Over time, the fads and styles come and go. But the basic needs of people remain the same. Alistair Begg explains that a child born two thousand years ago satisfied our longing for a compassionate counselor. Discover how Jesus meets all our needs on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg!
A Child is BornThe people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this. Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 Most of us know Handel’s oratorio chorus “Messiah,” and at Christmas time we are delighted by the sounds of its most famous song, the “Hallelujah Chorus.” How many of us, though, are aware that this song can only truly be sung after an earlier set proclaims, “For Unto Us a Child is Born”? The words for this song are taken from Isaiah 9, which describes a scene of darkness, gloom and oppression that is pierced with the light of dawn. For centuries, the Jewish people envisioned and expected a great warrior king who would save them from their oppressors. But God chose a child instead, a baby born in lowly circumstances, to save people from their spiritual oppression. In this series of messages Alistair Begg describes who this child is and what earns him the right to be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father and the Prince of Peace. Celebrate the great news that A Child is Born!
Nativity scenes almost always include three figures representing the Wise Men. Who were these mysterious men? What does their story teach us about God’s plan of salvation? Discover the exciting answers to these questions when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
As Christians, the Bible assures us that we have been completely forgiven of every sin: past, present and future. Yet many believers continue to feel weighed down by guilt and shame. Discover why and how to embrace true freedom, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
On Truth For Life we are looking at the last days of the patriarch Jacob. Alistair Begg gleans some important principles about glorifying God as we prepare for our own death and burial in this message titled, "A Lesson in Dying." More
When writing a will, most people consider what should be done with their wealth and property. On Truth For Life, in his message titled "A Lesson in Dying," Alistair Begg urges us to consider how our preparations for death can serve a greater purpose by reflecting the Gospel. More