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Message 7, Questions and Answers:

A questions and answers session with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, R.C. Sproul, and Derek Thomas.

Questions:

  1. Some speak of the Reformation as more something to be mourned, and that it’s a schismatic movement. So, would it be a more important response to the Reformation to mourn, or is it right to celebrate? (0:00)
  2. We often talk about recovering the Gospel. How was the Gospel lost in first place, and how can we avoid losing it again? (0:35)
  3. What are the differences between sins, inequities, and trespasses? (4:52)
  4. Do preachers, or pastors, have a higher importance than normal Christians? Would God favor a pastor more than myself or someone else? (9:05)
  5. The phrase “Semper Reformanda,” “always reforming.” It’s often used to describe a constantly changing and evolving church. Is that what it means, that the church should always be in flux? (13:16)
  6. What should we say though to folks who think that these issues that caused the Reformation aren’t really issues anymore today? (17:02)
  7. In your assessment, what one personal quality or characteristic made Luther such an effective instrument in God’s hands to reform the church? What do you appreciate about Luther? (20:04)
  8. What about today? What is the biggest threat to Christianity in this century, as you see it right now? (24:33)
  9. Has the young, restless and reformed movement built on, or detract from the historical message of the Reformation? (28:01)
  10. Where should our confidence be as we leave here tonight, as we assess the Reformation, where should our confidence be placed? (30:35)

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.