Ligonier Blog / Thursday / October 19 / 2017


  • What Does It Mean to Call God “Father?”

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 10, 2017 Category: Articles

    One of the most well-known statements of the Christian faith is the Lord's Prayer, which begins with the words "Our Father which art in heaven." This is part of the universal treasury of Christendom. When I hear Christians in a private gathering praying individually, almost every single person begins their prayer by addressing God as Father. There’s nothing more common among us than to address God as our Father. So central is this to our Christian experience that in the nineteenth century, there were some who said the basic essence of the whole Christian religion can be reduced to two points: the universal brotherhood of man and the universal fatherhood of God. In that context I am afraid we have missed one of the most radical teachings of Jesus. Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday: Apologetics, Assurance, & Repentance

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 09, 2017 Category: Ligonier Resources

    It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as assurance, confessions, the beatitudes, Jonathan Edwards, repentance, marriage, and more.   Keep Reading
  • Planning for the Future

    from Chris Larson Jun 08, 2017 Category: Ministry News

    Dr. R.C. Sproul founded Ligonier Ministries in 1971 as a teaching fellowship designed to flood the culture with knowledgeable and articulate Christians. He always intended this ministry to be about the glory of God above all. Through the work of many pastors, theologians, and teachers, Ligonier has steadfastly served Christian disciples through broadcasting, publishing, conferences, and other unique educational outreaches in North America and around the world. Keep Reading
  • Entering Adulthood

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 08, 2017 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Here's an excerpt from Entering Adulthood, Derek Halvorson's contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk. Keep Reading
  • Why We Can’t Choose God

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 07, 2017 Category: Ligonier Resources

    In this brief clip from his teaching series Knowing Christ, R.C. Sproul explains why we can't choose God, even though we have free will. Keep Reading
  • 2017 Regional Conference in Los Angeles: Online Registration Ends in 24 Hours

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 06, 2017 Category: Events

    Join us this Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles, California, as W. Robert Godfrey, Julius Kim, John MacArthur, and Stephen Nichols consider the mercy of God, divine sovereignty, the love of God, the holiness of God, and other topics. Online registration ends in 24 hours. Register today. Keep Reading
  • Loving God with Our Minds

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 06, 2017 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Here's an excerpt from Loving God with Our Minds, R.C. Sproul's contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk. Keep Reading