Something to Boast About
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Something to Boast About

Jeremiah 9:22-23  (ID: 1294)

What makes us hold our heads high? Our education? Our bodies that we work so hard to shape into perfection? Our bank accounts? Alistair Begg explains that from the beginning of time, man has put his faith in those things, but God said the only thing man should boast about is knowing God as He has revealed Himself in the Bible.


22Speak: “Thus declares the Lord,

‘The dead bodies of men shall fall

like dung upon the open field,

like sheaves after the reaper,

and none shall gather them.’”

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 © 2020, 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.