Hymn: "Dear Savior, Thou Art Mine" by A. Hudson

Dear Savior, Thou art mine,
How sweet the thought to me!
Let me repeat Thy name,
And lift my heart to Thee.

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Topics: Hymns and Worship


Do You Have a Favorite Hymn?

Do you have a favorite hymn? We might treasure certain selections for the personal comfort or conviction they offer, or perhaps we appreciate the sense of connection the words and music evoke in our corporate worship. But what happens if we remove the melody line? What riches are contained in the words to some of our most beloved hymns?

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Topics: Monthly Resources


Mercies: Wallpaper

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
his mercies never come to an end;
they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,
“Therefore I will hope in him.”
Lamentations 3:22-24

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Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


Hymn: "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" by Civilla D. Martin

Why should I feel discouraged?
Why should the shadows come?
Why should my heart be lonely
and long for heaven and home,
when Jesus is my portion?
My constant friend is he:
his eye is on the sparrow,
and I know he watches me;
his eye is on the sparrow,
and I know he watches me.

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Topics: Hymns and Worship


Hymn: "Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow" by Thomas Ken

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heav'nly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

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Topics: Hymns and Worship


Nearly Half of Americans Are Confused about the Truth of the Bible

“For we did not follow cleverly devised myths
when we made known to you the power and
coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we
were eyewitnesses of his majesty.” —2 Peter 1:16

44% of Americans believe that modern science discredits the claims of Christianity. 1

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Topics: Ministry Updates


Share What It Means to Truly Believe This Christmas

Every Christmas season, there’s one word, one theme, that seems to lie at the heart of more songs, movies, and stories than any other: Believe! That same message is also heard loud and clear in the true Christmas story, the birth of Jesus.

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Celebrate Christmas with Alistair Begg and Parkside Church

Celebrate the miracle of Christ’s birth by enjoying the spectacular sounds of the Parkside Church Christmas orchestra, the Parkside Church choir, and special-guest vocalists.

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Pleased To Dwell: Wallpaper

"Christ, by highest heaven adored
Christ, the everlasting Lord;
Late in time behold Him come
Offspring of a virgin's womb.
Veiled in flesh the Godhead see;
Hail th' Incarnate Deity,
Pleased as man with man to dwell;
Jesus, our Emmanuel."
- Christ Is Born In Bethlehem

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Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


Merry Christmas from Alistair and Susan Begg!

Our warmest wishes to you and your family for a joyful and blessed Christmas.

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Video: "Christmas in Genesis — Part Two" by Alistair Begg

During Advent, believers commemorate Christ’s incarnation and anticipate His promised return. After sin entered the world, man multiplied his corruption and rebellion against God. As Alistair Begg explains, God sent a flood as a righteous judgment against sin. Not everyone perished, though. Noah found mercy and favor in God’s eyes and took shelter in the ark. While we all face the judgment of God, Jesus came to endure God’s wrath and save all who take refuge in Him.

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Topics: Weekly Sermons


Is the Instruction in the Bible for Us to Interpret as We Choose?

More than half of all Americans believe that the Bible was written for each person to interpret as he or she chooses. This finding comes from a study by LifeWay Research to assess the state of American theology.1

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Silent Night: Wallpaper

"Silent night, holy night.
Shepherds quake at the sight.
Glories stream from heaven afar;
Heavenly hosts sing Al-le-lu-ja.
Christ the Savior is born.
Christ the Savior is born."

- Silent Night by Joseph Mohr

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Spend a Memorable Evening Celebrating Christmas!

This holiday season, join Alistair Begg for the annual Parkside Church Christmas Concert via live stream!

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Learn Countless Gems of Biblical Wisdom from Well-Known Puritan Authors

“One flaw spoils the diamond; one treason makes a traitor; one turn sends a man out of the way; one leak sinks the ship; one wound strikes Goliath dead; and one Delilah betrays Samson. So many men, by favoring one sin, lose God, heaven and their souls forever. Sin favored, ever ends in tragedy.” —Thomas Brooks, Works, 4:110–118 (Voices from the Past, Volume 2)

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Video: "Christmas in Genesis — Part One" by Alistair Begg

Can the hope of Christmas be found in the garden of Eden? Adam and Eve enjoyed perfect relationship with God until they doubted His goodness and pushed beyond the boundaries of His plan. God, however, did not abandon them to their sin’s consequences. As Alistair Begg explains, within the context of Adam and Eve’s rebellion we receive the promise of a cure: the one who would crush the serpent’s head. We rejoice in Jesus’ birth as the fulfillment of God’s promise.

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Topics: Weekly Sermons


Overflow: Wallpaper

"Our obedience is not simply trying our best to fulfill the rules and regulations; it is an overflow of the righteousness of Christ."
- Alistair Begg

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Video: "From Victory on to Victory" by Alistair Begg

As Goliath assumed his battle position, he was insulted by what he saw: his opponent clearly lacked both experience and equipment. Standing in one corner of the metaphorical ring, the giant cursed David by his gods, unaware that the unassuming shepherd boy in the other corner was empowered by the one true and living God. Alistair Begg explains that Israel’s only hope rested in God’s provision of an anointed and appointed deliverer. The same God who granted David victory has also secured our victory over sin through Christ, giving us every reason for thanksgiving.

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Good News! God's Grace Is Sufficient for Salvation

A study on the state of American theology found that 76% of US adults believe people must contribute their own effort for personal salvation.1

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Alistair Begg's 2019 Christmas Letter

Dear Friend,

I was six years old when Christmas Day became an official holiday in Scotland! That’s right—1958! Until the 1960s, it was the norm for most people across the country to work as usual if December 25 fell on a weekday. The reason for this was not secular but religious. The Scottish Reformation not only removed the dogma of Roman Catholicism but also frowned upon superstitious celebrations of “Yuletide.” In my own city of Glasgow, even singing a Christmas carol was considered a crime, and in 1640 an Act of Parliament made celebrating Christmas illegal. In my lifetime, the headmaster of a local elementary school in the Scottish Highlands was dismissed for having a Christmas tree in the vestibule.

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Join Alistair Begg for Christmas Eve Service Live!

Celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ with Alistair Begg and the congregation of Parkside Church via live stream on Christmas Eve.

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Giving Tuesday

Today is a very important day to organizations like Truth For Life—it’s Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving back to the nonprofits that benefit us all year long.

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