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He Grants Us Robes

"He grants us robes that clothe us with the credentials necessary to live as His ambassadors and to die as His friends." -Alistair Begg

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Prone to Wander: Sacrificial Love

Glorious God,
We praise you for the privilege of knowing you.

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The Unseen God

"The unseen God is at work in the darkness, in the doubts, in the disappointments, and in the delays." -Alistair Begg

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The Great Reversals

"God is in charge of the great reversals--He turns us from darkness to light, from sadness to joy, from death to life." -Alistair Begg

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His Timing and His Delays

"Let us learn to trust God in the matter of His timing and of His delays." -Alistair Begg

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God’s Ultimate Creation Plan

"God’s ultimate creation plan was not Adam and Eve in Eden, but Christ in the Gospel." -Alistair Begg

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Prone to Wander: Following Christ

Teach us what it means to take up our cross daily and follow you. Help us put to death our overwhelming desires to control our own lives in the present and future.

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The Soft Pillow of Providence

"Father, help us to rest our heads on the soft pillow of Your providence." -Alistair Begg

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When the Bible is Truly Taught : Wallpaper

"When the Bible is truly taught then the voice of God is truly heard." -Alistair Begg

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Category: Weekly Wallpaper


Prone to Wander: Forgiveness

Gracious and forgiving Father,
How often we fail to show the same grace and forgiveness to others that you have given to us!

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My Proper Colors

"Oh, that I could always see myself in my proper colors...I'd have little reason to fall down and worship myself." -George Whitfield

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Thank You from Alistair Begg

Thank you for supporting Truth For Life generously in 2014.

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A Unique Purpose

"God has put you in a unique position for a unique purpose." -Alistair Begg

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Prone to Wander: Wandering

We come before you today as foolish sheep who find it our natural inclination to wander far from you.

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When the Bible is Truly Taught

"When the Bible is truly taught then the voice of God is truly heard." -Alistair Begg

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Listen to "Fulfill Your Ministry" by Alistair Begg

Listen to Alistair Begg's sermon on 2 Timothy 4:5 called "Fulfill Your Ministry."

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Hymn: Forth in Thy Name, O Lord

Thee may I set at my right hand,
Whose eyes mine inmost substance see,
And labor on at Thy command,
And offer all my works to Thee.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


Come to This King

"Come to this King. Come bow before Him now, accept His mercy, accept His grace and trust resolutely in Him." -Alistair Begg

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It Calls For Activity

"The providence of God does not relieve us of our human responsibility: it doesn’t call for inactivity, it calls for activity." -Alistair Begg

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The Wisdom of God : Wallpaper

"The wisdom of God is vaster than the wisdom of man...Failure to pay attention to it will have ramifications." -Alistair Begg

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Category: Weekly Wallpaper


When Power is Executed

"When power is executed in violation of the authority of God...then it almost inevitably leads to the abuse of the power." -Alistair Begg

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Prone to Wander: Be Still

“Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress.

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The Wisdom of God

"The wisdom of God is vaster than the wisdom of man...Failure to pay attention to it will have ramifications." -Alistair Begg

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Download the Series "The Unseen God, Volume 1"

Though God is never mentioned in the book of Esther, this series by Alistair Begg helps us discover that while unseen, God is sovereignly directing the intricate events of this historic drama. The unlikely selection of a young Jewish girl to become Queen of Persia and gain influence with a powerful king is one of many improbable turns in a story that now, over 2,000 years later, is still memorialized by the Jewish people.

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In the Immediacy of Things

"In the immediacy of things, the providences of God are seldom self-interpreting." -Alistair Begg

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Video: "Itching Ears" by Alistair Begg

What do people look for in a preacher? In this message, Alistair Begg emphasizes the importance of preaching the Bible in the life of a healthy local church.

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Prone to Wander: Loving the World

Father, thank you for giving us a new birth in spite of our sin and rebellion. Lord, part of us longs to be holy and sinless, but there is much in us that still cherishes our sin and clings to it. Please help us to hate our sin and run from it.

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For His Name’s Sake

"God is providentially at work preserving His people as a witness for His name’s sake." -Alistair Begg

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Thank You.

Thank you from all of us at Truth For Life for supporting the ministry so faithfully by your donations, notes, prayers, and words of encouragement.

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Over All These Affairs

"The doctrine of providence is in the Bible to say to us 'remember that God is sovereign over all these affairs.'" -Alistair Begg

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Prone to Wander: God's Promises

Like Abraham, we are often far more ready to fall down and laugh at your promises than we are to fall down in awe and wonder at your perfect holiness and astounding love.

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To Their Appointed End

"In providence, He continues to sustain the universe and to bring things all to their appointed end." -Alistair Begg

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Hymn: All Things Bright and Beautiful

All things bright and beautiful,
all creatures great and small,
all things wise and wonderful,
the Lord God made them all.

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Category: Hymns and Worship


Sermon Prep 101 with Alistair Begg, Bryan Chapell, and Mike Bullmore

Bryan Chapell, Mike Bullmore, and Alistair Begg help us grow in our passion and ability to proclaim the glory and truth revealed in the Scriptures.

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In the Details of Life

"He's never parted the sea for me...but He has worked providentially in the details of my life." -Alistair Begg

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Video: "Preach the Word" By Alistair Begg

How does a pastor determine what to say on a Sunday morning? Alistair Begg leads us through Paul's charge to Timothy: Preach the Word of God.

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Category: Weekly Sermons


Hymn: I am Not Skilled to Understand

I take Him at His word indeed:
“Christ died for sinners”—this I read;
For in my heart I find a need
Of Him to be my Savior!

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Category: Hymns and Worship


The Authority of God

"The authority of God is behind the establishing of human authority." -Alistair Begg

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Read Alistair Begg's January 2015 Letter

By now you will have taken down your Christmas tree, packed the decorations away for another year, and resolved to eat less and exercise more. How’s it going?

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Category: Letters from Alistair


Prone to Wander: Captivated by Sin

O God, our Father,
Forgive us for our many sins. Like Eve, we are easily captivated by the objects that our eyes desire.

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Prone to Wander: Prayers of Confession and Celebration

Written to draw our hearts and minds away from the darkness and torment of sin, Prone to Wander offers ninety beautifully scripted prayers that direct us to God’s overflowing grace.

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