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  • The Coming Kingdom

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Oct 27, 2009 Category: Articles

    The world is full of hypocrites, and the solution to this problem is twofold: If you are more modern, you deal with the gap between your obedience and what you pretend to be by trying harder to be good. You try to make your sin go away. If you are postmodern, you deal with the problem not by trying to do better, by getting rid of your sin, but by getting rid of the idea of sin. If there is no right and wrong, no one can rightly accuse you of acting like you are right when you are actually wrong. Keep Reading
  • The Faces of Ministry at Ligonier: Greg Bailey

    from Karisa Schlehr Oct 26, 2009 Category: Articles

    As the Director of Publications for Reformation Trust Publishing, Greg Bailey spends his time working with authors, editors, and proofreaders, editing and preparing manuscripts for print, and evaluating manuscript proposals. He also chairs the editorial committee that evaluates promising proposals for books that may be published by Reformation Trust. Keep Reading
  • Suffering for Righteousness

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 25, 2009 Category: Articles

    Martin Luther's teaching of "justification by faith alone" was a battle cry for the sufficiency of the merit of Christ and for the graciousness of redemption. His slogan sola fide ("by faith alone") was merely an extension of Augustine's earlier credo, sola gratia ("by grace alone"). Keep Reading
  • Avoiding a False Theology of Suffering

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 24, 2009 Category: Articles

    Martin Luther's tenure in the monastery was a time of spiritual desperation. He was tormented by unrelieved guilt coupled with a gripping fear of the wrath of God. Why would an educated man retreat to a barren cell and abuse himself with self-inflicted physical punishment? Why would a believer go out of his way to find personal suffering? Keep Reading
  • Here We Stand Campaign Update

    from Randi Walter Oct 23, 2009 Category: Articles

    The end of September marked the one year anniversary of Ligonier Ministries' first-ever capital campaign. Here We Stand: The Campaign for Ligonier Ministries was launched to fund the entire campus project that will be home to the new Ligonier Academy of Biblical & Theological Studies and our other ministry outreaches. Keep Reading
  • Eschatology Is Christology - Ligonier Leadership Conference (XI)

    from Keith Mathison Oct 22, 2009 Category: Articles

    "When we think about the last things we must never allow our minds to be diverted from this principle, that the last things, like the first things, are the things of Jesus Christ." --Sinclair Ferguson Keep Reading
  • Loving the Church - Ligonier Leadership Conference (X)

    from Robert Rothwell Oct 22, 2009 Category: Articles

    "How can you love Jesus and not love who He loves?" -- Ligon Duncan, "The Church and Sacraments," Ligonier Leadership Conference Ligon Duncan's message on the church is all about the need of Christians to love His church. Keep Reading
  • Saved by Grace - Ligonier Leadership Conference (IX)

    from Keith Mathison Oct 21, 2009 Category: Articles

    "When we exalt God's holiness and put man in his rightful place, we magnify grace." --Steve Lawson, "Saved by Grace," Ligonier Leadership Conference. It seems to be common knowledge among "enlightened" Christians that grace is somehow exalted when we soften the holiness of God and diminish the wrath of God, while at the same time elevating our view of man. As Dr. Lawson reminds us in his lecture today, the exact opposite is the truth. Keep Reading
  • Resembling God - Ligonier Leadership Conference (VIII)

    from Chris Donato Oct 21, 2009 Category: Articles

    "Mankind is made to resemble God. What, then, does it mean to be made in the image of God?" --Ligon Duncan, "Created in God's Image," Ligonier Leadership Conference.  The question quoted above is that which Dr. Duncan sought to answer throughout his second discussion at the Ligonier leadership conference. His answer was full-orbed, challenging, and thought-provoking. Among the many great points, one in particular stood out: "We are to represent God's ownership and interests in His creation." How glorious--and yet so daunting. Keep Reading
  • Indwelt by Christ - Ligonier Leadership Conference (VII)

    from Nicholas Batzig Oct 21, 2009 Category: Events

    In his second address, Dr. Ferguson drew attention to the words of the apostle Paul in Romans 8:1-17. One of the first things that we must recognize as we approach these verses is that there is a peculiar temptation to read what the apostle Paul says about the work of the Spirit in terms of the need we have for personal growth, rather than as a statement of the fullness of blessing we have in Christ. Keep Reading

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