In his Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, King Solomon explained how life apart from God leads a person to dark and desperate places. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg shows how Solomon’s conclusion points directly to the good news of the Gospel.
Preaching the GospelThe continuing challenge of preaching is to bring God’s divine content into the human context in which the message is delivered. For pastors, the key is to help their people understand that following death comes judgment and that the salvation God offers through Christ Jesus is the only deliverance from an eternal sentence. Pastors must make a clear, authoritative and urgent appeal to their congregations to make contact with Jesus Christ from all of Scripture. This is the danger of neglecting the Gospel. Can the Good News, though, be preached from every book of the Bible? Teaching from Ruth, Ecclesiastes, Acts and Revelation, Alistair Begg shows how the story of redemption is revealed and brought forward. In this series, Alistair encourages pastors to structure their messages by looking to the biblical text and focusing on the details of a scene. Likewise, by searching for Jesus in all of Scripture, pastors will be able to affirm again and again that the only safe haven is in the mercy of God as manifested in Christ.
It is one thing to say the words, “I forgive you,” but it is another thing entirely to let go of your anger. Genuine forgiveness does not come naturally, but it is essential for spiritual well-being. Discover the power behind true, heartfelt forgiveness when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
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