Our craving for attention doesn’t quit with childhood or adolescence. The truth is adults are obsessed with popularity, too. And like the disciples we often gauge greatness by status rather than service. That’s our topic on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
They Just Don't Get It, Do We?In the final weeks of His life, Jesus set out for Jerusalem. Along the way, He began His most explicit teaching on the purpose of His ministry: to die on a cross and rise from the dead. The disciples could not comprehend the significance of His teaching because their concept of the Messiah did not include one who would die in shame, but a warrior who would lead them to triumph and glory. Jesus was focused on His pending suffering, death, and resurrection, but the disciples focused on their own importance. They just didn’t get it! As Alistair Begg explains, we are more like the disciples than we care to admit. Many professing Christians trivialize the Gospel message by denying the reality of persecution, suffering, and eternal reward. Like the disciples, our pride often hinders our ability to understand the truth. Jesus makes it clear that to follow Him demands a radical shift in our thinking. His disciples just didn’t get it. Do we?
The Gospel of Mark describes a time when Jesus, tired and hungry, came upon a barren fig tree. Unable to find fruit, He cursed the tree and it withered. This reaction seems out of character, doesn’t it? Discover the answer on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg continues our study in the book of Ephesians where he examines the evidences of saving faith. As we reflect on the present, and look to the future, be listening to hear the evidence of a continued and assured union in Jesus. More