• Counting it All Joy by

    Jesus says: “Do not marvel, my brethren, if the world hates you” (1 John 3:13). Yet He also taught us to “rejoice, and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great, for in the same way they persecuted …

  • Ashamed of the Gospel by

    Are we fighting the right battles? Are we upsetting the world because we are Christians or because of our political positions? Political activism and social ministry are important, but they are not the Gospel. True reformation occurs only when hearts …

  • Let the Nations Be Glad by

    The Lord reigns; let the earth rejoice: let the multitude of isles be glad!” (Ps. 97:1). Our Goal is not to upset the world but to establish worshipers. Missions exists because worship doesn’t.

  • Questions and Answers #1 by

    Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.

  • Upsetting the World by

    Throughout the book of Acts, Christians are persecuted for their impact on society. Jesus said in His High Priestly Prayer, “I do not ask You to take them out of the world, but to keep them from the evil one …

  • Augustine: Faith and Reason (Part 2) by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: Faith and Reason (Part 1) by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: God and Man by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Monarchianism by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Augustine: The Origin of Evil by

    In Apologetics of the Early Church, Dr. R.C. Sproul addresses the attacks that were leveled at the church in its first four hundred years, and he explores how Justin Martyr, Augustine, and other early church apologists answered the charges …

  • Gnosticism and Matter by

    God’s Word tells us about the war between the spirit and the flesh. Should we understand that to mean that there is a dichotomy between the physical world and the spiritual world? What’s the matter with matter? Continuing …

  • Marcion by

    If you are a Christian, you are being led by the Spirit. We know this because that is what Scripture teaches. Yet many people claim to be led by the Holy Spirit without the Scriptures or only from isolated portions …

  • Irenaeus by

    In the second century, the church was losing her tradition to false teachers. As a response, Ireneus rose up and called the church back to her sacred tradition. What was so sacred about that tradition? How tightly should you hold …

  • The Superiority of Christianity by

    Today, more than ever, Christians are being persecuted all over the world. If you were given the assignment of writing a letter to government officials as to why they should want Christians to be citizens of the commonwealth, what reasons …

  • The Cultural Climate by

    It seems that Western civilization has lost its sense of decency and its ability to know the difference between right and wrong.  But don’t assume this problem is unique to our own day. There is an ancient reoccurring pattern …