Is an appreciation for the arts and humanities a worthy goal for the Christian? Some seem to think not, believing that God requires us to withdraw from cultural pursuits and embrace a life of asceticism. In this study from 1 Timothy 4, however, Alistair Begg helps us to see a different approach at work. Culture, the Bible tells us, is a gift from God—one that is intended for our good, provided that we use it according to the Maker’s wise instructions.
topic: Christian Living