When faced with a problem, is your first thought: “I can handle this one”? We assume that our determination will get us through. But when David faced Goliath, he relied solely on God. Hear the full story 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.
Most of us go through our daily lives without ever thinking about the spiritual war raging around us. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we continue our study in the book of Daniel and get a clear reminder of the spiritual realm and God’s power over all. More
You may not be famous or wealthy, but God doesn’t choose us based on our skills or resources. He chooses those who are obedient and willing, and uses them in mighty ways. Learn more about God’s call on your life, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
You may not be famous or wealthy, but God doesn’t choose us based on our skills or resources. He chooses those who are obedient and willing and uses them in mighty ways. Learn more about God’s call on your life, on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Most of us look forward to the day when we can retire. But, as the prophet Daniel reveals, there’s never a point when we can retire from our engagement in spiritual warfare. On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we learn about Daniel’s continued faithfulness in his old age! More