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Message 1, Ask Ligonier with John MacArthur (November 2019):

On November 5th, Dr. John MacArthur 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. If I’m truly saved, why do I still feel guilt from my past? (2:30)
  2. Is there a prayer that God cannot hear or answer? (3:38)
  3. What does Jesus mean in John 8:7 when He says, “Let he who is without sin cast the first stone? (4:23)
  4. When is it appropriate to leave a church? (5:25)
  5. Why did Jesus weep at the death of Lazarus? (6:17)
  6. Which Bible commentaries do you recommend?(6:53)
  7. How should we live “in the world but not of the world”? (7:29)
  8. Do you use a Bible app or listen to an audio Bible? (8:34)
  9. Does God hear the prayers of unbelievers? (9:15)
  10. What does it mean to fear the Lord? (9:58)
  11. How do we offer worship to God with “reverence and awe” (Heb. 12:28)? (11:44)
  12. Can people be possessed by demons? (14:37)
  13. Can Christians be possessed by demons? (16:41)
  14. What happens to the souls of babies who die during abortions? (20:14)
  15. My son is convinced by the theory of evolution. How can I help him maintain a respect for science while also retaining respect for Scripture? (22:30)
  16. How should we interpret 2 Cor. 5:14–15 when it says that “one has died for all”? (27:58)
  17. What does it mean that Christ “emptied Himself” in Phil. 2:6–7? (31:44)
  18. Is speaking in tongues still a practice for the church? (33:48)
  19. Why is it important that Christians understand penal substitutionary atonement? (36:43)
  20. How is limited atonement true when Scripture says that Christ died for the whole world? (40:34)
  21. If you needed to preach through only one book of the Bible, which would you choose? (42:48)
  22. Why do some people believe that they can choose to be saved? (43:26)
  23. Does God give people free will? (44:51)
  24. How do I mortify sin? (45:53)
  25. Why is it impossible for Christians to lose their salvation? (47:23)
  26. What Christian biographies have impacted you the most? (48:53)
  27. Should we tell unbelievers that God loves them? (51:08)
  28. Looking back, what advice would you now give yourself at the beginning of your ministry? (52:56)
  29. How would you describe the people at Grace Community Church? (54:35)
  30. What advice would you give to the successor to a senior pastor? (55:24)
  31. How do I discern if I’m called to be a pastor? (56:16)
  32. What do you think the church will look like in the next 10 to 20 years? (58:23)
  33. How can I obtain assurance of salvation? (59:27)

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.