loading the player
"Tough Questions" Book Info

Broadcasts

Broadcasts Broadcast

The Weakness of Power (Part 1 of 2)

The Weakness of Power (Part 1 of 2)

Ever known someone who’s good at everything? On Truth For Life, we’re introduced to an Old Testament king who had ability, knowledge and skill but let success go to his head. A warning about The Weakness of Power on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More 

Series Image

The Strength of Weakness

The 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.

Recent Broadcasts

Warning Against Laziness (Part 2 of 2)

Relaxation is an essential ingredient for balanced living. But, when leisure turns to laziness, it can actually do damage to our souls. Listen to Truth For Life as Alistair Begg speaks to an audience of college students about the pitfalls of slothfulness. More 


Warning Against Laziness (Part 1 of 2)

In a message originally presented to college students, Alistair Begg talks about the dangers of slothfulness. Using selections from Proverbs, Alistair adds humorous anecdotes to deliver A Warning Against Laziness. It’s one of the most popular messages of this past year, and we’re revisiting it on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More 


Good News in a Bad News World (Part 1 of 2)

Sometimes we think power and fame will protect us from suffering. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes a mighty man of valor whose leprosy overshadowed the rewards of his success. This man's unexpected cure offers hope for us all. More 


Good News in a Bad News World (Part 1 of 2)

Sometimes we think power and fame will protect us from suffering. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes a mighty man of valor whose leprosy overshadowed the rewards of his success. This man's unexpected cure offers hope for us all. More