The book of Ruth tells the tender story of two widows surviving during a season of famine. Their mutual respect, and their commitment to the God of Israel, provides a model for us all. Listen as our study in Ruth continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
- Biblical Figures
God of the OrdinaryThe book of Ruth must surely be one of the loveliest short stories ever written. Its four chapters contain a tale of purity, faithfulness, innocence, loyalty, duty and love, yet it is set in dark times. The concluding verse of the book of Judges, which comes immediately before Ruth in the Bible, tells us that, "In those days Israel had no King; everyone did as he saw fit." One commentator says, "The book of Judges teems with violent invasions, apostate religion, unchecked lawlessness, and tribal civil war." It is against this backdrop of strife and chaos that this story unfolds. Ordinary people in Bethlehem facing the everyday events of life; marriage, moving home, bereavement, family relationships... In all of this we are reminded that no matter how dark or dramatic the events of life appear to be, God still has His people and is still working out His purposes. It is in the humdrum and routine events of life that we discover God at work. If you have ever wondered if God really knows who or where you are or whether He could possibly be interested in you, you will find this series of studies to be particularly useful. Join Alistair Begg as he encourages us to look for God in the everyday ordinariness of our lives.
On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’re looking at a challenging passage: the prophecy of the seventy weeks. It’s been interpreted many different ways, but the main point is clear: God’s purpose will always come to pass. More
In the midst of relaying prophecies and visions of the future, Daniel paused to offer a prayer to God, and his prayer gives us an excellent model of true repentance. That’s our subject as we continue our study in Daniel, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
When confronted about sin, the most natural reaction is to make excuses. But in light of God’s holiness, all our excuses fall away and we’re drawn to mourn over our sin and rejoice in the mercy of God. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Most of us know very little about Ananias, the man who God used to teach the Gospel to Saul of Tarsus. But as we continually find, God loves to use ordinary people to orchestrate historic moments. That’s our topic on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More