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[Video] "Jesus Delivered to Pilate" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "Jesus Delivered to Pilate" by Alistair Begg

publish date February 28, 2013
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How could Jesus be silent when he faced Pilate? The accusations against him were false - why did he not defend Himself? Our study of the first 5 verses of Mark 15 shows the redemptive purpose behind our Lord's actions: He chose to suffer in our place...

[Video] "Peter Denies Jesus" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "Peter Denies Jesus" by Alistair Begg

publish date February 21, 2013
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Three times he was asked, and three times Peter denied that he knew Jesus - then a rooster crowed, and Peter was faced with his own failure. In our study of the final portion of Mark 14, we consider how this experience shaped the apostle's character, and how God uses brokenness in our lives to enable us to serve others for His sake.

[Video] "Jesus Condemned to Death" Part Two by Alistair Begg

[Video] "Jesus Condemned to Death" Part Two by Alistair Begg

publish date February 20, 2013
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At the climax of Jesus' trial, he answered the high priest's charge directly and unequivocally. He is the Christ, and his declaration challenged their preconceptions. The weak, abused, and betrayed man who appeared to be at their mercy was the Messiah - the Son of Man who would appear in glory.

[Video] "Jesus Condemned to Death" Part One by Alistair Begg

[Video] "Jesus Condemned to Death" Part One by Alistair Begg

publish date February 15, 2013
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At His trial by the religious leaders in Mark 14, Jesus appeared to be a helpless victim and His ministry seemed to be over. But appearances can be deceiving: Even as He went through weakness and tragedy, He was fulfilling prophecy and bringing His redemption plan to completion.

[Video] The Perished Kingdom, Part One by Alistair Begg

[Video] The Perished Kingdom, Part One by Alistair Begg

publish date February 13, 2013
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God is the author and king of creation. In Genesis, God declared that what He made was good. When Satan deceived Adam and Eve, God's perfect kingdom was immediately spoiled by sin and rebellion. This act of disobedience led to struggle in the world and the need for all men and women to be transformed by Christ before entering the kingdom of God.

[Video] "They All Left Him" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "They All Left Him" by Alistair Begg

publish date January 22, 2013
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Because the story of Judas' betrayal is familiar, it helps to look at it with fresh eyes, seeking God's purpose behind the passage. There, we are impressed with Jesus' boldness as He met His enemies and His obedience as He pursued the Father's Gospel plan...

[Video] Jesus in 3-D, Part Two by Alistair Begg

[Video] Jesus in 3-D, Part Two by Alistair Begg

publish date January 21, 2013
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Jesus' prayer that the cup of God's wrath would be removed from him was a real request prompted by the horror of what was to come. But we can't come to grips with this prayer - or with Jesus' submission to the will of the Father - if we only think of it as his reaction to physical suffering. The agony that he faced was the reality that he would soon identify with sinners by drinking the cup of God's wrath against sin.

[Video] Jesus in 3-D, Part One by Alistair Begg

[Video] Jesus in 3-D, Part One by Alistair Begg

publish date January 15, 2013
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What are we to understand from the great sorrow that Jesus experienced in the garden of Gethsemane? Did He really mean it, when He prayed for the "cup" to be removed from Him? In this first study of "Jesus in 3-D," we discover that the answer lies in His dual nature: in His perfect humanity, he recoils from suffering, yet chooses to obey the Father's will.

[Video] "He Shall Reign Forever" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "He Shall Reign Forever" by Alistair Begg

publish date January 9, 2013
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When you hear the phrase "the Kingdom of God," you likely think of Jesus' teachings during His earthly ministry. In our final study in Isaiah 9, we learn that this Kingdom was prophesied long before our Savior's birth at Bethlehem. And unlike earthly kingdoms, His government and authority will never end.

[Video] Name Above All Names

[Video] Name Above All Names

publish date January 3, 2013
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The familiar terms in Isaiah 6 (Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace) are not just titles of the incarnate Christ -- they are roles He fills in the life of the believer. In this final Advent study, we discover the actions Jesus performs in each role and the very real difference they make in our daily experience...

