Boast In This
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Boast In This

Jeremiah 9:23-24  (ID: 3062)

While men and women have made extraordinary progress through the ages, we are not justified in patting ourselves on our collective backs. In this message from the book of Jeremiah, Alistair Begg emphasizes the emptiness of the human pride present in us all. Instead of a consuming self-centeredness, he points us toward the one thing in which we can justifiably boast: an understanding and knowledge of God and the rebirth we are given through His love, shown in Jesus Christ.


23Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches,

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.