Over time, the fads and styles come and go. But the basic needs of people remain the same. Alistair Begg explains that a child born two thousand years ago satisfied our longing for a compassionate counselor. Discover how Jesus meets all our needs on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
A Child is BornThe people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this. Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 Most of us know Handel’s oratorio chorus “Messiah,” and at Christmas time we are delighted by the sounds of its most famous song, the “Hallelujah Chorus.” How many of us, though, are aware that this song can only truly be sung after an earlier set proclaims, “For Unto Us a Child is Born”? The words for this song are taken from Isaiah 9, which describes a scene of darkness, gloom and oppression that is pierced with the light of dawn. For centuries, the Jewish people envisioned and expected a great warrior king who would save them from their oppressors. But God chose a child instead, a baby born in lowly circumstances, to save people from their spiritual oppression. In this series of messages Alistair Begg describes who this child is and what earns him the right to be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father and the Prince of Peace. Celebrate the great news that A Child is Born!
In Mark chapter 12, we read a parable that Jesus shared with religious leaders who had openly rejected the Messiah. Even through this bold rebuke of His critics, Jesus declared His willingness to redeem Jews and Gentiles alike. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
By God’s design, the local church is comprised of leaders and followers. To achieve harmony, both parties must be faithful to God’s plan. Anything less will create discord. Be sure to listen when we look at Paul’s admonition to the Thessalonian believers on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Just as God has established an authority structure for the home, He’s also designed a leadership structure in the local church. It includes cooperation from both leaders and members. Listen to learn how God’s design can bring harmony in your church on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Two-thousand years ago, Jesus promised He would return to Earth. And living with the certainty of His second coming should make a difference in the way we live today. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg teaches about what to do while we wait. More