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Getting the Picture

Biblical prophecy can be confusing and difficult to understand. The apocalyptic images in Daniel 7 communicate truth in a way that is vivid and that can be understood by believers in every age and culture. In this message, Alistair Begg walks us through the terrors of Daniel's vision to its conclusion: the promise of the Son's unending dominion. We are reminded that God is the One who sets up and brings down authorities, and He is sovereignly in control of history.


Daniel 7:1-28
id: 3117

Basics 2015

Trusting the Word of God to do the Work of God was the emphasis of the 16th annual Basics Conference for pastors and church leaders. In an increasingly secularized culture where the adherent base of the Church is declining, biblical preaching is, more than ever, a vital and primary means of evangelism. By teaching where the Bible challenges contemporary culture and how societal influences shape our beliefs, preachers can help their congregations distinguish between pop culture and truth. At the 2015 Basics Conference, Tim Keller and David Robertson joined Alistair Begg with the purpose of encouraging pastors to preach the ... More 

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Back to the Basics Again, Part Two

There will always be those who promote a spirituality that is disconnected from the Word of God, but it is the duty of the pastor to bring the truth of Scripture to bear upon the church. Teaching from Paul’s second letter to Timothy, Alistair Begg reminds pastors of the charge they have been given, the challenge they face, and the character they are to have. Those who preach God’s Word must stay alert, endure suffering, and do the work of an evangelist as they fulfill the ministry to which God has called them.


2 Timothy 4:1-5
id: 3082

Series: Basics 2015

Basics 2015 Panel Question Time

Listen in as Pastors Begg, Keller, and Robertson field questions from conference attendees covering a range of topics such as what it looks like to be a Spirit-lead church, the expectation of elders in a church, and what it means to engage culture.


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Series: Basics 2015

Back to the Basics Again, Part One

In 2 Timothy 3, Paul encourages Timothy by reminding him of the truth he has been taught and instructs him to continue preaching God’s Word faithfully and patiently. This exhortation from by Paul is just as relevant for pastors today. Alistair Begg reminds pastors and congregations of the sufficiency of God’s Word and the need for patience to teach it no matter the circumstances.


2 Timothy 4:1-5
id: 3081

Series: Basics 2015

Satanic Exposition

In Psalm 91, God promises that we can trust him in times of danger, but there can be great difficulty in understanding and teaching this promise. Pastors must proceed carefully as they expound God’s Word because Satan is strategic in attacking the faith of God’s people. Tim Keller encourages pastors to interpret Scripture with Scripture so that they may understand and communicate God’s Word with faithfulness and accuracy.


Psalms 91:1-16
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Series: Basics 2015

Comfort My People

With no guarantee of the influence Christianity will continue to have on our world, is the Church prepared for what is to come? David Robertson addresses the pastor’s role to comfort people and prepare the way for the Lord. While the obstacles of preaching are great, the unchanging Word of God brings life where nothing else can. When God’s Word is preached, it cannot return empty.


Isaiah 40:1-31
id: gs1175

Series: Basics 2015

Persuasive Preaching

All preachers are to be evangelists because all preaching should be Christ-centered, but how is the message of the Gospel to be communicated? To answer this question, the pastor must consider the goal of preaching. In this message, David Robertson equips pastors with basic principles to help them to teach in a way that leaves the listener dwelling on a great God rather than a great preacher.


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Series: Basics 2015

Fulfill Your Ministry

What is pastoral ministry really about, at its core? The four-fold directive that the Apostle Paul gave to Timothy provides a clear perspective: always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, and fulfill your ministry. In this message, Alistair Begg explores these timeless imperatives and encourages Christian ministers to persevere in preaching the Gospel even in the middle of a challenging culture.


2 Timothy 4:5
id: 3075

Itching Ears

What do people look for in a preacher? The Apostle Paul warned young pastor Timothy about those who seek teaching that is only what they want to hear, rather than biblical truth. In this message, Alistair Begg emphasizes the importance of preaching the Bible in the life of a healthy local church. God’s purposes for us will be accomplished only when we submit our hearts to the faithful teaching of scriptural truth.


2 Timothy 4:3-4
id: 3074
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