Just before His crucifixion, James and John asked Jesus to be promoted with Him. Rather than listening to what Jesus actually said, they’d begun to build a case for their personal status! We’re talking about the dangers of selective listening 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?
Whether rich or poor, famous or unknown all mankind is enslaved to pride. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg explains how God’s mercy opens the door to repentance and forgiveness … which leads to humility. Hear a message about The King of Heaven on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
No one likes to feel like an outsider. In a world that is becoming increasingly opposed to the Gospel, how do we find the strength to stand against the crowd? The relevant series called, And He Shall Reign, continues on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
What would compel a prophet to directly disobey a command from the Most High God? On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg warns us that we might be more like Jonah than we think. Hear a challenging message on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More