandon those who forgot and forsook Him? Learn the answer on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines Samuel the prophet’s warning to Israel. Listen...
Nov
10
2022
When Saul’s kingship was proclaimed, the people found him hiding in the baggage! What caused this reluctant man to step up as king and fearlessly lead Israel into battle? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg walks us through Saul’s radical transformation. Listen...
Nov
9
2022
It didn’t take long for the people of Israel to lose faith in their new king—and in God. What was necessary to restore the people’s faith and empower Saul to finally step up as king? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
8
2022
Israel wanted a king so that they could be like all the other nations. Getting the king they requested, however, didn’t actually give Israel what they really wanted. Find out why as we continue our study of 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
7
2022
Do our individual choices impact God’s eternal purposes? Study along as Alistair Begg looks at how Israel’s request for a king played a role in the Lord’s ultimate plan and purpose for His kingdom. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
5
2022
Paul pointed to the Macedonian church as an example for generous giving, then he established a test to assess the sincerity of a believer’s love. What does your giving reveal about you? Find out when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Nov
4
2022
The story of how Saul was chosen as Israel’s first king is fascinating. But how is Saul’s story relevant to us today? Is it merely an intriguing biblical history lesson, or is there greater significance? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
3
2022
How did a man who was simply searching for his father’s donkeys end up as Israel’s first king? Follow the chain of events and the unknown people and routine activities that God used to establish Saul as king. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
2
2022
Do you ever feel like your life is too dull to be useful to God? If so, then you’re in for a surprise! Learn how God often achieves His purposes through the mundane, apparently random details of life. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
1
2022
The Bible teaches that God sometimes disciplines us by giving us exactly what we want. That doesn’t sound like much of a punishment, does it? But find out why Alistair Begg warns us to be careful what we ask for. That’s our focus on Truth For Life. Listen...
Oct
31
2022
When God’s people grew weary of their judges, they demanded a king. Why did God grant their request? Why didn’t He forsake the people who were essentially rejecting Him? Hear the answers as we begin a study in 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
30
2022
What does it mean for Christians to give financially to the work of the Gospel? Why, what, and how should we give? We’ll look to the apostle Paul’s example for direction as we begin a series titled ‘The Grace of Giving’ on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
28
2022
Why is it imperative to preach the cross of Christ to long-established believers and unbelievers alike? Explore the answer to this question and take a closer look at the centrality of the cross when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
27
2022
Scripture teaches that the cross’s message is foolishness to the perishing. Why does God give us a message to proclaim that the culture disregards? And why doesn’t He use mighty angels to proclaim it? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
26
2022
Is there anything distinct about you that makes others suspect you’re a Christian? When you’re truly gripped by the wonder of the cross, what difference should it make in your thoughts and behavior? That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
25
2022
Many trivialize the significance of the cross because it confronts us with our sin. But listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why the cross is actually central to Christian faith and preaching, even when we’re studying Old Testament passages. Listen...
Oct
24
2022
Is there a certain personality or preaching style that’s more effective at sharing God’s Word? Discover the key to successful preaching, and learn how to keep your personality from distracting from the message. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
22
2022
What’s permissible on the Sabbath? This has been a source of debate for centuries! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg outlines guiding principles for applying the Bible’s instruction regarding the Lord’s Day. Find out why it’s a gift, not a burden. Listen...
Oct
21
2022
Church leaders are familiar with the frequent pressures and challenges that accompany the wonderful privileges of ministry work. Investigate these challenges and find out how to prepare for them when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Oct
20
2022
Side trips are fun when traveling—unless you fail to reach your intended destination! Similarly, when sharing God’s Word, it’s important to stay focused on the main point of the passage. Hear some helpful teaching tips on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
19
2022
Is preaching outdated? Many pastors seek new ways to keep their hearers engaged. So what’s the best way to get people to listen? Learn practical pointers for sharing God’s Word and an easy way to test effectiveness, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
18
2022
A preacher’s role isn’t simply to give inspirational speeches or biblical monologues. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg exhorts pastors to return to expository preaching. Find out why, and discover how it benefits both the pastor and the congregation. Listen...
Oct
17
2022
Expository preaching isn’t merely a style option. Scripture establishes it as the standard method by which God’s Word is to be proclaimed. What is expository preaching? What makes it so powerful? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
15
2022
The Sabbath wasn’t meant for the enforcement of endless rules. It was, and is, intended to draw people closer to God. So how do we take the Sabbath seriously without becoming legalistic or self-righteous? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
14
2022
Historically, there’ve been pastors who stand out for powerful preaching. What’s the key to their success? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explores the essential elements of effective preaching and explains why weakness is actually an advantage. Listen...
Oct
13
2022
Through the wonders of technology, we’re just a few taps away from lessons on just about anything. But nothing compares to a good role model! So where can we find good role models for effective preaching? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
12
2022
Why have some pastors turned away from expository preaching? Has God’s Word lost its place in today’s worship services? Discover why Scripture, not personal style, provides the framework for solid preaching. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
11
2022
It’s possible to eat a lot yet remain malnourished, because not all food is nutritious. It’s similarly possible to be spiritually starved even if you attend church regularly. What’s missing? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
10
2022
Why did people keep returning—and bringing friends—to hear John the Baptist preach? It wasn’t because he offered special programs or feel-good messages! Find out what made his teaching so remarkable. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
8
2022
Do you consider it your duty to keep the Sabbath holy, or do you regard it as a gift from God? The way you answer this question will impact the way you prepare for the day and how you begin each week. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
7
2022
John the Baptist was a peculiar man. He lived in the wilderness, dressed strangely, ate locusts, and had an unusual personality—yet he was extremely popular! Find out why when you join us for ‘The Pastor’s Study’ on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
6
2022
Is being a Christian different from being religious, or are they essentially the same thing? Hear the answer, and discover how and why genuine faith completely changes the way we think and behave. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
5
2022
How can any of us be certain that we’re truly converted? Does your faith in Jesus distinguish you from the surrounding culture? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines the real and observable differences between true Christians and unbelievers. Listen...
Oct
4
2022
In today’s broken world, most people long for harmony—in the home, the workplace, everywhere! Is real and lasting peace actually possible, though? Find out as we continue our study in the book of Ephesians on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
3
2022
The Bible says that Jesus “is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.” Does that mean that we can just do whatever we want? Hear the answer when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
1
2022
When Jesus declared Himself Lord of the Sabbath, was He dismissing the fourth commandment? Are we being legalistic when we set the day aside as a holy day? Hear the answers to these questions when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
30
2022
The phrase “in Christ” is frequently used in Christian circles. But do we really understand what it means? Study along as Alistair Begg takes an in-depth look at the meaning and implications of being “in Christ.” That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
29
2022
Scripture teaches that before you believe in Christ, you’re without God, without hope, enslaved to sin, and spiritually dead. Find out why it’s important to remember your preconverted life, even if it’s painful. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
28
2022
God wants us to have days of celebration, because they give us a chance to remember! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains the value of observing what God has done in the past. Listen...
Sep
27
2022
In a courtroom, you’ll frequently hear lawyers demand justice for their clients. Discover why you won’t want to make that same demand in God’s court! What you should do instead? Find out when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
26
2022
What does it mean to die to sin and be made alive in Christ? If God has “seated us with him in the heavenly places,” why are we still here? Hear the answers as Alistair Begg unpacks Ephesians 2. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
24
2022
In his series called The Sabbath, Alistair Begg has addressed the dangers inherent in ignoring the fourth commandment. We’ll continue this study by examining the other extreme: the spiritual dangers of legalism. Discover Jesus’ true intentions for “keeping the Sabbath holy” when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
23
2022
The Bible confronts us with the grim diagnosis that we’re all dead in our sins. But the good news is that God has provided us with the remedy! So what has He done, and what does that mean for us? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
22
2022
The grace of God shouldn’t only be a doctrine we cling to, but displayed in how we relate to governments, family and one another. Alistair Begg examines the actions of a grace-filled Christian as defined in the letter to Titus. Be listening on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
21
2022
A photo album presents a striking contrast. In those old pictures, we compare images of who we were with the reality of who we are! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg takes us down memory lane to expose our status before and after Christ! Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
Sep
20
2022
When life is going well, it’s tempting to think we had something to do with the outcome. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reminds us that wisdom comes, not from within, but from without. Who is the source of your wisdom? Listen...
Sep
19
2022
You don’t need a Ph.D. or a lifetime of learning to be wise. Wisdom truly comes from Above and is measured by how we live, not by what we know. Discover the qualities and benefits of godly wisdom when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
Sep
17
2022
When Jesus declared Himself “Lord of the Sabbath,” some people believe this was Jesus’ way of making the Sabbath like any other day of the week. So what’s the point of observing the Sabbath now? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
Sep
16
2022
It’s possible to be brilliant, yet unwise at the same time. That’s because wisdom is not found in what we know but WHO we know! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg details the practical attributes of God-given wisdom. Listen...
Sep
15
2022
Education can provide important facts, but it can’t offer us wisdom. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg says it’s not intelligence, but faith, that makes a person wise. Hear how to employ wise discernment by trusting in God’s Word. Listen...
Sep
14
2022
What’s the proof of wisdom? Is it found in the diplomas you have, the books you’ve read, the knowledge you’ve gleaned? Well, on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg demonstrates the biblical measure of wisdom and discernment. Listen...
Sep
13
2022
It has the power to build someone up or tear someone down. The tongue can either be a weapon or good medicine. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg looks to the book of James for instruction on how to choose our words wisely. Listen...
Sep
12
2022
If we were to make a list of the most dangerous jobs, “pastor” would likely miss the cut. But the book of James warns would-be preachers about the hazards of their profession! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg highlights the vulnerability and responsibility of teachers. Listen...
