Ligonier Blog / Thursday / October 19 / 2017


Latest from R.C. Sproul

  • What Is a Christian’s Responsibility to Government?

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 19, 2016 Category: Articles

    The New Testament gives us some broad principles on how we are supposed to respond to government. For example, Romans 13 elaborates on the origin and institution of government as something that God ordains. Keep Reading
  • 2016 Year-End Gift Matching Opportunity: Double Your Ministry Impact

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 17, 2016 Category: Ministry News

    The year is soon ending. The need for trustworthy Bible teaching isn’t—it’s actually growing. That’s encouraging to me. Why? Because it means you and I have the opportunity to be used of God to make an eternal impact. Together, we can extend to people the life-changing truth of God’s Word. Keep Reading
  • Get The Knight’s Map for a Gift of Any Amount

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 09, 2016 Category: Ministry News

    Ligonier produces and distributes Bible-teaching resources to people of all ages as part of our mission. One of our newest resources is my children’s book, The Knight's Map. Keep Reading
  • What Will Heaven Be Like?

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 05, 2016 Category: R.C. Sproul

    When I was in seminary, I studied under an extremely learned professor who I was convinced at the time knew the answer to every possible theological question. I remember I was so in awe of him that I asked him one day with stars in my eyes, “What’s heaven like?” I asked him as if he had been there and could give me a firsthand report! Of course, he steered me immediately to the last two chapters of the New Testament, Revelation 21 and 22, in which we get an extensive visual image of what heaven is like. Some dismiss it as being pure symbolism, but we must remember that the symbols in the New Testament point beyond themselves to a deeper and better reality than they themselves describe. Keep Reading
  • What Does it Mean to Fear God?

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 22, 2016 Category: Articles

    We need to make some important distinctions about the biblical meaning of "fearing" God. These distinctions can be helpful, but they can also be a little dangerous. When Luther struggled with that, he made this distinction, which has since become somewhat famous: He distinguished between what he called a servile fear and a filial fear. Keep Reading
  • Do Not Add to the Offense of the Gospel

    from R.C. Sproul Oct 15, 2016 Category: Articles

    Even though we are gracious, kind, patient, friendly, and sensitive to people’s dignity, we cannot remove altogether what the New Testament calls the offense of the gospel because the gospel does call people to repentance, and people are threatened by that. Keep Reading