Can God really be known? In John 14:9, Jesus said, “If you have seen me, you have seen the Father,” and this was as startling to His listeners then as it may be to us today. Alistair Begg teaches us how we can know God through Jesus, why this statement was countercultural to both the Greeks and the Jews, and why it is still the pivotal point of Christian faith.More
Ever tried to explain the Gospel to a friend only to receive a blank look or a disheartening brush-off? The Apostle Paul explains in 1 Corinthians that the world sees the message of God’s Word as foolishness but to those who believe, it is life and peace. Alistair Begg compares the world’s wisdom and God’s wisdom.
Series: Firm Foundation, Volume 1
When Paul visited Ephesus, he caused an upheaval, but the end result was the founding of a church that was vital and dynamic despite being confronted with hardship and wickedness. In the letter to the Church in Ephesus in Revelation 2, God gives words of commendation, condemnation, and consecration through the elderly Apostle John. Alistair Begg teaches us why the warning in this letter is still vital and explains the risk involved if the Church does not pay attention.More
The Apostle John was concerned that believers know with certainty what it meant to belong to God. True obedience, love, and belief are hallmarks of belonging. In this message from 1 John 3, Alistair Begg reminds us of the importance of remembering what we once were, knowing what we are now, and understanding what we will be. As we are reminded of these truths, we can enjoy and share the lavish love of the Father, who calls us His sons and daughters.More
Psalm 1 provides vital truths about wise living, showing us that a blessed life is not about feelings. Alistair Begg helps to draw us into the picture this Psalm describes, that of a fruitful tree thriving beside a flowing river. A life that God will bless is marked by separation from the world’s standards, a love of God’s Word, and a healthy, fruitful life that draws others to God.More
Many people reach a point in their lives when they discover that nothing in this world will satisfy their deepest longings. In this message, Alistair Begg explains that when Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life,” He was not merely responding to Thomas’ request for direction. Rather, He was giving Himself as the answer to the common question of humanity. His sufficiency alone can fill our emptiness, ushering in the transforming power of Christ.More