Keeping On or Turning Back
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Keeping On or Turning Back

John 6:60-70  (ID: 1678)

The reactions of the crowds who came to hear Christ teach show that His life and actions had gripped them. At His death, however, most had abandoned Him. Why did so few follow? Because we naturally want to earn praise through our works, Christ’s invitation can be a stumbling block to the rich and successful, Alistair Begg explains. In contrast, Scripture calls us to give ourselves up and follow Christ faithfully and completely.

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The Words of Eternal Life

60When many of his disciples heard it, they said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?”

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.