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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Sunday, 14 October 2018 00:00

Luther and the Thunderstorm

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Why did Martin Luther call out to Saint Anne during a terrifying thunderstorm? In this brief clip, Stephen Nichols takes us back to the incident that led Luther to become a monk.

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Saturday, 13 October 2018 04:30

A False Church

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Martin Luther initially hoped that the Roman Catholic Church would reform from within, but when it would not, he concluded that it was a false church. In this brief clip, W. Robert Godfrey examines some of Luther’s harsh words for Rome.

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Friday, 12 October 2018 20:33

What Was the Reformation All About?

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Over 500 years ago, a German monk named Martin Luther started a protest that exploded into a worldwide movement. So what was the Protestant Reformation all about? This short video narrated by R.C. Sproul is a tool to help you give an answer. Share it with your family and...

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What is the order of salvation? Which part comes first: faith or regeneration? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson explains that we must be born again in order to believe.

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Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

An Alien Righteousness

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We are saved by a righteousness that is not our own. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul shares the good news of Christ's imputed righteousness.

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It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics marriage, Roman Catholicism, Calvinism, providence, the Holy Spirit, the Reformation, evangelism, and more.

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Thursday, 11 October 2018 14:00

The Doctrine of Scripture

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Martin Luther confessed, “The Scriptures are our vineyard in which we should all work.” And work in that vineyard he did. Luther’s formal education initially took him into the fields of the arts and sciences. He was schooled in the subjects laid out and developed by Aristotle. His...

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Thursday, 11 October 2018 00:00

What Has Authority to Bind the Conscience?

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No written document of men has the authority to bind the conscience absolutely. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul explains that only Scripture has that power.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 14:00

The Death of Ulrich Zwingli

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It was early on the morning of October 11, 1531. The first rays of the morning sun filtered through dew-laden pine trees, and between the stone and wood buildings surrounding the city square called “charity.” Typically, the square would have come to life gradually, the way a person...

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 00:00

Jesus Is Our Righteousness

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Jesus not only had to die for our sins, but He had to live for our righteousness. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul explains what Jesus’ active obedience means for His people.

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Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:00

How the Reformation Spread

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The rapid spread of the Protestant Reformation from Wittenberg, Germany, throughout Europe and across the Channel to England was not spawned by the efforts of a globe-trotting theological entrepreneur. On the contrary, for the most part Martin Luther’s entire career was spent teaching in the...

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Tuesday, 09 October 2018 00:00

The Only Righteousness That Can Save

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We cannot look within ourselves to find salvation. We must look to Christ. In this brief clip, Albert Mohler explains that the only righteousness that can save is Christ's righteousness.

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It’s one of those moments we wish we could have seen firsthand. It took place in the square before the Water Gate. At daybreak, Ezra brought out the law. He unrolled the scroll and began reading. He kept on until noon, and all the while the great crowd gave their rapt attention. The law was...

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Two things happen when we are saved: our sin is imputed to Jesus, and His righteousness is imputed to us. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul explains the great exchange of double imputation.

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Sunday, 07 October 2018 14:00

Zurich Revolutionary: Ulrich Zwingli

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Other than Martin Luther, Heinrich Bullinger, and John Calvin, the most important early Reformer was Ulrich Zwingli. A first-generation Reformer, he is regarded as the founder of Swiss Protestantism. Furthermore, history remembers him as the first Reformed theologian. Though Calvin would later...

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Sunday, 07 October 2018 01:00

Roman Catholicism and the Battle Over Words

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Roman Catholics may use words like “grace” and “faith,” but they often have very different meanings. In this brief clip, Leonardo De Chirico explains one of the main challenges coming from present-day Roman Catholicism.

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In Romans 1:17, we read that “The righteous shall live by faith.” In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul describes the moment of awakening Martin Luther had as he read this passage.

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Friday, 05 October 2018 01:00

Let the Word Do Its Work

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Martin Luther simply preached and taught God's Word—and it spread like wildfire. In this brief clip, Steven Lawson explains the power of the Word for reformation.

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Thursday, 04 October 2018 14:00

Fortress for Truth: Martin Luther

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Martin Luther was a giant of history. Some believe he was the most significant European figure of the second millennium. He was the pioneer Reformer, the one God first used to spark a transformation of Christianity and the Western world. He was the undisputed leader of the German Reformation. In a...

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It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as the Puritans, William Tyndale, the English Reformation, Jonathan Edwards, the Beatitudes, predestination, and more.

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Thursday, 04 October 2018 01:00

Am I Alone Wise?

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How can it be that centuries of popes and church councils got the gospel wrong? In this brief clip, W. Robert Godfrey examines the question that haunted Martin Luther throughout the Reformation. 

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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 14:00

Two Planks of Sola Scriptura

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There was no controversy between Martin Luther and Rome concerning the inspiration of Scripture. In fact, much of today's mainline Protestant and Roman Catholic biblical and theological scholarship would have been regarded by the medieval church as apostate with regard to its view of Scripture. The...

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Wednesday, 03 October 2018 01:00

When the Gospel Is At Stake

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When the gospel is at stake, we must be like Martin Luther, willing to “let goods and kindred go, this mortal life also.” In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul reminds us that defending the gospel is worth the cost.

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Let us begin with a church history exam question. Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542–1621) was a figure not to be taken lightly. He was Pope Clement VIII's personal theologian and one of the most able figures in the Counter-Reformation movement within sixteenth-century Roman Catholicism. On one...

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Tuesday, 02 October 2018 08:00

Stories of God's Grace: Meet Dennis

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The Lord is at work redeeming and sanctifying a people for Himself. We are grateful for the opportunity to share this story of God’s grace with you. These stories of God’s grace are fueled by our Ministry Partners.

“I'm saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone,...

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