• Ask Ligonier with Ferguson, Nichols, Parsons, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    To answer biblical and theological questions from people watching around the world, Nathan W. Bingham hosted a special Ask Ligonier event with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas Questions: What book have you recently read that you found spiritually edifying? (:48) What are some ways that a young Christian studying theology can resist falling into dead orthodoxy? (3:40) How should we approach friends who hold to different doctrines? (9:22) How do we make sure we don’t teach the doctrine of the image of God in the way prosperity preachers do? (13:43) Is it possible for … View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with Derek Thomas (May 2019) Media Resource by

    On May 17th, Derek Thomas joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online. This event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blog, as well as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Questions: What does Sola Scriptura mean? (2:44) What is a biblical church? (3:34) How can we interpret scripture properly without a seminary background or education? (4:09) When we pray, should we only pray to the Father? (5:13) How can I discern the will of God? (6:12) Is there … View Resource

  • The Inner Place Media Resource by

    Jesus Christ makes it possible to come before the holy God without fear. In this session, Dr. Derek Thomas explores the holiness of worship. View Resource

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

    A questions and answers session with Drs. W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas. Questions: How do we follow God’s Word and also minister to those who see us as their enemy—specifically the LGBT community? (01:45 ) What is the controversy surrounding social justice, and how are we to think about these things biblically? (14:23) When God created the world, didn’t He become a Creator? How is this not a change in who He is? (34:08) Do the five points of Calvinism hold together as a unit, or can someone claim to be a … View Resource

  • In This Is Love Media Resource by

    In the death of Jesus Christ, God upholds both His holiness and His love. In this session, Dr. Derek Thomas speaks on God’s holy love. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Duncan, Ferguson, Nichols, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Ligon Duncan, Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, and Derek Thomas. Questions: Regarding God’s aseity, can one say that the Father depends on the Son and vice versa, since they are eternally inseparable? (00:37) Is God the Son eternally the God-man? How does this square with the immutability of God? (04:40) Hypothetically could God have found another way to redeem man than Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross? What would not occur if He did? (5:54) After death, does everyone go immediately to be with Christ? If so, can those in the presence of Christ … View Resource

  • Before Light, Darkness Media Resource by

    The Protestant Reformation was a response to corruption and false doctrine, but it was not the first attempt to reform the church. In this session, Dr. Derek Thomas introduces us to forerunners of the Reformation such as John Wycliffe and Jan Hus. View Resource

  • The Power of God Media Resource by

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    The gospel is the power of God for salvation, and we should seek to present it in our apologetic encounters (Rom. 1:16–17). In this session, Dr. Derek Thomas provides an outline of the basic gospel message and reminds attendees that our goal in apologetics is not to display our own intellectual acumen but to proclaim the gospel clearly and boldly. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Ferguson, Godfrey, Núñez, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Miguel Núñez, and Derek Thomas. Questions: Does God get angry with His children? (2:32) How should we address an adult child living at home who is hostile to Christianity? (9:37) How should we respond when unbelieving friends ask whether we believe their homosexual activity is a sin? (13:58) What place do the law and the commandments have in the life of the Christian? (15:59) What do you think of Billy Graham? Did God by His grace bring awakening through Billy Graham’s ministry? (22:10) Is it a sin … View Resource

  • Optional Session: Strength for the Weary Media Resource by

    This session explores some of the content from Dr. Thomas’ new book, Strength for the Weary, and considers how God renews the strength of those who wait for Him. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers with Mohler, Nichols, Parsons, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Albert Mohler, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas. Questions: God is sovereign in awakening, but shouldn’t we also keep the command to wake up? (00:05) What should we look for in a church home? Why do some evangelical churches focus on entertainment in worship and preach a watered-down gospel? (1:48) Do demons still manifest themselves in humans? (2:44) I am a pastor at a Pentecostal church, but God has awakened our hearts to Reformed theology. Should I leave the church or stay? (5:35) Why is our salvation based on the blood … View Resource

  • Born of the Spirit: Awakening through God’s Spirit Media Resource by

    Awakening results from the sovereign movement of God’s Spirit in regeneration and in convicting people of sin and their need for repentance. This session emphasizes the work of the Holy Spirit in granting people new birth, conversion, and saving faith. It also discusses how the Spirit works in His already converted people to bring about a greater conviction of sin and desire for holiness in their lives. View Resource

  • Teaching Fellows Roundtable Media Resource by , , , , , ,

    This roundtable discussion touches on topics related to discipleship, the state of the church, and Ligonier’s outreach. Questions: Why did you join this teaching fellowship? (1:01) From the beginning, we’ve been facing the culture, but we’ve also been facing the church, calling the church to be the church. How is that mission different today? What are the prospects for the future? What makes the ministry of Ligonier distinct and perhaps even unique in our day and age? (21:15) In what way does Ligonier come alongside the church? Why is what we do not competition with the local church? (27:59) … View Resource

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  • Questions and Answers Media Resource by , , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, R.C. Sproul, and Derek Thomas. Questions: 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) 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) What are the differences between sins, inequities, and trespasses? (4:52) Do preachers, or pastors, have a higher importance than … View Resource