When Paul stood before his accusers, he seized the occasion to clearly present the Gospel. On Truth For Life, we continue our study of Paul’s eloquent defense before Festus as a model for modern day preaching. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg!
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.
Jesus spent much of His ministry among the Jewish people. On Truth For Life, we’re looking at a unique story recounting Jesus' encounter with a Gentile woman seeking healing for her demon-possessed daughter. Hear how she displayed great faith on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Throughout Jesus’ earthly ministry, the Pharisees often accused Him of violating their man-made laws. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes how Jesus answered their accusations, explaining the difference between God’s law and human tradition. More
Sociologists have long wrestled with the question of evil — why people can be so cruel towards one another. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg gets to the heart of the matter identifying the one true source of evil and the cure for our wickedness. More
Many of us find comfort in familiar traditions, especially in church. We enjoy our routine and see no reason to change. But we need to be careful that we never make tradition our primary authority! Hear a message about the danger of legalism on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More