Ligonier Blog / Friday / August 18 / 2017

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  • $5 Friday: The Church, Predestination, & Scripture

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 23, 2017 Category: Ligonier Resources

    It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as the church, baptism, John Calvin, predestination, the new birth, worldview, Scripture, Charles Spurgeon, and more.   Keep Reading
  • Why Reformation Bible College Exists

    from Stephen Nichols Jun 22, 2017 Category: Articles

    Reformation Bible College (RBC) is unique, and its mission is urgent: “Above all, know God.” It fills a needed gap among institutions of higher education. Firmly established upon and governed by theological convictions, RBC is unabashedly a Christian college. There are two main types of Christian colleges: liberal arts colleges and Bible colleges. RBC has something exceptional to offer when set against either type. Historically, Christian liberal arts colleges have offered a robust curriculum in the humanities, as well as majors devoted to professions and career paths. Yet their biblical and theological curriculum offerings have not been as plentiful or extensive. For example, colleges and universities belonging to the Coalition of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) only require a minimum of six credit hours of biblical or theological instruction. And of course, Christian liberal arts colleges represent a wide swath of theological commitment, with many espousing a watered-down version of core Christian doctrines and beliefs. Keep Reading
  • Blessed Are the Pure in Heart

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 22, 2017 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Here's an excerpt from Blessed Are the Pure in Heart , Michael Allen's contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk. Keep Reading
  • God Ordains Whatsoever Comes to Pass

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 21, 2017 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Do you believe that God ordains whatsoever comes to pass? In this brief clip from his teaching series Chosen By God, R.C. Sproul explains how this question distinguishes between atheists and theists. Keep Reading
  • Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 20, 2017 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Here's an excerpt from Blessed Are Those Who Mourn, Matt Smethurst's contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk.   Keep Reading
  • Social Media Highlights (6/18/17)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 18, 2017 Category: Ministry News

    Here are highlights from our various social media accounts over the past week Keep Reading
  • When Do We Stand Before God in Judgment?

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 17, 2017 Category: Articles

    We have to make a distinction, as I think the Bible does, between the judgment that we receive immediately upon our death, at which we are brought before Christ, and what the Bible speaks of as the last judgment. There’s a reason the Bible refers to the last judgment as the last. That which is last presupposes that there have been some kinds of judgment prior to it. The Bible says that it’s appointed for man to die once, and then the judgment. I think there’s much in the New Testament to indicate that at the moment we die, we experience at least a preliminary judgment. Keep Reading
  • 2017 Regional Conference in Los Angeles: Audio and Video Now Available

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jun 16, 2017 Category: Events

    You can now stream all of the messages from last week’s regional conference in Los Angeles for free on Ligonier.org, the Ligonier app, or YouTube. Keep Reading

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