You can listen to the most recent 365 messages from Alistair Begg on Truth For Life through Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Amazon Tap with Amazon Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service.
Truth For Life Commands on Amazon Alexa
To listen to the daily program or to hear one of the latest 365 archived messages, you first need to download the Truth For Life "skill" with the Amazon Alexa app you used to intially set up your Alexa Echo, Dot, or Tap.
So within your Amazon Alexa app, tap the menu icon in the upper left corner, then tap "Skills" in the drop-down menu. Search for "Truth For Life" and add it to your list of Alexa "skills."
Then, you’ll need to direct Alexa to Truth For Life. The quickest way to listen to today's daily program is by speaking one of these short commands to your Alexa unit:
"Alexa, begin Truth For Life" or,
"Alexa, start Truth For Life" or,
"Alexa, play Truth For Life"
For a complete list of Alexa short commands, look here.
All other voice commands to listen to the Truth For Life programs must start with:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life”
For example, to hear the daily program, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to begin today’s program” or
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to listen to Alistair Begg” or
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to reset the playlist”
To search for a particular message by name, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to find the message titled [ title ].”
To listen to a message that was broadcast on a specific date, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to play the message on [ date ].”
To listen to a message on a specific topic, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to find messages on the topic of [ topic ].”
If you’d like to know the title or the date of the message you’re currently hearing, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life ‘What’s the title of this message?’” or,
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life 'What’s the date of this message?'”
If you’re listening to an archived message and you want to return to current programming, say:
“Alexa, ask Truth For Life to reset the playlist.”
Using Standard Amazon Alexa Commands
Once the Truth For Life message begins playing, all other standard Amazon Alexa commands will work normally, including:
Listen to the Truth For Life’s Flash Briefing on Amazon Alexa
With Flash Briefing, Alexa delivers a quick overview of news, weather and more. You can now include a description of the day’s Truth For Life program to your Flash Briefing. You can add it in your settings for your Alexa device. Once the Flash Briefing is over, you can then ask:
“Alexa, begin Truth For Life.”
Amazon Alexa Set Up and Help
If you've recently purchased your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or Amazon Tap, the best place to go for help with set up is:
Here are a couple of lists of "Things to Try" with Alexa: