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

    A questions and answers session with Drs. Michael Horton, W. Robert Godfrey, Stephen Nichols and Derek Thomas. Questions: Dr. Horton, do you hear a who? (0:02) Is it okay if I don’t remember the moment I was converted? (1:09) Please define mercy and grace. Are they synonymous or distinct? (2:31) When Jesus says from the cross, “Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do,” does that imply ignorance can save? (3:36) Is there a point where we can go too far in confessing our sins to one another? (6:26) How can I witness to my friends … View Resource

  • Working for God’s Glory Media Resource by

    Reformation extends to all matters of life, including theology, church, home, and society. This session outlines the doctrine of vocation and explains how it relates to other doctrines such as the priesthood of all believers, with a view toward encouraging greater faithfulness, innovation, and productivity in the workplace and beyond. It considers why glorifying God in our callings is vital to the kingdom of God for future centuries. View Resource

  • The Fear Factor Media Resource by

    In the centuries following the Enlightenment, the flood of challenges to Christianity has been ongoing, and in the last century they have increased at a rapid rate. Scientific advances have become challenges. As the world has grown smaller, encounters with other religions have also raised challenges. In this message, Dr. Michael Horton looks at the way many Christians have responded in fear rather than taking up the challenge and offering a reasoned defense of the faith. View Resource

  • Question & Answers #2 Media Resource by , , , ,

    Michael Horton, Stephen Meyer, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr. and Del Tackett answer questions regarding the Christian mind, science, old and new earth, and more. Questions: Does teaching a variety of scientific theories hinder students? (0:00) Can you explain the difference between presuppositional and classical apologetics? (04:47) How do we explain why classical apologetics is not equated with rationalism? (09:50) Do you have any suggestions for Christians who attend a secular college or university in regards to ways of avoiding indoctrination? (11:56) The state of education of children has deteriorated in terms of a biblical worldview. Where do we … View Resource

  • Questions & Answers #2 Media Resource by , , ,

    Drs. Michael Horton, Steven Lawson, Alistair Begg, and Albert Mohler answer attendee questions. Moderated by R.C. Sproul. Questions: If God can do anything why can’t He lie? (00:00) How do you reconcile John 3:16 with Psalm 5:5-6? (02:05) How can you discuss controversial issues of faith with a Christian family member? (04:02) Does human responsibility eliminate irresistible grace? (06:42) Was King Saul regenerate or was he simply empowered by the Holy Spirit as a tool for God’s glory without salvation? (08:52) Do we need to be concerned about the differences between beliefs about the church and Israel, and about … View Resource

  • Is the Doctrine of Inerrancy Defensible? Media Resource by

    For centuries orthodox Christians have taught that the Holy Scriptures are inerrant. Skeptics, on the other hand, claim that this doctrine is meaningless, saying that the doctrine of inerrancy has died the death of a thousand qualifications. How should Christians respond? In this lecture, Dr. Michael Horton explains what inerrancy means and shows how and why it remains a defensible part of our confession. View Resource

  • Moralistic & Therapeutic Deism Media Resource by

    The creed of the new American religion is basically this: God is nice and we are nice, so we should all be nice. The goal of life is to be happy and to feel good about oneself, and good people will go to heaven when they die. Some who profess this creed also profess to be Christian. In this message, Dr. Michael Horton explains how biblical Christianity has been replaced by this vacuous moralistic and therapeutic deism. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers #2 Media Resource by , ,

    Michael Horton, Peter Jones, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about the church. Questions: Can you explain the etymological origin of the term sixburgh? (00:00) I come from an Arminian background and have now to understand and embrace the doctrine of grace. This has caused hostility from my spouse. How do I handle this? (01:47) Psalm 11:5 says God hates sinners. How can we reconcile that to John 3:16? (06:52) I get confused at the mixed messages—one regarding the sovereignty of God and the other about man’s responsibility. (11:07) What is the roll of the church to educate its members … View Resource

  • Questions & Answers #1 Media Resource by , ,

    Michael Horton, John MacArthur, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about the church. Questions: Will Big Ben be the quarterback for the Steelers this year, and can they win without him? (00:00) How do you see assurance of salvation in light of Calvin saying “all Christians doubt” and view of the ordo salutis? (01:28) Abraham is going to slay his son. How is that a good thing? (04:46) If Samson was never to touch a dead body, how come he killed a thousand men with the jaw bone of a donkey? (10:14) Comment on the concept of seeker-sensitive, who seeks … View Resource

  • The Church Cries “Uncle” (“Sam” That Is) Media Resource by

    The church in America today is obsessed with being practical, relevant, successful, and well-liked. As a result of this obsession, the American church has capitulated to the norms and values of the contemporary culture and relegated the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the dustbin. In this message, Dr. Michael Horton, explains this “American Captivity of the Church” and why it is such a subtle and deadly danger. View Resource

  • Nine Points on the New Perspective (Part 2) Media Resource by

    Michael Horton provides nine points on the New Perspective in this second of three lectures. From an adult Sunday school class at Christ United Reformed Church in Santee, Calif., where Dr. Horton is a member. View Resource

  • Nine Points on the New Perspective (Part 1) Media Resource by

    Michael Horton provides nine points on the New Perspective in this first of three lectures. From an adult Sunday school class at Christ United Reformed Church in Santee, Calif., where Dr. Horton is a member.  View Resource

  • Foolishness to the Greeks: Preaching the Resurrection Today Media Resource by

    The doctrine of the resurrection was a stumbling block in the first century, and it remains a stumbling block today. Michael Horton explains why the doctrine has always been a stumbling block and why it cannot be set aside or altered. View Resource

  • Exalted to the Right Hand of God: The Resurrection and the Ascension Media Resource by

    Michael Horton looks at the connection between the resurrection of Christ and His ascension to the right hand of the Father. He also explores the kingdom implications of the resurrection. View Resource

  • Questions and Answers #1 Media Resource by , ,

    Alistair Begg, Michael Horton, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about the resurrection. 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. View Resource