|added||September 1, 2005|
|scripture||Philippians 1, Philippians 2|
|topics||Friendship, Jesus Christ, Loving Others|
The Apostle Paul was in no doubt as to his direction and purpose in life. In the very heart of this letter to the Philippians, he makes his focus clear. "I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus." Throughout this letter, Paul urges upon these dear Philippian believers the need for them to be equally focused when it comes to the matter of living for Christ. This series of studies will not only prove useful for the Christian who is seeking to get "back on track," but also ...
|added||June 1, 2005|
|scripture||2 Timothy 3:14-17|
Why bother with the Bible? Some are asking because they think it’s nothing more than an archaic book about life in another time, something that has no relevance in the twenty-first century. That’s why it plays even less of a role in worship services today. "Why would anyone devote so much time to teaching the Bible, Alistair. Let’s just worship!" Sadly, I’ve heard comments like that more than once in my journeys. Yet the truth is that studying the Bible is worship. It’s central to the worship service and gives voice to our praise. Also it’s the only place we ...
|preached||May 22, 2005|
|added||May 22, 2005|
It’s one of the most dramatic spiritual conversions in all of the Bible—if not in human history—when Saul, the antagonistic Jew who had shunned, mocked and chided those who followed Jesus turned his life over to Christ. Alistair Begg recounts that remarkable event when we look at Acts 9 together.