On a dusty road leading up to Jerusalem, Jesus made a determined walk toward what He knew would result in His death. The disciples on the road with Him didn’t understand. Alistair Begg gives us a glimpse into the weighty lessons presented in these dramatic moments. 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?
Jesus was clear when He said the Sabbath was made for man and not man for the Sabbath. How should His statement shape the way we spend our weekends? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes how Christians should keep the Sabbath. More
Many Christians are content with giving God an hour of their Sunday morning. But is that all God requires when He tells us to “keep the Sabbath holy”? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the difference between a holiday and the Holy Day. More
If we believe the Ten Commandments are God’s will for the church, why do we overlook the fourth commandment, the keeping of the Sabbath? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg addresses this question, describing the freedom we’ll find when we obey God’s commands. More
Throughout church history, the Sabbath has been set apart for rest and worship. Yet in the past few decades, the Western church has rejected this idea. Is the biblical standard still relevant for our times? Listen as we begin a new study of the Sabbath on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More