Ligonier Blog / Saturday / October 22 / 2016


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  • The Power Is in the Word, Not in Methods

    from R.C. Sproul Jul 30, 2016 Category: Articles

    The Word was intended by God to be intelligible, and only as we understand it does it get into our bloodstreams, into our hearts, and show up in changed lives. Keep Reading
  • Abraham’s Great Act of Faith

    from R.C. Sproul Jul 23, 2016 Category: Articles

    Apart from Christ's obedient sacrifice, probably the greatest act of faith in fear and trembling recorded in all of Scripture is the obedient response of Abraham when God commanded him to sacrifice his son Isaac. Keep Reading
  • The Word-Focused Ministry of Martin Luther

    from Steven Lawson Jul 16, 2016 Category: Articles

    The centerpiece of Luther's ministry was his forthright preaching in the pulpit. He believed the preaching of the Word must hold the place of preeminence in the church. "The pulpit," Luther asserted, "is the throne for the Word of God." He added, "The highest worship of God is the preaching of the Word; because thereby are praised and celebrated the name and the benefits of Christ." The renowned Oxford scholar Alister E. McGrath comments, "For Luther, the Bible was central to the life and thought of the church, as it was to the personal devotion of the individual Christian." Luther was clear that his fundamental commitment was the preaching of Scripture, for such preaching is the primary means of grace God has given to His people. Keep Reading