Sep
10
2022
Jesus was clear when He said the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath. How should His statement shape the way we spend our weekends? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes how Christians should keep the Sabbath. Listen...
Sep
9
2022
They couldn’t be more different. One was a respected forefather. The other was a heathen prostitute. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg says Abraham and Rahab have one thing in common—and that’s real faith! Listen...
Sep
8
2022
James taught that faith without works is dead. This seems to contradict Paul’s teaching that no one will be justified by works. Discover the important distinctions between deeds done for salvation and those resulting from salvation, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
7
2022
Being in a garage doesn’t make you a car. And being in church doesn’t make someone a Christian! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg examines the characteristics of real faith in Jesus Christ. Listen...
Sep
6
2022
We can often detect when someone tries to deceive us. But it’s possible that the greatest deception is the one we pull on ourselves! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg asks us to answer an important question: Are we practicing a False Faith? Listen...
Sep
5
2022
Do you ever think about sins as if they follow a hierarchy—as if some don’t matter quite as much as others? Is that true? Find out why all sin matters and how God’s law actually grants us freedom from it. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
3
2022
Even unbelievers can see the benefit of the commandments not to steal, kill, or covet. But does God’s directive to “remember the Sabbath” have just as much significance? Find out when our series on the Ten Commandments continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
Sep
2
2022
We break God’s greatest commandment when we discriminate on the basis of things like wealth or social status. So how can we treat others in a way that pleases God? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg unpacks the core principle that defies favoritism. Listen...
Sep
1
2022
Since biblical times, the rich have often been given special privileges and preferential treatment—even in the church. But what counts as true wealth, and how should we respond to it? Alistair Begg explores the answers to these questions on Truth For Life. Listen...
Aug
31
2022
Scripture makes it clear that favoritism is unbiblical. So how did Jesus teach so many people—rich, poor, religious, pagan—without showing partiality? Study along with Truth For Life as Alistair Begg takes a closer look at the example Jesus set for us. Listen...
Aug
30
2022
Wealthy individuals are often given preferential treatment in the hopes that they will in turn share their riches and influence. But that’s not what Jesus taught! Find out how to prevent favoritism in your church, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
29
2022
When does a proper show of respect and honor become an inappropriate display of favoritism? Join us as we take a closer look at the dangers of favoritism within the church. We’re beginning a study in the book of James, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
27
2022
The idea of a Sabbath rest is often considered old-fashioned and obsolete. After all, the world has changed dramatically since God’s law was given to Moses. Why does one day matter so much? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
26
2022
The message of the cross is uncomfortable, confronting us with our sin. Many prefer to think that God will reward our kindness and best efforts. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg urges us to proclaim what’s true rather than what’s popular. Listen...
Aug
25
2022
Most people agree that we live in a broken world—and there’s plenty of debate about how to fix it. But here’s the real question: Is there even a solution? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg confirms that there is and explains what that means for us. Listen...
Aug
24
2022
Prayer is crucial in our war against sin and Satan. In fact, it’s our direct access to God. So why do many of us head into battle without this critical weapon? Why aren’t we praying? Hear a challenging message from Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Aug
23
2022
Do you struggle with anxiety? Well, even Christ’s disciples often expressed fears and concerns! So how does Jesus instruct us to deal with worry? Hear the answer in a popular message, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
22
2022
Are you prepared to die? The apostle Paul didn’t dread his final days. Can we say the same? Explore the reality of death, and find out why being ready to face eternity is the key to living with a sense of peace. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
20
2022
The fourth of the Ten Commandments calls us to remember the Sabbath and keep it holy. But contemporary culture struggles to fit busy schedules into such a framework. Is God’s ancient law still relevant today? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
19
2022
Some equate discipline with abuse because it’s painful in the moment. But Scripture teaches that biblical discipline is actually a product of love. In fact, God disciplines those He loves, for our good. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
18
2022
You may have heard it said that it takes a village to raise a child—but that doesn’t mean that parents can relinquish their responsibility! Find out why parental authority affects more than just the household. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
17
2022
Do you think you’re too weak to be used effectively by God? If so, then perhaps you haven’t accounted for His great power! Discover how God used Gideon’s weakness to confront evil and deliver an entire nation. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
16
2022
When life is easy, we sometimes stop listening to God and start relying on ourselves. Study along as Alistair Begg explores the strange predicament of God’s people and their reluctant leader, continuing the ‘Encore 2022’ series on Truth For Life. Listen...
Aug
15
2022
You may have heard the often-repeated phrase “God is good all the time.” But what happens when life seems to tell a different story? If that’s true for you, you’re not alone! So how should you respond? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
14
2022
Christ’s resurrection from the dead changes everything for those who believe. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg outlines the reality of the resurrection and challenges us to tell others about it. Listen...
Aug
12
2022
The Old Testament tells the story of Ruth, a widow in a foreign land. Desperate circumstances led her to seek provision from anyone who’d show her favor. Was it coincidence that brought her to Boaz’s fields? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
10
2022
Christians are commanded to walk in love. So how do we do that? What does that look like in practical terms? Continuing the ‘Encore 2022’ series, Alistair Begg explains how we can affect the culture by following Christ’s example. Listen to Truth For Life. Listen...
Aug
9
2022
How do your neighbors and coworkers know you’re a Christian? Find out how to impact your community by the way you live, and learn how to reflect the love, light, and wisdom of Christ. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
8
2022
Continuing the ‘Encore 2022’ series, Alistair Begg urges the children of God to wake up, step up, and speak up! Find out what he means and what that entails when it comes to getting our spiritual bearings. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
6
2022
Few deny that Jesus was crucified and buried. So why is there still so much debate surrounding the reality of His resurrection? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg presents historical evidence supporting the fact that Christ arose from death. Listen...
Aug
5
2022
You’ve probably heard of apps like Google Maps that help you determine your location and how to get to your destination. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches us how the Gospel similarly helps us to keep our spiritual bearings in a lost and broken world. Listen...
Aug
4
2022
If you think living the Christian life comes naturally, think again! Following Christ requires love that defies logic. It’s a huge challenge—but it’s precisely what the world needs. Join us for another listener favorite on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
3
2022
Some people are easy to love; others can be challenging. Jesus, however, calls us to love even our enemies. Such love is totally unnatural—but it’s still possible! Discover the source of supernatural love when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
2
2022
Christians are commanded to let nothing take God’s place. That seems like an easy law for believers to uphold—but did you know that even good things and good people can compromise our relationship with God? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
1
2022
By nature, we’re opposed to rules and restrictions. But the Ten Commandments aren’t a list of dos and don’ts given to deprive us of fun and freedom. Discover how God’s laws are actually our pathway to freedom. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
30
2022
God’s Word is an essential weapon in spiritual warfare. But did you know that the devil is unafraid of prayerless proclamation? Learn how to use both weapons—God’s Word plus prayer—for maximum impact. Study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jul
29
2022
The Teacher in Ecclesiastes searched exhaustively for satisfaction but declared each pursuit meaningless. So what does his futile exploration teach us? Examine his surprising conclusion and parting words of wisdom, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
28
2022
The writer of Ecclesiastes encouraged readers to enjoy vibrant, adventurous, generous lives. But there's something we need to keep in mind as we celebrate in the here and now. Find out what that is when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
27
2022
Do you live in a way that makes an invisible God visible? Find out why Christians ought to be the best at genuinely enjoying life and experiencing happiness. That’s our focus as we continue our study in Ecclesiastes on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
26
2022
Financial advisors often encourage clients to diversify investments and stick with a plan. Long-term profit is likely despite day-to-day market fluctuations. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains how we can apply similar advice to make the most of life. Listen...
Jul
25
2022
You’ve probably heard the saying “Once a fool, always a fool.” The Teacher in Ecclesiastes identified many ways to spot both folly and wisdom. But find out why foolishness doesn’t have to be a life sentence. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
23
2022
God’s armor protects us in spiritual warfare—but we don’t just put it on and stand. It’s important to prepare to defend ourselves with the right weapons as well. Find out what we need to fight in the battle. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
22
2022
One unguarded moment can completely destroy a good reputation, marriage, job, and more—and it isn’t easy to repair the damage. So how can we make right choices consistently? Take a closer look at wisdom and folly along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jul
21
2022
Death is offensive. We don’t often want to talk or think about it, except at funerals. We do our best to ignore it—yet it’s unavoidable. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why learning how to die actually helps us know how to live. Listen...
Jul
20
2022
Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a frequently asked question that’s not unique to today's culture. The Preacher in Ecclesiastes searched far and wide for the answer. Hear his conclusions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
19
2022
Why do wicked people seem to enjoy more success than faithful Christians? Wouldn’t more people follow Jesus if the distribution of rewards and punishments were more distinct? Hear how the Bible addresses these concerns, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
18
2022
When the jackpot jumps into the millions, lottery ticket purchases increase. Will winning provide lifelong happiness? Find out what the writer of Ecclesiastes discovered about wealth and lasting joy. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
16
2022
No Christian is immune to spiritual warfare. We’re targets of fierce attacks simply because we’re Christ’s followers. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches us how to suit up for the “continual and irreconcilable war” with Satan by putting on God’s armor. Listen...
Jul
15
2022
Have you ever gone through the motions of worship, but your heart just wasn’t engaged? How can you revive your zeal? Hear the answer, and discover what’s often at the core of lifeless worship, when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jul
14
2022
Genuine worship involves more than simply putting on your Sunday best and sitting in a church pew; it demands a proper perspective and preparation. Discover what that involves and how it will change your worship, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
13
2022
What do we do when the ladder of success we’ve been climbing collapses? Where can we turn for hope when nothing fulfills our deepest longings? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why we don’t need to feel anxious, alienated, or alone. Listen...
