When it comes to the topic of baptism, there are several practices among Christian churches and in many cases, the diversity has created a sense of confusion. We’ll take a close look at this mysterious symbol as Alistair Begg opens to Acts 16. 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.
In his letter to the church at Corinth, Paul says, “No doubt there have to be differences among you … to show which of you have God’s approval.” On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains this intriguing passage about heresy within the church. More
It’s not uncommon to find large bustling churches where you can feel a lack of unity. In fact, sometimes the room feels unfriendly and divisive with little cliques that are impossible to break into. We’ll evaluate the cause and cure for disunity on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In First Corinthians, we read that, “Every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head.” Was this command relevant for the ancient church alone, or does it carry weight for us still? We’ll address that question on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In First Corinthians, Paul instructs men not to wear head coverings in church, and he tells women that they ought to cover their heads. What’s the purpose of those head coverings, and how do those commands apply to us today? We’ll answer those questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More