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Truth For Life Daily Program

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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. (518441)

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The Soldier’s Weapons (Part 2 of 2)

July 30, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

God’s Word is an essential weapon in spiritual warfare. But did you know that the devil is unafraid of prayerless proclamation? Learn how to use both weapons—God’s Word plus prayer—for maximum impact. Study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...

The Soldier’s Weapons (Part 1 of 2)

July 23, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

God’s armor protects us in spiritual warfare—but we don’t just put it on and stand. It’s important to prepare to defend ourselves with the right weapons as well. Find out what we need to fight in the battle. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

The Full Armor of God

July 16, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

No Christian is immune to spiritual warfare. We’re targets of fierce attacks simply because we’re Christ’s followers. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches us how to suit up for the “continual and irreconcilable war” with Satan by putting on God’s armor. Listen...

Concerning Worship (Part 1 of 2)

July 14, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Genuine worship involves more than simply putting on your Sunday best and sitting in a church pew; it demands a proper perspective and preparation. Discover what that involves and how it will change your worship, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

All Those Lonely People (Part 2 of 2)

July 13, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

What do we do when the ladder of success we’ve been climbing collapses? Where can we turn for hope when nothing fulfills our deepest longings? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why we don’t need to feel anxious, alienated, or alone. Listen...

All Those Lonely People (Part 1 of 2)

July 12, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Is life meaningful or meaningless? The Teacher in Ecclesiastes identified a sense of futility that plagues people whether they’re rich, poor, lazy, or ambitious. So where can we discover lasting purpose? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Eternity on My Mind (Part 2 of 2)

July 11, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The way we respond to our circumstances reveals a lot about us. Find out why the assurance of God’s providence changes our perspective and response to just about everything—including the mundane aspects of life. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Your Enemy the Devil

July 10, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Satan is every believer’s enemy—and he is sneaky, deceptive, and ruthless! So how do we recognize his schemes? And how are we supposed to respond? Find out when you join us for a closer look at our enemy, the devil. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Eternity on My Mind (Part 1 of 2)

July 08, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The Bible teaches that frustrations and dissatisfaction experienced in this world are actually God-given burdens. What purpose do such burdens serve? Doesn’t God want us to be happy? Hear the answers when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

The Search for Satisfaction (Part 2 of 2)

July 07, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

While education, work, and pleasure aren’t inherently wrong, Scripture warns that these pursuits won’t ultimately give life meaning or satisfy our deepest longings. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains where we find true and lasting treasure. Listen...

The Search for Satisfaction (Part 1 of 2)

July 06, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Consumers eagerly anticipate the “next best thing”—those things we feel we must have or must do. So why is satisfaction so fleeting and disappointing once we’ve fulfilled those longings? Hear the answer when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

A Word to the Wise (Part 2 of 2)

July 05, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Most of us wonder about life after death. The Teacher in Ecclesiastes explored a different question: Is there life before death? Where can we find the answer to the deepest longings of our hearts? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

A Word to the Wise (Part 1 of 2)

July 04, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The Preacher in Ecclesiastes wrote that he'd seen all the things done under the sun, and all of them were meaningless. Has anything changed? How do we make sense of our days? Hear a brisk overview of Ecclesiastes on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

The Devil and Demons (Part 2 of 2)

July 03, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

Can Christians be demon-possessed? You’ll find countless opinions arguing one way or the other. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explores Scripture’s answer to this question. We’ll learn about the devil’s strengths—as well as his limitations. Listen...

“I Take You…” (Part 2 of 2)

July 01, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Planning your wedding is exciting—but marriage isn’t just about the emotions. Find out why the vows you make are far more important than the feelings you may share. We’re concluding the series We Two Are One on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

“I Take You…” (Part 1 of 2)

June 30, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Relationships seem to be increasingly trivialized. It’s easy to be confused about what marriage is—and isn’t. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines four common views of marriage and explains why they fall short of God’s covenantal standard. Listen...

Marriage and Divorce (Part 2 of 2)

June 29, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

The Bible is clear that God intends marriage to be a lasting commitment. In many cases, remarriage is considered an act of adultery. Study along as Alistair Begg examines the three biblical reasons a person may remarry. That’s our focus on Truth For Life. Listen...

