Sin always robs more than it enriches. Sin promises fulfillment but never delivers what we long for. That’s why Proverbs urges us to avoid adultery at all costs. It’s a trap that only leads to pain. We’ll hear a Warning Against Adultery on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Wise Words"My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God." Proverbs 2:1-5 Derek Kidner, in his wonderful little commentary, says the book of Proverbs "performs the function of putting godliness into working clothes." In other words it’s not a very "churchy" kind of book. It addresses the issues of our lives. It is intensely practical, distinctly uncomfortable and immensely profitable. In "Wise Words-– Finding Proverbs’ Hidden Treasures, " Alistair Begg looks at a number of the truths addressed by these Proverbial statements: laziness, friendship, jealousy, the use and abuse of words and language, the place of sex, the privileges of learning and the responsibilities and challenges of raising children. The text challenges us to examine whether our own behavior is marked by folly or wisdom. Are we pursuing a God-ordained, God-centered wisdom or are we plagued by the moral, spiritual folly of the proverbial fool? This series of self-contained, topical studies will serve to remind us that the fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom.
When the Jewish leaders brought Jesus before Pilate for judgment, Pilate tried to wash his hands of the controversy while staying neutral on the issue. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll see that there’s no middle ground when responding to Jesus. More
The Bible makes it clear that Satan is real and that he does have some authority in this world. But does Satan’s influence encroach on the thoughts and actions of Christians? If so, how do believers resist him? We’ll answer these questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
When you picture the devil, what comes to mind? Perhaps a cartoonish character with horns, a tail and a pitchfork? Or maybe you feel a certain measure of disgust and fear. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll look at the biblical view of Satan and his demons. More
The early church experienced spiritual warfare on a regular basis. But are those battles still happening today? And if so, how can we combat the demonic forces that oppose us? Hear the biblical view of spiritual warfare and the Christian’s defense on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More