• Questions & Answers #1 Media Resource by , , , ,

    Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler and R.C. Sproul answer questions on the Christian mind and thought. Questions: How do we instill a desire in our pastors and church leaders to engage science? (0:00) How do I grow in the knowledge of God’s truth in an environment that is openly hostile to it? (6:29) How should Christians address evolution? (10:18) How do we present the truth of the Bible to Catholics, Muslims, and other religions in a loving way without being confrontational? (15:58) Why should we trust in the authority of the Bible over other sacred … View Resource

  • Theology Night with Sinclair Ferguson and R.C. Sproul (January 2012) Media Resource by ,

    On January 20, 2012, R.C. Sproul was joined by Ligonier Teaching Fellow Sinclair Ferguson to answer questions submitted by online viewers and those present at Saint Andrew’s. During this relaxed and informative evening, these two notable theologians and pastors addressed topics such as the doctrines of grace, when to leave a local church, Tim Tebow, dispensationalism, free will, and the peccability or impeccability of Jesus. View Resource

  • Eternity Media Resource by

    Right now truly does count forever, and the choices we make today have eternal consequences. In this message, Dr. R.C. Sproul reminds us not only of the importance of our present thoughts, words, and deeds, but also of the fact that all that happens today is part of God’s plan to make known His glory in history and leads ultimately to the revelation of His glory to His children into all eternity. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers Media Resource by , , ,

    Voddie Baucham, Michael Morales, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions from conference attendees, covering topics including discipleship, pastoral ministry, doctrine and family, repentance, grace, hell, education and more. Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions 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

  • Theology in Dialogue Media Resource by , , , ,

    Voddie Baucham, George Grant, Michael Morales, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. engage in a discussion about theology and topics such as education, discipleship, the solas, and the character of God. View Resource

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

    Mark Dever, Steven Lawson, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions from conference attendees about the church. Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions 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

  • The Tyranny of the Weaker Brother Media Resource by

    Paul indicates that serious problems can arise in the church due to the differences between “weaker brothers” and “stronger brothers.” On the one hand, many churches have experienced the “tyranny of the weaker brother,” and fallen into an unbiblical legalism. On the other hand, many “stronger brother” do not bear with the failings of the weak. In this lecture, Dr. R.C. Sproul explains how the church is to maintain peace and unity while living with weaker and stronger brothers. View Resource

  • Questions & Answers #1 Media Resource by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven Lawson, R.C. Sproul and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions from conference attendees about the church. Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions 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

  • Round Table Discussion Media Resource by , , ,

    Mark Dever, Steven J. Lawson, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. engage in a round table discussion about peace, purity, and unity in the church. View Resource

  • One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church Media Resource by

    In the Nicene Creed, we confess our faith in “one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church.” These four marks or attributes express not only what the church is but also what she is called to be, yet how are these four marks to be understood? Roman Catholics and Protestants still argue over their definitions. In this lecture, Dr. R.C. Sproul explains the meaning of the four marks of the church, showing how they indicate that peace, purity, and unity are not options for the body of Christ. View Resource

  • Protestant View of Justification Media Resource by

    Many people in contemporary culture shrink at the idea of double imputation inherent in the Protestant understanding of justification. That God would place others’ sins on His own Son while simultaneously declaring the guilty righteous on account of the merit of Christ defies reason and creates a form of “cosmic child abuse,” they say. Yet, this position demonstrates a serious flaw in reasoning, for the Father does not abuse His Son. On the contrary, our own wrongdoing rests upon Christ’s shoulders at the cross, and He bears this burden willingly for the sake of His flock. Furthermore, a position against … View Resource

  • Rome’s Objections Answered Media Resource by

    James 2:14-24

    Secular culture and even some professing evangelicals often describe God as an all-forgiving, cuddly being intent on accepting all people from all walks of life into his ever-accepting arms. As such, it advocates freedom to act in whatever way feels right, for if God is a God of love, surely He will never discriminate. This picture misses the mark absolutely. On the contrary, the heavenly Lord of Hosts demands rigid moral discipline from His creation. Although God alone acts in the justification of His children, after they enter into a state of grace He requires that they cooperate and fulfill … View Resource

  • Indulgence Controversy Media Resource by

    Theological disputation occurs frequently within the confines of the church. At times, differences among brothers and sisters in Christ lead to divisive splits and even animosity, which generally burgeons on account of poor behavior and a less than gentle spirit. In today’s lesson, we witness the watershed moment from which the Protestant Reformation would flow. Nonetheless, we see Martin Luther expressing his contention with the marketing techniques of Johannes Tetzel in a humble manner. Contrary to popular belief, Luther did not rail bombastically against the Roman church upon hearing about the selling of indulgences, but he desired to address the … View Resource

  • Progress to Worms Media Resource by

    Persecution has existed among the people of God since the beginning of time, most notably with the murder of Abel at the hands of his brother Cain. This suffering does not occur randomly or without reason, but men and women take stands for their God under His sovereign ordination and for His glory. Martin Luther faced trials of this nature many times during his monastic life, but it all came to a crescendo at the Diet of Worms. His response and faith in the face of opposition demonstrates the truth of God’s assertion that He will never present before us … View Resource

  • Roman Catholic View of Justification (Part 1) Media Resource by

    Many members of the Protestant church today do not understand properly their origins and the nature of their predecessors “protest” against the Roman Catholic Church. When asked about the respective differences, they may respond with some stereotypical answers such as, “I don’t worship Mary,” “I believe in justification by faith, not works,” or “The bread and wine of the Lord’s supper don’t really turn into the body of Jesus.” In this lesson, Dr. Sproul explains the real, serious points of doctrine at stake during Martin Luther’s timeframe and the Reformation, paying careful attention to the doctrine of justification and its … View Resource