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Since 1994, this daily broadcast has provided accessible, in-depth Bible teaching to millions around the world. As the principal outreach of Ligonier Ministries, it has instructed listeners in the life-changing truths of historic Christianity and has kept the church community informed about pertinen…

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    The Reliability of Scripture

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2022 26:26

    In the 20th century, Sir William Ramsay set out to disprove the historical reliability of the gospel of Luke. He later concluded that the beloved physician is the most verifiable historian in all antiquity. Today, R.C. Sproul considers the trustworthiness of Scripture. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Irresistible Grace

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 26:26

    Some Christians claim that accepting God's gift of grace is ultimately up to us--we can take it or leave it. The Bible, however, doesn't describe salvation in those terms. Today, R.C. Sproul demonstrates why the grace of God is irresistible. Get R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series 'What Is Reformed Theology?' on DVD with the Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2301/what-is-reformed-theology Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Limited Atonement

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 26:26

    Jesus did not make salvation possible for everyone; He made it certain for His people. Today, R.C. Sproul explains what Christ accomplished on the cross. Get R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series 'What Is Reformed Theology?' on DVD with the Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2301/what-is-reformed-theology Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Sovereign Election: God's Loving Choice

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 26:26

    Long before any of them were born, God singled out His people to be the recipients of His love. Today, Steven Lawson observes that the doctrine of election unveils God's tender mercy toward those who deserve only His judgment. Get Steven Lawson's Teaching Series 'The Doctrines of Grace in John' DVD and Digital Study Guide for your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2300/doctrines-grace-john Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Radical Depravity: Our Absolute Need

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 26:26

    The truth of our radical depravity isn't hard to understand, but it is hard to swallow. Today, Steven Lawson shows that, in our bondage to sin and Satan, we never could have turned to Jesus Christ in faith without God's redeeming grace. Get Steven Lawson's Teaching Series 'The Doctrines of Grace in John' DVD and Digital Study Guide for your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2300/doctrines-grace-john Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Radical Depravity: Our Desperate Condition

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 26:26

    Many people think we are generally good by nature, but God's Word paints a strikingly different picture. Today, Steven Lawson turns to the gospel of John to emphasize the depth of our sin and our desperate need for God's sovereign grace. Get Steven Lawson's Teaching Series 'The Doctrines of Grace in John' DVD and Digital Study Guide for your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2300/doctrines-grace-john Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Peter's Confession and Our Cross

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 26:26

    Unless we are willing to share in Jesus' humiliation, we will not experience His exaltation. Today, R.C. Sproul continues his series in the gospel of Luke, teaching that following Christ comes at a cost, but it involves unparalleled gain. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Authority of Scripture

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 26:26

    Scripture is supremely authoritative because it comes from a source who is omniscient, infallible, and completely incorruptible. Today, R.C. Sproul points to the Bible's divine authority. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    How Does Truth Command Me?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 26:26

    If you aren't accountable for your life, then ultimately your life doesn't count. Today, R.C. Sproul reveals that a meaningful worldview must include the discipline of ethics, and our ethics cannot be divorced from the holy character of God. Receive Two of R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2288/consequences-blueprint Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    How Does Truth Relate to Me?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 26:26

    What does it mean to be human? What gives true meaning to your life? Today, R.C. Sproul addresses these questions through the science of anthropology, the study of mankind, examining the dignity that sets people apart from all other creatures. Receive Two of R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2288/consequences-blueprint Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Who Is the Truth?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 26:26

    How we think about God will determine how we think about the world and our place in it. Today, R.C. Sproul explains the essential role that theology plays in forming a Christian worldview. Receive Two of R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2288/consequences-blueprint Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    What Is Beyond the Physical?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 26:26

    We live in a time of great scientific advancement. But in this pursuit of knowledge, few people are asking the most important question: "Why?" Today, R.C. Sproul shows that we must look beyond this world to discover its purpose and meaning. Receive Two of R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2288/consequences-blueprint Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    How Do We Know What We Know?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 26:26

    If you took inventory of all the knowledge you've gained in your life, how could you confirm whether you know anything accurately at all? Today, R.C. Sproul explores the science of epistemology, the study of knowledge itself. Receive Two of R.C. Sproul's Teaching Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2288/consequences-blueprint Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Feeding of the Five Thousand

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 26:26

    Were the miracles of Jesus mere magic tricks and sleights of hand? Today, R.C. Sproul continues his series in the gospel of Luke, helping us see through skeptics' arguments and emphasizing the eternal significance of Christ's feeding the five thousand. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Testimony of Scripture

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 26:26

    The Bible is filled with supernatural events and astonishing truth claims. How should we give a rational defense for Scripture's reliability? Today, R.C. Sproul examines some of the primary methods that apologists use. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Scripture & Culture

