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Message 3, Ask Ligonier with Burk Parsons (April 2019):

On April 16th, Burk Parsons joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online.

This event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blog, as well as YouTube.

Questions:

  1. Tell us about your experience answering biblical and theological questions. (0:59)
  2. How can the church encourage elders to better shepherd their congregations? (4:17)
  3. How can I avoid becoming puffed-up? (7:34)
  4. Why do you think it is that we have such a resistance to reformed theology? (10:27)
  5. Is it possible for anyone to know that they are saved? (13:21)
  6. How are creeds and confessions helpful? (18:46)
  7. Is it true, like many prosperity gospel preachers say, that God wants Christians to be rich? (21:09)
  8. What is the Great Commission, and what is your hope for your Ligonier series on the subject? How do you think it would help Christians and the local church? (23:51)
  9. Is there a percentage that Christians are supposed to tithe? (29:01)
  10. When it comes to interpreting the Bible, what are some principles that should guide us? (30:37)
  11. Is it important to know the moment of our regeneration? (33:49)
  12. Share with us your history with the Backstreet Boys. Do you regret the decision to not pursue a career in entertainment? (35:46)
  13. Is an ongoing struggle with an addiction a sign that someone is not a Christian? (45:07)
  14. If you could choose a reformer to have dinner with, who would it be and why? (49:27)
  15. Is it biblical to say “God loves the sinner, but hates the sin?” (51:23)
  16. Will we live on earth after the resurrection? (53:48)
  17. How do I know if I’m being called to be a pastor? (55:01)
  18. What are some practical ways to cultivate a renewed mind? (58:24)