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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After Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses on October 31, 1517, the world would never be the same. The biblical truth that we are justified by faith alone in Christ alone would be heard once again, and lives would be transformed.

Last year, Ligonier commemorated the anniversary of this...

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 14:00

The Very Heart of the Reformation

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At the very heart of the controversy in the sixteenth century was the question of the ground by which God declares anyone righteous in His sight. The psalmist asked, "If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?" (Ps. 130:3). In other words, if we have to stand before God and...

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 00:00

The Five Solas

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We’re saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, as revealed in Scripture alone, to the glory of God alone. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul walks us through the five solas of the Reformation.

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Monday, 29 October 2018 19:00

Why Was the Reformation Necessary?

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The church is always in need of reform. Even in the New Testament, we see Jesus rebuking Peter, and we see Paul correcting the Corinthians. Since Christians are always sinners, the church will always need reform. The question for us, however, is when does the need become an absolute necessity?

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Monday, 29 October 2018 09:00

RefNet: Your Playlist for Reformation Week

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We’re just days away from the five-hundred-and-first anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. This Reformation Week, are you listening toRefNet?

Short for “Reformation Network,”RefNet is streaming trustworthy teaching committed to the biblical truths rediscovered by the...

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Since God has planned all things, why should we pray? In fact, why should we do anything at all? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson explains how God uses us to fulfill His purposes.

Do you have another biblical or theological question? Ask Ligonier is your place for answers....

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On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany. “One hammer in the hand of an obscure Augustinian monk changed the world forever,” said Dr. R.C. Sproul. Five centuries later, Luther’s boldness for gospel clarity...

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Monday, 29 October 2018 01:00

The Gospel Is Good News

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To be a Christian is to be forgiven. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul proclaims the good news of the gospel.

This Reformation Month, watch a short video every day on the history and insights of the Protestant Reformation. And don't forget that for a donation of any amount this month only, you can...

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Sunday, 28 October 2018 14:00

What Is Reformation Day All About?

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On October 31, much of the culture will be focused on candy and things that go bump in the night. Protestants, however, have something far more significant to celebrate on October 31. It's Reformation day, which commemorates what was perhaps the greatest move of God's Spirit since the days of...

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Sunday, 28 October 2018 00:00

Martin Luther in His Own Words

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After years of struggling with his guilt, Martin Luther finally realized that righteousness is not something he could achieve, but rather a gift of God. In this brief clip, Michael Reeves reads Luther’s account of being born again.

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One year ago, your support enabled Ligonier to begin sending thousands ofReformation Study Bibles to Africa in partnership with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation. And since then, we’ve been hard at work providing free copies to pastors, church leaders, and students in ten African...

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Friday, 26 October 2018 21:30

Justified by Faith

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What does it mean to be justified by faith alone? In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul looks at the instrument that links us to Jesus.

This Reformation Month, watch a short video every day on the history and insights of the Protestant Reformation. And don't forget that for a donation of any amount this...

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How do you know if you’ve been called to ministry? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson looks at three key elements that help us recognize this call.

Do you have another biblical or theological question? Ask Ligonier is your place for answers. Just visit Ask.Ligonier.org....

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Friday, 26 October 2018 00:00

Regeneration Precedes Faith

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Regeneration precedes faith. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul explains this single phrase that captures the essence of Reformed theology.

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 14:00

Theologian for the Ages: John Calvin

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John Calvin (1509–1564) is easily the most important Protestant theologian of all time and remains one of the truly great men who have lived. A world-class theologian, a renowned teacher, an ecclesiastical statesman, and a valiant Reformer, Calvin is seen by many as the greatest influence on...

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Our $5 Friday sale has started early. As part of this Reformation Week sale,our collection includes more than sixty trustworthy books, DVDs, CDs, digital downloads, and Spanish resources available for $5 each.

This special sale ends Friday, October 27 at 11:59 p.m. ET.Don’t miss this...

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 00:00

Luther's Legacy in Song

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Martin Luther believed that music was second only to Scripture in its ability to elevate the soul. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, and Stephen Nichols discuss some of Luther’s most famous and heartfelt hymns.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 19:00

What Is Reformation Day?

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A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the church in Rome. He had been greatly disturbed by an unprecedented indulgence sale. The story has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster....

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imageMartin Luther stood upon God’s Word when he boldly declared, “Here I stand.” The Reformation fueled the spread of God’s Word, and people began to discover the God of the Word—the God who is holy.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 04:00

The Article on Which the Church Stands or Falls

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If you don't have justification by faith alone, you don't have the gospel. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul looks at the article on which the church stands or falls. This Reformation Month, watch a short video every day on the history and insights of the Protestant Reformation. And don't forget...

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:00

The State of Theology in the United Kingdom

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Since 2014, we have taken the theological temperature of the United States in The State of Theology survey. Earlier this month, wereleased the findings. This year, for the first time weexpanded our survey to the United Kingdom. In partnership with ComRes, we interviewed over two thousand British...

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018 14:00

Why the Reformation Still Matters

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On October 31, 2016, Pope Francis announced that after five hundred years, Protestants and Catholics now “have the opportunity to mend a critical moment of our history by moving beyond the controversies and disagreements that have often prevented us from understanding one another.” From...

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He was one of the most influential men of his day. His posting of the Ninety-Five Theses sparked the Protestant Reformation. In him, we find an example of bravery, conviction, and dependence on God’s Word at all costs.

Meet the Reformer who set the world ablaze. InThe Legacy of Luther, edited...

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018 00:00

Faith Alone, Grace Alone, Christ Alone

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Roman Catholics believe salvation is by faith plus works, grace plus merit, and Christ plus our own righteousness. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul looks at the Reformers' objections to this view.

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The gospel of Jesus Christ is always at risk of distortion. It became distorted in the centuries leading up to the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. It became distorted at innumerable other points of church history, and it is often distorted today. This is why Martin Luther said the...

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