Truth For Life - Alistair Begg Truth For Life - Alistair Begg Truth For Life is the Bible-teaching ministry of Alistair Begg. The ministry's mission is to teach the Bible with clarity and relevance so that unbelievers will be converted, believers will be established and local churches will be strengthened. Join us each weekday and on the weekend as Alistair helps us apply the Scripture to our daily lives. Programs

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    September 19, 2020 Compassionate Shepherd

    Like wayward sheep, we’re prone to wander and get lost. The loving mercy of Jesus, though, gently brings us back into the fold. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg talks about Christ, our compassionate Shepherd.



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    September 18, 2020 When Jesus Came… (Part 2 of 2)

    Inspired by the Holy Spirit, the writer of Hebrews used his entire letter to describe Christ’s once-for-all atoning death. Discover the radical turning point in history when Jesus accomplished His mission, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 17, 2020 When Jesus Came… (Part 1 of 2)

    “When Jesus came…” With this transitional phrase, the writer of Hebrews describes how Christ radically transformed the old covenant to establish His new covenant. Study this amazing before-and-after story with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 16, 2020 The Cleansing of Conscience (Part 2 of 2)

    Under the old covenant, sins were confessed to priests, and animals were sacrificed. This satisfied Levitical law but failed to clear the conscience. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how the new covenant erases our guilt and shame.



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    September 15, 2020 The Cleansing of Conscience (Part 1 of 2)

    Violating God’s law often brings shame. Without the work of our Great High Priest, we’d remain guilty and stuck in our sins. Thankfully, God established a new covenant through Jesus to make us clean. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 14, 2020 A Superior Covenant (Part 2 of 2)

    Jesus fulfilled God’s promise to replace the old covenant with a “much more excellent” one. As our Great High Priest, He continues to administer this superior covenant today. Join us for this encouraging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 12, 2020 Humble Servant (Part 2 of 2)

    At the Last Supper, Jesus assumed the role of a humble servant and washed His disciples’ feet. He was doing far more than simply modeling humility, though. Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg considers the deeper purpose behind this moment.



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    September 11, 2020 A Superior Covenant (Part 1 of 2)

    The writer of Hebrews shows us how the old covenant, administered by the priesthood, was a shadow of something better. God’s people needed a Great High Priest—but what would this look like? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 10, 2020 The Mystery of Melchizedek (Part 4 of 4)

    Nothing we do can ever achieve righteousness before God. We’ll never be good enough or religious enough! Thankfully, as our High Priest, Jesus pleads with God on our behalf. Learn how His grace and mercy cover all, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 9, 2020 The Mystery of Melchizedek (Part 3 of 4)

    Although the old covenant law was perfect in nature, it left God’s people longing for a redeemer. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how Jesus, our Great High Priest, rids us of sin and guilt once and for all.



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    September 8, 2020 The Mystery of Melchizedek (Part 2 of 4)

    Under the old covenant, God’s people could only hope for a High Priest who would bring permanent forgiveness. Today, we look to Jesus, who paid the ultimate price to fulfill that role. Learn more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 7, 2020 The Mystery of Melchizedek (Part 1 of 4)

    Hebrews 7 is challenging to understand—but well worth the effort! Hear remarkable details about a mysterious priest named Melchizedek who foreshadowed Jesus, our Great High Priest. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 5, 2020 Humble Servant (Part 1 of 2)

    Today’s culture is marked by an emphasis on personal ambition and being recognized as successful. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg challenges us to follow Jesus’ example and embrace an attitude of humility.



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    September 4, 2020 FRANgelism (Part 5 of 5)

    The conversation in John 4 between Jesus and a disrespected woman provides a model for current day evangelism. Join us for the culmination of this practical study, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 3, 2020 FRANgelism (Part 4 of 5)

    In a remarkable conversation from John 4, Jesus disregarded cultural protocol and spoke with a Samaritan woman about her sin. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines this encounter and its relevant lessons for today.



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    September 2, 2020 FRANgelism (Part 3 of 5)

    What’s the best way to engage in meaningful conversations about God and the Gospel? Jesus demonstrated this for us in John 4 when He spoke with a disreputable woman. Hear more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    September 1, 2020 FRANgelism (Part 2 of 5)

    John chapter 4 describes a tender encounter between Jesus and a notorious woman. Their casual conversation provides us with a model for sharing the Gospel. Join us as we learn from Christ’s example on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 31, 2020 FRANgelism (Part 1 of 5)

    What does it mean to be an evangelist? Is it a specific calling for a select few? Quite the contrary! Scripture teaches that every believer is called to spread the Gospel. Learn how to join the mission when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 29, 2020 Be like Christ

    As Christians, we know we’ve been set free from sin’s enslavement. Why, then, do we continue to struggle and fall? Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg addresses this question head-on.