Jul
12
2022
Is life meaningful or meaningless? The Teacher in Ecclesiastes identified a sense of futility that plagues people whether they’re rich, poor, lazy, or ambitious. So where can we discover lasting purpose? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
11
2022
The way we respond to our circumstances reveals a lot about us. Find out why the assurance of God’s providence changes our perspective and response to just about everything—including the mundane aspects of life. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
9
2022
Satan is every believer’s enemy—and he is sneaky, deceptive, and ruthless! So how do we recognize his schemes? And how are we supposed to respond? Find out when you join us for a closer look at our enemy, the devil. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
8
2022
The Bible teaches that frustrations and dissatisfaction experienced in this world are actually God-given burdens. What purpose do such burdens serve? Doesn’t God want us to be happy? Hear the answers when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
7
2022
While education, work, and pleasure aren’t inherently wrong, Scripture warns that these pursuits won’t ultimately give life meaning or satisfy our deepest longings. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains where we find true and lasting treasure. Listen...
Jul
6
2022
Consumers eagerly anticipate the “next best thing”—those things we feel we must have or must do. So why is satisfaction so fleeting and disappointing once we’ve fulfilled those longings? Hear the answer when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
5
2022
Most of us wonder about life after death. The Teacher in Ecclesiastes explored a different question: Is there life before death? Where can we find the answer to the deepest longings of our hearts? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
4
2022
The Preacher in Ecclesiastes wrote that he'd seen all the things done under the sun, and all of them were meaningless. Has anything changed? How do we make sense of our days? Hear a brisk overview of Ecclesiastes on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
2
2022
Can Christians be demon-possessed? You’ll find countless opinions arguing one way or the other. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explores Scripture’s answer to this question. We’ll learn about the devil’s strengths—as well as his limitations. Listen...
Jul
1
2022
Planning your wedding is exciting—but marriage isn’t just about the emotions. Find out why the vows you make are far more important than the feelings you may share. We’re concluding the series We Two Are One on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
30
2022
Relationships seem to be increasingly trivialized. It’s easy to be confused about what marriage is—and isn’t. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines four common views of marriage and explains why they fall short of God’s covenantal standard. Listen...
Jun
29
2022
The Bible is clear that God intends marriage to be a lasting commitment. In many cases, remarriage is considered an act of adultery. Study along as Alistair Begg examines the three biblical reasons a person may remarry. That’s our focus on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jun
28
2022
Scripture teaches that marriage is a lifelong commitment between a husband and wife. So are there biblical grounds for divorce? Is remarriage permissible after you’ve been divorced or widowed? Hear the biblical answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
27
2022
Some balloons pop unexpectedly. Most, however, leak slowly until they’re deflated. The demise of many marriages can be similarly gradual and undetected. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to pay closer attention to relationship basics. Listen...
Jun
25
2022
The Bible is clear that Jesus defeated Satan at the cross of Calvary. So why do we still need to be concerned about the Enemy? Learn what Scripture says about the devil and how to resist him. Join us on Truth For Life Weekend with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
24
2022
There seems to be an epidemic of lifeless marriages and divorce these days—even within the church! So how can marriage be enjoyed over a lifetime, not simply endured? Hear helpful principles to avoid marital failure, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
23
2022
Throughout each day, we make countless little decisions that may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things. But these little decisions add up over time and can either erode or build up relationships. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
22
2022
“Looking out for number one” is often touted as an effective way to survive or get ahead in a competitive environment. But find out why such selfishness—as well as laziness—is actually detrimental to marriage. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
21
2022
Often, it’s care for life’s little things that greatly contributes to the success and enjoyment of our relationships. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches us how to promote and protect a healthy marriage. It’s hard work—but it’s worth it! Listen...
Jun
20
2022
Pop culture sometimes paints an idealized picture of marriage that can foster unrealistic expectations. But marriage needn’t be perfect! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why a dose of skepticism is essential to marital faithfulness. Listen...
Jun
18
2022
To win a battle, whether physical or spiritual, we need to know our enemy and recognize his tactics. So what are Satan’s most common lines of attack? And what is our best line of defense? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
17
2022
The Bible doesn’t actually instruct husbands to rule or command their wives. So how are they supposed to lead their households? What’s the ultimate goal? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines Scripture to find out how to be a godly husband. Listen...
Jun
16
2022
God’s plan for marriage is perfect. But Satan corrupts the Lord’s instruction, causing confusion—even within the church. Find out what a Christian husband should know, and why it should affect how he treats his wife, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
15
2022
Can true beauty bloom along with wrinkles? The popularity of anti-aging “secrets” and wrinkle-fighting creams would suggest the answer is a hard no. But discover the Bible’s standards for beauty when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jun
14
2022
Scripture assures us that husbands and wives are spiritually equal. So if we’re equal before God, why does He command wives to submit to their husbands’ leadership? Hear the practical and encouraging answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
13
2022
Romantic love’s great, but it’s not the foundation for marriage that Scripture established. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why there’s more freedom and security in a covenantal commitment than in an emotionally charged legal contract. Listen...
Jun
11
2022
The devil is often portrayed as a fairly innocuous troublemaker. Scripture, however, reveals him as a formidable foe! So how do we battle a fierce and cunning enemy that we can’t see? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
10
2022
A bodyguard on duty doesn’t wander aimlessly or stare blankly into space. He’s on high alert—even during routine activities. Learn why you need to be equally vigilant when it comes to protecting your marriage, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
9
2022
Have you heard the term “married singles”? It refers to when couples drift so far apart that only legal bonds connect them. Find out why that’s unbiblical, and learn how to prevent it from happening in your marriage. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
8
2022
In Genesis 2, God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone.” Then He created Eve. So why does the apostle Paul suggest that it’s good to stay single? Is he contradicting Scripture? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
7
2022
What personal attributes endure long after physical beauty fades? How do we discern if those characteristics are genuine in an individual? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg offers biblical, practical advice on what to look for in a husband or wife. Listen...
Jun
6
2022
Media frequently insinuates that our significance is directly related to our appearance. But how important are looks when it comes to choosing a spouse? Hear biblical advice about what to look for in relationships, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
4
2022
How do we find meaning in life? Is it through the pursuit of pleasure? Adventure? Self-expression? Relationships? Are we just cosmic sparks that briefly burn brightly, then fade into darkness? Alistair Begg looks to the Bible for answers on Truth For Life. Listen...
Jun
3
2022
Some people choose to stay single; others want to marry but haven’t yet found a life partner. So how can singles make the most of singleness, whether it’s just for the time being or for the remainder of life? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
2
2022
Knowing that we’ll live forever should change our priorities and our view of relationships. So how do we prioritize God and His work without neglecting marriage and family? Is it better to stay single? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jun
1
2022
An eternal perspective dramatically changes the way we view everything about life, including the surrounding culture, possessions, happiness—even death and the way we mourn. Find out why it transforms our thinking, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
31
2022
Marriage is desired and expected for many people. It’s not for everyone, though. The apostle Paul identified some clear benefits of being single. Find out what they are as we begin the series We Two Are One on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
30
2022
We may connect the first time we meet someone, but becoming best friends takes time. Similarly, we can’t open the Bible just once and expect to know it well. We need to continually return to God and His Word. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
28
2022
What would you do if you were offered all the desires of your heart, but with one catch—you’d have to lose your soul? Find out why the pursuit of happiness without God is ultimately a depressing quest! That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
27
2022
The Bible isn’t merely an inspirational book of helpful advice and encouragement. Its instruction gives life to the soul like the sun gives life to the earth. Hear about the power and perfection of God’s Word. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
26
2022
People sometimes say, “Nature is my church.” But that doesn’t line up with Scripture. So how do we respond biblically? Hear the answer, and learn why society’s morality crumbles when we suppress God’s truth. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
25
2022
While we can’t know everything about God, He continually reveals His eternal power and divine nature throughout the earth—even to those who’ve never read the Bible. So why do some people fail to see it? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
May
24
2022
Jesus never promised to spare His people from suffering. But find out what He did promise and how that promise helps us persevere despite our circumstances. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg concludes our study of Christ’s letters to the church. Listen...
May
23
2022
Some pastors dilute Jesus’ hard teachings in an effort to blend with—and appeal to—the culture. But this approach is more dangerous than the persecution Christ’s teaching may provoke! Find out why when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
21
2022
The Old Testament said Christ would be called the Prince of Peace. But in the New Testament, Jesus admits He comes to bring division! Is He contradicting Himself? Find out as we investigate another question God asks, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
20
2022
The persecuted church in Smyrna was poor and faltering when they received an encouraging, comforting message from the risen Christ. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg considers how God produces usefulness out of weakness and riches out of poverty. Listen...
May
19
2022
Moral compromise is like a poisonous weed that spoils everything it touches. Learn how to protect your reputation and testimony by ruthlessly dealing with temptation. Join us as we continue our study in Revelation on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
18
2022
Christ’s exclusive claims are offensive to those who suggest that many roads lead to heaven. Discover how Jesus reveals His supremacy and how He deals with disobedience and apathy. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
17
2022
Jesus described Pergamum as the city “where Satan has his throne.” How could any church possibly remain loyal to Christ in such a dark culture? Find out how they stayed on track—and why we need to follow their example—on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
16
2022
How can a once-vibrant church be restored after it’s dwindled? The solution is to do the basics well, most of the time. Find out what that means and what’s involved in “doing the basics” when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
May
14
2022
Jesus is given many names throughout the Bible. But on Truth For Life Weekend, Alistair Begg takes a closer look at Jesus’ question “Who do you say I am?” Discover why this intensely personal question marks the turning point in all the Gospel records. Listen...
May
13
2022
Jesus praised the Ephesian church for being committed to the truth of the Gospel and for steadfastly serving God. So how was it possible that they were still in danger of spiritual bankruptcy? That’s the question Alistair Begg explores on Truth For Life. Listen...
