Scripture says that without love, our good deeds are useless. In fact, Paul compares them to a “noisy gong”! Alistair Begg describes the essential role of love in everything we do. Our study called Love in the Local Church continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Love in the Local ChurchHere we have one of the most familiar chapters in the New Testament. It appears so frequently on wedding bulletins, we may be tempted to believe it was penned for that purpose. It is only when we read it in the context of the surrounding chapters that we can understand and apply it correctly. The apostle was addressing a church that was vibrant but chaotic. As they tried to cover their division and confusion by an over-emphasis on the spectacular gifts, Paul shows them a better way. This chapter presents a particular challenge to any outwardly successful church because its preoccupations may not be the same as God’s priorities.
Is peace simply the opposite of conflict? If so, then inner peace depends on our circumstances. But even when chaos comes our way, God promises a “peace that passes understanding.” On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg talks about another fruit of the Spirit, peace! More
The prophet Isaiah described Jesus as “the Prince of Peace.” Yet those who follow Jesus often face the same turmoil as everyone else. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, discover how God’s peace can rule in your life, even when you find yourself in chaos. More
When Paul described the fruit of the Spirit, love was the first item on the list. Love is generated, not through our human efforts, but through the power of God’s Spirit. Discover how God produces the fruit of His Spirit on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More