The contrast is nothing short of mystifying: The King of the Jews, divine royalty, entering the Holy City on a donkey. Alistair Begg explains how God used this strange scene as a symbol of humility and the hope of our redemption.
Some Strange IdeasIt could be the plot for a movie: an oppressed nation is looking for a liberator, but there’s a plan in the works to kill him before he can act. An innocent man dies willingly for guilty men. People come back to life from the dead, and a body disappears. Centuries' worth of prophesies were about to be fulfilled, but not in the way anyone expected… and conspiracies and political intrigue surround it all. By any measure, the final days of Christ’s life and the weeks and months immediately following his resurrection were filled with strange and perplexing events, themes, and ideas. If someone made up the story, we might accuse him of sensationalism, yet these historical events are at the turning point in redemptive history. In this series of messages, Alistair Begg explains how God used these strange ideas to accomplish His great plan to redeem mankind and reconcile us to Himself through Christ’s death and resurrection.
Whenever Jesus spoke of future days, the first response of the disciples was to inquire when all of it would come to pass. Even today, believers continue to wonder, "How long ‘til the End?" We’ll address this curious question on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Every spring, men and women around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. But many have never considered why this event is globally acknowledged. Why does it matter that a Jewish carpenter rose from the grave two thousand years ago? Discover the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
For centuries, skeptics have dismissed the resurrection of Jesus as simply a myth or a hoax. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg presents solid evidence from Scripture and from history confirming the accuracy of the resurrection account. More
Have you ever felt like your sin was so awful you doubted if God would forgive you? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reminds us that no matter what you’ve done, you’re never outside the reach of God’s love. More