[Video] "A Child Is Born" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "A Child Is Born" by Alistair Begg

publish date December 28, 2012
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At Christmas, we don't celebrate the birth of any ordinary child, but a child who was born to save and to rule: Mediator, beloved Son, Redeemer, Creator, and King. This study in Isaiah 9 draws us again to look from the manger to the cross to the throne, where our living Savior reigns in power...

[Video] "It is HIStory!" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "It is HIStory!" by Alistair Begg

publish date December 7, 2012
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By Alistair Begg, Dec 2, 2012 - http://www.truthforlife.org

With the holidays approaching, "getting ready for Christmas" becomes a focus in our lives and homes. Yet preparing our hearts to celebrate Christ's coming is even more important. The Advent season addresses this need by pointing out that all of the Bible is history - and HIS story. In this first Advent message, we study how Jesus fulfilled not just specific predictions, but all of the Old Testament, during His earthly ministry.

It is HIStory!

It is HIStory!

publish date December 6, 2012
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With the holidays approaching, "getting ready for Christmas" becomes a focus in our lives and homes. Yet preparing our hearts to celebrate Christ's coming is even more important. The Advent season addresses this need by pointing out that all of the Bible is history - and HIS story. In this first Advent message, we study how Jesus fulfilled not just specific predictions, but all of the Old Testament, during His earthly ministry.

[Video] "How is Your Thanksgiving?" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "How is Your Thanksgiving?" by Alistair Begg

publish date November 28, 2012
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In Ephesians 5, the apostle Paul gives a familiar command: "Give thanks." Yet this attitude doesn't exist in a vacuum - our thankfulness to God is set in the broader context of godly character and actions. In this study, we examine this context and how believers' lives give evidence of our salvation...

[Video] "The Danger of Self Reliance" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "The Danger of Self Reliance" by Alistair Begg

publish date November 23, 2012
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After celebrating the Passover with his disciples, Jesus warned them that they would all fall away. In doing so, he identified a danger that we face too. When we rely on ourselves and trust our own hearts, we are in a precarious position. But as Jesus' words also remind us, failure with God is never final...

Video from Alistair Begg: "He Will Judge the World"

Video from Alistair Begg: "He Will Judge the World"

publish date November 15, 2012
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When the apostle Paul presented God's truth to the people of Athens, he did not hold back from topics that may be uncomfortable - for example, the coming Day of God's Judgement. The fact that our Creator and Father is also the righteous Judge gives meaning to our moral choices and to suffering, and challenges us to prepare to meet the Day in our own hearts and lives.

Video from Alistair Begg: "Woe to That Man"

Video from Alistair Begg: "Woe to That Man"

publish date November 8, 2012
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The Lord Jesus knew what lay ahead for Judas, yet He treated his betrayer as a friend even at the Last Supper. In Mark 14:17-21, we explore the mystery that exists between the two truths of God's sovereignty and human responsibility for evil choices.

[Video] "Deep-Seated Corruption" by Alistair Begg

[Video] "Deep-Seated Corruption" by Alistair Begg

publish date October 23, 2012
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By Alistair Begg | Mark 14:10-11

It's a staggering thought: Someone who had seen all Jesus' miracles - heard all His sermons - participated in His ministry - still made the choice to betray Him. Judas' hypocrisy was so well disguised that the other disciples never suspected a thing, but his choices had an eternal impact. Ours do, too: Are we being truly honest when we call Jesus "Lord"?

[Video] Whole-Hearted Devotion

[Video] Whole-Hearted Devotion

publish date October 17, 2012
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By Alistair Begg | Mark 14:1-9

When the woman broke the alabaster jar and poured her ointment on Jesus' feet in Mark 14, she gave up a treasured possession. Some who were there saw this as extravagant and wasteful, but what did the Lord see? He recognized her action as true worship, and called it "beautiful."

[Video] Latest Alistair message: "A Wake Up Call"

[Video] Latest Alistair message: "A Wake Up Call"

publish date October 9, 2012
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At the end of Mark 13, Jesus tells His disciples that no one knows when His return will be - even He does not know! What then is the purpose of prophecy in the Bible? Knowing that our Lord will certainly return, but not knowing when, motivates us to obey His command, "Stay awake."

Topics: Second Coming of Christ, Prophecy, Kingdom of God, Obedience, Patience

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