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.
During this festive season, people are frantically searching for the perfect gift for a loved one. But Alistair Begg describes the amazing gifts – not from a store - but from the greatest Giver of all. Our series about Thankful Living continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
It’s rare to find that “the grass is greener on the other side.” And on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the dangers of discontentment and envy as he continues the series called Thankful Living. We’ll talk about the link between gratitude and personal satisfaction! More
In a day when aggressive shoppers will literally trample over others in order to acquire a good deal on the latest flat screen TV, contentment should set believers apart from those who are unbelievers. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll see the connection between personal satisfaction and gratitude! More
In an attempt to avoid legalism, some Christians fall into the trap of forfeiting holiness. Healthy believers must break the pattern of sin and establish holy habits for the sake of their spiritual well-being. We will identify several Threats to Spiritual Wholeness on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More