May
12
2022
In Revelation, Jesus rebuked some churches, giving them the chance to change their ways and get back on track. But He also commended them. So what does Jesus find praiseworthy in a church? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
11
2022
Scripture makes it clear that God’s people are to reflect His light into the surrounding culture by living out our faith in a way that attracts others to God. But find out how wealth sometimes dulls our “shine.” That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
10
2022
Popular programs, strong attendance, and energetic singing can make a church seem vibrant—at least from the outside. But hear how Jesus sees past an impressive appearance to the moral laxity within. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
9
2022
When you receive a letter from a friend, you probably don’t immediately look for what it says about you. That’s not the best way to read the Bible either. Join us as we begin a study titled Letters from the Risen Christ on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
7
2022
Many people believe that access to God’s kingdom and eternal life is earned by trying your best and being good. But discover why self-righteousness is more of a roadblock than an entry gate into heaven. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
6
2022
What would Jesus make of Mother’s Day? Scripture provides a few brief glimpses into the unique relationship between Jesus and His mother. Examine those passages and consider the place of family loyalty in God’s kingdom, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
5
2022
“Submission” is a word that often provokes people. But genuine biblical submission isn’t something to be feared, demanded, or resented. Learn why as we examine the ways women display God’s unique design. Be sure to listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
4
2022
Scripture teaches that God designed men and women to be different to promote harmony. So why is there so much antagonism in the world, even in Christian relationships? Find out what went wrong when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
May
3
2022
God could have created a gender-neutral humanity—but He didn’t! We’re different by His design. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg looks at how and why men and women are distinct from each other and from the rest of creation. Listen...
May
2
2022
“In the beginning, God created…” That’s how the Bible starts. But what does Scripture tell us about how we were created? And how does it relate to topics like gender and sexuality? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
30
2022
Some people accuse God of being a cosmic killjoy who sets rules to spoil the fun. Find out what happened when a woman believed this allegation and attempted to establish herself as master of her own destiny. Don’t miss Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
29
2022
Do you believe the Bible has absolute authority? Your answer to this question significantly impacts every aspect of your faith and life! This is the foundation Alistair Begg builds upon as he examines God’s design for women. Hear more on Truth For Life. Listen...
Apr
28
2022
Extravagance often elicits mixed reviews. Is it wasteful indulgence or lavish generosity? Hear about a humble woman’s act of extravagant worship, and find out why her gesture provoked both admiration and admonishment, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
27
2022
What kind of people would you seek for your team or committee? Probably not “the least, the last, and the left out”—but Jesus does! Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg to find out what happened when a despised tax collector encountered Jesus. Listen...
Apr
26
2022
Is special training necessary before God can use us effectively? Hear an amazing story about how Jesus made an evangelist out of the most unlikely man after one brief but extraordinary encounter. Be sure to join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
25
2022
How would you respond if you ran into an angry, violent, homeless man? It would probably look different from the way Jesus responded! Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg investigates a dramatic encounter between Jesus and a demon-possessed man. Listen...
Apr
23
2022
Most of us have questions we’d like to ask God. Well, He has questions for us too! Listen as we consider seven questions God asks, beginning in the garden of Eden. Hear God’s question—and Adam’s all-too-familiar response—on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
22
2022
“Friend of sinners.” That’s one of the many names given to Jesus, because He pursues the lost, regardless of social or cultural barriers. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines an extraordinary encounter between Jesus and an immoral outcast. Listen...
Apr
21
2022
How can a religious person who’s well-versed in Scripture still be without hope and without God? That was the case for a Jewish leader who questioned Jesus under the cover of nighttime. Hear Christ’s striking response, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
20
2022
Do you wonder what it would be like to meet Jesus in person? Join us on Truth for Life as Alistair Begg begins a series exploring several life-changing encounters with Christ. In the first encounter, we’ll hear Jesus’ shocking response to a paralytic man. Listen...
Apr
19
2022
You may belong to a small congregation with a few faithful members or a “megachurch” with thousands of weekly attendees—but regardless of the size of your local church, we’re all part of something much bigger. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
18
2022
Some believe that only those with obvious talents can serve God well. But Paul commended all believers to display their faith by serving! Find out why usefulness has more to do with availability than with special ability, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
16
2022
Is your greatest hope for wealth? Success? Love? Hear about “hope that out-hopes even our best hopes,” and find out why genuine Christian hope is joyful and confident even in difficult circumstances. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
15
2022
What would others identify as the defining characteristics of your family and lifestyle? Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explores this question and takes a closer look at how family life should display Christian love. Listen...
Apr
14
2022
The apostle Paul encouraged believers to be on guard against temptation, stand firm in the faith, and be strong and courageous. Find out how you can do the same and what ingredient is key. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
13
2022
Wearing a jersey doesn’t make you a football player. To be on the team, you need to play the game! Similarly, effective Christian living is about more than outward appearances. Learn how to do the “basics” well on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
12
2022
All Christians are called to serve. So how do we determine what to do and where to do it? Join us as we take a look at the example set for us by the apostle Paul in his instructions to the Corinthians. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
11
2022
Jesus said to His disciples, essentially, “Follow me, I’ve got a job for you to do!” Most of us understand that pastors are similarly called to ministry. But do we realize that Jesus is also calling each of us? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
9
2022
Psalm 119 describes the Bible as a light to our path, and you may have heard the church called a safe harbor in the storm. Good things, right? But the Bible and the church can also be dangerous! Find out how on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
8
2022
When it comes to tithing, how much is enough? This question has been asked since the church’s early days. So what are the guidelines for financially supporting the church? Hear the biblical framework for true giving, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
7
2022
Is tithing an outdated practice? Hear the answer on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines the apostle Paul’s instructions to the early church concerning the collection and management of funds. Listen...
Apr
6
2022
What does it take to be saved? Is it perfect church attendance? Moral living? Leading a Bible study? While these are all good things, they’re useless if we miss one crucial element. Find out what it is and why we need it, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
5
2022
God isn’t just in charge of the “big stuff” like upholding the universe and ordering world events. Learn how the creator and sustainer of all things is also involved in the everyday routines of ordinary people. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
4
2022
You’ve most likely heard the saying “Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing!” But how do you recognize a “wolf” in disguise? And what should you do if you find one in your congregation? Hear the answers when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
2
2022
Movie set artists fabricate impressive scenes—but one look behind the facade reveals a totally different story. It’s similarly possible to profess faith that appears admirable but is actually foundationless. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Apr
1
2022
Disagreements arise in the local church just like they do in any organization or family. Some controversies can be beneficial, but others are divisive. Learn how to know the difference and to steer clear of danger, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
31
2022
When the apostle Paul sent leadership instructions to the young pastor Titus, he stressed the importance of teaching only the Gospel. Find out why this message of salvation remains reliable and urgent today. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
30
2022
Many of us try to improve our health by altering our diet or exercising. Some people similarly think of Christianity as simply a lifestyle change. But find out how salvation actually transforms us! Be sure to listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
29
2022
Before he was an apostle, Paul was a fearsome Pharisee! Believing that Christians were blaspheming God, he zealously imprisoned and killed them. How did such a fierce persecutor become a powerful preacher? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
28
2022
The Bible teaches that by nature, we’re hostile and rebellious toward God. But find out why it’s actually a good day when we grasp the fact that we’re sinners and God’s enemies! Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
26
2022
Preflight instructions advise you to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others. Jesus similarly exhorted leaders to reform themselves before attempting to reform others. Examine the marks of effective teachers, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
25
2022
Social and political tensions often bring out the worst in us. Our reaction can either alienate others or build bridges for the Gospel. Learn how to turn potential conflicts into life-changing opportunities, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
24
2022
How do we live according to God’s instruction in today’s world? While you may seek advice from self-help books or a Google search, you’re not likely to find the solution there. But there is a right answer! Listen as Alistair Begg explains on Truth For Life. Listen...
Mar
23
2022
Today’s culture prizes independence, accomplishment, and self-reliance—values that seem drastically different from those of Paul’s day. Do his ancient instructions still have relevance for men and women? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
22
2022
There’s a common misconception that we should live godly lives in order to attain happiness, success, or peace. But find out how biblical teaching and godly living actually serve a much higher purpose. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
21
2022
In his letter to Titus, the apostle Paul outlined important and essential roles for older men and women in the church. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg looks closely at Paul’s guidelines and explains how these roles continue to be vital today. Listen...
Mar
19
2022
Most of us enjoy a good story with an intriguing message. Jesus, however, often told stories that made his listeners increasingly uncomfortable. Hear three of those stories when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
18
2022
You’ve probably heard the saying, “Do as I say, not as I do.” It doesn’t carry a lot of weight, does it? Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why a pastor’s conduct must be a living embodiment of his preaching. Listen...
Mar
17
2022
Malignant tumors are treated quickly and ruthlessly to prevent disease from spreading throughout the body. Find out why hypocrisy in the church must be dealt with similarly to prevent its spread. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
16
2022
Remember the Pied Piper, who charmed rats with music until they followed him to their peril? Well, there are similar people within the church—subtle deceivers who draw people away from truth. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
15
2022
Some of us expect church leaders to be perfect—an impossibility, since they’re only human. But Scripture does call them to be above reproach. Consider the attributes that should be present—or absent—in elders. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
14
2022
When leadership is headed in the wrong direction, the whole congregation often follows. So how can a church avoid going astray? Discover the foundational elements of effective church leaders when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
12
2022
Forgiveness can sometimes seem beyond our ability—but it’s not only possible but actually essential to your soul’s life and health. An unforgiving spirit does more damage than you’d imagine! Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
11
2022
When walking at night or visiting unfamiliar territory, we’re often told, “There’s safety in numbers!” Find out why that also holds true for church leadership. Listen as we examine the priority and necessity of elders, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
10
2022
Genuine, life-transforming faith requires more than mere Bible knowledge. Find out what else is involved, and learn how it dramatically changes everything—even our perspective on death. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
9
2022
The doctrine of election is the focus of much debate and false teaching. If God chose His people before eternity, then why bother evangelizing? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg looks at the role of God’s sovereignty in election versus that of human responsibility. Listen...
