Christ the Controversialist
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Christ the Controversialist

From Series: The Gospel According to Mark, Volume 1

Mark 2:18-22  (ID: 2684)

The popular image of Christ is that of a gentle and compassionate man, but He also exposed error and denounced sin, boldly confronting the hypocritical religious leaders who were confident in their own righteousness. Alistair Begg teaches us that any attempt to make ourselves acceptable before God is a worthless endeavor.


A Question About Fasting

18Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, “Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?”

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.