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"This is About Us!"

"This is About Us!"

The message in Jesus’ parable of the tenants was very clear to the Jewish leaders: they were the ones who had rejected Jesus, and because of their unbelief, they would be destroyed. In telling this parable, Jesus introduced the new Israel, which is made up of all those who possess faith – both Jews and Gentiles. Alistair Begg uses this parable to remind us that we, too, have rejected God, and that eternal life can only be found by believing in the promised Messiah.

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The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 1

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. In the pages of Mark’s account, we come to know Him as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe.

The first two chapters of Mark reveal Jesus as He interacted with those around Him, including His enemy, the devil. We are reminded that Christ’s arrival onto the stage of human history was a redemptive event that was ordained by God. As Alistair Begg takes us through this section of Scripture, we discover that Jesus deals with a common theme – sin. Whether we are indifferent towards sin or think that our goodness neutralizes our sin, every person must realize that we are lost apart from the forgiveness available in Christ.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 2

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. In the pages of Mark’s account, we come to know Him as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe.

As Alistair Begg teaches from Mark 3 through 5, we are introduced to a variety of individuals, including Jesus’ motley crew of disciples, a suffering woman, and a naked, demon-possessed man. Their stories of radical transformation testify to Christ’s power. Mark’s parables and miracles remind us that, although life brings struggles, there is ultimately One who rules and reigns, and He will eventually make all things right.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 3

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. In the pages of Mark’s account, we come to know Him as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe.

As Alistair Begg takes us through Mark 6 and 7, we see Jesus demonstrating His divine nature, calling stubborn people to faith and repentance. These accounts illustrate that the depravity of the human heart is the same today as it was when Jesus walked the earth. Some people are simply indifferent toward the Gospel, others are beguiled by their own lust, and still others place their confidence in religious externalism. Despite all of our contemptible ways, we who trust in Christ like a child will be healed, guided, and kept by the great Shepherd of our souls.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 4

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. In the pages of Mark’s account, we come to know Him as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe.

In Mark Chapters 8 and 9, Jesus’ followers struggled to understand who He really was and the implications of His mission. Jesus patiently taught His disciples with the same grace that He shows us. Alistair Begg takes us through Jesus’ teachings on matters which are as applicable to us today as they were then: the cost of discipleship, sin, and hell. These discussions lead to the ultimate questions we all must consider: who is Jesus, why did He come, and what does that mean for us?

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 5

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe in Jesus.

Attributed to John Mark, a contemporary of the disciple Peter, the Gospel is identified as Peter’s first-hand account of life with Jesus. Not a creator, but a conscientious compiler of the information, Mark provides vivid descriptions of the relationship between Jesus and His disciples, Jesus and the religious leaders, and Jesus and the multitudes who sought His miraculous healing power. It is the misconceptions about who Jesus was that led to the actions of all three groups: the religious leaders who arrested Him, the disciples who abandoned Him at the cross, and the crowd that betrayed Him.

In this study, we’ll come to know Jesus as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. The Gospel of Mark strongly emphasizes the imperative of discipleship and mission, and also provides encouragement and hope in the face of persecution.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 6

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe in Jesus.

Attributed to John Mark, a contemporary of the disciple Peter, the Gospel is identified as Peter’s first-hand account of life with Jesus. Not a creator, but a conscientious compiler of the information, Mark provides vivid descriptions of the relationship between Jesus and His disciples, Jesus and the religious leaders, and Jesus and the multitudes who sought His miraculous healing power. It is the misconceptions about who Jesus was that led to the actions of all three groups: the religious leaders who arrested Him, the disciples who abandoned Him at the cross, and the crowd that betrayed Him.

In this study, we’ll come to know Jesus as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. The Gospel of Mark strongly emphasizes the imperative of discipleship and mission, and also provides encouragement and hope in the face of persecution.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 7

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe in Jesus.

Attributed to John Mark, a contemporary of the disciple Peter, the Gospel is identified as Peter’s first-hand account of life with Jesus. Not a creator, but a conscientious compiler of the information, Mark provides vivid descriptions of the relationship between Jesus and His disciples, Jesus and the religious leaders, and Jesus and the multitudes who sought His miraculous healing power. It is the misconceptions about who Jesus was that led to the actions of all three groups: the religious leaders who arrested Him, the disciples who abandoned Him at the cross, and the crowd that betrayed Him.

In this study, we’ll come to know Jesus as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. The Gospel of Mark strongly emphasizes the imperative of discipleship and mission, and also provides encouragement and hope in the face of persecution.

The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 8

Mark’s Gospel, the first to be written, emphasizes the certainty that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the fulfillment of God’s purpose. In the pages of Mark’s account, we come to know Him as the Messiah, the Suffering Servant, the Son of God, the Risen Christ, and the Returning King. With nearly a third of the narrative dedicated to the passion and the resurrection of Jesus, the Gospel of Mark aims to persuade all who read to believe.

The final volume of this series brings us to Jesus’ death and resurrection. Alistair Begg reminds us that we can see a bit of ourselves in each person who played a role in the crucifixion story. We may be shaken in our faith like Peter, indifferent like Pilate, or frightened like the women who discovered the empty tomb. We too must deal with the fact that Jesus died to make atonement for sin, but rose again to reign in Heaven. What we do with this information is a decision with eternal consequences.