Marriage and Divorce (Part 1 of 2)

June 28, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Scripture teaches that marriage is a lifelong commitment between a husband and wife. So are there biblical grounds for divorce? Is remarriage permissible after you’ve been divorced or widowed? Hear the biblical answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

How to Avoid Marital Failure (Part 2 of 2)

June 27, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Some balloons pop unexpectedly. Most, however, leak slowly until they’re deflated. The demise of many marriages can be similarly gradual and undetected. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches us how to pay closer attention to relationship basics. Listen...

The Devil and Demons (Part 1 of 2)

June 26, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The Bible is clear that Jesus defeated Satan at the cross of Calvary. So why do we still need to be concerned about the Enemy? Learn what Scripture says about the devil and how to resist him. Join us on Truth For Life Weekend with Alistair Begg. Listen...

How to Avoid Marital Failure (Part 1 of 2)

June 24, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

There seems to be an epidemic of lifeless marriages and divorce these days—even within the church! So how can marriage be enjoyed over a lifetime, not simply endured? Hear helpful principles to avoid marital failure, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Planting Hedges in Marriage (Part 4 of 4)

June 23, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Throughout each day, we make countless little decisions that may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things. But these little decisions add up over time and can either erode or build up relationships. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Planting Hedges in Marriage (Part 3 of 4)

June 22, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

“Looking out for number one” is often touted as an effective way to survive or get ahead in a competitive environment. But find out why such selfishness—as well as laziness—is actually detrimental to marriage. Join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Planting Hedges in Marriage (Part 2 of 4)

June 21, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Often, it’s care for life’s little things that greatly contributes to the success and enjoyment of our relationships. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg teaches us how to promote and protect a healthy marriage. It’s hard work—but it’s worth it! Listen...

Planting Hedges in Marriage (Part 1 of 4)

June 20, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Pop culture sometimes paints an idealized picture of marriage that can foster unrealistic expectations. But marriage needn’t be perfect! Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why a dose of skepticism is essential to marital faithfulness. Listen...

Spiritual Warfare (Part 2 of 2)

June 19, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

To win a battle, whether physical or spiritual, we need to know our enemy and recognize his tactics. So what are Satan’s most common lines of attack? And what is our best line of defense? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Being a Husband God’s Way (Part 2 of 2)

June 17, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

The Bible doesn’t actually instruct husbands to rule or command their wives. So how are they supposed to lead their households? What’s the ultimate goal? Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg examines Scripture to find out how to be a godly husband. Listen...

Being a Husband God’s Way (Part 1 of 2)

June 16, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

God’s plan for marriage is perfect. But Satan corrupts the Lord’s instruction, causing confusion—even within the church. Find out what a Christian husband should know, and why it should affect how he treats his wife, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Being a Wife God’s Way (Part 2 of 2)

June 15, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Can true beauty bloom along with wrinkles? The popularity of anti-aging “secrets” and wrinkle-fighting creams would suggest the answer is a hard no. But discover the Bible’s standards for beauty when you study along with Alistair Begg on Truth For Life. Listen...

Being a Wife God’s Way (Part 1 of 2)

June 14, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Scripture assures us that husbands and wives are spiritually equal. So if we’re equal before God, why does He command wives to submit to their husbands’ leadership? Hear the practical and encouraging answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Marriage: A Covenant, Not a Contract (Part 2 of 2)

June 13, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Romantic love’s great, but it’s not the foundation for marriage that Scripture established. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg explains why there’s more freedom and security in a covenantal commitment than in an emotionally charged legal contract. Listen...

