Celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ with Alistair Begg and the congregation of Parkside Church via livestream on Christmas Eve. Adapted from a Christmas worship service that originated in the English church in the late 1800s, this tradition-rich celebration features Scripture readings, carols, and a message from Alistair. Watch Thursday, December 24 at 4 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time at: truthforlife.org/live YouTube — Alistair Begg Facebook.com/truthforlife Streaming TV If these times doesn’t align with your schedule, rest assured that the service will remain available for viewing throughout the evening of December 24 at truthforlife.org/live.

Enjoy the spectacular sounds of the season by watching A Parkside Christmas with Alistair Begg and musical guests Laura Story, Brenton Brown, Fernando Ortega, and Michael O’Brien.

In the Gospel of Luke, the author begins by explaining that he has followed all things pertaining to Jesus’ life closely. He writes that he has taken time to compile “an orderly account” of all that has taken place so that the reader may have certainty concerning these things. In this brief talk, Alistair Begg explores the reality that God has come in the person of Jesus to offer salvation to all who believe. This “good news of great joy” is at the very heart of the Christmas story. Share it today with a friend by passing them the link…

This is the one-hundred-thirty-fifth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.” — Luke 2:13-14 On Christmas of 1914 something happened that nobody could have ever predicted. British and…

Joy to the World, the Lord has Come! “…the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger….” (Luke 2:15-16) [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 15 Bible Verses That Tell the Christmas Story] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Romans Road to Salvation] Learn all about Jesus by becoming a member of Bible Gateway Plus. Try it right now! The post Merry Christmas appeared first on…

Isaiah 9:6 reminds us we can have hope and joy this time of year, no matter how painful the past has been.

President Trump’s decision to hasten the withdrawal of U.S. troops has raised alarms: in NATO, and among Afghans seeking peace with the Taliban.

Letters to the editor for the Jan. 20, 2020 weekly magazine. Readers discuss what makes a Christmas celebration authentic, give gratitude, and more.

Just like every other generation, millennials are figuring out life out on the fly. And they’re looking for something authentic to anchor themselves.

Merry Christmas! Below is a compilation of some of my favorite Christmas quotes about what this season means for us as Christians. Enjoy! The Incarnation “The Almighty appeared on earth as a helpless human baby, needing to be fed and changed and taught to talk like any other child. The more you think about it, the more staggering it gets. Nothing in fiction is so fantastic as this truth of the Incarnation.” ― J.I. Packer “We must always remember that union with Christ is possible because of the Son’s descent to earth, not because of our ascent into heaven. The…

Sarah Clews reflects on the last year and where we go from here.

Joy to the World, the Lord has Come! “…the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger….” (Luke 2:15-16) [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 15 Bible Verses That Tell the Christmas Story] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Romans Road to Salvation] Learn all about Jesus by becoming a member of Bible Gateway Plus. Try it right now! The post Merry Christmas appeared first on…

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Denominations commonly observe and celebrate religious holidays in the name of Christianity and worship of Jesus Christ. What does the Bible teach about such holy days as Christmas, Easter, and Lent? Is their origin truly Christian? Should we participate in the observance and celebration of such days as part of the religion that Jesus revealed in the gospel?