With so much conflict in the world, is personal peace just a pie in the sky fantasy? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg says that lasting peace is possible but only through the man the Bible calls, Wonderful Counselor. Hear a special holiday message 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!
We’re familiar with the nativity scene and baby Jesus in the manger. But He didn’t stay in the manger, and He came to accomplish far more than just a memorable birth. We’ll examine Isaiah’s prophecies about Jesus’ life and purpose on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Christmas Day is supposed to embody everything that we desire in life: good food, a happy family, and physical comfort. Yet Christmas comes and goes, and we’re still looking for something to fill us. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, discover the only source of lasting joy! More
As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, it seems odd to study a passage written centuries before Jesus’ birth. But when we do, we discover that from beginning to end, the Bible is the story of the Messiah. That’s our subject on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
At Christmas, we celebrate one of the most incredible moments in history: when God Himself became a helpless, human baby. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll see the real glory of Christmas is not only found in the manger but in the cross. More