Spiritual Warfare (Part 1 of 2)

June 12, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The devil is often portrayed as a fairly innocuous troublemaker. Scripture, however, reveals him as a formidable foe! So how do we battle a fierce and cunning enemy that we can’t see? Find out when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Marriage: A Covenant, Not a Contract (Part 1 of 2)

June 10, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

A bodyguard on duty doesn’t wander aimlessly or stare blankly into space. He’s on high alert—even during routine activities. Learn why you need to be equally vigilant when it comes to protecting your marriage, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

We Two Are One (Part 2 of 2)

June 09, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Have you heard the term “married singles”? It refers to when couples drift so far apart that only legal bonds connect them. Find out why that’s unbiblical, and learn how to prevent it from happening in your marriage. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

We Two Are One (Part 1 of 2)

June 08, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

In Genesis 2, God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone.” Then He created Eve. So why does the apostle Paul suggest that it’s good to stay single? Is he contradicting Scripture? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

June 07, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

What personal attributes endure long after physical beauty fades? How do we discern if those characteristics are genuine in an individual? Join us on Truth For Life as Alistair Begg offers biblical, practical advice on what to look for in a husband or wife. Listen...

Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

June 06, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Media frequently insinuates that our significance is directly related to our appearance. But how important are looks when it comes to choosing a spouse? Hear biblical advice about what to look for in relationships, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

“What Is Your Life?”

June 05, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

How do we find meaning in life? Is it through the pursuit of pleasure? Adventure? Self-expression? Relationships? Are we just cosmic sparks that briefly burn brightly, then fade into darkness? Alistair Begg looks to the Bible for answers on Truth For Life. Listen...

To Marry or Not to Marry? (Part 4 of 4)

June 03, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Some people choose to stay single; others want to marry but haven’t yet found a life partner. So how can singles make the most of singleness, whether it’s just for the time being or for the remainder of life? Find out on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

To Marry or Not to Marry? (Part 3 of 4)

June 02, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Knowing that we’ll live forever should change our priorities and our view of relationships. So how do we prioritize God and His work without neglecting marriage and family? Is it better to stay single? Hear the answers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

To Marry or Not to Marry? (Part 2 of 4)

June 01, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

An eternal perspective dramatically changes the way we view everything about life, including the surrounding culture, possessions, happiness—even death and the way we mourn. Find out why it transforms our thinking, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

To Marry or Not to Marry? (Part 1 of 4)

May 31, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Marriage is desired and expected for many people. It’s not for everyone, though. The apostle Paul identified some clear benefits of being single. Find out what they are as we begin the series We Two Are One on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

An Exposition of Psalm 19 (Part 4 of 4)

May 30, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

We may connect the first time we meet someone, but becoming best friends takes time. Similarly, we can’t open the Bible just once and expect to know it well. We need to continually return to God and His Word. Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

“What Will It Profit a Man…?”

May 29, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

What would you do if you were offered all the desires of your heart, but with one catch—you’d have to lose your soul? Find out why the pursuit of happiness without God is ultimately a depressing quest! That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

An Exposition of Psalm 19 (Part 3 of 4)

May 27, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

The Bible isn’t merely an inspirational book of helpful advice and encouragement. Its instruction gives life to the soul like the sun gives life to the earth. Hear about the power and perfection of God’s Word. That’s on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

An Exposition of Psalm 19 (Part 2 of 4)

May 26, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

People sometimes say, “Nature is my church.” But that doesn’t line up with Scripture. So how do we respond biblically? Hear the answer, and learn why society’s morality crumbles when we suppress God’s truth. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

An Exposition of Psalm 19 (Part 1 of 4)

May 25, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

While we can’t know everything about God, He continually reveals His eternal power and divine nature throughout the earth—even to those who’ve never read the Bible. So why do some people fail to see it? Hear the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! Listen...

Long-Suffering Community (Part 3 of 3)

May 24, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Jesus never promised to spare His people from suffering. But find out what He did promise and how that promise helps us persevere despite our circumstances. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg concludes our study of Christ’s letters to the church. Listen...

Long-Suffering Community (Part 2 of 3)

May 23, 2022 08:00 - 11.5 MB

Some pastors dilute Jesus’ hard teachings in an effort to blend with—and appeal to—the culture. But this approach is more dangerous than the persecution Christ’s teaching may provoke! Find out why when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...

“Do You Think I Came to Bring Peace?”

May 22, 2022 08:00 - 11.6 MB

The Old Testament said Christ would be called the Prince of Peace. But in the New Testament, Jesus admits He comes to bring division! Is He contradicting Himself? Find out as we investigate another question God asks, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. Listen...