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  • 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
  • What Does It Mean to Call God “Father?”

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 10, 2017 Category: Articles

    One of the most well-known statements of the Christian faith is the Lord's Prayer, which begins with the words "Our Father which art in heaven." This is part of the universal treasury of Christendom. When I hear Christians in a private gathering praying individually, almost every single person begins their prayer by addressing God as Father. There’s nothing more common among us than to address God as our Father. So central is this to our Christian experience that in the nineteenth century, there were some who said the basic essence of the whole Christian religion can be reduced to two points: the universal brotherhood of man and the universal fatherhood of God. In that context I am afraid we have missed one of the most radical teachings of Jesus. Keep Reading
  • Why We Can’t Choose God

    from R.C. Sproul Jun 07, 2017 Category: Ligonier Resources

    In this brief clip from his teaching series Knowing Christ, R.C. Sproul explains why we can't choose God, even though we have free will. Keep Reading

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