A thankful heart should be one of the main characteristics that mark the life of a Christian. In this message from Psalm 57, Alistair Begg explains that Christians should be grateful to God in everything, regardless of our circumstances. We can remain thankful when troubles come only by God’s grace that opens our eyes to His faithfulness and love.More
Even as an old man, Daniel listened to God and sought His face as he tried to understand the ongoing conflicts in the world. The fearful, frail prophet, still faithful to his Lord, was shown that earthly struggles reflect a greater conflict in the heavenly realms. In this message by Alistair Begg, we are challenged to follow Daniel’s example by remaining faithful to God’s Kingdom purposes as long as He gives us life, realizing we may not see the outcome until we see Him in glory.More
In Daniel 10, Daniel received a devastating vision, one that reduced him to an awe-filled fear. As Alistair Begg walks us through the prophetic message, we are reminded of God’s sovereign reign over the past and future events of mankind. Conflicts on earth mimic spiritual conflicts in heavenly places, but despite the raging battles, victory is assured to those who wear the full armor of Christ.More
What is the purpose behind the celebration of Christmas? For those who are in Christ, its meaning rests solely on the birth of Jesus. Based on his own careful investigation, Luke’s account of the birth of Christ is more than a heartwarming story – it is true, and it is life-changing. It is good news, and it brings great joy to a world darkened by sin.
In these sermons Alistair Begg draws our attention to the truth of the nativity story. This story, in some ways simple and in others so profound, is at the heart of understanding ... More
When Daniel prayed for his people he focused on God's holiness, recognizing Israel's sin. In this message, Alistair Begg explains that a proper understanding of God's righteous character will result in true repentance on our part, both as individuals and corporately in the local church. As we mourn over our sin and failings, our attention is drawn to God's provision for sin in the Gospel and we rejoice in the salvation available to us in Jesus Christ.More
Many of us have heard the familiar stories of Daniel from childhood: brave, committed, and obedient, Daniel held to his convictions, interpreted dreams, and faced the lions’ den. But does our familiarity extend to the real hero of the story?
In this series examining Daniel’s faith under the fire of trial, Alistair Begg explains that at the heart of these familiar stories is a good and sovereign God who works powerfully for the good of His people and the glory of His Name. We can be encouraged that the same God who reigned over the events in Daniel’s ... More
The vision recorded in Daniel 9 was given to Daniel for wisdom, encouragement, and understanding. Although interpretation of these challenging verses differs, Alistair Begg offers helpful clarification: what God has purposed, He will accomplish, and, ultimately, Scripture points to Christ. The One who has ascended will come again in great power, and as we have believed, so we must tell others.More
There is no arena where the Christian worldview so drastically contrasts secular society than that of marriage. Although there is confusion in our culture regarding marriage, Scripture expresses the solemnity by which couples should enter into this covenant. As we turn to the Bible to discover God’s purpose and plan for marriage, Alistair Begg reminds us that this ordinance should matter to all people because it pertains to the very nature of our humanity.More
Paul wrote to encourage the church in Thessalonica with the conviction that God works powerfully through His Word and His Church to further the Gospel. Alistair Begg reminds us that genuine conversion always results in radical change. When Christians display transformed lives and proclaim the Word that we have received wherever God has placed us, the Gospel advances to the glory of God.More
Following Paul's example, Alistair Begg encourages listeners with an essential foundation of our hope in Christ – the grace of God. Christians have been united to Christ and to His people by grace, and although salvation in Christ is by faith alone, our faith is never alone. Genuine Christian belief is marked by works of faith, costly love, and steadfast hope. Understanding that our hope comes from the grace of God alone should establish in us a response of genuine gratitude.More