Mar
8
2022
The apostle Paul offered helpful, practical instructions to the early church. Does his advice remain relevant today? Hear the answer on Truth For Life when Alistair Begg examines the basis for Paul’s authority. Study along with us. Listen...
Mar
7
2022
The early church was marked by moral and doctrinal confusion—a familiar problem in the twenty-first-century church as well. Discover key principles that should set the church apart from the prevailing culture. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
5
2022
A condemning, judgmental spirit violates God’s law of love and is difficult to root out once it’s infested an individual or church. Discover the simple directive that can transform condemning hearts and minds. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
4
2022
Samuel was Israel’s faithful prophet and a solid leader. So why would he identify himself as a sinner, a pilgrim, and a worshipper? Find out when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
3
2022
Behavior is ultimately an expression of what’s going on in the heart So, what do we need to do to purify our hearts? Find out when you join us for a closer look at Samuel’s leadership. That’s the subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
2
2022
“Does your walk match your talk?” We often ask that question to encourage behavior that aligns with our words. Hear how Samuel preached a similar message to the walking contradiction that was Israel. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Mar
1
2022
While the Philistines defeated Israel and seized the ark of God, they couldn’t capture or conquer the Lord. Find out what happens when God’s holiness is taken for granted—whether by His enemies or His own people. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
28
2022
The Philistines thought they’d captured Israel’s good luck charm—but plagues turned their celebration to fear, and they sought to rid themselves of the ark. Similar efforts to appease God persist today. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
26
2022
It’s generally easier to find fault in others rather than to examine our own flaws. Jesus, though, calls us to practice abundant mercy. Find out what He meant and what that looks like in practical terms when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
25
2022
When you seek refuge from a storm, you search for shelter that will keep you safe and protected until the threat passes. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why the only refuge from God’s wrath is in God Himself. Listen...
Feb
24
2022
When soldiers lose a war, their whole nation suffers the defeat—but even when God’s people are soundly beaten, God remains victorious. Find out how that’s possible when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
23
2022
It’s hard to imagine worse news for a pregnant woman than finding out that her husband has been killed in battle. But that wasn’t the news that shook Phinehas’s wife to her core. What was? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
22
2022
Eli’s sons were blatantly wicked priests, yet they assumed God would continue to bless them with victory in battle. Learn about Eli’s shocking response after hearing of the devastation on the battlefield. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
21
2022
Some people have a special object they consider their lucky charm—something they hope will bring them success. But find out what happened when Israel counted on the ark of the covenant to bring them good fortune. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
19
2022
Christians are to love others in a way that’s distinct from that of the culture. But are we standing out? Listen to Truth for Life as Alistair examines the Golden Rule, presenting an uncomfortable challenge—and pointing out a surprising reward! Listen...
Feb
18
2022
Delivering bad news can be almost as daunting as receiving it. Learn how to find the delicate balance between compassion and truth when delivering an uncomfortable yet biblical message. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
17
2022
When we have to deliver a tough message, sometimes we say, “Don’t shoot the messenger!” Samuel must have thought something similar when called to deliver devastating news to Eli. Find out how he responded, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
16
2022
You’d expect that when God broke His apparent silence, it’d have been a time of rejoicing—but that wasn’t the case for young Samuel. Hear about the devastating message God gave Samuel to deliver in his brand-new role as a prophet. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
15
2022
When God isn’t heard, chaos ensues. Listen as Alistair describes a time of deep spiritual famine among God’s people. How did it happen? How can we prevent the same thing from happening today? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
14
2022
If you’re stopped for speeding, you may get a warning instead of a ticket—but if you immediately speed away, you’ll face consequences! Find out how God responds when His mercy is similarly spurned in willful rebellion, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
12
2022
The Golden Rule: Do to others as you would have them do to you. We’ve all heard it. Most of us have said it. But do we really understand it? And are we truly living by it? Join us for a challenging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
11
2022
Eli’s sons were priests, set apart for sacred purposes—yet they were spiritually and morally corrupt, abusing God’s provision and using their position for personal gain. Find out how God dealt with them. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
10
2022
Some people are good at “doing” church—knowledgeable about the Bible, involved in ministries—but don’t really know God. Learn how a young child’s faith can outshine even the faith of religious leaders, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
9
2022
Have you ever hung upside-down from a tree branch or playground bar? It changes your perspective, doesn’t it? Find out how God turns worldly values upside-down to give us the proper perspective on life—and death! Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
8
2022
Rejoicing is easy and makes sense when times are good and our lives are on track. But why would we rejoice when circumstances are heartbreaking? Where can we find hope? Find out as we study Hannah’s prayer together on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
7
2022
The Lord often uses His response to personal prayers to impact other lives as well. Find out how God’s answer to one woman’s prayer also served the entire nation of Israel. Join us as we continue our study in 1 Samuel on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
5
2022
If you think that living the Christian life comes naturally, think again: following Christ requires a love that defies logic! It’s a huge challenge—but it’s also exactly what this world needs. Learn more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
4
2022
If someone says, “God is good,” you might think of the song lyric and reply, “All the time!” But what happens when circumstances seem to tell a different story? If that’s true for you, you’re not alone! Be sure to listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
3
2022
The book of 1 Samuel is a narrative of historical events that took place three thousand years ago—but these ancient stories still offer encouragement and hope today. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg launches a brand-new series titled Give Us a King. Listen...
Feb
2
2022
Most of us go to the gas station to fuel our cars. We can’t drive on an empty tank—so we fill ours up! Likewise, Jesus’ followers are to be “filled with the Spirit.” But where do we go to be filled? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Feb
1
2022
As Jesus’ followers, we need to be careful about how we live to avoid falling under the wrong influence. That’s why Paul commanded believers to “be filled with the Spirit.” What does that mean? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
31
2022
A Christian’s lifestyle should reflect one straightforward truth: you belong to Jesus! Paul calls this lifestyle our “walk” with Christ. Find out how the apostle says we’re to walk—and why the way we walk matters. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
29
2022
Some people are easy to love, while others can be quite challenging. Jesus, however, calls us to love even our enemies. Such love may be totally unnatural—but it’s still possible! Find out how when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
28
2022
When we’re faced with choices, it’s tempting to go with the option that seems easiest, most attractive, or most reasonable. But that’s not always the wisest decision! Learn how to discern what pleases God when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
27
2022
We face millions of decisions over the course of a lifetime, some big, some small—and how we make them matters. Find out how to avoid making foolish choices. Join us as we learn how to walk in wisdom on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
26
2022
God is the light that exposes darkness. So how can Christians live in a way that reflects God’s light in a dark world? Hear the answer on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how we’re to behave in a manner worthy of our calling. Listen...
Jan
25
2022
Sin corrupts everyone—but not everyone realizes it. Those who do are called to live differently. Learn how to live in the world without blending into the culture or isolating from it. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
24
2022
By nature, all are spiritually blind, trapped in darkness because of sin. Find out how to “get the light turned on,” and discover what happens as a result. Study Ephesians 5:8 along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
22
2022
Our culture places high value on wealth, abundance, happiness, and popularity. But Jesus has a different perspective: He contends that what the world seeks to gain is really their loss. Learn more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
21
2022
Before-and-after pictures are common in advertising, showing us the difference a product can make. But creative marketing can’t bring about the change we need; for that, we need Christ. Find out how He transforms lives, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
20
2022
When we become Christ’s followers, we stand forgiven based on His work on the cross. Jesus paid it all! But does that mean we’re then free to live life our way? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
19
2022
Many people claim to be Christians. But is it enough to say we believe, or does faith require something more? Find out what it means to know, love, and follow Christ when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
18
2022
God calls believers to live in holiness and purity. That’s a pretty tall order, especially when so many contrasting views bombard our thinking! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg reminds us of who we are and what we need to meet God’s standards. Listen...
Jan
17
2022
The Ephesian believers were surrounded by an immoral and impure culture, so Paul instructed them to reflect God’s love by the way they lived. Discover an unexpected antidote for immorality when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
15
2022
You probably wouldn’t close a personal letter with a statement like “Wishing you poverty, hunger, and sadness.” And yet, Jesus taught that the poor, hungry, and sad are blessed! Find out what He meant when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
14
2022
Christians are commanded to “walk in love.” But how do we do that? What does it look like in practical terms? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to impact the culture by following Christ’s self-sacrificing example. Listen...
Jan
13
2022
How will our neighbors and coworkers know that we’re Christians? Discover the impact we make by the way we live our lives. Join us as we learn how to reflect Christ’s love, light, and wisdom. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
12
2022
Uncertain times may tempt us to despair and question whether God really cares. Find out why we can confidently rest in God’s promises, even in the midst of chaos. Be sure to listen to this encouraging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
11
2022
People often create their own gods to idolize—gods that allow them to believe and behave however they please. But find out just how futile and dangerous it is to worship anything other than the one true God. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
10
2022
Too often, we limit our view of God while overestimating our own significance. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg helps us gain a proper perspective of ourselves by taking a closer look at God’s greatness. Study along with us! Listen...
