Ligonier Blog / Friday / August 26 / 2016

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  • 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
  • $5 Friday: God’s Glory, End Times & Abortion

    from Karisa Schlehr Aug 26, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Find $5 Friday resources today on the abortion, the church, character of God, end times, prophets, and Bible study. Special thanks to Faro de Gracia Publications for partnering this week. Sale starts Friday at 8 a.m. and ends Saturday at 8 a.m. EST. Keep Reading
  • Doctor of Ministry Application Deadline

    from Jim Koch Aug 25, 2011 Category: Ligonier Academy

    The deadline to enroll in our Doctor of Ministry program is September 1st. This coming January, Dr. Ron Gleason, author of a new biography on the great Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck, will be joining us to teach the Reformed Philosophy of Ministry class, and Ligonier Teaching Fellow, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson, will be returning to teach our class on Worship. For more information on the D.Min. program, please visit the website. Keep Reading
  • The Gospel and the Oncology Waiting Room

    from Tim Challies Aug 25, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Here is how Mike Polman begins his article from this month's issue of Tabletalk: "I recently sat with my wife in the waiting room at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. We were there to meet with Dr. Lupe Salazar to receive the results of Julia’s latest PET/CT scans. The goal: to determine if the cancer was progressing. This drill is an example of our “new normal” since the diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer on Mother’s Day weekend in 2009." Keep Reading

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