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?
We’re familiar with the nativity scene and baby Jesus in the manger. But He didn’t stay in the manger, and He came to accomplish far more than just a memorable birth. We’ll examine Isaiah’s prophecies about Jesus’ life and purpose on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Christmas Day is supposed to embody everything that we desire in life: good food, a happy family, and physical comfort. Yet Christmas comes and goes, and we’re still looking for something to fill us. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, discover the only source of lasting joy! More
As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, it seems odd to study a passage written centuries before Jesus’ birth. But when we do, we discover that from beginning to end, the Bible is the story of the Messiah. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
At Christmas, we celebrate one of the most incredible moments in history: when God Himself became a helpless, human baby. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll see the real glory of Christmas is not only found in the manger but in the cross. More