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    August 28, 2020 “What Will It Profit a Man?”

    Jesus was a master at asking piercing questions that challenge our thinking and change our perspective. Follow along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg takes a closer look at one such example of Christ’s questioning.



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    August 27, 2020 The Sacraments

    Communion may seem strange to outsiders. Why would someone want, even metaphorically, to consume their Savior’s body and blood? What does this sacrament symbolize, and what does it accomplish? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 26, 2020 Grace, Faith, Jesus

    Burdened by his works-based religion, Martin Luther knew no peace until God’s Spirit opened his eyes to the message of grace. Join us for this hope-filled message as we continue our Encore 2020 series on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 25, 2020 From Fear to Faith (Part 2 of 2)

    After Jesus was crucified, the disciples hid in fear. These same men, though, soon led a faith-filled movement that changed history forever! How can we explain this remarkable transformation? Discover the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 24, 2020 From Fear to Faith (Part 1 of 2)

    Skeptics reject Jesus’ resurrection as fiction. Christians, on the other hand, believe it’s historical fact. Is there any evidence to support our conviction? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg addresses this pressing question.



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    August 22, 2020 Be in Christ (Part 2 of 2)

    Sometimes our personal struggles drag us down. Emotional distress can even feel like a physical weight. Regardless of our circumstances, though, we can find true rest in Jesus. Hear this refreshing message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 21, 2020 Grace and Favor (Part 2 of 2)

    Some people believe faith means idly waiting for God’s intervention—but as the book of Ruth shows us, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to put faith into action.



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    August 20, 2020 Grace and Favor (Part 1 of 2)

    The book of Ruth tells the tender story of two widows enduring a season of famine and loss. Discover how the mutual respect and selfless love between Ruth and Naomi provides a model for us today. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 19, 2020 God of the Ordinary

    Anyone who’s lost a spouse can empathize with Ruth and Naomi’s plight. Even in their loss, though, God was working in their lives, behind the scenes. Learn how God’s unseen hand guides us in seasons of grief, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 18, 2020 Forgiven and Forgiving (Part 2 of 2)

    When we’ve been deeply wounded, our natural inclination is to seek revenge. But believers should respond differently! Since we’ve been forgiven, we’re called to similarly forgive others too. Hear more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 17, 2020 Forgiven and Forgiving (Part 1 of 2)

    Once we’ve come to faith in Christ, do we still need to confess our sins daily? Jesus clearly thought so! Learn about the role of repentance in the ongoing process of sanctification when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 15, 2020 Be in Christ (Part 1 of 2)

    Young children often look up to their older siblings and try to imitate them. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg urges us to imitate our “older brother,” Jesus Christ. It’s the first message in our series about truly knowing Him.



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    August 14, 2020 The Brevity of Life

    The world urges us to pursue pleasure and live for the moment. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg challenges us to live counterculturally, because life is brief and we’ll soon have to give an account. Join us for this important reminder.



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    August 13, 2020 The Power of Proper Thinking (Part 2 of 2)

    Today’s culture increasingly embraces the notion that there’s no such thing as right or wrong—only what’s “right for you.” Does this philosophy actually hold up to scrutiny, though? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 12, 2020 The Power of Proper Thinking (Part 1 of 2)

    When studying God’s Word or worshiping Him in song, it’s healthy and natural to experience emotional reactions. Emotions, however, shouldn’t be the foundation of our faith. Discover the importance of thinking properly on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 11, 2020 Christian Maturity (Part 2 of 2)

    The Bible teaches that believers have been set free from the chains of sin and death. So why do we continue to struggle with temptation? Hear the answer when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 10, 2020 Christian Maturity (Part 1 of 2)

    Is it hypocritical to believe the Bible but still struggle with sin? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg addresses this important question. Study along with us as we take a closer look at the process of sanctification.



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    August 8, 2020 No Separation

    Sometimes God feels distant—especially when life seems to be going wrong. Even when our hearts are broken, though, we’re never outside of God’s care. That’s our focust as we conclude our study of life in the Spirit, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 7, 2020 Some Thoughts on Providence

    These past few months have been marked by tragedy and heartbreak for many people. Is there any meaning to it all? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg reminds us that God works all things, even suffering, for our good and His glory.



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    August 6, 2020 Everyone Matters

    Our daily routines often feel mundane and unimportant. But whether we’re working at the office or running kids to school, all of our everyday tasks matter in God’s kingdom. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 5, 2020 How Long and Why?

