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Seeking the Best for the Church

Mordecai was a true patriot, and so when he was promoted to the highest position under Ahasuerus, he used his eminence to promote the prosperity of Israel. In this he was a type of Jesus who, upon His throne of glory, does not seek His own but spends His power for His people. It would be beneficial if every Christian would be a Mordecai to the Church, striving according to his ability for its prosperity. Some are placed in positions of affluence and influence; let them honor their Lord in the high places of the earth and testify for Jesus ...



How to Ruin a Church's Effectiveness

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.

Ephesians 4:25
sku: 1841CD

Series: Encore 2013


A Vital Experience of God

Do you have a personal relationship with God? Can you look to a point in time when, as a result of a personal encounter with Him you are no longer the person that you were? The Old Testament character Jacob had a vital experience of God that marked him for the rest of his life. Hear how this kind of watershed moment can be yours, as well.

Genesis 32:1
sku: 1839CD


God's Grace Has Appeared


sku: 1836CD

Praying Properly

Our adoption into the family of God brings the unique privilege of praying for each other’s needs. In fact, Alistair Begg shows us that there is nothing more significant that we can do for our brothers and sisters in Christ than to pray for them. When we pray in faith, and in accordance with God’s promises, we can be confident that our requests will be fulfilled.

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 3


The Priority of God's Word

The health and growth of the Church depends on the hearing, reading, and expounding of God’s Word. Alistair Begg teaches us that understanding that all 66 books of the Bible are inherent, divinely inspired, and yet straightforward should encourage us and prompt our study. As we study the Bible, we must realize that our understanding is dependent upon God graciously opening our spiritual eyes to see the truth of the Gospel.

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 3


Sanctification

Are you confused by the terms “sanctification” and “justification”? Unfortunately, many people do not understand the difference between the two and often think of their sanctification as their justification. In this sermon Alistair Begg explains that we do not have to become righteous before God declares us righteous. Instead, once we have been declared righteous God begins the process of conforming us to the image of Christ by the power of His Spirit.

Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 3


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