• Chosen by God: 2005 St. Louis Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In Ephesians 1:11, the apostle Paul tells us that God works all things according to the counsel of His will and has predestined His people to receive an inheritance in Christ. However, though all Christians affirm God’s sovereignty and His work of predestination, different traditions disagree on the exact nature of God’s control over all things. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2005 fall conference series in St. Louis, Missouri, Drs. R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas explore the doctrine of predestination. Drawing from the teaching of sacred Scripture, they affirm and defend the Reformed doctrine of election, … View Resource

  • 5 Keys to Spiritual Growth: 2005 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The Word of God makes it clear that consistent and progressive spiritual growth is to be the goal of every Christian. As we practice the spiritual disciplines described in the Word of God, the Holy Spirit moves us to submit to God’s will. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2005 National Conference, Drs. Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan III, John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr. and Derek Thomas discuss the five key disciplines of Bible study, prayer, stewardship, service, and worship. With practical sensitivity and concern for biblical fidelity, they explain how each of these disciplines contributes … View Resource

  • Overcoming the Eclipse of God: 2004 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The modern church-growth movement has produced many formulas and strategies for achieving rapid growth in church attendance. And while the desire to reach the lost is commendable, the pursuit of God and His standards is all too often lost in the zeal to fill our churches. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2004 Pastors Conference, Drs. R.C. Sproul, Mark Dever, and J. Ligon Duncan III call upon the leaders of the church to renew their commitment to being God-centered in all aspects of ministry. The speakers explore the importance of expository preaching, the elements of God-glorifying worship, … View Resource

  • The Invisible Hand: 2004 San Diego Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The smallest details of history are of monumental importance to the plan of God. The Bible tells us that He is active in even the things which seem insignificant in order to bring about our good and His glory. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2004 conference in San Diego, California, Drs. R.C. Sproul and W. Robert Godfrey discuss the biblical doctrine of God’s providence. They remind us that all things must be subservient to the glory of God in our salvation, and call on us to trust the Lord’s invisible hand no matter what situation we … View Resource

  • The Invisible Hand: 2004 Seattle Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    When things are going well in our lives, it is easy for us to affirm the goodness of God. However, tragedies often cause us to wonder if God has forgotten us. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2004 conference in Seattle, Washington, Drs. R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas discuss the biblical doctrine of God’s providence. With pastoral insight and a deep concern for scriptural fidelity, they remind us that God is in control of all things — good or bad — and call us to trust in Him no matter what the circumstance. View Resource

  • A Portrait of God: 2004 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    Since the dawn of time, God has made His character known throughout creation. We see His power and wisdom in the created order. The punishment of the wicked reflects His wrath and holiness, and His love and mercy are displayed in the history of redemption. As Christians, we glory in these displays of His perfection. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2004 National Conference, J. Ligon Duncan III, Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. discuss God’s glorious character. They explain how God’s attributes are defined according to Scripture and … View Resource

  • Overcoming the Eclipse of God: 2003 Pastors Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    During Ligonier Ministries’ first annual pastors conference in October of 2003, pastors from around the country gathered to hear Dr. R.C. Sproul, John Sartelle, and Rick Phillips emphasize the importance of God-centered worship, prayer, evangelism, and preaching. This series contains all of the lectures from that conference and is a great resource for pastors or laypeople who need to better understand the function and importance of the role of the pastor, as he leads his congregation in worship and evangelism. View Resource

  • One Holy Passion: 2003 Santa Ana Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In this series of messages from Ligonier’s 2003 conference series in Santa Ana, Drs. R.C. Sproul and Mark Dever introduce four of God’s attributes that are often neglected or misunderstood by today’s church. They explain how the Bible defines God’s wrath, love, knowledge, and unchangeability and show why many current understandings of these attributes do not line up with the teachings of Scripture. View Resource

  • Faith Alone: 2003 Washington D.C. Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In this series of messages from Ligonier’s 2003 conference series in Washington D.C., Dr. R.C. Sproul and Rev. Kenneth Jones explore the biblical doctrine of sola fide, or “Faith Alone.” Reminding us that this is the doctrine upon which the church stands or falls, they explain that we are counted righteous solely on account of our faith, and they answer common Roman Catholic objections to this understanding of justification. View Resource

  • Chosen by God: 2003 Houston Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In this series of messages from Ligonier Ministries’ 2003 Houston conference, “Chosen by God,” Drs. R.C. Sproul and J. Ligon Duncan III explain the biblical doctrine of election. Emphasizing God’s sovereignty, the depravity of man, God’s eternal plan, and the justness of God in election, they remind us that we are Christians only because of God’s good pleasure and not on account of anything else. View Resource

  • The Power and the Glory: 2003 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The Lord’s Prayer teaches us that the power and glory of God’s kingdom will endure forever. As Christians, we affirm that every aspect of life should bring glory to God, and in order to live in such a way, we must learn how to bring every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ. In Ligonier Ministries’ 2003 National Conference, “The Power and the Glory,” Sinclair Ferguson, John MacArthur, Albert Mohler, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr., and Douglas Wilson provide sound Biblical teaching on the power and glory of God in the building of His kingdom. View Resource

  • Chosen by God: 2002 Colorado Springs Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    Is ‘predestination’ a word you don’t like to hear? Few Biblical doctrines provoke more discussion among Christians than predestination. We embrace the sovereign God as an ever-present, all-powerful, and all-knowing Provider and Protector. Yet we struggle to understand how the sovereignty of God is worked out in our salvation and life. In Ligonier Ministries’ 2002 Colorado Springs conference, “Chosen by God,” R.C. Sproul and Ligon Duncan explore the doctrine of predestination, helping to clarify what the Bible teaches about this magnificent doctrine. View Resource

  • One Holy Passion: 2002 Portland Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    What are the attributes of God? In Ligonier Ministries’ 2002 Portland conference, Drs. R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. examine the character of God as they help to clarify the Biblical teaching about God’s sovereignty, immutability, and simplicity. As this conference explores the teaching of Scripture about our awesome and holy God, may your understanding of God inflame your passion to know and worship Him as He is. View Resource

  • War on the Word: 2002 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    In Ligonier Ministries’ 2002 National Conference, “War on the Word,” Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Ken Jones, Erwin W. Lutzer, John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. examine the Word of God to help equip Christians to better defend and proclaim the holy Word of God. Demonstrating how the Word of God is under attack, they explain that the assault comes from both inside and outside the church, as those outside claim that Scripture is not the Word of God and those inside fail to handle the Word rightly. View Resource

  • Chosen by God: 2001 Birmingham Conference Conference with R.C. Sproul

    Few Biblical doctrines provoke Christians to wrestle with reason, engage in heated debate, or hide their heads in the sand as much as predestination. We embrace the sovereign God as an ever-present, all-powerful, and all-knowing Provider and Protector. But we struggle to understand how the sovereignty of God works itself out in our salvation. If He predestines all things and chooses who will be saved, why pray or evangelize? And what about free will and our ability to make choices—such as inviting Jesus to come into our hearts or choosing one career over another? In Ligonier Ministries’ 2001 Birmingham … View Resource