Ruth’s story was quite shocking. Who knew a penniless widow from another country would marry an Israelite whose offspring would help establish the family line of King David and Jesus? Hear the remarkable story unfold on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg!
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.
When someone is cured of a lifelong illness or disability, the typical response is to celebrate! But that wasn’t how the Pharisees responded when Jesus healed a blind man. Discover why the Pharisees were offended by this miracle when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
There have been many great preachers throughout the ages, but none can surpass Jesus. What was it about His teaching that was so powerful and engaging? What can pastors learn from His example? Discover the answer when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
When learning a skill, it’s helpful to look to the examples of others, and pastors are no exception! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg presents a study of the famous preacher, Martyn Lloyd-Jones as an example of an individual whose ministry was fruitful as a result of biblical, God-centered preaching. More