If you are nothing more than a cosmic accident, your life doesn’t matter. Your joys, pains, sacrifices, and triumphs last for a moment before disappearing forever. But God’s Word refutes this devastating lie. Since we were purposefully made by a wise Creator, every moment of our lives bears inestimable value—because every moment matters for eternity. On March 18–20, 2021, Ligonier Ministries hosted its 2021 National Conference, celebrating fifty years since the ministry’s founding. Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Joel Kim, Steven Lawson, John MacArthur, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas considered the eternal significance of our everyday lives, equipping …
Dr. Benjamin Shaw is associate professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Greenville, S.C.