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Message 1, Ask Ligonier with Steven Lawson (July 2020):

On July 28th, Steven Lawson 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 would you say to someone who wants to repent but feels like they can’t? (3:00)
  2. What are the most important things to remember when preaching? (3:37)
  3. Which Bible commentaries have helped you throughout your ministry? (3:53)
  4. How would you respond to someone who says that science has disproved the Bible? (4:07)
  5. How should I preach the gospel to a Roman Catholic? (4:18)
  6. What mistakes did you make as a young minister, and what did you learn from them? (4:36)
  7. What are the strongest Arminian arguments from Scripture against the doctrines of grace? (5:16)
  8. Who is your favorite preacher? (5:45)
  9. Is it biblically permissible for a man to pastor two churches in the same community? (5:50)
  10. Since God ordains every action, how can we reconcile the existence of sin? (6:21)
  11. What is the most important thing for young pastors or preachers to know? (8:15)
  12. What attribute of God do you think is most neglected today? (9:12)
  13. What would you say to Christians who insist that the charismatic gifts continue today? (11:02)
  14. How can I speak lovingly to my Charismatic friends about Reformed theology? (13:32)
  15. Does the Old Testament teach the doctrines of grace? (16:58)
  16. How were people saved in the Old Testament? (18:20)
  17. How should Christians approach street evangelism during the COVID-19 pandemic? (22:44)
  18. How much authority does the state have over the church? (24:50)
  19. What is the main challenge facing the church today? (25:40)
  20. How did the Pharisees go off track in trying to keep the law? (27:23)
  21. How do you “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil. 2:12)? (27:56)
  22. What is the difference between election and predestination? (28:53)
  23. How do we balance the doctrine of election with the free call of the gospel? (29:33)
  24. Do you think Ananias and Sapphira are in heaven? (30:50)
  25. Which Puritans have had a great impact on your life, and which books do you recommend? (32:05)
  26. How can I cultivate a consistently biblical prayer life? (33:07)
  27. How do you reconcile “once saved always saved” with Matthew 24:13? (35:30)
  28. What do you think of decisional regeneration, and how can we combat it? (40:18)
  29. What is the fruit of repentance? (43:18)
  30. What will heaven be like between the time we die and the resurrection? (44:43)
  31. What advice would you give to a pastor who is unsure of which text to preach next Sunday? (46:25)
  32. How does your wife impact your life and ministry? Will you write a book on marriage in the future? (49:50)
  33. What advice would you give to a young man who is newly married? (52:08)
  34. How do we help Christians become more biblically literate? (53:58)
  35. What is the greatest lesson you learned from R.C. Sproul? (56:31)
  36. If you had a moment to share with an unbeliever, what would you say? (59:08)