Sit through a church service with a Christian congregation, and you’ll notice the importance of the Bible. But what’s the Bible really for? And how does it truly impact the way we live? More
Why Bother with the Bible?Why bother with the Bible? Some are asking because they think it’s nothing more than an archaic book about life in another time, something that has no relevance in the twenty-first century. That’s why it plays even less of a role in worship services today. "Why would anyone devote so much time to teaching the Bible, Alistair. Let’s just worship!" Sadly, I’ve heard comments like that more than once in my journeys. Yet the truth is that studying the Bible is worship. It’s central to the worship service and gives voice to our praise. Also it’s the only place we can learn about Jesus Christ, who is the object of our worship and the sole means of salvation. Once we come to know this salvation, it is the Bible that instructs us how to live in a way that proves we belong to Him. In a day when so many claim to converse with God, the Bible provides the safest and only sure way to hear God’s voice. He uses it to heal and cleanse our emotions and our affections, to restore broken lives, and to produce spiritual health and vitality. Ultimately, it is the plumb line against which we measure all claims to truth. Must we bother with the Bible? In this new series we’ll discover that, actually, we cannot live without it.
Some people tithe out of a sense of guilt or obligation. Others give out of habit, or in the hope of earning favor with God. But Alistair Begg describes the only biblical inspiration for giving. Hear a message called Overflowing with Thankfulness on Truth For Life! More
The proper response of a thankful heart is worship. But worship doesn’t simply refer to singing or praying. It can be expressed through giving to God’s work, as well. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg when we talk about conveying our gratitude to God through giving! More
A thankful heart is one of the telling marks of a true believer. But everyone, even unbelievers, can express thankfulness when they experience blessings. So how is a Christian’s thankfulness distinct from common gratitude? Hear Alistair Begg address this important question on Truth For Life! More
The 100th Psalm describes the joy of worshiping God when “entering his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise.” Alistair Begg describes how this Psalm should influence corporate worship in our churches. Listen as we continue the series called Thankful Living on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More