Ligonier Blog / Friday / October 21 / 2016


  • R.C. Sproul on Heaven

    from Karisa Schlehr Jul 12, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    One cannot take Christianity seriously without seeing the central importance of the concept of heaven. There really is a “pie-in-the-sky” idea that is integral to the Bible, and especially to the New Testament, and I’m afraid we’ve lost our appetite for the delights God has stored up for His people in the future. Everyone, Christian or not, longs for reunion with those loved ones who have gone on before them, but the Christian longs to be with Christ. I cannot wait to see my father, my mother, and my friends who have died when I get to heaven, but the ultimate hope of my soul is to see the resurrected Christ in His Father’s house, and He also has promised that that will happen. Keep Reading
  • A Culture of Sacrifice

    from Tim Challies Jul 12, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    It was October 25, 2007, and the moon shone brightly over the rugged terrain of eastern Afghanistan. Elements of 1st Platoon, B Company (173rd Airborne Brigade), walked cautiously back to their outpost after completing their assigned mission. But unknown to them, an unseen enemy waited in ambush. In the three minutes of confusion and chaos that comprised this surprise attack, then Specialist Sal Giunta responded under the intense enemy fire with such courage that he was nominated for, and eventually received, America’s highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor. When asked why he braved incessant machine-gun and small-arms fire during the ambush to charge the enemy alone in search of one of his fellow soldiers, his straightforward reply was, 'He would have done the same for me.' Keep Reading
  • Shipping Department Closed for Inventory Starting July 12

    from Karisa Schlehr Jul 11, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    In order to better serve our students, we will be taking inventory of our resources July 12-18, 2011. Our shipping department will be closed during this time. Orders will resume shipping on Tuesday, July 19. We appreciate your patience. Keep Reading
  • The Realities of Heaven, Hell, Angels and Demons

    from Karisa Schlehr Jul 11, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    The concept of the invisible spiritual realm is something which is difficult for us to grasp. What we can see, hear, and feel we can take on face value that it is reality. But what about those things that are unseen? Scripture speaks about heaven, hell, angels and demons which are a part of this invisible spiritual realm. In his new book Unseen Realities: Heaven, Hell, Angels and Demons, R.C. Sproul helps us gain an understanding of these things so that we can come to a realisation that in fact all four are true realities that impact upon our everyday lives. Keep Reading
  • Twitter Highlights (7/10/11)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jul 10, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Here are some highlights from the various Ligonier Twitter feeds over the past week. Keep Reading
  • Does Natural Law Exist?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Jul 09, 2011 Category: Articles

    Does Natural Law Exist?  No, and yes.  One of my favorite writers, CS Lewis, in one of my favorite books, The Abolition of Man makes a very bad argument for a very bad understanding of natural law. The entire last third of the book is devoted to an exposition of the Tao, which he describes as a universal moral law by which God Himself is bound.  The notion that there is a law, or anything above God, to which He must submit is heretical, broadly speaking a form or idolatry. There is no law above God. He alone is a law unto Himself.  In this sense there is no such thing as natural law.   Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday: Spiritual Growth, Ethics & Wisdom

    from Karisa Schlehr Jul 08, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Get $5 Friday resources on ethics, wisdom, the I AM sayings of Jesus, spiritual growth & more. Sale starts Friday at 8 a.m. and ends Saturday at 8 a.m. EST. Keep Reading
  • The Bonds of Brotherhood

    from Tim Challies Jul 07, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    This month's Tabletalk examines the need to foster fraternity and genuine friendship within the church. In his contribution to the issue R.C. Sproul ponders the word fraternity. "Fraternity … what does this word mean? It can refer to several distinct types of associations or relationships, and the church can learn valuable lessons by exploring these in more depth. The term fraternity may prompt us to recall the motto of the French Revolution: 'Liberty, Fraternity, Equality.' Fraternity, along with equality and liberty, ranked right at the top of the concerns of that revolution." Keep Reading