• Advancing the Gospel Media Resource by

    Paul was so committed to the gospel that he was pleased when it was being presented accurately even if the motives of particular preachers were not pure. In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey reminds us of the primacy of the gospel and that God’s Word will not return void regardless of man’s imperfection. View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with W. Robert Godfrey (July 2018) Media Resource by

    On July 25th, W. Robert Godfrey 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: Which books would you recommend as the best on Church History? (3:49) What is the biblical proof text that the Sabbath changed from Saturday to Sunday? (5:06) Is it scriptural for just one elder/pastor to be the overseer of a local congregation? (7:00) When … View Resource

  • How the Early Church Used Apologetics (Optional Session) Media Resource by

    In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers what we can learn from the early church’s use of apologetics in defending the faith in a culture not unlike our own. View Resource

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

    A questions and answers session with Drs. W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, and Derek Thomas. Questions: How can we defend the faith confidently when we have uncertainty? How can we fight doubt? (00:26) What does it mean biblically to be “called”? (07:00) How should understanding the history of the world, both biblical and secular, shape our reaction to modern events and future events? (10:25) How does personality come into play with apologetics? How can introverts be good witnesses for Christ? (13:02) What are the different approaches to apologetics, and which one do you prefer? (16:04) How should … View Resource

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

    A questions and answers session with W. Robert Godfrey, Stephen Nichols, and Ravi Zacharias. Questions: How do we keep hope and joy during this day of increased hostility to Christ and to truth? With so much of the culture being anti-Christian, how do we engage others with respect without triggering animosity? (00:52) Where’s the fine line in witnessing at the workplace? Working in a secular environment that’s tainted by sin, when do we call out sin? When do we speak up? (09:30) How do we bring God into the picture for those who appear to be fully content without … View Resource

  • The Unknown God Media Resource by

    Acts 17

    In today’s world, Christians must answer the claims of atheists, agnostics, and those who claim that there are many ways to God. In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey looks to Paul’s encounter on Mars Hill from Acts 17 as a model for how we are to answer objections to the Christian faith. View Resource

  • The Word Became Flesh Media Resource by

    John 1

    That God Himself came to earth in the flesh has implications for how we do apologetics. In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey considers several of these implications and also considers how we can defend the incarnation of the Son of God against attacks from those who are outside the Christian faith. 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

  • Praying to the Lord of the Harvest: Awakening & Prayer Media Resource by

    Prayer fuels the advance of the gospel and the development of hearts who are concerned for the things of God and His kingdom. Christians are to be a people who “pray without ceasing” for the growth of Christ’s church and the conversion of the lost. This session reminds us of the central role of prayer as one of God’s means of increasing His kingdom. 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

  • Questions & Answers with DeYoung, Ferguson, Godfrey, and Lawson Media Resource by , , ,

    A questions and answers session with Kevin DeYoung, Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, and Steven Lawson. Questions: Is awakening an event or a process? (00:42) How do we distinguish genuine awakening from counterfeit awakening? How does awakening in our personal lives differ from awakening in the church? (5:32) How does the First Great Awakening compare to the Second Great Awakening? (10:17) What is the difference between revival and reformation? How is awakening different from reform? (15:46) Does the Holy Spirit regenerate a sinner apart from hearing the gospel and exercising faith and repentance? (21:46) How should I deal with … View Resource

  • The Calling of Samson Media Resource by

    Judges 15:4-20

    The escalating violence in Samson’s life points to the seriousness of Samson’s disobedience, yet God was still raising up Samson to be a judge in Israel. The consequences of Samson’s sin actually became the catalyst for his concern for Israel. In this lesson, Dr. Godfrey continues to narrate the episodes of act 2 in Samson’s life to show how God is able to use people despite their sin. View Resource

  • The Christian Context for Samson Media Resource by

    Hebrews 11

    The New Testament teaches us how to rightly understand Samson. The book of Hebrews makes Samson an example of faith, such that we are to follow him insofar as we are following Christ. In this lesson, Dr. Godfrey provides an overview of the book of Hebrews in light of our study on Samson so that we might embrace the life lived by faith and not by sight. View Resource

  • The Foolishness of Samson Media Resource by

    Judges 16:1-14

    Samson reigned as a judge in Israel for twenty years, yet we are not told about the quality of his rule during this period. What we do know is that Samson would eventually fall back into his foolish ways. In this lesson, Dr. Godfrey walks us through Samson’s encounter with a prostitute as the summary statement of his judgeship and introduces Samson’s ultimate folly with Delilah. View Resource

  • The Humiliation of Samson Media Resource by

    Judges 16:15-28

    The state of our heart is one of God’s primary concerns. He calls us to love Him with all of our heart, mind, soul, and strength. The ultimate tragedy of Samson’s life is that he would give his heart to Delilah when he should have given it to the Lord. In this lesson, Dr. Godfrey directly connects Samson’s humiliation at the hands of the Philistines to his betrayal of the Lord. View Resource