David and Goliath. A shepherd kid defeating a powerful giant. This Bible story holds relevant lessons for us...not in defeating giants in our own lives but in recognizing that God is the real victor. Listen for a fresh perspective on a well-known story on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg!
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.
While Jesus was on earth, He performed many miracles, such as healing the blind. But Jesus was concerned about more than just physical healing! Gaining spiritual sight is our subject as we continue our series titled, "A Light in the Darkness" on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Jesus was characterized by His compassion for the hurting. But in Mark chapter 7, we read an unusual account where He appears to take a different approach. We’re studying Jesus’ interaction with the desperate mother of a demon-possessed girl on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Jesus spent much of His ministry among the Jewish people. On Truth For Life, we’re looking at a unique story recounting Jesus' encounter with a Gentile woman seeking healing for her demon-possessed daughter. Hear how she displayed great faith on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More