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?
Throughout Paul’s New Testament letters, he mentions believers who served faithfully in their churches. Through their examples, we see the importance of serving, even in mundane tasks. That’s our subject this weekend as Alistair Begg concludes our series called Jars of Clay on Truth For Life! More
In Paul’s final letter to the young pastor Timothy, he charged him to remain faithful to the teaching of God’s Word. That same charge is laid on pastors and ministry leaders today. We’re looking at the basic foundations of a biblical ministry on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More
On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg challenges pastors and ministry leaders to remain focused on their primary calling, the teaching of God’s Word. It’s part of our brand new series called The Pastor’s Study, Volume 7. More
Pastors carry a heavy charge to keep watch over the souls under their care. So how do they go about fulfilling that duty? How do they keep from straying from the truth? We’ll discover the answer to those questions on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More