But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Thursday, 13 September 2018 19:00

Intellectual Discipleship?

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The biblical master narrative serves as a framework for the cognitive principles that allow the formation of an authentically Christian worldview. Many Christians rush to develop what they will call a "Christian worldview" by arranging isolated Christian truths, doctrines, and convictions in order...

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Thursday, 13 September 2018 14:00

$5 Friday: Scripture, Prayer, Providence

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It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as sanctification, preaching, money, providence, Calvinism, worldview, prayer, Scripture, John Owen, and more.

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Modern people tend to be enamored with the present: what is new, innovative, and exciting. But it is vital for Christians to know the story of the church, for the past is filled with God’s mighty works in the lives of His people.

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In his new book,In the Year of Our Lord, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson...

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 19:00

Favoritism in the Church

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Here’s an excerpt from Favoritism in the Church, Kent Butterfield’s contribution to the September issue of Tabletalk:

It seems that favoritism was an issue in the early church, as those with greater wealth or standing were accorded better treatment than others. The Apostle James spoke...

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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 07:00

Announcing Our 2019 American Foundations Study Tour

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In 1630, John Winthrop famously described America as a “city on a hill.” He borrowed this phrase from the Sermon on the Mount, urging the Puritans to remain faithful to God and set an example for the world.

Join us April 26–May 3, 2019, as we travel from Philadelphia to Washington,...

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018 19:00

4 Reasons to Remember Your Creator in Your Youth

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Our enemy says, "Youth for pleasure, middle age for business, old age for religion." The Bible says, "Youth, middle age, and old age for your Creator."

But as it's especially in our youth that we are most inclined (determined?) to forget our Creator, it's especially in these years that we must work...

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Monday, 10 September 2018 19:00

Renewing Your MInd

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Here’s an excerpt from Renewing Your Mind, Lee Webb’s contribution to the September issue of Tabletalk:

In July, Renewing Your Mind with Dr. R.C. Sproul celebrated its twenty-fourth anniversary. The name of the program, which I have the privilege of hosting, is taken from Romans 12:2:...

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How should we respond to people who say they believe but don’t act like Christians? In this Q&A video from our 2017 National Conference, W. Robert Godfrey, Michael Horton, and Derek Thomas consider the problem of nominal Christianity.

Message us for clear, concise, and trustworthy answers...

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Sunday, 09 September 2018 19:00

Should Christians Withdraw from the World?

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I've long been fascinated with those moments in Jesus' life when the veil of His human flesh gave way to a vision of His refulgent glory as the Son of God. What must it have been like to be one of His disciples and to know Him as a man but then to see with clarity His deity in an encounter of...

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Can we go too far in confessing our sins to one another? In this Q&A video from our 2017 National Conference, Stephen Nichols and W. Robert Godfrey give us a two-fold warning: we should not keep our sins to ourselves, but we must use discernment in voicing them. To get real-time answers to your...

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 19:00

What Are Justification and Sanctification?

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The words justification and sanctification have largely fallen out of use in Western culture. Sadly, they are also fading from sight in the Christian church. One reason this decline is distressing is that the Bible uses the words justification and sanctification to express the saving work of Christ...

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 14:00

$5 Friday: Worldview, Guilt, Forgiveness

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It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as worldview, John Knox, guilt, forgiveness, parenting, pastoral ministry, the atonement, and more.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 08:00

Save 55% on Tabletalk Magazine and Get a Free DVD

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Tabletalk magazine features daily Bible studies to help bring structure to your devotional reading, as well as articles from trusted teachers on a variety of topics related to theology and Christian living.Every month, it reaches approximately 250,000 readers in more than seventy-five countries...

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Wednesday, 05 September 2018 19:00

The Already and the Not Yet

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Here’s an excerpt from The Already and the Not Yet, Burk Parsons’ contribution to the September issue of Tabletalk:

This world is not our home, but it will be. We live out our days in this sad world eagerly awaiting the new heaven and new earth, clinging daily to this promise:...

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Tuesday, 04 September 2018 19:00

Avoiding Theological Anarchy

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The Latin word credo means simply "I believe." It represents the first word of the Apostles' Creed. Throughout church history it has been necessary for the church to adopt and embrace creedal statements to clarify the Christian faith and to distinguish true content from error and false...

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Monday, 03 September 2018 19:00

Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, September 2018

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The September issue of Tabletalk considers the Christian life as a life lived between two worlds. The New Testament tells us that believers are citizens of a heavenly country, having received a kingdom that cannot be shaken (Phil. 3:20; Heb. 12:28–29). At the same time, the New Testament...

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Some people have exciting testimonies of their conversion. Others cannot remember the moment they first believed. In this Q&A video from our 2017 National Conference, Derek Thomas explains that it’s not our memories of the past that matter—it’s our faith in Christ today. Get...

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Sunday, 02 September 2018 23:00

2019 National Conference: Final Day to Save

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Today is the final day tosave $80 on our 2019 National Conference. Register by 11:59 p.m. ET to secure your early-bird discount.

God is holy, and we’re not. In fact, He’s so holy, His unmediated presence is lethal. Even angels hide their faces and cry, “Holy, holy, holy!”...

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Sunday, 02 September 2018 19:00

Life, Liberty, the Culture War

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"Life" and "Liberty" are terms that have powerful and positive connotative value to us. We are "pro-life" and "pro-liberty." Such emotionally-laden terms can be definitionally evasive, however, since they stir our passions as well as our reason. As we consider our expectations of the state and our...

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We live in a world that needs awakening. What is awakening? It is a powerful movement of the Spirit of God to convert many people to Christ and to renew in His church a zeal for His truth, for spiritual growth, and for missions. This was R.C. Sproul’s passion, and in the final years of his...

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There are only two days left toregister for our 2019 Caribbean Study Cruise with the early-bird discount. Don’t miss this special offer.Register today and save over $100 per person.

If you register, you’ll travel with us on March 17-24, 2019, as we study the Psalms and enjoy...

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Is the age of cultural Christianity over? What does this mean for the church today? From our 2017 National Conference, Albert Mohler considers our secular culture and why coming to church means taking a risk. Ask your biblical and theological questions live online at Ask.Ligonier.org.

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There’s still time to save when you register for our 2019 National Conference. The early-bird rate ends Monday, so register today and save $80.

God is holy, and we’re not. In fact, He’s so holy, His unmediated presence is lethal. Even angels hide their faces and cry, “Holy,...

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Thursday, 30 August 2018 19:00

The Priority of Preaching

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Then Paul makes the point in verse 25 that the central purpose of ministry is the preaching of the Word. In the end, everything comes down to this. “Of this church, I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the...

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Thursday, 30 August 2018 14:00

$5 Friday: Job, Providence, Faith

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It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources include such topics as the church, the book of Job, parables, church history, Martin Luther, providence, faith, and more.

Sale runs through 12:01 a.m. — 11:59 p.m. Friday ET.

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Authors: Nathan W....

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