Ligonier Blog / Monday / October 24 / 2016


  • Problematic Analogies and Prayerful Adoration

    from Carl R. Trueman Nov 08, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Ask any children’s Sunday school teacher what the most difficult thing to teach is and he will almost certainly tell you: “The doctrine of the Trinity, that God is one but exists in three persons.” Ask them how they do it and you will probably find them outlining an analogy: “God is like water, ice, and steam” is one of the more popular. Keep Reading
  • Get Dr. Sproul’s Newest Children’s Book for a Donation of Any Amount

    from Karisa Schlehr Nov 07, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    This imaginative tale from R. C. Sproul, based on a true story, begins one evening when Mr. McFarland shares a 500-year-old story about a barber and his famous customer. Master Peter is a barber well-known to all in his village. One day, when Martin Luther the Reformer walks into his shop, the barber musters up the courage to ask the outlawed monk how to pray. Today only, you can get this new children's book for a donation of any amountKeep Reading
  • Twitter Highlights (11/06/11)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Nov 06, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Here are some highlights from the various Ligonier Twitter feeds over the past week. Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday: Reformed Churches, Doctrine, & Ten Commandments

    from Karisa Schlehr Nov 04, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Find $5 Friday resources today on the church and state, the Ten Commandments, Reformed churches, fundamental doctrines, the fruit of the Spirit, and biblical promises. Sale starts Friday at 8 a.m. and ends Saturday at 8 a.m. EST. Keep Reading
  • Amen

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 03, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    And all the people said… “Amen!” The “amen corner” has had an important place in the life of the church throughout the ages. However, it is rare to find such a spot among Presbyterians. We are known as God’s frozen chosen for a reason. It has been said that the Methodists like to shout “Fire,” the Baptists like to shout “Water,” and the Presbyterians like to softly say, “Order, order.” Nevertheless, in spite of the idiosyncrasies of various ecclesiastical persuasions, the function of the word amen far transcends denominational usages in the modern era. Keep Reading
  • In Defense of Words

    from Tim Challies Nov 02, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    This month's issue of Tabletalk magazine seeks to unpack the biblical-theological meaning of certain words commonly used in Scripture that, nonetheless, remain either largely misunderstood or not fully understood among laymen. Here is how Burk Parsons begins his editorial introduction... Keep Reading
  • Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, November 2011

    from Tim Challies Nov 01, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    The November edition of Tabletalk is out. This month's issue seeks to unpack the biblical-theological meaning of certain words commonly used in Scripture that, nonetheless, remain either largely misunderstood or not fully understood among laymen. These include Amen, Blessing, Church, Covenant, Glory, Heaven, Kingdom, Loyal-Love, and Worship. Contributors include R.C. Sproul, John Piper, Derek Thomas, Michael Horton, Carl Trueman, Kevin DeYoung, Donald Whitney, and R.C. Sproul Jr. Keep Reading
  • Get Dr. Sproul’s New Series on Luther for a Donation of Any Amount

    from Karisa Schlehr Oct 31, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Many people are unaware of the events of Luther’s life that led him to make a courageous stand for the gospel in the sixteenth century. In this series, R.C. Sproul provides a thorough introduction to the life and thought of Martin Luther. With an eye to the lessons we can learn today, Dr. Sproul traces the major events of Luther’s life and explores the gospel recovered by Luther and the other Protestant Reformers. This week you can get this brand new CD series for a donation of any amountKeep Reading
  • R.C. Sproul on Luther & the Reformation (Plus a Free Audiobook Download)

    from Karisa Schlehr Oct 31, 2011 Category: Articles

    On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther tacked up 95 theses on the church door at Wittenberg. With this act, he hoped to provoke a discussion among the scholars about the abuses of the indulgences by the Roman Catholic Church. He was not trying to create a public furor by any means, but within a fortnight, these theses had spread through the country like wildfire. The last thing Luther had in mind was to start some kind of major controversy, but nevertheless major controversy did begin. Keep Reading