While it seems worthwhile at the time, the pleasures of sin ultimately rob us of true and lasting satisfaction. Alistair Begg illustrates this principle at work in the life of the Prodigal Son. Hear the story … on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
Amazing LoveChapter 15 is at the very heart of Luke’s gospel. Luke tells us that the tax collectors and so-called sinners had gathered round to hear Jesus, but that those known as religious men, the Pharisees and teachers of the law, were not paying much attention. Jesus ends Chapter 14 with this instruction; "He who has ears, let him hear." Clearly most of us have ears, so He is really encouraging all those who are listening to pay very close attention to what He is saying. It is striking, therefore, that those who were listening intently were the kind of people about whom it would have been said there was very little hope. And the ones paying scant attention were those known for their religious prowess. In making this simple statement Jesus masterfully shows up the faulty thinking of the Pharisees. In the five parables that follow, He reveals for the listening sinners the wonder of God’s searching love. The third of these parables, The Parable of the Lost Son, is perhaps one of the best known of the Bible. Most of us are only too familiar with the rebellious son, the loving father and the petulant brother. Have we, though, ever really listened to what these verses and indeed the other parables teach us? Are we hearing Him? In this set of messages Alistair Begg leads an in-depth study of these verses in order that we might truly discover what our own ‘Loving Father’ would have us hear. This series is bound to unwrap much of what we yet need to take hold.
Talking about relationships among believers, Paul wrote, “Love is not easily angered, love keeps no record of wrongs, love does not delight in evil, love rejoices in the truth, and love always protects.” Listen as our study in First Corinthians 13 continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
We don’t normally think of negativity as a good thing. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains the importance of knowing how and when to declare a firm, “no” in order to say “yes” to God’s will. More
Saying “no” to the wrong things in life is as important as saying “yes” to the right things. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals how Nehemiah honored God by rejecting privilege, pride, and every distraction from God’s work. More
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