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In All Our Wanderings

"In all our wanderings the watchful glance of the Eternal Watcher is constantly fixed upon us." -Spurgeon

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Category: Truth For Life Resources


Have You Believed?

"The basis of judgment is simply and essentially this: have you believed on the Son of God?" -Alistair Begg

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Applying the Subject of Keeping the Heart

The keeping of the heart is the great work of a Christian, in which the very soul and life of religion consist, and without which all other duties are of no value in the sight of God.

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Categories: Recommended Resources, Truth For Life Resources


The Initiative-Taker

"He is the initiative-taker in reaching out to those who are in the predicament of their lostness." -Alistair Begg

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Hymn: "What Various Hindrances We Meet"

Prayer makes the darkened cloud withdraw,
Prayer climbs the ladder Jacob saw;
Gives exercise to faith and love,
Brings every blessing from above.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


The Works of Christ

"The words of Christ give basis to the works of Christ." -Alistair Begg

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The Very Faith

"The very faith that a man exercises in the person of the Lord Jesus...is actually a gift from God enabling blind people to see." -Alistair Begg

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April 2014 Listener Stories

I took my lunch break in my vehicle so that I could hear the Word preached by Alistair. During that half hour, my soul was nourished and refreshed by the Holy Spirit; I could finish my day joyfully!

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Category: Listener Stories


The Pivotal Event of Human History

"The death of Jesus is the pivotal event of human history and everything needs to be understood in light of that." -Alistair Begg

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Almighty Watcher

"He is an almighty Watcher, a sleepless Guardian, a faithful Friend." -Spurgeon

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Keeping the Heart in a Time of Great Trials

There are times in our life which require more than a common vigilance over our heart. John Flavel suggests at ways to guard our hearts during great trials in this excerpt from his book "Keeping the Heart."

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Listen to Alistair Begg's Easter Sunday Sermon

Christians today celebrate Easter Sunday with joy, knowing that the Lord Jesus is risen, but eyewitnesses to the event weren’t immediately sure what had happened.

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Categories: Truth For Life Resources, Weekly Sermons


Unaffected by Sin

"There is no part of the nature of the essential being of a man or a woman that is unaffected by sin." -Alistair Begg

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The Work of God

"The work of God is to bring about belief in the lives of men and women." -Alistair Begg

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Keeping the Heart in a Time of Temptation

Though we are charged with always keeping the heart and loving God, there are some special seasons in the life of Christian which require our utmost diligence in keeping the heart. In his book, Keeping the Heart, John Flavel looks at those times when we face temptation and how we can look to God for help.

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To Which We’re Called

"We can become preoccupied with what is mundane and miss the overarching mission to which we’re called." -Alistair Begg

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Listen to Alistair Begg's Palm Sunday Sermon

Some people celebrate Palm Sunday out of a sense of obligation or nostalgia, while others view the occasion with skepticism. As Alistair Begg explains, the details of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem can only be truly viewed through the lens of believing faith. Like the disciples, we cannot understand that Jesus is Messiah and King until the grace of God opens our eyes.

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Category: Weekly Sermons


When Prayer Loses Vigor

"Whenever your prayer loses vigor, let faith support one hand, and let holy hope lift up the other." -Spurgeon

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Category: Truth For Life Resources


"'It is finished."

"'It is finished.'...A declaration of the fact that He has completed what He set out to do." -Alistair Begg

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Easter Messages by Alistair Begg

Listen to Good Friday and Easter messages Alistair Begg has preached over the years as we reflect on this time of year.

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Category: Recommended Resources


All Outside Me

"The problem is all within me and the answer is all outside me." -Alistair Begg

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To Refuse Jesus is to Reject Life

"To refuse Jesus is to reject life and to settle for darkness and death." -Alistair Begg

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The Ocean in the Hollow of His Hand

"Your great sorrows you may commit to Him, for He holds the ocean in the hollow of His hand." -Spurgeon

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What He May Intend To Do With You

"Don’t be quick to assume that God is unable to do with you what He may intend to do with you." -Alistair Begg http://www.truthforlife.org/broadcasts/2014/04/10/you-give-them-something-to-eat/

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Download the series "A Light in the Darkness"

In this series Alistair Begg leads us through several unique and transforming encounters that people had with Jesus – the Light of the World.

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His Timely Intervention

"If we fear the Lord, we may look for His timely intervention when our case is at its worst." -Spurgeon

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April Giveaway Begins!

Ten entries will be selected April 30 to receive John Flavel's book "Keeping the Heart" and all of Alistair Begg's April broadcasts on CD.

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Categories: Events, Truth For Life Resources


Rescue the Perishing

"Rescue the perishing, care for the dying,
Tell them of Jesus, the mighty to save." -Fanny Crosby

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Hymn: "Rescue the Perishing" by Fanny Crosby

Rescue the perishing, care for the dying,
Snatch them in pity from sin and the grave;
Weep o’er the erring one, lift up the fallen,
Tell them of Jesus, the mighty to save.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


His Goodness in Action

"God's providence is nothing more than His goodness in action." -Spurgeon

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What a Bright Light

"What a bright light may shine within us when it is really dark outside!" -Spurgeon

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Keeping the Heart in a time of Danger and Public Distraction

Though we are charged with always keeping the heart and loving God, there are some special seasons in the life of Christian which require our utmost diligence in keeping the heart. These times require more than common vigilance over the heart. The first season we will look at is keeping the heart in a time of danger and public distraction.

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Posture Reveals Response

"When a man kneels down it does something to his head and to his heart...posture reveals response." -Alistair Begg

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Beneficial To Our Souls

"It is exceedingly beneficial to our souls to rise above this present evil world to something nobler." -Spurgeon

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Listen to the message "Relationships" on Soundcloud.com

Listen to the popular message "Relationships" by Alistair Begg on Soundcloud.com Follow Alistair Begg on Soundcloud.com to hear daily messages.

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For the Good Of

"Influencing people for the good of myself is manipulation; influencing people for the good of the kingdom is motivation." -Alistair Begg

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Where there is life...

"Where there is life, there is always change." -Alistair Begg

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Download the series "The Pastor's Study, Volume 1"

To a generation in which the priority of preaching has been sadly diminished, the apostolic mandate of 2 Timothy 4:2-5 remains. As a pastor places his confidence in the power of the Gospel itself, as applied by the Holy Spirit, the task of proclamation must be his clear priority.

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Keeping the Heart by John Flavel

The heart of man is his worst part before it is regenerated, and the best afterward; it is the seat of principles, and the foundation of actions. The eye of God is, and the eye of the Christian ought to be, principally fixed upon it.

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Alistair Begg's April 2014 Letter

We as Christians affirm the truth declared in Scripture that not only was Jesus dead and buried, but "he was raised on the third day." We marvel at the fact that He was put to death for our sins and raised for our justification (Romans 4:25).

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Categories: Letters from Alistair, Truth For Life Resources