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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Monthly Resources


    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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    Topics: Weekly Wallpaper


    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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    Topics: Weekly Sermons


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Letters From Alistair Begg


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates


    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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    Topics: Ministry Updates