Video: “Who Does David Think He Is!” by Alistair Begg

    Life may seem like a series of disconnected events, but behind the scenes, God is always working out His plan. When David made a reasonable request of a wealthy man named Nabal, he received a dismissive, selfish response. Enraged, David prepared to avenge himself, but the Lord intervened by means of a timely report from an unnamed young man. Examining God’s sovereign care through this incident’s characters and circumstances, Alistair Begg assures us that believers remain safe in the Father’s arms.

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    Video: “Leaving Matters with God” by Alistair Begg

    David’s path to the throne certainly wasn’t a straight line! Nonetheless, he resisted the temptation to grab for himself what God alone could give. Rather than kill Saul when he was within reach and caught unawares, David cut off only a piece of the king’s robe as evidence. Alistair Begg explains how this gesture honored the Lord and appeared to soften Saul’s heart. When life’s path doesn’t seem to make sense, we, like David, can trust God to order all our ways.

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    Video: “A Story of Deliverance” by Alistair Begg

    In difficult times, those who seek God’s refuge enjoy His favor and protection. With sin-distorted thinking, Saul was fixated on eliminating the anointed king, but David sought the Lord and was rescued from fear and his enemies. Examining four stories of deliverance, Alistair Begg reminds us that while following Jesus entails challenges and suffering, we can be confident that He is beside us, giving us strength to endure, keeping us safe on the journey, and ultimately delivering us.

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    Video: “A Timely Prayer” by Alistair Begg

    Amidst political agitation and social disintegration, what is the church called to do? This is not a time to sound retreat, but reveille, teaches Alistair Begg as he examines the early church’s response to persecution. Rather than seek protection or deliverance, the disciples prayed for Spirit-filled, Christ-centered boldness to continue to speak God’s word. As cultures and empires rise and fall, God still emboldens His people to proclaim the Gospel to a lost, destabilized world.

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    Video: “His Craft and Power Are Great” by Alistair Begg

    King Saul had rejected God’s word, choosing instead to believe the devil’s lies and act in accord with the spirit of the antichrist. In his paranoid state, he accused his men of disloyalty, then ordered Ahimelech and his fellow priests to be murdered. Meanwhile, David and his small company were protected as they hid among Saul’s enemies and moved as the Spirit directed. As Alistair Begg points out, God alone kept David safe from harm—a protection that is also ours when we run to Jesus for spiritual refuge.

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    Video: “How Crazy Is This!” by Alistair Begg

    How should we respond when God’s providence seems to contradict His promises? Afraid for his life, David ran from King Saul into Philistine territory, where he was recognized by the king of Gath’s servants. In a deliberate act of faith, David feigned insanity and trusted God with the outcome. His escape, explains Alistair Begg, rested not in his own ingenuity but in the Lord’s deliverance—the same deliverance that is available to all who flee to God for refuge.

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    Video: “All One in Christ Jesus” by Alistair Begg

    It’s vital for us to live in relationship with one another. So what can account for ongoing division and inequality? Before we were united with Christ, we were helpless and hopeless, alienated from God and living in hostility toward others. As Alistair Begg explains, while efforts like legislation and education are worthwhile, they can’t change our natural condition. Only in the person of Jesus Christ can we be reconciled to God and transformed to live in unity as He designed.

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    Video: “What God Requires” by Alistair Begg

    How can we account for the absence of harmony in our world? When sin separated us from God, our relationship with our fellow man was also broken. But there is hope! As Alistair Begg explains, God calls His people to do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly before Him. Attempted without the Gospel or in place of the Gospel, such a call leads to despair—but in Jesus, God has provided its perfect fulfillment on our behalf.

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    Video: “Pentecost” by Alistair Begg

    God’s kingdom, which Jesus ushered in, will be finally and universally established at His return. In the meantime, Christ sent His Spirit to enable followers to understand and proclaim the Gospel. Alistair Begg explains how Pentecost was an unmistakable, unconditional, unavoidable, and unrepeatable event. Language and cultural barriers were supernaturally broken down, and many received God’s word and were baptized. God’s unifying Spirit continues to draw believers together under Christ as they trust Him as Savior.

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    Video: “The Incomparable Christ — Part Four” by Alistair Begg

    Since the beginning, man has been rebellious. By nature, instead of trusting God’s wisdom and goodness, we assert our right to rule over our own lives. By grace, though, God established Jesus as the ultimate King to subdue us to Himself, to defend and keep us, and to conquer our enemies. Alistair Begg teaches that by submitting to His reign, ordinary people like us are welcomed into an eternal community where harmony and intimacy will be restored. Will we accept God’s invitation?

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