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  • A Primer on Legalism

    from Nathan W. Bingham Sep 02, 2011 Category: Articles

    The New Testament views Christian obedience as the practice of "good works." Christians are to be "rich in good works" (1 Tim. 6:18; cf. Matt. 5:16; Eph. 2:10; 2 Tim. 3:17; Titus 2:7, 14; 3:8, 14). A good deed is one done according to the right standard, God's revealed will; from a right motive, love for God and others; and with a right purpose, the glory of God. Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday: Names of God & Doctrines of Grace

    from Karisa Schlehr Sep 02, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Today's $5 Friday resources look at the doctrines of grace, the church, worldviews, and the names of God. Sale runs from 8 a.m. Friday through 8 a.m. Saturday EST. Keep Reading
  • Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, September 2011

    from Tim Challies Sep 01, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    The September edition of Tabletalk is out. This issue examines the decade proceeding the events of September 11, 2001. It pays special attention to American's response to and demands of God, and it instructs Christians on how to interpret and react to the various issues surrounding and springing from that dark day. Contributors include R.C. Sproul, John Piper, Marva Dawn, C.J. Mahaney, Paul David Tripp, and R.C. Sproul Jr. Keep Reading
  • Justification: The Heart of the Gospel

    from Nathan W. Bingham Aug 30, 2011 Category: Articles

    For the Apostle Paul, the doctrine of justification was the heart of the gospel (Rom. 1 :17; 3:21-5:21; Gal. 2:15-5:1). Martin Luther declared that justification was the doctrine by which "the church either stands or falls." R.C. Sproul's mentor John Gerstner goes further in reminding us that it's not only the church that stands or falls by this doctrine, "but the individual also." Keep Reading
  • Get Dr. Sproul’s Series on Reformed Theology for a Donation of Any Amount

    from Karisa Schlehr Aug 29, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Few evangelical Christians today understand Reformed theology. They know it has something to do with predestination, and they may have heard of “the five points.” But they can’t name these points, and they think no one believes most of them anymore. Dr. Sproul says there’s more to Reformed theology than these five points. Reformed theology reveals just how awesome the grace of God is. In this series, Dr. Sproul offers an introduction to Reformed theology, the heart of historical evangelicalism. This week you can get this CD series for a donation of any amountKeep Reading
  • Twitter Highlights (8/28/11)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Aug 28, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Here are some highlights from the various Ligonier Twitter feeds over the past week. Keep Reading
  • Links We Liked (8/27/11)

    from Karisa Schlehr Aug 27, 2011 Category: Articles

    Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week. Keep Reading
  • Well Enough to Complain

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Aug 26, 2011 Category: Articles

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. When we are in fear for our lives, there is precious little we aren’t willing to go through to make it out alive. We will endure long hardship. We will put up with humiliating procedures. We will grit our teeth through pain. We will bite bullets, all hoping to get to that place where the worry will subside, and we can move forward knowing we’re going to be okay. At which point we go back to normal; we begin again to grumble against the smallest irritants, buck against the simplest requests and refuse the mildest indignities. Keep Reading

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