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?
After he was saved from drowning, Jonah finally obeyed God’s command. Yet his heart was still in rebellion. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg points out that we often act just like Jonah, obeying God outwardly while our hearts resist Him. More
When offering advice, how can we be sure that our guidance is helpful to those who listen and honoring to God? On Truth For Life, we’ll hear Alistair Begg describe the biblical standards for giving wise counsel in any area of life. More
No matter how long you’ve been walking with the Lord, no believer is immune to backsliding. Alistair Begg encourages us to provide gentle, loving correction when a fellow Christian wanders from the faith. We’re concluding our series called, Faith That Works on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In a culture that reveres independence as a God given right, it’s tempting to see our faith as a private matter. But the body of Christ is designed to function as a family, holding fellow believers accountable when necessary. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More