You may belong to a church and attend services on the weekend. But what constitutes a true worshipper? We’ll conclude a helpful study in John 4 on God’s definition of “acceptable worship.” More
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!"
No matter how strong the outer defenses are, any organization can be brought down by internal corruption. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains how Nehemiah responded to the inside threat that faced Jerusalem as they rebuilt their city’s wall. More
The people of Jerusalem were rebuilding their wall under Nehemiah’s direction, and they successfully deterred the external threat of antagonistic neighbors. But on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll hear how they faced an internal threat of corruption and exploitation. More
When Nehemiah faced opposition from his critics, he responded by asking God for help. But he took his dilemma a step further. Nehemiah rolled up his sleeves and got back to work. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, hear a message titled Hard Pressed But Not Crushed! More
Scripture says that without love, our good deeds are useless. In fact, Paul compares them to a “noisy gong”! Alistair Begg describes the essential role of love in everything we do. Our study called Love in the Local Church continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More