|preached||March 24, 1996|
|added||March 24, 1996|
|topics||Biblical Figures, Christian Thinking, Death, Dependence on God, Heaven/Hell, Pride & Humility, Sovereignty of God, Suffering|
Alistair Begg examines the life lessons of Joseph revealed in the book of Genesis. Like Joseph, the Christian is to live a life with a God-centered focus, tell the truth without ambiguity, and rightly prepare for death.
|preached||March 3, 1996|
|added||March 3, 1996|
|topics||The Church, Faith, Priorities|
The most important feature in any house is not an updated kitchen, a spacious backyard, or even the quality of the roof. It’s the foundation… the unassuming bedrock upon which the entire structure rests. Alistair Begg turns to a construction illustration that Jesus used in Matthew 7. It’s about two builders… and two very different foundations. Their story provides insight into your own foundations. Are you building a spiritual life that will last?
|added||March 1, 1996|
|scripture||Daniel 1, Daniel 2, Daniel 3, Daniel 4|
Although the events described in this series happened over two and a half thousand years ago, they speak to our contemporary situation with striking relevance. Daniel and his friends were in an environment where the prevailing world view was antagonistic to the biblical truth of God’s sovereignty over the affairs of men and nations. They faced the question, “How can we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?” They faced the challenge of avoiding either absorption by the culture or isolation from the culture. In following their example we discover how to live in our sometimes seductive and hostile ...
|preached||February 25, 1996|
|added||February 25, 1996|
A million different voices in our world tell us it’s okay to define our own moral boundaries. Sexual sin isn’t a big deal. But God’s Word advises otherwise and in Joseph’s life we have a stellar example of resisting temptation!
|preached||February 18, 1996|
|added||February 18, 1996|
Are you in one of those tough predicaments where someone’s treated you unfairly? Take your cues from Joseph who demonstrated faith even in the toughest situations. We’ll open to Genesis thirty- nine to learn how to respond.
|preached||January 7, 1996|
|added||January 7, 1996|
|topics||Church Leadership, Forgiveness, Ministry, Obedience, Preaching, Redemption, Regeneration/New Birth|
To combat the forces of evil in the world, Jesus created the church as a powerful agent of good. Yet, when the church is compromised, its usefulness disintegrates. Often it’s not the huge issues that destroy a church family but it’s the small relational problems that tear a congregation apart. Alistair Begg cites several behavioral patterns guaranteed to damage our fellowship in order to help us to avoid these devastating issues.