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His Perfect and Holy Justice

"In the cross God displays and satisfies His perfect and His holy justice." -Alistair Begg

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Comes To You in Christ

"Every real and lasting benefit that as a Christian you will ever know comes to you in Christ." -Alistair Begg

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Watch Alistair Begg's message at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Watch the message Alistair Begg preached at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Christian Worldview: Total Depravity

Christianity offers the most accurate explanation for all of these broken relationships by calling sin a sin. How depraved our desires have become, and how far we have fallen from the beautiful image of God!

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Greater Than Their Rebellion

"Here’s a word of encouragement to every parent of a runaway child: God is greater than even their rebellion." -Alistair Begg

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Christian Worldview: How to Glorify God

The place where we glorify our maker is within his good creation. Here we remember the value judgment that our creator placed on everything he made.

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Once Was Absolutely Useless

"I once was absolutely useless, and God in His grace has made me useful." -Alistair Begg

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Christian Worldview: Who am I and Why am I Here?

At the same time that it teaches us who God is, creation also teaches us who we are. This is one of the fundamental questions any worldview has to answer: Who am I, and why am I here?

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Fill Us Afresh

"May the spirit of Christ so fill us afresh that we might in turn be a refreshment and an encouragement to one another." -Alistair Begg

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Watch Alistair Begg's Latest Sermon, "Bad Men, Weak Women"

Every generation of Christians deals with false teachers – people who wear a mask of godliness to hide a sinful motive – and the church Timothy led was no different. Watch Alistair Begg's latest sermon on 2 Timothy 3.

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Download the series "The Road of Reconciliation"

How can a once proud Pharisee, a prosperous homeowner, and his runaway slave become united in love for one another? What lessons can we learn from their example?

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First Taught to Our Own Hearts

"Unless the Bible is first taught to our own hearts, then we have no basis from which to teach it to others at all." -Alistair Begg

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Hymn: I Have a Shepherd

Following Jesus, ever day by day,
Nothing can harm me when He leads the way;
Darkness or sunshine, whate'er befall,
Jesus, the Shepherd, is my All in All.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


God’s Ability to Supply Our Needs

“We will never give generously without discovering afresh God’s ability to supply our needs.”
- Alistair Begg

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Christian Worldview: God as Creator

When we speak of God as the creator, we are once again speaking specifically of the triune God.

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Woven Into His Plans: Wallpaper

"The good, the bad, the ugly: all of that God has woven into His plans so that you would be here for such a time as this." -Alistair Begg

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Category: Weekly Wallpaper


Its Own Rewards

"Generous giving brings its own rewards." -Alistair Begg

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Download the series "The Grace of Giving"

Our check stubs speak volumes. How we use our money says something about our commitment to Jesus Christ, and this is especially true in the realm of our giving.

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Video: "Times of Difficulty" by Alistair Begg

Watch Alistair Begg's latest message on 2 Timothy 3 called "Times of Difficulty"

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Self Love

"Self love is the essence of rebellion against God."- Alistair Begg. Listen to his most recent sermon "Times of Difficulty"

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Video "Pastor and People" by Alistair Begg

What does a healthy church look like? In 2 Timothy 2:14-19, we learn that one distinguishing mark is a pastor committed to the Word of God.

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In Response to Your Grace

"We want desperately to be those who give ourselves first to You, to give in response to Your grace..." -Alistair Begg

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Christian Worldview: God is Not Silent

It is only because God has revealed himself that it is possible for us to have a Christian view of the world.

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Aware of God’s Grace

The more we become aware of God’s grace in our lives, the more we will respond with thankfulness. -Alistair Begg

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Hymn: I've Found a Friend

I’ve found a Friend, O such a friend! He loved me ere I knew Him;
He drew me with the cords of love, and thus He bound me to Him;
And round my heart still closely twine those ties which naught can sever,
For I am His, and He is mine, forever and forever.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


All the Way My Savior Leads Me : Wallpaper

All the Way My Savior Leads Me
By: Fanny Crosby

All the way my Savior leads me;
What have I to ask beside?
Can I doubt His tender mercy,
Who through life has been my Guide?

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Category: Weekly Wallpaper


Fearlessly Commit Ourselves

"Instead of living in fearfulness of what fate might bring...as humble believers we fearlessly commit ourselves to God." -Alistair Begg

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Hymn: All the Way My Savior Leads Me

All the way my Savior leads me;
What have I to ask beside?
Can I doubt His tender mercy,
Who through life has been my Guide?

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Category: Hymns and Worship


Christian Worldview: The God Who is There

What unifies the Christian worldview, by contrast, is not merely an idea, but the being and character of Almighty God.

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All In

"All of me, all the time, always for God...all in." -Alistair Begg

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Christian Worldview: Why Worldviews Matter

It is desperately important for Christians to have a truly and fully Christian worldview.... all the time. Living wisely in the world requires proper perspective.

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September 2014 Listener Letters

I have been going through a valley in my life for the past two years. Listening to Truth For Life has been one very important lifeline that the Lord has used to get me through

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Category: Letters from Alistair


Woven Into His Plans

"The good, the bad, the ugly: all of that God has woven into His plans so that you would be here for such a time as this." -Alistair Begg

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Video: "Salvation"

Watch the sermon "Salvation" by Alistair Begg

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Video: "Refresh My Heart" by Alistair Begg

By Alistair Begg | When we are redeemed by the blood of Jesus Christ, we enjoy a familial bond with other Christians that cannot be severed. Because of their shared faith, Paul pleaded with Philemon to forgive and welcome back his runaway slave Onesimus. Forgiveness and reconciliation can feel overwhelming, but Alistair Begg reassures us that by God’s grace we are enabled to do what He calls us to do, even when it seems humanly impossible.

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Rest in Your Providence

Assure us of Your Fatherly care when we see it and when we don’t, so that we might rest in Your providence.

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Christian Worldview: What is a Worldview?

Everybody has a worldview. Whether we know it or not, we all have a fundamental perspective on the world that shapes the way we live.

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Your Word Provides

"...Your Word provides us not only with the encouragement of its promises but with the exertion of its warnings." -Alistair Begg

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Download the series "Lessons for Life, Volume 3"

Lessons for Life, Volume 3 is a collection of messages Alistair Begg preached to college students. Alistair reminds us that God is sovereign over our entire existence and that our lives matter to Him.

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Extravagance of the Humble

It is the rash extravagance of the humble that will be remembered whenever the Gospel is proclaimed. -Alistair Begg

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September's Resource: "Christian Worldview: A Student's Guide" by Philip Ryken

Everything we think, say, and do reflects our worldview. Whether we realize it or not, basic beliefs about God, humanity, history, and the future inevitably shape how we live.

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Alistair Begg's September 2014 Letter

When we ultimately breathe our last, it will be the cumulative expression of the convictions that have marked us all the way through. That’s why no day is unimportant, no decision is irrelevant, and no relationship is immaterial. It’s all part of the mosaic of our lives.

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Category: Letters from Alistair


The Sense of Wonder

"The unfolding of God’s goodness must not produce in us self-aggrandizement but must produce the sense of wonder." -Alistair Begg

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Truth in All Things

"It is only as we learn to trust in God for the supply of our daily needs that we will live above the world." -Spurgeon

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