Do you read the Bible? If your answer is "yes," here's a follow up question: Does it actually change you? Today Alistair Begg explains what it means to respect God's Word as the final authority...and then to act on it. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! 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.
Many people think that they’re saved because they attend church. But, as the saying goes, “Just because you’re in the garage … doesn’t mean you’re a car!” On Truth For life with Alistair Begg, we’ll be challenged to evaluate whether or not we’re truly following Christ. More
When the Bible says that wives are to submit to their husbands, does that imply that women are less intelligent or less capable than men? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg addresses this issue, describing God’s heart behind biblical gender roles. More
Modern philosophy views gender as an irrelevant fact of biology, as unimportant and changeable as the color of your hair! But what does the Bible say about the roles of men and women? We’ll address that question on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
There are some churches where drinking alcohol in moderation, dancing, and getting piercings are considered acceptable practices. At other churches, those activities would be frowned upon. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the biblical guidelines for addressing these and other morally gray topics. More