Ever been confused and dying to ask a question but too embarrassed to say anything? That’s exactly how the disciples felt when Jesus began to predict His death and resurrection. We’ll get the whole story in the lessons of Mark 9. 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?
Many believers find the Old Testament confusing and foreign and prefer to stick with the more familiar New Testament. But on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals that all of Scripture tells one story, the story of Jesus Christ. More
When things are going well, it’s easy to say we trust God. But, when the future seems perilous, our response reveals where our faith truly lies. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll consider the question who or what are we really putting our confidence in? More
Physical maladies don’t just affect our bodies; they impact our emotions, our relationships, and our relationship with God. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, discover how God uses pain in the lives of believers to sanctify us and build our faith! More
The story of Joseph is incredibly tragic. A beloved son, betrayed by his brothers, was sold into slavery. But through the tragedy, God was refining Joseph and preparing him for much greater things. Discover God’s purpose for human suffering on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More