Ligonier Blog / Thursday / October 27 / 2016


Latest from R.C. Sproul

  • 2017 National Conference: The Next 500 Years

    from R.C. Sproul Aug 19, 2016 Category: Events

    Ligonier Ministries invites you to join us March 9-11, 2017 for our annual National Conference as we celebrate the five-hundredth anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Our theme is "The Next 500 Years: Reformation 500 and Beyond," and we will focus on the history and doctrine of the Reformation as we consider the future of the church. Keep Reading
  • Are We Living in the Last Days?

    from R.C. Sproul Aug 13, 2016 Category: Articles

    We have to be careful not to be guilty of what Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for—what I call the Red Sky Syndrome. If you recall, Jesus rebuked the Pharisees because they had an ability to predict the weather. They could look at the sky, and if it was red at night, they would say, "Sailor’s delight." And if it was red in the morning, they would say, "Sailors take warning." But they missed the signs of the times, and they missed the first advent of Christ. They missed the coming of the Messiah right in their midst in spite of the fact that a host of biblical prophecies heralded the appearance of Jesus on the scene—and Jesus rebuked them for it. Keep Reading
  • Is the Christian Faith Rational?

    from R.C. Sproul Aug 06, 2016 Category: Articles

    I've had the question asked of me, "Is it true that you are a Christian rationalist?" I said, "By no means! That's a contradiction in terms. A rationalist is somebody who embraces a philosophy that sets itself over and against Christianity." And so, while a true Christian is not a rationalist, the Christian faith is certainly rational. Keep Reading
  • 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
  • Announcing Our 2016 Regional Conference in Mexico City

    from R.C. Sproul Jul 21, 2016 Category: Events

    Ligonier Ministries invites you to join us in Mexico City on September 30–October 1, 2016, for a special conference dedicated to helping believers understand the doctrine of Scripture. Our featured speakers will be Edgar Gonzalez, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and R.C. Sproul Jr. God willing, I will also be joining by video. Keep Reading