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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What should you do if your employer asks you to do something that’s unbiblical? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson considers how to serve the Lord when your workplace is antagonistic to the gospel.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019 18:00

Christians Need Not Fear Scientific Inquiry

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There is a sense in which the Christian should be the most passionate scientist of all because he should be rigorously open to truth wherever it is found. He should not be afraid that a new discovery of something that is true will destroy his foundation for truth. If our foundation for truth is...

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Thursday, 17 January 2019 13:00

Grace, Prayer, the Work of Christ

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It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as the work of Christ, Charles Spurgeon, depravity, the atonement, Roman Catholicism, grace, prayer, and more.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 18:00

The Piety of Dort

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Here’s an excerpt from The Piety of Dort, Joel Beeke’s contribution to the January issue of Tabletalk:

Calvin, Calvinism, and, by extension, the premier Reformed confession that codifies a cogent summary of the Reformed doctrine of salvation—the Canons of Dort––are...

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019 22:00

2019 National Conference: Last Day to Save

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This is the last day tosave $60 when you register for our 2019 National Conference.Register by midnight ET to secure your discount.

Our beloved founder, R.C. Sproul, was best known for his teaching on the holiness of God. “God is holy . . . and we’re not,” he would remind us. And...

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019 18:00

Is Christ Enough for You?

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In the letter he wrote to the Colossians, Paul had to deal with a false teaching that scholars often refer to as "the heresy of Colossae." This designation is due to the unique character of the teaching and the fact that it seems to have flourished only in that region. It was a combination of...

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Monday, 14 January 2019 18:00

The Dutch Reformed in North America

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Here’s an excerpt from The Dutch Reformed in North America, Daniel R. Hyde’s contribution to the January issue of Tabletalk:

I did not grow up in the Dutch Reformed church. My background is quite eclectic—baptized Roman Catholic, converted in the Foursquare Church, educated in an...

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How should a Reformed wife respond to her Roman Catholic husband? In this Q&A video from our 2017 National Conference, John MacArthur gives advice on living with an unconverted spouse.

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Sunday, 13 January 2019 18:00

Accepting "No" as God's Will

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I am astonished that, in the light of the clear biblical record, anyone would have the audacity to suggest that it is wrong for the afflicted in body or soul to couch their prayers for deliverance in terms of "If it be thy will…." We are told that when affliction comes, God always wills...

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Animal sacrifices were a vital part of Old Testament rituals. But why did God command them? Could the blood of these animals actually atone for people’s sins?

In today’s message from his video teaching series Dust to Glory, R.C. Sproul explains that these sacrifices were not arbitrary...

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Friday, 11 January 2019 03:00

Why Should I Become a Formal Church Member?

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When you commit yourself to Jesus Christ, you also commit yourself to His church. From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson explains why church membership is of supreme importance.

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Thursday, 10 January 2019 18:00

Don’t Adjust Your Conscience to Fit the Culture

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Most of us are familiar with Martin Luther's heroic statement at the Diet of Worms when he was called upon to recant. "Unless I am convinced by sacred Scripture, or by evident reason, I cannot recant, for my conscience is held captive by the Word of God, and to act against conscience is neither...

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Thursday, 10 January 2019 13:00

$5 Friday: Assurance, Grace, Scripture

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It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as grace, assurance, the Trinity, William Tyndale, prayer, the end times, joy, and more.

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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 18:00

Five Main Points of Doctrine

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Here’s an excerpt from Five Main Points of Doctrine, Cornelis P. Venema’s contribution to the January issue of Tabletalk:

The year of our Lord 2018–19 marks the four-hundredth anniversary of the meeting of the Synod of Dort in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The synod was convened in...

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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 07:30

2019 National Conference: One Week to Save

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For just one more week,save $60 when you register for our National Conference in March. This discount ends January 16, soregister now and save.Our beloved founder, R.C. Sproul, was best known for his teaching on the holiness of God. “God is holy . . . and we’re not,” he would...

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Tabletalk magazine has helped growing Christians live biblically informed lives for decades. Our daily devotionals can bring structure to your Bible study this year, and each month’s articles from trusted teachers will address biblical, theological, and practical themes to strengthen and...

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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 18:00

The Privileges That Are Ours

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The letter to the Hebrews, as our studies throughout the year have shown, is full of Old Testament language and ritual. Running throughout it is an ongoing sense that as believers we are on the move, on a pilgrimage through the wilderness. This motif echoes in our ears as we turn the pages. We are...

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Monday, 07 January 2019 18:00

The Reason for Dort

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Here’s an excerpt from The Reason for Dort, W. Robert Godfrey’s contribution to the January issue of Tabletalk:

Jude in his epistle teaches that while the faith was given to the church by the Apostles, the church through the ages will have to defend that faith over and over again (Jude...

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How should pastors minister in a context surrounded by charismatic influence? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, Sinclair Ferguson explains how to refocus on Christ and the gospel.

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Sunday, 06 January 2019 18:00

Freedom in Christ

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The Psalmist declared, “Oh how I love your law! It is my meditation all the day” (Ps. 119:97). Why would anyone love the law of God? Why would we love that which constantly tells us what miserable wretches we are, daily points out all our shortcomings, relentlessly reminds us of all our...

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We live in a world that needs awakening. Millions of people do not know Jesus Christ. The church itself needs renewed zeal for the truth, for spiritual growth, and for missions. Scripture reveals how this awakening comes about: by a powerful movement of the Spirit of God. It also tells us that when...

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Friday, 04 January 2019 18:00

Why Don’t Jews Eat Pork?

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When we read through the Old Testament, we encounter some strange and foreign information in places—very specific rules on what to eat and what to wear, how to bathe and how to worship. They weren’t even permitted to eat bacon. At first glance, these rules could seem trivial. But when...

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Most Christians have heard of Martin Luther and John Calvin. But who were the women of the Reformation? From one of our live Ask Ligonier events, W. Robert Godfrey introduces us to one of these devoted women, Jeanne d’Albret.

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Thursday, 03 January 2019 18:00

Does Christology Matter?

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“We all unanimously teach that our Lord Jesus Christ is to us one and the same Son, the self-same perfect in Godhead, the self-same perfect in manhood; truly God and truly man … acknowledged in two natures, unconfusedly, unchangeably, indivisibly, inseparably … the properties of...

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Thursday, 03 January 2019 13:00

$5 Friday: Prayer, Conscience, Grace

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It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as prayer, parenting, Jonathan Edwards, Islam, God’s Will, church history, conscience, grace, and more.

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