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!
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.
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