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Message 1, Ask Ligonier with Derek Thomas (February 2021):

On February 4th, Derek Thomas joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online.

This special online event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blogYouTubeFacebook, and Twitter.

Questions:

  1. What will “normal life” look like in the new heavens and the new earth? (1:40)
  2. Do you think Christians long for heaven as they ought to? (3:18)
  3. What is worldliness? (4:58)
  4. What Bible study resources do you recommend for laypeople? (6:15)
  5. Why is there no marriage after the resurrection? (8:04)
  6. Is it acceptable for Christians to get baptized twice? (9:04)
  7. Who is your favorite preacher? (10:25)
  8. Why do some churches say that singing psalms is the only right way to worship the Lord? (12:24)
  9. How should we interpret Bible passages that describe God as grieving? (14:30)
  10. Since many churches stopped meeting in person in 2020, should Christians start home churches and raise up their own teachers? (17:55)
  11. How can we reconcile the doctrine of limited atonement with 1 John 2:2? (22:47)
  12. What convinced you to embrace covenant theology and Presbyterianism? (25:43)
  13. What would we be missing if our Bibles lacked the book of Galatians? (31:35)
  14. What does it mean that we are “justified by faith, not because of faith”? (35:20)
  15. In John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress, why did it take so long for Christian’s burden to fall away? (38:10)
  16. What are some of the greatest challenges facing preachers today? (41:45)
  17. Will Christians receive rewards in heaven? (46:20)
  18. What is wrong with “Christian” universalism? (48:28)
  19. How can I make the book of Leviticus interesting when I read it? (49:30)
  20. Why did Jesus not know the time of His second coming? (51:01)
  21. Since Christians are new creations and are forgiven in Christ, should they still pray for their own forgiveness? (53:03)
  22. Why do all human beings inherit a sinful nature from Adam? (54:28)
  23. Should Christians ever pray directly to Jesus or to the Holy Spirit? (56:24)
  24. How can I be saved? (58:09)

Note: Answers given 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.