How do you know whether or not your local church is following God’s plan? How do you know if it’s the right church for you? The clues are found in a section of Acts 2. More
What Is the Church?Who or what is the Church? Some might think there are more pressing issues to address in today’s world, but there’s no question that the word ‘church’ conjures up all kinds of images. Indeed, it is a word which is very often misunderstood. By examining passages from several books of the New Testament, Alistair Begg provides clarity on topic of the Church by explaining the nature, origin, and leadership of the Church, the relationship of individuals to the Body of Christ and to local congregations, and the marks of a healthy church fellowship. In all of these areas, we are reminded that Christ Himself is the head of the Church, and it is only in submission to His authority that the Church functions as it ought and flourishes as He intends. Whatever our starting point, this series of studies will bring us to realize just how vitally relevant and crucial the Church is for the 21st century.
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