|preached||January 26, 2014|
|added||January 26, 2014|
|topics||Evangelism, Gospel, Jesus Christ|
It's easy for local congregations to become comfortable and allow our outreach to neighbors and friends to wane. But the pattern of our Lord is a passionate commitment to spread the good news of the kingdom of God. In this message from Matthew 9:36-38, Alistair Begg explains that taking our responsibility to share the gospel seriously means making Jesus' priorities our own by seeing those around us clearly, caring deeply, thinking properly, and praying fervently.
|preached||November 17, 2013|
|added||November 18, 2013|
|topics||Evangelism, Gospel, Kingdom of God, Second Coming of Christ, Worship|
One of the most memorable and inspiring scenes in the Bible is the "great multitude that no one could number" in Revelation 7. Looking more deeply at this passage, Alistair Begg explains the relationship between these worshippers gathered before God's throne and the Church's mission to take the Gospel to the whole world.
|preached||July 21, 1985|
|added||July 27, 2012|
|scripture||2 Corinthians 5:1-21, 2 Corinthians 6:1-18|
In Part Two of this three-part message, we delve into additional factors that motivate the believer to witness to others. While the primary motivation is to bring glory to God, we are also commanded by Christ to witness, and our love for Him should compel us to seek the spiritually lost. Because Christ has reconciled us to God, we are now given the supreme privilege of taking this ministry of reconciliation to others.
|preached||July 28, 1985|
|added||July 27, 2012|
In Part Three of this three-part message, Alistair Begg gives his closing thoughts on the remaining two motivational factors for witnessing; namely, the utmost certainty of the return of Christ, and Final Judgment. Additionally, the five main points of the message believers are to proclaim are outlined. For witnessing to be effective, there must be knowledge as well as conviction of the truth of the exclusive claims of Jesus Christ, and a passion to give our best to reach the lost for God's glory.
|preached||May 15, 2012|
|added||May 15, 2012|
|topics||Church Leadership, Evangelism, Gospel, Ministry, Preaching, Salvation, Word of God|
Speaking to pastors, Mark Dever outlined the characteristics that distinguish a healthy church from an unhealthy church. He detailed what he has termed “the 9 Marks” of differentiation: expositional preaching, the Gospel, biblical theology, a biblical understanding of conversion, evangelism, church membership, discipline, concern for promoting discipleship and growth, and a biblical understanding of church leadership.
|added||April 24, 2012|
|topics||Christian Living, Christian Thinking, Evangelism, Faith, Friendship, Jealousy, Jesus Christ, Temptation, Wisdom|
Young men and women entering college or taking their first steps out into the world will quickly find their faith put to the test. Contemporary influences encourage us to “live for the moment” and to “seize the day” without regard for eternal consequences. The pressure imposed by society to thrive in a competitive world can breed broken friendships, disappointments, and lure young adults away from their devotion to Christ. Teaching from selected Scripture including Psalms, Proverbs, Timothy and James, Alistair Begg speaks to college student audiences about holding firm to Christian convictions. Lessons For Life offers practical, essential teaching on ...
|preached||March 24, 1985|
|added||February 17, 2012|
|scripture||1 Peter 3:15, John 4:1-54|
Jesus calls His followers “the light of the world” and instructs them to let their light shine before others. The light of Christ’s followers is a beacon to the lost and weary. In this first of two messages we’ll learn why shining our light and sharing our faith is so important.