References: Acts 21Beginning with Acts 19, Alistair Begg takes us through the narrative of Paul's third trip and subsequent trials leading to Rome. The physician Luke's compelling biographical sketch describes one man's journey into the heart of the Roman Empire proclaiming the incredible, extravagant generosity of God. The man who once persecuted others for their faith in Jesus as the Messiah is now the one who is persecuted for the same reason: "It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain" (Acts 28:20b). In this series you'll discover that their hope really is the only hope for the whole world!
The Hole in our Holiness is that we don't seem to care much about holiness. Or, at the very least, we don't understand it. And we all have our reasons too: Maybe the pursuit of holiness seems legalistic. Maybe it feels like one more thing to worry about in your already overwhelming life. Maybe the emphasis on effort in the Christian life appears unspiritual. Or maybe you've been trying really hard to be holy and it's just not working! Whatever the case, the problem is clear: too few Christians look like Christ and too many don't seem all that concerned about it. This is a book for those of us who are ready to take holiness seriously, ready to be more like Jesus, ready to live in light of the grace that produces godliness. This is a book about God's power to help us grow in personal holiness and to enjoy the process of