Jan
8
2022
In the Sermon on the Plain in Luke 6, Jesus calls His people to live radically different lifestyles. But how can anyone live out the truths of Christ’s teaching? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
7
2022
If you’ve visited the Grand Canyon, you know that pictures don’t do it justice. You have to see it for yourself! So how can we possibly grasp the incomparable greatness of God? Find out what He reveals about Himself, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
6
2022
This world has a problem. But there’s good news: God has provided a solution—and like all good news, it shouldn’t be kept quiet! Will you join the mission to share God’s life-giving message? Hear more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
5
2022
How will this year be different from the past twelve months? Life keeps pushing forward, and with it comes change. Perhaps a better question is: What can you count on to stay the same? Hear the answer when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
4
2022
Good news is often hard to come by. Headlines are quick to report tragedy and heartache, but few stories brighten our day. Hear a message that can bring comfort and joy to all your days. Be sure to listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jan
3
2022
The beginning of a new year arrives with excitement as well as uncertainty. What will 2022 bring? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg launches a new series titled Behold Your God! Find out why God’s message to us is one of comfort and joy. Listen...
Jan
1
2022
Who or what do you turn to when you need help? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains why we can confidently trust in God’s promises, even when our situation seems to indicate otherwise. Hear more when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
31
2021
How did a Scottish pastor end up in Cleveland, Ohio? Hear that story, along with some fun details about how Alistair Begg met and courted his wife! Be sure to join us for the rest of Bob Lepine’s special interview on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
30
2021
Bob Lepine recently had the opportunity to talk with Alistair Begg about his life growing up. Listen in to hear Alistair share stories about people and events that influenced his faith and his call to pastoral ministry. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
29
2021
Jesus wants you on His team! But what kind of a captain is He? And what does it take to “make the cut”? Hear the answers when you join us for a special message titled “Christ Our Captain.” That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
28
2021
Trials and disappointments often seem to catch us off guard. But our zealous God is never surprised! Find out how this assurance holds the key to deep, abiding peace, regardless of our circumstances. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
27
2021
Many people desire a god of their own design—one whose purpose is to grant their every wish. But a man-made god offers little comfort when our circumstances become overwhelming. Learn who God really is when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
25
2021
When Simeon met the baby Jesus, he sang a song of praise to God. His words express the theme of the entire Bible, the song of salvation. Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg celebrates the good news: a Savior is born! Listen...
Dec
24
2021
It’s natural for young parents to wonder what their newborn babies will grow up to become. But long before Jesus’ birth, the prophet Isaiah told us what to expect. Christ came to be King over all! Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
23
2021
Sometimes it feels like Christmas can’t arrive soon enough. It’s not easy to wait for a gift you really want. Yet that’s exactly what God’s people did! Hear how their eager expectation was fulfilled in a baby’s birth, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
22
2021
“For unto us a child is born.” These words are at the heart of the Christmas story. But have we allowed their message to transform our hearts? Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg to find out how Jesus’ birth can bring you everlasting peace. Listen...
Dec
21
2021
At Christmas, the word “peace” is on everything from ornaments to porch signs. But seeing the word isn’t the same thing as experiencing the reality. So why can’t we seem to find peace? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
20
2021
Christmas is the celebration of Jesus, God’s gift to a sinful world. But to understand the significance of Christ’s birth, we must look beyond the baby in the manger to see God as Everlasting Father. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
18
2021
What makes you sing? Some people sing when they’re happy, others when they’re sad—and some never sing at all! So what inspired Zechariah’s jubilant song? Find out when we take a closer look at his prophecy, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
17
2021
If you claim to be a professional, you’d better be able to produce the credentials to prove it. Study along with Truth For Life as Alistair Begg reviews the evidence that establishes Jesus’ credentials as Lord of the universe. Listen...
Dec
16
2021
Jesus’ story, from His lowly birth to His glorious ascension into heaven, unfolds in the New Testament. But the whole Bible is actually about Him! Discover how the New Testament clarifies Old Testament prophecies, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
15
2021
“Wonderful Counselor.” That’s one of the names given to the anticipated Messiah. But what does that phrase actually mean, and what significance does it have for us today? Hear the answers when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
14
2021
Have you ever experienced total darkness, where you can’t see your hand in front of your face, even with eyes wide open? Without light, we can’t see! Learn why our hearts and minds need light just like our eyes. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
13
2021
Who do you turn to when you need advice or encouragement? Find out what the prophet Isaiah had to say to Israel in their time of crisis and darkness. Study along as we begin a series titled A Child Is Born on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
11
2021
The Christmas story centers around baby Jesus—born in a stable, wrapped in cloth, and placed in a manger. Jesus came to be our Savior. But we need to understand history to fully grasp the impact of His birth. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
10
2021
Christians never outgrow their dependence on the Bible. God has given His Word so that believers can be thoroughly equipped to know what to believe and how to behave. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why Scripture is so important. Listen...
Dec
9
2021
The Bible leads unbelievers to saving faith and helps believers become more Christlike. But spiritual maturity doesn’t happen overnight. Find out why we need to read God’s Word regularly—and do what it says. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
8
2021
If you want assurance that there’s a God, look up at the night sky! But if you truly want to know God and live a life that pleases Him, you need the Bible. Learn why we’d all be lost without Scripture. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
7
2021
We’ve all looked at a button in a car or a switch on a wall and wondered, “What’s that for?” But have you ever looked at your Bible and asked the same question? What’s the purpose of the Bible? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
6
2021
The Bible is unlike any book that’s ever been written. God’s Word speaks directly to our circumstances and reveals our deepest needs. But how can we properly understand and interpret Scripture? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
4
2021
The words “humble” and “hungry” probably aren’t key descriptors you’d highlight on your resume or social media bio. But find out why these attributes are actually prerequisites for becoming a Christian. Study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...
Dec
3
2021
Many books make the yearly best-sellers lists—but none of them have outsold God’s Word! It’s a book like no other. What makes the Bible so special? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
2
2021
Why would God establish laws that are impossible to keep? How can they be the pathway to freedom? Hear the surprising answers to these intriguing questions and more as we conclude our study of the Ten Commandments on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Dec
1
2021
Studying the Ten Commandments can be quite convicting. Discover the true purpose of God’s law, and find out why it’s reassuring for some but fearful for others. Join us as we consider God’s pathway to freedom, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
30
2021
Weeds greedily invade a garden. If we don’t root them out, they’ll destroy the flowers or vegetables we carefully planted. Coveting can similarly consume our hearts and destroy relationships. Learn how to weed it out, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
29
2021
Our materialistic culture constantly suggests that we need more or better—but the tenth commandment warns against coveting. Learn how to recognize when healthy admiration becomes sinful covetousness. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
27
2021
Christmas is all about Jesus. So it only makes sense that the very first Christmas songs, recorded in Luke’s Gospel, are all about Christ! Join us as we kick off the Advent season by looking at these songs for our Savior, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
26
2021
If honesty’s really the best policy, then why do we say things that just aren’t true? The lies we tell may not always be intentional, but they’re lies nonetheless. Find out why we choose deception over truth. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
25
2021
The ninth commandment calls for honesty. God wants us to be truthful in what we say and do. It sounds simple enough—yet lying seems to come so naturally. Why do we struggle to tell the truth? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
24
2021
The Bible teaches that stealing is wrong. It’s a sin against God that also harms and devalues people. So what qualifies as stealing? How can we replace this negative behavior with something positive? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
23
2021
The eighth commandment is short and to the point: “You shall not steal.” But it's not as simple as it seems. Learn why stealing is wrong, and find out if you could be caught red-handed! Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
22
2021
In a world that seems to care little about purity, what are we to make of the command “You shall not commit adultery”? Learn how to safeguard your marriage, and discover why there’s still hope for the guilty. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
21
2021
If the Bible's the highest authority for Christian worship and conduct, then why read a devotional? To find out, Bob Lepine sat down with Alistair Begg. They discussed his new devotional and what led to its creation. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
20
2021
What would you like to say if you knew you were dying? Join Alistair as he concludes the series Guard the Truth by examining the lessons we learn from the apostle Paul’s gracious and encouraging final words. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
19
2021
Today’s media reflects a confused culture that's increasingly indifferent about relationships and faithfulness. Are purity and fidelity important? Hear what the Bible has to say about the sanctity of marriage, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
18
2021
Most of us haven’t committed murder—so we might assume, “Well at least I’ve managed to keep the sixth commandment!” But you may be surprised at the many ways you could be committing “hidden murders.” Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
17
2021
The Bible makes it clear that God values all life. Find out what gives our lives meaning and why human life is considered sacred—distinct from the rest of God’s creation. Join us as we consider the sixth commandment on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
16
2021
The fifth commandment directs us to honor our fathers and mothers. But how do we do that? Learn practical ways to show respect to parents and to cultivate courteous behavior in our own children. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
15
2021
While the traditional family’s changed significantly since biblical times, God’s commandments remain the same. Find out why parental authority’s essential for both the family's well-being and society’s stability. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
13
2021
When life hits rock bottom, we may be tempted to think God’s abandoned us. But Paul’s final days in a Roman dungeon tell a different story, reminding us that God is present and will accomplish His purposes. Learn more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
12
2021
Parents establish rules for their children’s well-being. They’re intended for good, not as punishment. God’s plan for Sabbath rest has a similar purpose. Rather than feeling restricted, discover its benefits, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
11
2021
The fourth commandment compels us to be intentional about how we spend our time on the Sabbath. Learn about the difference it could make—for both believers and unbelievers— if we actually applied this principle! Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
10
2021
Many people consider the idea of a Sabbath rest old-fashioned and obsolete. After all, life has changed dramatically since God’s law was given to Moses thousands of years ago. Why does one day matter so much? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
9
2021
The fourth commandment calls us to remember the Sabbath and keep it holy. But today’s culture struggles to fit busy schedules into such a framework. Is God’s ancient law still relevant today? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
8
2021
The name of God is uniquely holy and worthy of our study, admiration, and deepest respect. Yet God’s name is misused daily, even by believers. How might we be guilty of breaking God’s third commandment? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
7
2021
Who are the people you’d reach out to if you knew you were dying? Your choice reveals a lot about those relationships. Find out who Paul wanted with him in his final days—and why he chose those particular men. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
6
2021
Who are the people you’d reach out to if you knew you were dying? Your choice reveals a lot about those relationships. Find out who Paul wanted with him in his final days—and why he chose those particular men. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
5
2021
Names are generally chosen with great care and have personal meaning and significance. We don’t profane our own names—and yet the Lord’s name is often blatantly blasphemed! Find out why God’s name commands reverence, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
4
2021
Some people like shrines, statues, or images of Jesus displayed in church or at home. But these objects can create dangers. What are those dangers, and how can they affect future generations? To find out, listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
3
2021
The second commandment warns against making or worshiping idols. But is this law even relevant in today’s culture? Isn’t idol worship an ancient practice? Hear the surprising answer when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
2
2021
Christians are commanded to let nothing take God’s place. It may seem like an easy law for believers to follow. But did you know that even good things and good people can compromise our relationship with God? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Nov
1
2021
By nature, we’re averse to rules and restrictions. But the Ten Commandments aren’t a list of dos and don’ts given to deprive us of fun and freedom. Discover how God’s laws are actually our pathway to freedom, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
31
2021
We can all learn from our mistakes—but it’s also helpful to learn from the mistakes of others. Hear about an example we shouldn’t imitate, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
30
2021
We can all learn from our mistakes—but it’s also helpful to learn from the mistakes of others. Hear about an example we shouldn’t imitate, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
29
2021
Paul spoke with passionate conviction about the Bible’s truth—even at the risk of his own life. His bold approach in proclaiming God’s Word sets a high standard. So how can today’s church leaders measure up? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
28
2021
While Paul was on house arrest, he was given the opportunity to stand before the governor and his wife. Instead of pleading his own case, Paul proclaimed a much higher cause. What can we learn from his example? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
27
2021
The pulpit is where pastors bring Christ-exalting, biblical instruction that can lead hearers to faith in Jesus. It’s not without pitfalls, though! Find out what those hazards are, and discover the upside of ministry, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
26
2021
Hazard signs are posted for our protection, warning of potential dangers and encouraging us to proceed with caution. The pulpit has its own unique pitfalls—and pastors need to be on the alert! Learn more as Alistair Begg sounds the alarm on Truth For Life. Listen...
