Seven hundred years before His miraculous birth, the prophet Isaiah anticipated the arrival of God in human form. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg investigates the Wonderful Counselor the prophet predicted. Join us for the series called, A Child is Born, 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!
Many Christians struggle to understand the relevance of the Old Testament in our current culture. But when we study Jesus’ life and ministry, we discover that all of Scripture tells His story from beginning to end. Hear the exciting details on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Throughout the Old Testament, God revealed glimpses of Himself and His character through certain prophets who spoke His words to the people. But now, the fullness of God has been revealed in the person of Jesus Christ. That’s our topic on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Most people know that Jesus died on the cross. But knowing something isn’t the same as understanding it! On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll ponder what it truly meant for God to pour out His wrath on His Son, as we continue the series Jesus 101. More
The image of Jesus on the cross has become so familiar that we often lose sight of all that moment represents. By pondering Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, we’ll attempt to recapture the awe and wonder of the cross. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More