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.
Jesus was clear when He said the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath. How should His statement shape the way we spend our weekends? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes how Christians should keep the Sabbath. More
Many Christians are content with giving God an hour of their Sunday morning. But is that all God requires when He tells us to “keep the Sabbath holy”? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the difference between a holiday and the Holy Day. More
If we believe the Ten Commandments are God’s will for the church, why do we overlook the fourth commandment, the keeping of the Sabbath? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg addresses this question, describing the freedom we’ll find when we obey God’s commands. More
Throughout church history, the Sabbath has been set apart for rest and worship. Yet in the past few decades, the Western church has rejected this idea. Is the biblical standard still relevant for our times? Listen as we begin a new study of the Sabbath on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More