Have you ever felt like the cheaters prosper and those who are trying to live good lives get the short end of the stick? That’s how David felt when he wrote Psalm 9. Join Alistair Begg as we consider these ancient words.
What Is True Worship?We live in a culture that is self-focused. Sadly, even our worship can become about how it makes us feel or what we get out of it. We may go to church because the songs and the routine give us warm feelings, or we choose to skip church because we don’t feel like going. But the Bible is clear that worship is not about us. It’s about God. His Word instructs us to worship because He deserves our praise. Teaching from Psalms, Ecclesiastes, Mark, John, and 1 Thessalonians, Alistair Begg draws our attention to what the Bible says about worship. Genuine worship in spirit and in truth is only possible when we are captured by an overwhelming sense of awe and reverence in the presence of God. As we approach worship, we should prepare properly, engage our minds, and keep our hearts focused on the object of our worship, the one true God. Then, and only then, can we expect visitors to our services to exclaim, "Surely God is in this place!"
When things are going well, it is easy to become self-reliant. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reminds us that God is the One directing our steps, and He deserves all the glory. More
When you’re in a troubling situation where do you look for help? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg cautions against placing our hope in anything besides God, teaching us to trust in His sovereign control. More
Have you ever prayed for something day in and day out, but it didn’t seem like God was answering? In those seasons, it can be easy to become discontent. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reminds us to trust God’s timing. More
Life is full of both triumphs and sorrows, and it can feel as though we’re riding an emotional roller coaster. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg encourages us to trust in God’s sovereign control to attain peace and joy in any situation. More