In his second letter to Timothy, Paul described the power and influence of God’s Word. He said “all Scripture is breathed out by God.” That puts the Bible in a category all its own! Listen as we talk about The Trustworthy Word on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg!
"Read your Bible." This is a common instruction in Christian circles, but do we stop to consider the reason for it? It is always helpful to be reminded of our need for the truth that is found in Scripture, yet it is also necessary to remind ourselves of the authority of the Bible. The Apostle Paul’s passion was to help followers of Christ understand not only the usefulness of studying God’s Word and hearing it preached, but the foundation for it.
In this series, called The Work of the Word, Alistair Begg affirms that Scripture is trustworthy and examines how God has purposed it to be a guide and an agent of change in the Christian walk. As followers of Christ, we are called to be dependent on God’s Word because it is spiritual food that will sustain the soul. Pastors, teachers, and congregations must commit to the priority of the Bible. These are God’s words, and they are His provision for living in a way that is pleasing to Him.
Our heavenly Father sends us frequent troubles to test our faith. If our faith is worth anything, it will stand the test. Gilt is afraid of fire, but gold is not: The imitation gem dreads being touched by the diamond, but the true jewel fears no test. It is a poor faith that can only trust God when friends are true, the body is healthy, and the business profitable; but it is true faith that rests in the Lord's faithfulness ...