    Since God is all-powerful, why does He allow suffering? Alistair Begg begins this year’s Encore series by addressing this age-old question. Join us as we revisit some of Truth For Life’s most highly requested messages.



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    August 4, 2020 Notes from the Flyleaf of My Bible

    Concluding his study for young adults, Alistair Begg shares some personal notes from the flyleaf of his Bible. Hear practical wisdom for both the young and the young at heart on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 3, 2020 A Passion for Purity (Part 2 of 2)

    Our world is full of temptation. If we’re not careful, it can drag us completely off course. Thankfully, God has provided tools to help us resist sin and walk in holiness. Develop your passion for purity when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    August 1, 2020 Case Closed!

    Hounded by past mistakes and sins, we may feel like we’re living under a guilty verdict. Scripture, though, teaches that Christians are declared righteous! Hear this encouraging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 31, 2020 A Passion for Purity (Part 1 of 2)

    We can hardly turn on the television or scroll through social media without facing countless temptations to sin. So how can we walk in purity as we’ve been called to do? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 30, 2020 A Lesson in Humility (Part 2 of 2)

    Through words and attitudes, we often expose our pride. Humility, though, is revealed through our actions. Learn the biblical marks of a humble heart in this challenging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 29, 2020 A Lesson in Humility (Part 1 of 2)

    Today’s culture often considers pride a virtue—but God’s Word calls us to display a different attitude. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how to develop a humble spirit.



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    July 28, 2020 A Call to Remember

    Most of us prefer not to think about growing old and what lies ahead—but Scripture calls us to reflect on our mortality even while we’re young. Learn why this is important when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 27, 2020 Holiness (Part 2 of 2)

    Scripture calls us to be like Christ—an impossiby high standard by our own power. Thankfully, holiness is not about what we can do but about what Christ has already done for us. Listen to learn more, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 25, 2020 If God Be for Us… (Part 2 of 2)

    Life can feel like a wrestling match—but Christians need not enter the fight alone. With God in our corner, we can’t be defeated! Hear an encouraging message from Romans chapter 8 on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 24, 2020 Holiness (Part 1 of 2)

    Believers are called to walk in holiness—and yet, as we struggle with daily temptations, it can feel like an impossible battle. Thankfully, in Christ we have everything we need for victory! Hear more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 20, 2020 An Attitude like Christ

    We’re each born with a unique and distinctive personality—but that doesn’t mean our attitudes are set in stone! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how we can develop an attitude like Christ’s.



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    July 19, 2020 If God Be for Us… (Part 1 of 2)

    Some of us expect our lives to be easier because we follow Christ—but that’s just not the case. We all face trials. Since we know God is for us, though, we need not fear! That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 18, 2020 If God Be for Us… (Part 1 of 2)

    Some of us expect our lives to be easier because we follow Christ—but that’s just not the case. We all face trials. Since we know God is for us, though, we need not fear! That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 17, 2020 Limitations: The Key to Usefulness

    When we honestly reflect on our lives, all of us can admit we have weaknesses. That doesn’t mean we’re useless to God, though. In fact, it’s quite the opposite! Learn why limitations are the key to our usefulness, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 16, 2020 A Call to Service (Part 2 of 2)

    To function properly, a church needs some to serve in visible roles while others assist behind the scenes. Scripture reminds us that all are equally needed and valuable! Hear this encouraging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 15, 2020 A Call to Service (Part 1 of 2)

    It’s easy to assume someone else will handle our community’s needs. Service, though, isn’t just a spiritual gift for a limited few; it’s a call for every believer! Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg challenges us to take up the mantle of service.



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    July 14, 2020 That’s What Friends Are (Part 2 of 2)

    You may not be famous, wealthy, or have a lot of social media followers. Thankfully, God doesn’t choose His servants based on any of those criteria. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains how God can use anyone to further His kingdom.



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    July 13, 2020 That’s What Friends Are (Part 1 of 2)

    When we consider whom we’d like to emulate from Scripture, Timothy and Epaphroditus are probably not the first to come to mind—yet Paul endorsed these two men as examples of humble service. Learn more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 12, 2020 The Chain of Salvation (Part 2 of 2)

    If salvation is predestined by God, does that mean we’re not held responsible for our choices? Can someone who wants to be saved be turned away? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg addresses these thought-provoking questions.



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    July 11, 2020 The Chain of Salvation (Part 2 of 2)

    If salvation is predestined by God, does that mean we’re not held responsible for our choices? Can someone who wants to be saved be turned away? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg addresses these thought-provoking questions.



