• Questions & Answers with Godfrey, Lawson, Strachan and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Owen Strachan, and Derek Thomas. Questions: How would you explain the gospel to a 10 year old? (00:32) What are the means of grace? (07:04) How do you comfort a believer who is distraught by the doctrine of hell? (11:44) What is Reformed theology trying to reform? Is it still a reaction to the Roman Catholic Church? (17:45) What is the ordo salutis? (24:59) Who resurrected Christ from the dead? (36:20) Where are Old Testament believers commanded to believe in the promise of the Messiah? (37:38) What … View Resource

  • The Patience of Job Media Resource by

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    James presents Job as a prime example of patience in the face of pain and suffering. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas clarifies what James means by “the steadfastness of Job” by highlighting all of the ways Job has been faithful in his suffering. View Resource

  • Repentance & Restoration Media Resource by

    The book of Job ends on a positive note of repentance and restoration. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas discusses the significance of Job’s deeper relationship with God, the reconciliation with his friends, and the enjoyment of his renewed life. View Resource

  • Behemoth & Leviathan Media Resource by

    God challenges Job a second time by directing his thought to consider Behemoth and Leviathan. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas seeks to help us identify Behemoth and Leviathan and understand why they are relevant to Job’s suffering. View Resource

  • My Redeemer Lives Media Resource by

    For I know that my Redeemer lives” are perhaps the most well-known, hope-filled words in all the book of Job. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas examines this glimpse of Job’s faith and his continued belief in the justice of God and the resurrection to come. View Resource

  • Out of the Whirlwind Media Resource by

    Finally, God speaks, answering Job out of the whirlwind with a lengthy sequence of questions that reveal to Job the true nature of his complaint. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explains what these questions reveal about God and man. View Resource

  • The Wisdom of God Media Resource by

    The perplexing reality of pain and suffering makes us ask the question, “Where can wisdom be found?” In this lesson, Dr. Thomas recounts Job’s asking this question and his answer, “in the Lord.” View Resource

  • Contending with God Media Resource by

    Bildad the Shuhite is the next of Job’s friends to speak, but like Eliphaz before him, his understanding of justice causes him to wrongly doubt Job’s innocence. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas discusses the impossibility of contending with God. View Resource

  • Job, Satan, & God Media Resource by

    The book of Job begins by introducing us to its three most significant characters: Job, Satan, and God. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores the difficulty of Job’s suffering, Satan’s involvement, and God’s sovereignty. View Resource

  • The Dark Night of the Soul Media Resource by

    The third chapter of the book of Job is one of the darkest chapters in the Bible. In the midst of his suffering, Job begins to curse the day he was born. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores the dark imagery Job uses to describe his suffering and how we are to understand it as Christians. View Resource

  • Miserable Comforters Media Resource by

    Eliphaz is the first of Job’s friends to speak, but like all of Job’s friends, he is a miserable comforter. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas explores Job’s dialogue with Eliphaz and explains his improper use of the principle of repercussion. View Resource

  • Pain & Suffering Media Resource by

    God permitted Satan to attack Job’s family and his wealth. Satan then set his aim on Job’s health. In this lesson, Dr. Thomas engages with the difficult subject of pain and suffering in the life of the believer. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Hamilton, Nichols, Reeves, Sproul, and Thomas Media Resource by , , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Ian Hamilton, Stephen Nichols, Michael Reeves, R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas. Questions: What did the Lord do in your life to help you embrace your calling as a battlefield theologian? (00:30) Please reflect on the helpfulness of the Ligonier Statement on Christology. (02:28) Can you know Jesus without the Bible? (7:44) When the wrath of God was poured out for our sins was the Son of God separated from the Trinity? (12:00) Was it difficult for Christ to live a sinless life? (13:38) Did Jesus die and take the punishment for the … View Resource

  • Theology in Dialogue with R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas (January 2016) Media Resource by ,

    On Friday, January 15, 2016, Dr. Sproul was joined by Ligonier teaching fellow Dr. Derek Thomas for a relaxed and informative evening of theology and dialogue. These notable theologians and pastors answered questions submitted through social media and from a live audience at Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, FL. The topics addressed included God’s nature, Islam, finding a local church, Scripture, and more. Questions: Does God choose not to lie, or does His nature dictate that He cannot lie? (02:58) What’s the greatest challenge to biblical Christianity today? (03:19) Can Christians truly have assurance of salvation? (03:51) Were Adam … View Resource

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Pilgrim’s Progress: A Guided Tour Media Resource by

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