• Reaching the World by

    An inflamed heart for God inevitably leads to being a fervent witness for Christ. Being impassioned for Him causes one to eagerly share his faith to those around him (Romans 1:14-17). In this final lecture, Steven Lawson explains how we …

  • Respectable Sins by

    While all Christians are called to lives of holiness, Scripture emphasizes the absolute necessity of ethical purity among the leaders of the church. Overseers are to be above reproach. It is sometimes easy, however, to devote all of our attention …

  • Round Table Discussion by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven J. Lawson, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. engage in a round table discussion about peace, purity, and unity in the church.

  • Saved by Grace by

    The Apostle Paul pronounced an anathema on any who would distort the gospel of Jesus Christ. This has not stopped the spread of false gospels, however. There is no more solemn responsibility given to Christian leaders in the church than …

  • A Saving Birth by

    Although the doctrine of salvation is an important topic of discussion among Christians, there is an alarming amount of disagreement regarding what the Bible actually teaches about salvation. One area of confusion concerns why salvation is necessary at all. Although …

  • The Saving Power of God by

    What is the gospel of the Old Testament? Who owns the gospel? And what is the essence of the gospel? Dr. Steve Lawson answers these questions and more in this special message from Ligonier Ministries’ 2008 National Conference, as he …

  • A Scriptural Birth by

    Words carry power. When an idea is articulately expressed in words, it possesses the ability both to persuade and to call people to action. In fact, the well-known expression “the pen is mightier than the sword” is a tribute to …

  • Sighing for Beauty by

    While Christians are on life’s pilgrimage, they sigh for the beauty of the eternal city. Augustine knew this well, and he looked forward to the joy of heaven. Christians live in this fallen world, but they live with a view …

  • A Sovereign Birth by

    Contemporary culture prizes independence and autonomy. The spirit of the day is one of self-determination and personal fulfillment, in which all people—at least in theory—are free to go where they please, do what they want, be who they want to …

  • Sovereign Election (Part 1) by

    The doctrine of sovereign election, when viewed in an improper perspective, may seem cold and unfeeling, depicting God as callous and arbitrary in His election of some and not others. Yet, this viewpoint fails in two significant ways. First, it …

  • Sovereign Election (Part 2) by

    The pain, suffering, and agony Jesus experienced during His Passion defy conceptualization. Sometimes, as Christians, we ask in our hearts, “How did He bear such a burden?” The short answer, the answer that causes tears to well up in our …

  • The Spirituality of God by

    The concept of spirituality is used to communicate a variety of different ideas. For some, this word indicates a conscious commitment to the things of God. To others, to say that someone is spiritual is to suggest that he or …

  • A Supernatural Birth by

    In current times, we may associate the term “supernatural” with many different things. In pop culture, the word “supernatural” might evoke thoughts of fairy tales, mythology, science fiction movies, or other stories where the realities that govern our daily existence …

  • Target Audience by

  • Target Audience by

      Across America the people of God strive to bring lost people the good news of Jesus Christ. As part of the Great Commission, this is commendable. But our attempts are often misguided as we inadvertently displace the Lord as …