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    July 10, 2020 Used of God (Part 2 of 2)

    Companies often seek someone famous or talented to represent their brand, but God has a different process for choosing His ambassadors. Hear more about God’s extraordinary approach when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 9, 2020 Used of God (Part 1 of 2)

    In Acts chapter 9, we find the brief account of Ananias, a man whose story reminds us that God loves to use ordinary, seemingly insignificant people to do great things for His kingdom. Join us for an encouraging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 8, 2020 Climbing on Track (Part 2 of 2)

    History is full of stories of those who started strong only to end in failure or infamy. So how do we finish our lives well? Discover the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg as we take a close look at Caleb’s life.



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    July 7, 2020 Climbing on Track (Part 1 of 2)

    In our culture, retirement is often seen as a chance to relax and step away from responsibility. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg presents a different perspective as he challenges us to plan for a lifetime of devoted service to God.



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    July 6, 2020 Down in the Valley (Part 2 of 2)

    When life doesn’t go as planned, how do we avoid falling into the trap of despair? That’s our focus as we examine a dark season in Elijah’s life. Study along with us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 5, 2020 The Chain of Salvation (Part 1 of 2)

    How do we make sense of personal tragedy, whether from the loss of a job, our health, or a loved one? Learn how to trust God’s goodness even when it’s difficult. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 4, 2020 The Chain of Salvation (Part 1 of 2)

    How do we make sense of personal tragedy, whether from the loss of a job, our health, or a loved one? Learn how to trust God’s goodness even when it’s difficult. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 3, 2020 Down in the Valley (Part 1 of 2)

    After a glorious victory, the prophet Elijah fell into a season of overwhelming fear. Our biggest victories are often similarly followed by our darkest moments. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to trust God in life’s valleys.



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    July 2, 2020 Five Words on Daniel (Part 2 of 2)

    You may have heard about Daniel and the lions’ den, but there’s much more to Daniel’s story than this isolated miracle. Hear how this man of God modeled integrity and virtue for us. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    July 1, 2020 Five Words on Daniel (Part 1 of 2)

    In our walk with the Lord, we all need role models. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg points us to an Old Testament model of integrity we can all follow. Join us for this practical study of Daniel.



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    June 30, 2020 Good News in a Bad News World (Part 2 of 2)

    As we scan the daily headlines, many of us find ourselves longing for a word of hope or encouragement. Study along with us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg takes us to an Old Testament story to find good news in a bad news world.



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    June 29, 2020 Good News in a Bad News World (Part 1 of 2)

    Did you know that every single one of us is born with a terminal condition? The Bible calls this disease sin. Thankfully, God has a cure! Hear more when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    June 28, 2020 Help in Our Weakness (Part 2 of 2)

    We know we can bring any need before God’s throne. Sometimes, though, our pain is so raw we don’t know how to express it. So what should we do? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg offers an encouraging answer.



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    June 27, 2020 Help in Our Weakness (Part 2 of 2)

    We know we can bring any need before God’s throne. Sometimes, though, our pain is so raw we don’t know how to express it. So what should we do? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg offers an encouraging answer.



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    June 26, 2020 Son of Encouragement (Part 2 of 2)

    Despite the connection provided by mobile phones and social media, studies show that we continue to struggle with loneliness. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why it’s important to have—and to be—a godly friend.



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    June 25, 2020 Son of Encouragement (Part 1 of 2)

    In choosing someone to use, God doesn’t look for the strongest or most talented; He uses ordinary people in extraordinary ways! Discover how God creates beauty out of clay. That’s the subject of our new series on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    June 24, 2020 Wholehearted Service (Part 2 of 2)

    As believers, our work has a higher purpose, regardless of our job title. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg urges us to always serve wholeheartedly as though working for the Lord. Hear more when you join us for the conclusion of our study of life together.



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    June 23, 2020 Wholehearted Service (Part 1 of 2)

    Whether you’re an intern or the president of the company, your Christian faith should transform your perspective of work and give purpose to your daily tasks. That’s our subject as we continue our study of life together on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    June 22, 2020 Wholehearted Obedience (Part 2 of 2)

    In Ephesians 6, Paul gave practical guidance for demonstrating wholehearted obedience during his day. But how do these verses apply to our twenty-first century lives? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.



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    June 21, 2020 Help in Our Weakness (Part 1 of 2)

    Life can be overwhelming, sometimes even bringing us to our knees. Yet in these moments of weakness, God reveals His strength. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg as we continue our study of Romans 8.



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