When the time had come, Jesus clearly explained to His disciples that He was going to die. Yet, James and John responded with an ill-timed request to sit with Him in glory. Their insensitive appeal provides a warning for us all, and it’s our subject 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?
Have you ever heard a sermon and wondered, “Is the preacher talking to me?” Well, that was the mindset of the religious leaders when Jesus told the story about a vineyard owner and his rebellious tenants. Hear the story for yourself on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Ever since His ascension into Heaven, Christians have been waiting for Jesus to return. In fact, some speculate on the exact date. Paul warned believers to shift their attention from predicting to getting ready. We’re talking about The Coming of the Lord on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
When we think about the second coming of Jesus, this future event tends to arouse fear in some and excitement in others. We’ll talk about an appropriate personal response to The Coming of the Lord on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
For some, the subject of biblical prophecy creates an obsessive curiosity about things to come. But according to Paul, our primary focus shouldn’t fall on timing or details but God’s plan for the future and that His plans should influence the way we live. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More