The parable Jesus told in Mark 13 wasn’t intended to entertain His listeners. It was meant to prepare them! On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg helps us understand the context for Jesus’ teaching in this passage about the coming of the Son of Man.
Stories of the KingdomThe stories Jesus told described a King and a Kingdom unlike any other. Jesus’ words challenged His hearers to consider the magnitude of their sin and the depth of mercy that they could never deserve. Like those in Jesus’ day, we too are prone to misunderstand how these stories testify to the realities of Christ’s Kingdom. In a culture that is reluctant to embrace absolute truth, it can be convenient to marginalize who Jesus is and why He came to earth. Like the rich young ruler, we may consider ourselves to be moral people with no need for a Savior. We may never have been struck by the weight and gravity of God’s coming judgment, driving us to consider our need for mercy. In this series of messages from the Gospel of Mark, Alistair Begg shows us the necessity of knowing Christ as a gracious Savior, an eternal King, and the One who will ultimately judge the world in righteousness.
Most everyone has heard of the wise men in the Christmas narrative. However, much of what we know about them is actually based on tradition rather than Scripture. Discover what the Bible actually teaches about these mysterious figures on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
Family is a gift from God and is meant to be enjoyed. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains that even good gifts can become idols if they overtake our focus on eternal things. More
Parents spend a significant amount of time thinking about their children’s physical well-being. This is a good thing! However, on Truth For Life Alistair Begg reminds us that our top priority should be our concern for the entire family’s spiritual health. More
Almost everyone understands the concept of forgiveness. While it is easy to talk about forgiveness, it is much harder to put it into practice. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes the only source of genuine forgiveness as he studies the life of Joseph. More