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An Encouraging Word

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.

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Belief And Behavior, Volume 1

The Thessalonian church held a tender place in the heart of the Apostle Paul. In this expositional study of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians, we see a paradigm for pastoral ministry, emphasizing the life-changing content of the Gospel and the concerns of Paul’s heart for the healthy spiritual growth of the individuals that make up the church body. Alistair Begg teaches from this rich resource to help us develop an understanding of the dynamics of the Christian life, both in what we believe and how we are to behave.

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Faith-Hope-Love

The Apostle Paul’s first letter to the church at Thessalonica revealed his deep love and concern for the believers there. What characterized this dynamic church that Paul placed them so close to his heart? As Alistair Begg outlines the historical context of the letter, we are introduced to a working, laboring church whose endurance was inspired by hope.

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Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


Loved By God

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.

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The Impact of the Gospel, Part Two

Those who have become members of the Body of Christ are radically changed. The Church at Thessalonica, as illustrated in the Apostle Paul’s first letter, provides a wonderful example of the transforming power of God’s grace. Alistair Begg discusses the new foundation, family, focus, and future that belong to each believer as a result of the life-changing power of the Gospel.

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Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


The Impact of the Gospel, Part One

The Apostle Paul was convinced that the believers in Thessalonica were secure in their standing with Christ, brought to fruition by the power of the Gospel. Alistair Begg points out three truths common to all who are in Christ: they are chosen, they are changed, and they are channels. When we acknowledge that the Word of God carries great power, we will respond with conviction and commitment to His call on our lives.

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Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1



Practical Issues of Pastoral Ministry, Part 2

This message is also part of "Pastor's Study, The - Volume 4"

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Series: The Pastor's Study, Volume 4


No Clever Tricks

When the Apostle Paul traveled to First Century cities to spread the Gospel, he was met with intense opposition and criticism, yet he continued to preach the Gospel. In his first letter to his friends in Thessalonica, he responded to their concerns about his motives for the young church. Using this season of Paul’s life as an example, Alistair Begg reminds us to seek to please only God who judges our hearts.

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Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1


Truth and Love

The Apostle Paul was committed to both the Word of God and the people of God. Because he wanted the church at Thessalonica to be clear about his personal integrity and the intention of his ministry, he was careful to demonstrate his concern for their hearts, as well as the content of the message he preached. Alistair Begg reminds us that our deepest concerns for one another must be centered in upholding the Gospel by living in a manner that is worthy of its message.

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Series: Belief And Behavior, Volume 1

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