Toward the end of His ministry, Jesus focused His attention on Jerusalem and the suffering to come. It was a lonely time. Meanwhile, the disciples were busy arguing about who was greatest and completely missed Jesus’ point. We explore the implications 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?
Many people pray for God to reveal His will for their life. But how should we respond when His revealed will doesn’t line up with our own plans? That’s our topic as we continue the series titled "Man Overboard" on Truth For Life Weekend with Alistair Begg! More
It’s been rightly said that power breeds corruption because the illusion of authority leads to vanity and self-importance. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg describes a cautionary biblical account of God’s justice being poured out on a prideful king. More
Why would the perfect, complete, self-sufficient God desire a relationship with His rebellious creation? As we continue our study in Daniel titled, "And He Shall Reign," we’ll discover God’s purpose in His relentless, undeserved pursuit of our hearts. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
How does God bring stubborn, rebellious people into submission? On Truth For Life, we’ll see how God relentlessly pursues sinners and leads us from pride to praise. Hear the next part in our series titled, "And He Shall Reign" on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More