When the Holy Spirit filled Christians on the Day of Pentecost, they began speaking in foreign languages. Many of the onlookers assumed they were tipsy. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg provides helpful context for this phenomenon by using Peter’s very first sermon as our guide.
When The Church Was YoungContemporary churchgoers may find themselves considering the early days of the Christian church with fond nostalgia. However, in reading through Luke’s account in Acts, we find that the early Church was not a group of elite Christians. Instead, they wrestled with the very same challenges that face the twenty-first century Church today. In this series, Alistair Begg traces a line from the first century Church to the twenty-first century Church by examining issues such as our alienation from God, our tendency to present a cheapened Gospel, the juxtaposition of divine predestination and human free will, our culture’s obsession with idolatry, and God's ultimate power to save. We learn that the early Christians devoted themselves to the teaching of God’s Word and the spreading of the Gospel by depending on the Holy Spirit, and we are encouraged to hold firmly to the truth of Christ’s saving work as we engage our communities.
While Jesus was on earth, He performed many miracles, such as healing the blind. But Jesus was concerned about more than just physical healing! Gaining spiritual sight is our subject as we continue our series titled, "A Light in the Darkness" on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Jesus was characterized by His compassion for the hurting. But in Mark chapter 7, we read an unusual account where He appears to take a different approach. We’re studying Jesus’ interaction with the desperate mother of a demon-possessed girl on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
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