In part two of his study, Alistair Begg teaches us that fully trusting God nullifies pride, panic, and self-pity in one's life, and instead fosters a sense of responsibility for our personal choices, humility in our acknowledgement of God's enabling and sustaining power, and security in knowing that God always knows best and has the believer firmly in His hand.Psalms 31:1-24
Criticizing those in positions of leadership is common, even among Christians. Alistair Begg reminds us that because Christ died so that all may be saved, we should pray for all, including our leaders. Rather than complain, we should accept God’s providence and seek to please Him in our conversations.1 Timothy 2:1-8
Paul’s words in 2 Timothy 4:2-5 are the mandate for all those who are called to pastoral ministry. Martyn Lloyd-Jones once commented that "the work of preaching is the highest and greatest and most glorious calling to which anyone can ever be called." He went on to say that "the most urgent need in the Christian church today is for true preaching and as it is the greatest and most urgent need in the church it is, obviously, the greatest need in the world also." To a generation in which the priority of preaching has been sadly diminished ...
The Christian is not immune to the human experience of pain, suffering, and evil. In this study of Job 16:7-17, Alistair Begg examines the various reasons why God allows suffering, the human responses to life's difficulties, and the provisions God makes for His people in the midst of such trials.Job 16:7-17
In 1 Timothy 2:9-15, Paul urged women to adorn themselves with good deeds and godly submission rather than fancy hairstyles, expensive clothes, and jewelry. Alistair Begg explains that Paul’s intent was not to place a blanket restriction on certain styles of dress, but to encourage Christians to focus on God and His purposes during corporate worship. Although fashions come and go, this principle remains important for Christians in every generation.1 Timothy 2:9-15