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  • What Is the Significance of Baptism?

    from R.C. Sproul Jul 08, 2017 Category: Articles

    Just as an aside, the word significance has as its root the word sign. A sign is something that points to something beyond itself. We all recognize that whatever baptism signifies, Jesus obviously thought it was very important because He gives a command to baptize all nations in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Whatever else it is, baptism is the sign of the new covenant that God makes with His people. We do have the clear mandate in the New Testament that Christians are to be baptized.   Keep Reading
  • Should I Feel God’s Presence in My Life?

    from R.C. Sproul Jul 01, 2017 Category: Articles

    This question brings to mind an experience I had early in my ministry. In fact, I’d only been ordained a few months and was teaching at a college. One church had a minister who was much loved by his congregation; he had served there for twenty-five years but had become critically ill. The man was at the point of death. I was supplying the pulpit for several months and helping the congregation deal with this tragedy in their midst.   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
  • Songs of Reformation: Announcing a Concert of Sacred Music in Memphis

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 15, 2017 Category: Events

    I’m extending an invitation for you to join us at what I anticipate to be an edifying time of worship and reflection. On September 24, 2017, Ligonier Ministries is hosting a free concert of sacred music at Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Keep Reading

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