Hymn: "How Great Thou Art" by Carl G. Boberg and Stuart K. Hine


O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder
Consider all the worlds thy hands have made,
I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder,
Thy power throughout the universe displayed:

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Topics: Hymns and Worship


Recommended Reading on Resting in Christ to the End

Throughout Scripture, believers receive instruction and encouragement to live for God’s glory. What does such a walk look like at the finish line of our lives? Truth For Life recommends the following books for those looking to gain a biblical perspective on aging well, seasons of caregiving, and finding peace amidst trials and grieving. This selection covers a range of Christ-centered resources on these subjects and more, including titles suitable for personal devotion or instructional group study, several short but meaningful booklets, and some powerful Puritan classics. May we be found always rejoicing in Him and faithful at the finish!

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Topics: Ministry Updates, Monthly Resources


Five Words of Wisdom for the New Year

I’ve always appreciated someone who could turn a phrase. My now-in-heaven friend T. S. Mooney was known for always being able to summarize his thoughts in a matter of a few words. He taught a boys’ Bible class in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, for fifty years. When I asked him on one occasion, “What are you seeking to do with these boys?” he said, “It is my purpose that every boy would have a Bible in his hand, a Savior in his heart, and a purpose in his life.” No mistaking it. Absolute clarity.

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Topics: Begg's Blog


Does Jesus Ever Grow Weary of Our Failures? Read ‘Gentle and Lowly’


When the Bible refers to the heart, it’s not referring to our emotional life but to the epicenter of our entire being. In biblical terms, the human heart is not a part of who we are but the essence of all that we are.

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Topics: Monthly Resources


Important Information about the Parkside Church Sunday Livestream

Beginning Sunday, February 7, 2021, Truth For Life will no longer stream Sunday morning worship live from Parkside Church. This change means that the complete service, beginning at 9:45 a.m. eastern, will no longer be viewable at truthforlife.org/live, on Truth For Life’s YouTube and Facebook pages, or through Truth For Life’s Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV channels. The service will also no longer be available through the Alexa app.

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Topics: Ministry Updates


Awareness: Wallpaper

“God is able to impress upon the hearts of men and women—even of those who do not know Him—an awareness of His presence.”
— Alistair Begg

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Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


Daily Bible Reading from Truth For Life

"There are all kinds of devotional aids for which we have reason to be thankful. However, nothing can or should take the place of the regular, systematic reading of the Bible, which contains everything necessary for salvation." - Alistair Begg

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Topics: Ministry Updates


Hymn: “Amazing Grace” by John Newton

Amazing Grace
By: John Newton; John P. Rees, stanza 5

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found;
Was blind, but now I see.

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Topics: Hymns and Worship


Do You Wish You Were More Passionate about Sharing the Gospel? Read ‘Facing a Task Unfinished’


In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus sends out 72 disciples to the towns He’ll be visiting with the words, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest” (Luke 10:2). Jesus is referring to those who proclaim the good news of the kingdom as “laborers,” with the “harvest” being those who are ripe to hear and then believe the message of salvation. In this passage, we get a glimpse of the first generation of evangelists sent out by the Lord.

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Topics: Monthly Resources


Climb: Wallpaper

“Each believer should be thirsting for God, for the living God, and longing to climb the hill of the Lord and see Him face to face.”
— Charles Spurgeon

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Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


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