We can’t always interpret the purpose of events that come our way, nor their implications for the future. But as we look at Ruth’s story, we’re reminded that God is always weaving His providential plan to work His extraordinary purposes. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
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 the Bible says that wives are to submit to their husbands, does that imply that women are less intelligent or less capable than men? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg addresses this issue, describing God’s heart behind biblical gender roles. More
Modern philosophy views gender as an irrelevant fact of biology, as unimportant and changeable as the color of your hair! But what does the Bible say about the roles of men and women? We’ll address that question on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
There are some churches where drinking alcohol in moderation, dancing, and getting piercings are considered acceptable practices. At other churches, those activities would be frowned upon. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the biblical guidelines for addressing these and other morally gray topics. More
How do we keep a biblical balance between license—doing whatever we like without regard to holiness—and legalism—establishing man-made rules? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg answers that question with a message called Ground Rules For Christian Freedom. More