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  • Why Is Justification So Important?

    from Keith Mathison Nov 10, 2009 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    During the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, there were few things more precious to believers than the recovery of the biblical doctrine of justification by faith alone in Christ alone. Five hundred years later, how many of us who count ourselves heirs of these courageous men and women truly believe that this is a doctrine worth dying for? How many of us even know what the fundamental elements of the doctrine of justification are? 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
  • 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
  • The Word Became Flesh - Ligonier Leadership Conference (VI)

    from Keith Mathison Oct 20, 2009 Category: Events

    Ligon Duncan reminds us that our answer to the question "Who is Jesus?" is of crucial importance.  Every religion and cult has a different answer to that question.  Many individuals in our culture will not hesitate to tell us: "To me, Jesus is...."   Keep Reading
  • Teenage Rebellion

    from Keith Mathison Oct 13, 2009 Category: Articles

    Tolle Lege: Take Up and Read
    Let's do a quick word association test. What is the first thing that comes into your mind when you see or hear the word teenager? Sadly, for many, the first words that come to mind are entirely negative. The word teenager brings to their mind other words such as lazy, apathetic, irresponsible, rude, know-it-all, and so on. Most people today have very low expectations for teenagers in general, and too many have low expectations for their own teenagers in particular. Teenagers themselves recognize these low expectations, and many live down to them -- sleeping in and sliding by. Not all teenagers, however, are so complacent. Keep Reading
  • Interview With Dr. Steven Lawson About the Ligonier Academy D.Min. Program

    from Keith Mathison Oct 06, 2009 Category: Ligonier Academy

    Last July, Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies welcomed its inaugural class of D.Min. students. One of the first courses offered, on the subject of preaching, was taught by Dr. Steve Lawson. Dr. Lawson is the Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama and the author of fourteen books, including Famine in the Land: A Passionate Call to Expository Preaching, Faith Under Fire, The Expository Genius of John Calvin, Foundations of Grace 1400 BC-AD 100 (volume one of a five-volume series), and three titles in the Holman Old Testament Commentary Series (Job, Psalms Volume I, and Psalms Volume II). Dr. Lawson was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions about the Ligonier Academy Doctor of Ministry program. Keep Reading

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