Oct
25
2021
People search desperately for answers that can only be found in God’s Word—yet many churches still water down or add to the Gospel message. Find out why we can confidently rely on Scripture’s sufficiency. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
24
2021
Did you know that only bad people go to heaven? Find out why when you study along with Alistair as he takes a closer look at an urgent warning and an undeserved reward. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
23
2021
Did you know that only bad people go to heaven? Find out why when you study along with Alistair as he takes a closer look at an urgent warning and an undeserved reward. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
22
2021
The early church’s stability was threatened by external persecution as well as internal confusion about what to believe and how to behave. Today’s church faces similar challenges. What’s our safeguard? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, Listen...
Oct
21
2021
Imagine bringing your family to a church service that starts at the break of dawn—and doesn’t end until noon! That’s exactly what happened when Jerusalem’s wall was rebuilt. Find out how the massive crowd responded, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
20
2021
Fun programs, lively music, and entertaining sermons are often used to draw people to church. But when Jerusalem’s wall was rebuilt, 50,000 people gathered expectantly! What was the attraction? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
19
2021
Change can be difficult—but sometimes it’s necessary. So how can church leaders overcome opposition to implement the right changes? Find out how to effectively handle resistance with wisdom, purpose, and kindness, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
18
2021
Not everyone responds positively to proposed changes. Some people even feel fearful or threatened when an established routine is disrupted. Find out why people resist change, even within the church. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
17
2021
Plans for the future, from college and career decisions to knowing when and where to retire, can be clouded with uncertainty. Life can be unpredictable. But your future can be secure right now! Find out more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
16
2021
Plans for the future, from college and career decisions to knowing when and where to retire, can be clouded with uncertainty. Life can be unpredictable. But your future can be secure right now! Find out more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
15
2021
A pastor’s leadership is often met with opposition or apathy, and disgruntled people can dishearten him. So how can he overcome discouragement and carry out his God-given task? Find out as we examine Nehemiah’s example, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
14
2021
You've probably heard the expression “It’s the thought that counts.” But when God plants a vision in an effective leader’s heart, the thought takes root and compels action. Learn how to turn vision into reality, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
13
2021
Men and women of the Bible didn’t possess superhuman qualities; they were ordinary people, just like us. So where did Nehemiah, a cupbearer, find the courage to face an extreme challenge? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
12
2021
Most of us have faced trials that threatened to break us. The same was true for Nehemiah and God’s people in ancient days as well. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg considers how and why Nehemiah’s response to hard times made such a difference. Listen...
Oct
11
2021
Pastors are men on a God-given mission. Although teaching styles and personalities may vary, the Bible outlines a specific pattern for their ministry. What should pastors be doing? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
9
2021
The best runners aren’t looking around during the race; they focus on the finish line and run hard. Alistair uses a similar metaphor to reflect on Paul’s ministry. Find out how to persevere in faith to the end, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
8
2021
What does it mean to be called into pastoral ministry? And what should a church look for in its pastors and leaders? Listen as Alistair walks us through the pattern and purpose of a pastor’s work. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
7
2021
Worship styles can be vastly different. Some people are solemn, while others can be quite animated. But what do we need to know to worship in a joyful, God-honoring way? Find out as we continue our study of Psalm 100 on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
6
2021
It’s appropriate to apply a sermon’s biblical lessons to your circumstances. But is that the intended focus and purpose of worship? Learn why Christians gather and what we’re called to do. Study Psalm 100 along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
5
2021
Words that match our actions have greater impact. That’s why good deeds and faithful living are also important when we proclaim the Gospel. But how do we prioritize holiness while serving an unbelieving world? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
4
2021
“You look like your dad!” Ever heard that? Certain traits often identify us as family members. Christians should resemble our heavenly Father as well. Hear how genuine compassion shows we belong to God’s family, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
2
2021
The apostle Paul ended his second letter to Timothy knowing that death was near. But he didn’t dread his departure. In fact, he looked forward to where he was going—and who he would see. Can we say the same? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Oct
1
2021
Many people consider religion worthless. They see it as merely an external display of rituals and routines that don’t really have value. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Learn about a religion that God accepts, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
30
2021
There’s no question that all believers should listen to God’s Word. Yet James warns that if we only listen, we’re deceiving ourselves. So how should we respond to the teaching of the Bible? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
29
2021
When we buy a new appliance, it’s important to read the owner’s manual and follow its directions. God’s Word is like the believer’s instruction manual. Find out why merely listening to it isn’t enough. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
28
2021
We may enjoy imagining a better version of ourselves by underestimating our weight or overestimating our height. But when it comes to our faith, self-deception can have eternal consequences. Hear more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
27
2021
The Bible is God’s Word and His instrument for salvation. He wants His children to be increasingly transformed by Scripture’s truths. So what do we need to do to be transformed? Find out when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
25
2021
A pastor’s work in pointing people to follow Jesus is extremely challenging in the current culture. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg looks at the apostle Paul’s timeless exhortations for Timothy to persevere to the end. Listen...
Sep
24
2021
We expect hard work to be rewarded. Some people similarly try to earn God’s approval through good deeds and obedience. But that’s not how God works! Listen as Alistair walks us through God’s incredible salvation plan on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
23
2021
Have you ever ridden a bicycle down a large hill? If so, then you know that you brake early and often to avoid losing control or crashing. Well, that’s exactly how we’re supposed to deal with temptation. Learn more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
22
2021
Not every desire is sinful. All desires, however, have the potential to lead to evil. Learn about the cycle of temptation so you can be prepared to intercept a simple thought before it becomes a sinful destiny. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
21
2021
We know many people, but true friendships endure through good and bad times. Faith can be like that too—shallow and fleeting in some, grounded and unwavering in others. Is your faith genuine? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
20
2021
If it were possible to avoid suffering, most of us would. In this world, however, adversity is unavoidable. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing! The way we face challenges reveals a lot about our faith. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
18
2021
The teaching we seek from our pastors reveals a lot about us. Do we only want them to preach what we want to hear? Or are we longing to know what God has to say? Find out why it matters when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
17
2021
Climbing the ladder of success is certainly a popular goal. Society applauds the rich who make it to the top while often overlooking the poor left at the bottom. But God has an entirely different perspective! Learn more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
16
2021
Many of us try to handle life’s trials in our own strength. We struggle to find answers based on what we know instead of asking God for what we need. What are we missing, and how can we get it? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
15
2021
Trials bring pain and often leave us at a loss. Few would choose to suffer. But when we view trials from the right perspective, we realize there’s something valuable to be gained in the process. Learn more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
14
2021
The Christian life isn’t problem-free. Hardship and trouble are often part of our stories. So if we can’t avoid trials, how are we supposed to handle them? Hear the answer when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
13
2021
The book of James provides believers with practical advice for everyday life. Learn how to live God’s way in God’s world. Study along with us as we begin a new series titled Faith That Works on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
11
2021
Are you being entertained in church, or edified? While most of us enjoy an amusing anecdote, preaching is no laughing matter! Find out why neglecting God’s Word is dangerous, for pastors as well as congregants. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
10
2021
The Bible is clear that God is sovereign over everyone and everything. But does that excuse us from personal responsibility? Hear the answer when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
9
2021
Does life seem controlled by blind forces such as chance, fate, and nature? Find out how Scripture gives us a proper perspective and helps us face even the hardest trials with confidence. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
8
2021
A lot of people prefer to blend in with the crowd instead of sticking out. But Christians are actually expected to be distinct from the world! Find out why—and how—we’re called to be different. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
7
2021
The apostle Paul urged the Roman church to present their bodies as “a living sacrifice.” But what does that actually mean? What does it look like in practice? Hear the answer when you join us for more life lessons on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
6
2021
If you could either save your own life or risk it to save others, what would you do? That was Esther’s predicament. Find out how she responded when you listen to a message about trusting God’s providence. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...
