• Being Like Jesus by

    The term “sanctification” is a common buzzword in many Christian circles, and it is rightly associated with the teaching that Christ’s disciples are being made holy by the work of the Holy Spirit in their lives. However, we must …

  • Better than I Deserve by

    We are much better at finding areas of sin in the lives of others than we are at identifying our own sins. Jesus spoke wisely when he urged us to remove the plank from our own eye before attempting to …

  • Dying in Faith by

    The last words of loved ones leave profound impressions on our lives. Because of the context in which they are spoken, these last words can be very telling of the state of one’s soul. Not all of us will …

  • God in the Wasteland by

    The life of a Christian is often characterized by happiness and abundance. God loves to lavish good gifts upon His children, and those who know Him are reminded of His love and faithfulness when they experience His gracious blessings. However …

  • I Create Calamity” by

    For many believers and non-believers alike, the so-called “problem of evil” calls the goodness and sovereignty of God into question. In order to defend God’s power and holiness, many Christians go to great lengths to distance God from the …

  • Job by

    Many of the questions that we raise about God’s sovereignty over human suffering find their answers in the book of Job. Though Job was a godly and faithful man, he suffered to such a degree that that his name …

  • Life After Death? by

    There are many who assign value to their own life by what is most cherished in their life. Careers, family, or passions are but a few examples of things that seem to validate our existence. Perhaps serving other people makes …

  • Living with the Mystery by

    Even when we believe God’s promise that He uses trial and hardship to accomplish great things, we may not be quite satisfied. Often we think that suffering would be easier to endure if we had access to God’s …

  • Mourning & Dancing by

    Though the kingdom of God has been inaugurated in the Person and work of Jesus Christ, the kingdom has not yet come in all its fullness. Consequently, life in this period of “already” and “not yet” is complex and multifaceted …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Suffering and The Sovereignty of God by

    All people experience suffering and sorrow, yet our responses to suffering often vary widely. As we grapple with the hardships and sorrows that accompany life in this fallen world, it is crucial that we build our understanding of human suffering …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Suffering & the Sovereignty of God Q&A by

    In this session, Lee Webb and R.C. Sproul Jr. address questions from students enrolled in the Ligonier Connect course based upon Dr. Sproul’s teaching series Suffering and The Sovereignty of God.

  • Our Union with Christ by

    Our union with Jesus Christ is vast and multifaceted. In our previous session, we spoke about how Christ shares in the sorrows and suffering of those who are united to Him. As we continue our time together, we will see …

  • Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh by

    When we find ourselves in trying circumstances, we often cry out to God for deliverance. Yet, these prayers at times appear to remain unanswered, and our suffering may continue unabated. Rather than giving in to despair in these situations, the …

  • Suffering: A Case Study by

    Perhaps the most common question that arises from amid our suffering is WHY. Why am I in so much pain? Why did my child die? Why did God let this happen? Certainly these are very difficult questions. Some years ago …

  • Suffering: A Divine Vocation by

    Scripture bears witness to the fact that there are those who have been called to suffer. But suffering for suffering’s sake is not part of God’s plan. In this message, Dr. R.C. Sproul introduces us to a …