|added||May 1, 2008|
|topics||Friendship, Parenting, Sin|
"My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God." Proverbs 2:1-5 Derek Kidner, in his wonderful little commentary, says the book of Proverbs "performs the function of putting godliness into working clothes." In other words it’s not a very "churchy" ...
|preached||July 1, 1984|
|added||October 15, 2011|
Resisting reproof and reveling in wrong doing is foolishness. A foolish person is quick to quarrel, mocks at making amends for sin and has no fear for the Lord. God’s Word provides ample instruction with regards to foolishness and wisdom. Turning from trusting in our self and accepting Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior is wisdom. Proverbs 1:23 states “If you turn at my reproof behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you”. Join us as Alistair explains the biblical definition of foolishness and wisdom.
|added||August 11, 2002|
|topics||Christian Thinking, Forgiveness, Marriage, Power/Effects of Sin, Sexuality, Temptation, Wisdom|
In this study of Proverbs 5, we are warned against the dangerous enticement of a seductress and the temptation of adultery. Noting that no one is immune to sin, Alistair Begg offers biblical wisdom so that we may preserve passion within marriage and be prepared to resist the allure of infidelity.
|preached||October 30, 2010|
|added||November 2, 2010|
|scripture||Hebrews 13:4, Proverbs 5:15-23|
No one enters into marriage with the intention of failing or growing apart. Each person who says “I do” hopes for a long and beautiful life together with their spouse. But as time passes, couples forget the basics. Too often, they become so wrapped up in their own lives they neglect the essentials critical to a healthy marriage. Hear a reminder from God’s Word of some important building blocks for ensuring that your marriage is one that will last a lifetime.
|added||August 4, 2002|
|topics||Christian Thinking, Faith, Loving Others, Power/Effects of Sin, Wisdom|
Words are powerful tools that can be used to build up or break down individuals or relationships. Alistair Begg considers the characteristics and consequences of words as they are used to harm, to help, or to hide a deficient spiritual life. He cautions that every word spoken is heard by God and should, therefore, be wisely guarded.