Sep
4
2021
Diversity is vital for a church to function effectively. Each of us has a unique role within the body of Christ—but we need to work together in unity. So what does that look like? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
3
2021
Surprisingly, you won’t find God’s name anywhere in the book of Esther. In fact, He seems noticeably absent. But look a little closer, and you’ll see His providential hand at work behind the scenes. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
2
2021
Jesus’ disciples were saddened to learn that one of them would betray Him. How could one of His closest friends hand Him over to be arrested and killed? Why would a devoted follower commit such evil? Learn the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Sep
1
2021
Commitment to Christ isn’t always met with total approval. There will always be some who think your devotion is a waste of time and talent. Find out why you shouldn’t let that keep you from going “all in” for Jesus! Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
31
2021
As a widow in a foreign land, Ruth had to make some tough decisions. She looked for provision and found favor in the fields of Boaz. She didn’t take any credit for her success, though. Why not? Learn the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
30
2021
The book of Ruth tells the story of a widow whose dire circumstances influenced her choices and actions. But God is sovereign over everything—so why did her decisions matter? Find out when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
28
2021
Which body part is the least important? Would you willingly give up any part? Probably not! Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg uses a similar illustration to explain why diversity is just as vital in the body of Christ, the church. Listen...
Aug
27
2021
Since the church’s early days, false teachers have been telling us what we want to hear rather than what we need to hear. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg offers a warning and a fourfold directive for pastors to live out the Gospel they preach. Listen...
Aug
26
2021
We live in a confusing time. Even within the church, many aren’t sure who or what to believe or how to behave. When the early church faced similar issues, Paul reminded Timothy of a truth he shouldn’t forget. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
25
2021
On Truth For Life, we’re replaying the most popular messages from the last year. That’s why you’ll hear a Christmas message in August! Discover the great mystery and incomparable victory at the heart of Advent season, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
24
2021
Christmas in August? As part of our Encore 2021 series, we’re revisiting a popular message about the real wonder of Christmas. Learn why you can celebrate with joy, whether you’re “naughty” or “nice.” Be sure to join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
23
2021
After committing adultery and murder, David suffered from a guilty conscience. He’d hidden his sin from others, but he couldn’t hide it from God—and neither can we. Find out how a guilty conscience can be beneficial, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
21
2021
Each of us is unique, and yet every believer plays a significant role within the body of Christ. So if we’re part of God’s universal church, is it still necessary to join a local church? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
20
2021
The Puritans described the book of Psalms as a “medicine chest for the soul.” But not everyone’s conscience is receptive to its healing power. Find out what it takes to cure the effects of sin when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
19
2021
What does it take to make you happy? Surprisingly, King David found the answer at a time when his conscience was plagued with guilt! Discover the keys to happiness when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
18
2021
Many people used to assume that diseases were caused by personal sin. But Jesus had a very different perspective. Find out how a blind man’s story challenges some of our common ideas about suffering. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
17
2021
Expressions of Christlike love involve a lot more than simply telling others how we feel. It’s more like an exercise routine: it takes hard work and discipline. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why love requires action. Listen...
Aug
16
2021
No one is exempt from suffering. The truth is, life’s painful, and our minds struggle to make sense of it all. So what’s God’s purpose for suffering? Find out when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
14
2021
Each of us comes from a unique background—and sometimes that causes conflict. But our differences shouldn’t create division within the church. Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explores the basis of unity within the body of Christ. Listen...
Aug
13
2021
Suffering can lead to bitterness and resentment. But Scripture teaches that there’s an alternative. Discover how God’s faithfulness can produce growth when we’re willing to be trained through trials. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
12
2021
Surprisingly, when the early church faced persecution, they didn’t seek protection or deliverance. Instead, they prayed for God’s help to proclaim the Gospel more boldly. Discover why their prayer should be our own, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
11
2021
It can be tempting to retreat from the world’s social and political troubles. But is this what we’re called to do? Hear the answer on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg studies a timely prayer that reveals the early church’s response to hard times. Listen...
Aug
10
2021
The past year has caused many of us to wonder why there’s so little harmony. So how can we be part of a lasting solution? Hear the answer when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
9
2021
Can experts really answer life’s most difficult questions? Not always! Find out what we learn about life’s mysteries when we approach Scripture humbly, expectantly, and consistently. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
7
2021
Spiritual gifting is often a controversial topic—especially with gifts like speaking in tongues. It’s a subject that raises many questions. So what does the Bible have to say? Join us as we take a closer look on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
6
2021
When life isn’t going our way, we can question and complain, but that won’t guarantee any answers. So maybe it’s time to stop talking and start listening! Discover how silence can lead to a song on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
5
2021
Have you ever participated in a “trust-fall” where you purposely fall backwards, trusting others to safely catch you? In a much greater sense, life is all about faith and trust. Are you living by faith? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
4
2021
Whether in the midst of a global pandemic or a personal crisis, where can we find refuge and hope? The world may offer short-term solutions, but only one person provides hope that lasts forever. Find out who that is on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
3
2021
Sometimes when we read the Bible, the text seems clear and straightforward. Other times, we may struggle to understand difficult passages. So how should we approach the study of Scripture? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Aug
2
2021
The world is changing rapidly. Biblical values are increasingly being set aside and replaced by counter-scriptural beliefs. How can Christians live in a society that rejects God and His Word? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
31
2021
How would you respond if someone offered you a “prophetic word”? You might be at a loss if you’re not sure what that means. Find out what the gift of prophecy is and how it relates to biblical truth. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
30
2021
Do you give much thought to the Christian expressions you use around other believers? Many of us don’t—but Paul certainly did! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why Paul used the words “in Christ” among his Christian family. Listen...
Jul
29
2021
Holding grudges while minimizing our own wrongs is a struggle we all face. So how can we overcome it? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how God’s grace can bring about reconciliation even when it seems humanly impossible. Listen...
Jul
28
2021
It seemed unlikely that Onesimus, the runaway slave, would become a believer once he escaped to Rome. So what caused the turnaround? Find out what the book of Philemon teaches us about the inescapable providence of God, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
27
2021
It’s easy to be demanding when we’re in a position of authority—but that’s not always the best way to work with others. Discover why Paul used a different approach to reunite Philemon with his runaway servant. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
26
2021
When we think about demonstrating our love for God, forgiving those who’ve offended us isn’t necessarily our first thought—but it’s vital! Find out how to make reconciliation a reality in your life when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
24
2021
The Bible teaches that God gives spiritual gifts to every believer for a very specific purpose. But what are these gifts? Study along with us as we learn about the gifts of wisdom, knowledge, and faith. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
23
2021
When we come to faith in Christ, we become citizens of heaven. Belonging to Jesus changes who we are! So what are the benefits of our new identity in Christ? Can we do anything to earn or lose them? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
22
2021
It’s natural to develop a strong sense of attachment to the community where we live. But Christians really don’t belong here at all. Find out why our alien status provides more than we imagine. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
21
2021
A turbulent flight can churn our stomachs and cause us to question the pilot’s ability. Life’s ups and downs often bring a similar response. Is anyone really in control? Consider the biblical response when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
20
2021
The entire Bible is about Jesus fulfilling God’s redemption plan. The final picture will include a multitude of believers that no one can count. How should that scene motivate us to share the Gospel? To find out, listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
19
2021
While in prison, Paul had the opportunity to speak before high-ranking officials. But instead of pleading his own case, Paul delivered a more urgent message. What can we learn from his approach? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
17
2021
Many people are confused about spiritual gifts. What are they? And how should they be used within the church? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explores the answers to four fundamental questions concerning spiritual gifts. Be sure to join us! Listen...
Jul
16
2021
Paul had plenty of opportunity to talk to high-ranking officials while in prison. So why didn’t he try to convince them to release him? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg considers the commitment involved in being appointed to preach the Gospel. Listen...
Jul
15
2021
Most of us could use some guidance when it comes to talking to others about where they’re from or where they’re going. Learn how Ecclesiastes 12 helps us address life’s greatest questions and points us to the Gospel, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
14
2021
When the Old Testament was written, “kinsman redeemer” was a common term—but it isn’t a familiar expression today. So what does it mean? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg gets to the heart of this concept and uncovers the Gospel in Ruth’s story. Listen...
Jul
13
2021
The Old Testament account of Ruth’s story is grippingly emotional. But does that influence how we apply its lessons to our lives? Learn to stay on track by correctly understanding the Gospel. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
12
2021
When Paul was imprisoned for sharing the Gospel, he didn’t ask fellow believers to pray for his safety or peace of mind. Instead, he made a striking appeal. Find out what he requested when you study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
10
2021
Paul wrote to the Corinthians to address their confusion about spiritual gifts. Many of their misconceptions still exist today. So what is the purpose of spiritual gifts? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg begins a series titled Firm Foundation. Listen...
Jul
9
2021
Paul encouraged the Ephesians to pray for one another. He also asked them to remember him in prayer. So if a seasoned, godly apostle needed others to pray for him, what does that mean for us? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
8
2021
We’re commanded to pray at all times, in all ways. It becomes a problem, though, when we expect an answer in our time and in our way. So what should we do when God calls us to wait? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
Jul
7
2021
Many of us have begun an exercise program with good intentions but failed to follow through. Sometimes we treat prayer the same way: we say it’s essential, but we don’t pray as we should. Hear more when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...
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