Have you ever felt the odds were so stacked against you that victory was out of the question? One Old Testament character discovered that sometimes, being against all odds is the perfect opportunity for God to display His might and power. Hear Gideon's remarkable story today on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
The Strength of WeaknessThe Apostle Paul had a problem. A thorn in his flesh inhibited his natural ability to live his life and serve God as he wished. He prayed for the removal of his limitation, but Jesus had something better in mind, and he told Paul, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness" (2 Cor. 12:9). The entire Bible reveals that power is found in weakness for those who know Christ. The power of God is clearly seen best against the background of human inadequacy. The truth is that our inadequacy may actually prove to be our ultimate qualification in serving God. The Strength of Weakness takes us on a journey through Scripture to show how, time and again, God exhibited his strength through the weakness of people. In his mercy God chose to use the weakness in his servant Jehoshaphat to make him into a great leader. God also revealed his strength in the weakness of David in order to defeat Goliath the Philistine. From King Uzziah we learn, contrary to the mantra of our age, that self-reliance will actually destroy us. From these characters and others, Alistair uncovers the secret that acknowledging weakness is the first step to real strength.
In Jesus’ day, many of His followers expected Him to establish an earthly, political kingdom, overthrowing the Romans. But God had a far bigger purpose in mind. Discover the eternal Kingdom that Jesus is building when you listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
In life, it’s easy to get so focused on details that we lose sight of the bigger picture. And on Truth For Life, Alistair Begg reveals that the disciples had this problem when it came to Jesus’ earthly mission. More
When Jesus returned to Heaven, He didn’t just slip away in secret. He gathered His followers on a mountain, and rose into the sky. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains why this dramatic moment matters in our lives today. More