In the days leading up to His death, Jesus talked with His disciples about the coming crucifixion and His ultimate purpose. But the twelve men routinely misunderstood the Lord. Alistair Begg helps us get what the disciples missed. More
They Just Don't Get It, Do We?In the final weeks of His life, Jesus set out for Jerusalem. Along the way, He began His most explicit teaching on the purpose of His ministry: to die on a cross and rise from the dead. The disciples could not comprehend the significance of His teaching because their concept of the Messiah did not include one who would die in shame, but a warrior who would lead them to triumph and glory. Jesus was focused on His pending suffering, death, and resurrection, but the disciples focused on their own importance. They just didn’t get it! As Alistair Begg explains, we are more like the disciples than we care to admit. Many professing Christians trivialize the Gospel message by denying the reality of persecution, suffering, and eternal reward. Like the disciples, our pride often hinders our ability to understand the truth. Jesus makes it clear that to follow Him demands a radical shift in our thinking. His disciples just didn’t get it. Do we?
When someone harms or offends us, our gut reaction is to seek vengeance. But Jesus calls His followers to a different response. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the benefits of a life that’s characterized by forgiveness. More
Because of their sin, the Israelites needed a high priest to serve as an intermediary between themselves and God. But today, we have a High Priest who sacrificed Himself in order to remove our sins forever. Discover more when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Many Christians struggle to understand the relevance of the Old Testament in our current culture. But when we study Jesus’ life and ministry, we discover that all of Scripture tells His story from beginning to end. Hear the exciting details on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More