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  • Seeking After God

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 03, 2009 Category: Articles

    How many times have you heard Christians say (or heard the words from your own mouth), "So-and-so is not a Christian but he's searching"? It is a common statement among Christians. The idea is that there are people all over the place who are searching for God. Their problem is that they just haven't been able to find Him. He is playing hide-and-seek. He is elusive. Keep Reading
  • New Internet Specials

    from Karisa Schlehr Jun 03, 2009 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Check out a new list of internet specials with resources discounted 25-60% off the retail price. Resources include commentaries, DVD and CD teaching series, children's books, music and more! Keep Reading
  • Study Apologetics at Home with Ligonier Academy

    from Keith Mathison Jun 02, 2009 Category: Ligonier Academy

    Scripture exhorts us to always be ready to make a defense to anyone who asks us for a reason for the hope that is in us (1 Peter 3:15). Are you ready? What would you say if challenged by an atheist or agnostic? What would you say if challenged by a Muslim or a Mormon? Keep Reading
  • The Gnostic Ghosts That Haunt Us

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Jun 02, 2009 Category: Articles

    I was reminded this afternoon of a liturgy within a liturgy that I practice. My two youngest daughters, Erin Claire and Maili had their first dance recital. They are a part of a small ballet group made up of homeschooled little girls in our broader community. They danced beautifully, received their applause, smiled as only little girls can, and came and sat beside me, giving and receiving hugs. The entire rest of the family was there to cheer them on. The second dance troupe was a little older, and they danced to Pachelbel's Canon in D. As they danced I glanced over at my eleven year old daughter Shannon, smiling joyfully as she took in both the music and dancing. She sat there in her wheelchair and rejoiced. Keep Reading
  • The Prayer of the Lord

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 01, 2009 Category: Ligonier Resources

     What is the Lord's Prayer? Is it an actual prayer that Jesus dictated so that His disciples might recite it? Or is it a blueprint that He gave as a guide for His followers' prayers? Keep Reading
  • Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, June 2009

    from Various Jun 01, 2009 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    The June edition of Tabletalk is out. This month's theme is "The Parable of the Sower" and it provides an exposition of this parable of Jesus, focusing on the gracious work of God in salvation. Contributors include R.C. Sproul, Daniel Doriani, Michael Glodo, Lane Keister, Robert Rothwell, Scotty Smith and Justin Taylor. Keep Reading
  • Discover the Life and Wisdom of John Calvin

    from Karisa Schlehr May 31, 2009 Category: Articles

    Here is a collection of resources about Calvin, a full collection of books and sermons by Calvin that are currently in print, and words of wisdom from the Reformer himself. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Zechariah

    from Keith Mathison May 30, 2009 Category: Articles

    The book of Zechariah is the lengthiest of the so-called Minor Prophets and one of the most difficult books in the Old Testament. There are a number of helpful commentaries on the Book of Zechariah, and the following are five of the best. Keep Reading
  • Summer Events to Celebrate John Calvin’s Life and Ministry

    from Karisa Schlehr May 29, 2009 Category: Events

    July 10, 2009, marks the 500th birthday of reformer John Calvin. There are several events going on this summer that will celebrate John Calvin's life and contributions. Ligonier will also have a special week of Calvin-themed broadcasts on Renewing Your Mind July 6-10. Keep Reading
  • The Meaning of God’s Will (pt. 5)

    from R.C. Sproul May 29, 2009 Category: Articles

    Pursuing knowledge of the will of God is not an abstract science designed to titillate the intellect or to convey the kind of knowledge that "puffs up" but fails to edify. An understanding of the will of God is a desperately important matter for every Christian seeking to live a life that is pleasing to his or her Creator. It is a very practical thing for us to know what God wants for our lives. A Christian asks, "What are my marching orders? What should my role be in contributing to the establishment of the kingdom of God? What does God want me to do with my life?" lt is inconceivable that a Christian could live for very long without coming face-to-face with these gripping questions. Keep Reading

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