Do Not Read This Devotional If…

If you think that a devotional can be a replacement for Bible reading and prayer, you may be surprised by Alistair Begg’s advice regarding his brand-new book: don’t read it! Truth For Life: 365 Daily Devotions is not for those looking to replace Bible reading. But if you want to supplement, or maybe even revive, your Bible reading and prayer with daily insights that will take you deeper into God’s Word, it will make an excellent companion.

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Thanksgiving in a Thankless World

In a frantic and frenzied world, we all long for contentment, for peace. And yet, as Alistair points out, “contentment in the twenty-first century is a rarity.” He explains,

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Recommended Resources for Pastors


Truth For Life recommends the following assortment of books, series, and articles for pastors, church leaders, and others who teach the Bible. This carefully selected collection covers topics such as Christ-centered preaching, successfully leading a congregation, the dynamics of effective preaching, the importance of personal devotion to God, theological challenges, and family life.

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Recommended Reading List for Kids


For Christian parents, introducing their children to God’s Word should be even more foundational than helping them learn their ABCs. Truth For Life recommends the following books for children of all ages to enjoy as they learn more about God and the Bible. The selections include Bible narratives, family devotionals, and tales about heroes of the faith.

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Using Your USB on Your Computer

Thank you for requesting a teaching series from Truth For Life with Alistair Begg on a USB. We hope you enjoy listening to these messages. Below are instructions on how to use the USB on your computer.  

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Download (Free) — “Faith That Works: A Study in the Book of James”


Written to scattered believers facing a variety of troubles, the Epistle of James addresses a universally relevant question: How are God’s people to live in God’s world? This side of heaven, trials and tribulations crowd into our lives, confronting us with failure and tears, doubts and disappointments, sorrow and groanings. In response, James offers us practical help, with an eye toward not becoming Christians so much as behaving as those who have been redeemed “by the word of truth.”

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Recommended Reading for Students


The decisions, lifestyles, and pressures that confront us as we head off to college are challenging, particularly for the Christian. So whether you’re getting used to campus life or know someone who is in that setting, we think the assortment of resources below will be a help.

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Why Does God Allow Natural Disasters?

When hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, or other disasters occur, we tend to think that God has fallen asleep on the job. Why would He let something like this happen? This timeless question finds its answer in God‘s providential and loving care. This is a God who plants His footsteps in the sea, and the winds and the waves obey Him. This message was given in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, but an understanding that God has loving reasons for all such events helps us rise above the storm, setting our minds and hearts on solid ground.

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Download (Free) - “Encore: A Collection of Listener Favorites”


Each year Truth For Life produces a series of listener favorites. The messages are on a wide range of topics such as marriage, trials, and attributes of God.

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Alistair’s Sessions from the Deeper Faith Cruise

Alistair Begg recently spoke several times on a cruise hosted by Salem Media. You’ll find five of those messages below, four of which focus on one of the most popular chapters in all of God’s Word, Romans 8. If you want to dive even deeper into that text, you can watch or listen to his 12-sermon series titled Life in the Spirit. In the fifth message, Alistair teaches on Jesus’ miraculous healing of the paralytic in Mark 2. Enjoy!

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