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 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
Throughout the Old Testament, God revealed glimpses of Himself and His character through certain prophets who spoke His words to the people. But now, the fullness of God has been revealed in the person of Jesus Christ. That’s our topic on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Most people know that Jesus died on the cross. But knowing something isn’t the same as understanding it! On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll ponder what it truly meant for God to pour out His wrath on His Son, as we continue the series Jesus 101. More
The image of Jesus on the cross has become so familiar that we often lose sight of all that moment represents. By pondering Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, we’ll attempt to recapture the awe and wonder of the cross. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More