Mark 13 - An Introduction August 27, 2012
God's word is infallible, but no individual is an infallible interpreter of the Bible. When scholars and theologians don't agree on what a Biblical text means, how are we to understand it? This introductory study to Mark 13 encourages us to take the right approach, by focusing on the "main and plain" things.
About Times and Dates, Part One May 23, 2011
Confusion about the second coming of Christ provides an opportunity for Christians to be reminded about what the Bible teaches. In 1 Thessalonians 4, Paul wrote to encourage the church with the certain hope that Jesus will return, and that those who are in Christ will be with him forever.
Series: Encore 2012
Be Patient, The Lord is Coming, Part One September 1, 2009
When Jesus returns, how do we know that we will be accepted into His kingdom? Our assurance must be solely based on the finished work of Christ. Alistair Begg assures us that when we look back to the death of Christ in faith, we can look forward to His return with confidence.
Series: Faith that Works, Volume 4
About Times and Dates, Part Two May 23, 2011
As 1 Thessalonians continues, the Apostle Paul addresses believers' questions about the Judgement Day of the Lord. Rather than charting dates and developing pet theories, the key is knowing who we are in Christ - allowing our identity as "children of light" to influence our actions and the way we live.
Be Patient, The Lord is Coming, Part Two September 1, 2009
Injustice in the world can often cause us to become indifferent towards God’s promises. Like Job, we must welcome all occurrences, both good and bad, as part of God’s sovereign plan. Alistair Begg tells us that amidst all of life’s uncertainties, we can find rest in the ultimate certainty of Christ’s triumphal return.
Series: Faith that Works, Volume 4
Faith that Works, Volume 4 June 1, 2009
“Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”
The letter of James is vital reading whenever the believer is tempted to be content with knowledge devoid of action, to cultivate the world’s friendship rather than God’s, and to tolerate disorder and selfish ambition. As we’ll learn, James shows us that the outward display of faith will find its roots in the inward transformation that has already taken place. These studies provide a forceful and timely reminder that our creed must be seen in our conduct and our attitude must display itself in action.
He Will Reign Forever January 6, 2008
In the world, there have been many rulers who have promised us an everlasting reign of peace, but there is only one who prevails. In this message, Alistair takes us on a journey through the Bible which leads to the throne of the king who will reign forever.
Series: A Child is Born
Firm Foundation, Volume 7 December 1, 2007
“Paul wants the Corinthian church to understand that for the Christian, life down here is simply hors d’oeuvres. It’s just the first course, the soup course. In other words, if Jesus is alive today, this isn’t it. But if he isn’t, then this is futility. There’s really no way around this, loved ones.” -Alistair Begg.
What does the Bible have to say about life after death? What will happen to our bodies? Do believers go immediately to be with Christ or not? In this volume of Firm Foundation, Alistair Begg turns to Paul’s teaching on Christ’s death and resurrection, ...
Behold Your King is Coming To You December 2, 2012
The Advent season season encourages us not only to reflect on Christ's coming, but to look forward to his return. In this study of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem before the Passover, we learn to anticipate his triumphant return as king and judge.
The Coming of the Son of Man October 1, 2012
In Mark 13:24-31, Jesus provides His followers with deeper insight into Old Testament prophecies about "the Day of the Lord." We can have confidence in God's ability to accomplish His purposes because His Word will stand forever.