When the Holy Spirit descended on the 1st century believers, it was an awesome display of God’s supernatural power. In the excitement of that moment, Peter stood to give the first Christian sermon. Today, we’ll discover what Peter said to the bewildered and curious people gathered at Pentecost. More
When The Church Was YoungContemporary churchgoers may find themselves considering the early days of the Christian church with fond nostalgia. However, in reading through Luke’s account in Acts, we find that the early Church was not a group of elite Christians. Instead, they wrestled with the very same challenges that face the twenty-first century Church today. In this series, Alistair Begg traces a line from the first century Church to the twenty-first century Church by examining issues such as our alienation from God, our tendency to present a cheapened Gospel, the juxtaposition of divine predestination and human free will, our culture’s obsession with idolatry, and God's ultimate power to save. We learn that the early Christians devoted themselves to the teaching of God’s Word and the spreading of the Gospel by depending on the Holy Spirit, and we are encouraged to hold firmly to the truth of Christ’s saving work as we engage our communities.
Some of the parables Jesus told are quite clear, but others require additional research on the context. On Truth For Life, we’ll be looking at a puzzling New Testament story Jesus told about a withering fig tree. Hear the story come alive when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Anyone who has worked on a jigsaw puzzle knows that it’s a tedious process to locate and position each piece into a complete picture. In a message about oneness in Christ, Alistair Begg compares people with puzzles coming together in a unified picture. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul points out that there’s only one Spirit and one hope. So how do we accommodate a wide variety of personalities in the church today? We’re talking about diversity in the family of God and oneness in Christ on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Today’s culture could be defined as “fiercely individualistic,” meaning that people are prone to lead isolated lives. But the gospel, by definition, inspires relationships among a diversity of people, under the banner of one, united standard. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More