There is no deficiency of anxiety in the world. Worry and fear have confronted humanity from the beginning of time and their effects can seem paralyzing. Alistair Begg instructs us to humble ourselves before God and throw the weight of anxiety upon the Lord. In doing so, we can be assured of His willingness to help.
Series: Lessons For Life, Volume 1
Throughout history, the Church has been influenced by unsung heroes – unnamed men and women who were significant in fulfilling the purposes of God. In Acts 11:21-30, we meet Barnabas, one such individual. Barnabas played a key role in Paul's ministry by offering compassion, exhortation, and encouragement to others, ever on the lookout for the evidence of God's grace. The Church today continues to need faithful, Spirit-filled individuals who will invest their time and effort to extend warmth, kindness, compassion and encouragement – men and women who will dare to be a Barnabas!
Series: Jars Of Clay
The story of Daniel and the lions’ den gives us great insight into what it means to persevere faithfully amidst adversity. Daniel was characterized by integrity, wisdom, discipline, and prayer, but his commitment to God was despised by those around him. Nonetheless, Daniel remained steadfast in his faith and did not compromise his beliefs during many years of dutiful service to the king.
Series: More Jars Of Clay