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 26:26

    One important yet challenging aspect of interpreting the Bible involves understanding the culture in which it was written. Today, R.C. Sproul helps us distinguish between ancient customs and enduring principles that still apply to us today. Get the 'Knowing Scripture' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2268/knowing-scripture Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Parallelisms

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 26:26

    The Bible contains many different forms of writing. It's important to know which form we're reading so we may interpret the text properly. Today, R.C. Sproul introduces one common form of Hebrew literature that we find throughout Scripture. Get the 'Knowing Scripture' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2268/knowing-scripture Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Explicit & the Implicit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 26:26

    How should we interpret difficult biblical passages? Today, R.C. Sproul teaches that each individual section of Scripture must be measured against the whole of God's Word. Get the 'Knowing Scripture' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2268/knowing-scripture Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Historical Narrative

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 26:26

    We have much to learn from the stories and narratives in Scripture, but we must be careful that we're learning only the lessons they intend to teach. Today, R.C. Sproul voices the benefits and the challenges of studying the Bible's historical narratives. Get the 'Knowing Scripture' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2268/knowing-scripture Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Reading the Bible Existentially

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 26:26

    To better understand how the Bible applies to us, we should consider how it applied to its first readers. Today, R.C. Sproul invites us to enter into the rich and vibrant drama of God's Word. Get the 'Knowing Scripture' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2268/knowing-scripture Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Haunted by Guilt

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 26:26

    King Herod was restless, unable to escape the guilt he bore for putting John the Baptist to death. Today, R.C. Sproul continues his expositional series in the gospel of Luke with a discussion on the nature of guilt and the only way it can be resolved. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Psychology of Atheism

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 26:26

    It is not a lack of information that keeps atheists from believing in God. Today, R.C. Sproul explains the psychological impulses that drive people to deny God's existence. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    A New Mind-Set

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 26:26

    The grace of God in our lives should transform the way that we think and the way that we look at the world. Today, Derek Thomas describes the new mind-set that the Holy Spirit graciously develops in Christians. Get the 'Romans 8' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2267/romans-8 Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    No Condemnation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 26:26

    Romans 8 begins with a stunning summary of the gospel: "There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." Today, Derek Thomas begins to detail the rich comfort that this chapter brings to the people of God. Get the 'Romans 8' DVD Series and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2267/romans-8 Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Sharing in His Death & Resurrection

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 26:26

    Even our weakness, suffering, and dying have been appointed by God to transform us into the likeness of our crucified and risen Savior. Today, Sinclair Ferguson expounds on the fruit of our union with Christ in His death and resurrection. Get a DVD Copy of Sinclair Ferguson's Teaching Series 'Union with Christ' with a Downloadable Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2266/union-with-christ Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Vine & the Branches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 26:26

    Everything that Christians need to be faithful and fruitful in this life is found in Jesus Himself. Today, Sinclair Ferguson studies what Christ teaches about the vital importance of our spiritual union with Him. Get a DVD Copy of Sinclair Ferguson's Teaching Series 'Union with Christ' with a Downloadable Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2266/union-with-christ Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Putting Off Sin, Putting On Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 26:26

    The more we understand our union with Jesus Christ, the greater our resolve will become to put sin away and to grow in grace. Today, Sinclair Ferguson shows how our sanctification is empowered by the unbreakable bond we have with our Savior. Get a DVD Copy of Sinclair Ferguson's Teaching Series 'Union with Christ' with a Downloadable Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2266/union-with-christ Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Sending of the Twelve

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2022 26:26

    When Jesus sent out His twelve Apostles, He commissioned them to proclaim His gospel in the world. Today, R.C. Sproul continues his study in the book of Luke and explains the power and authority that Christ gave these men to fulfill their unique role. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Vanity of Vanity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 26:26

    The only consistent alternative to belief in God is nihilism. Today, R.C. Sproul observes that atheism is not only built on unreasonable premises, but it ultimately results in inescapable despair. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Forgiveness, Resurrection, and Eternal Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 26:26

    Not a single soul will escape the accountability of God. But there is hope for all who flee to Christ for the forgiveness of their sins. Today, R.C. Sproul articulates the essence of the gospel as it is confessed in the Apostles' Creed. Get the 'Basic Training' DVD for a Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2265/basic-training Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Holy Spirit and the Church

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 26:26

    The Holy Spirit is not an impersonal force but the third person of the Trinity. Today, R.C. Sproul teaches about the role of the Spirit in our individual lives and in the corporate life of the church. Get the 'Basic Training' DVD for a Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2265/basic-training Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Work of Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 26:26

    Christianity stands on the historical reality of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Today, R.C. Sproul identifies the heart and center of our faith: the work of redemption accomplished by Christ. Get the 'Basic Training' DVD for a Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2265/basic-training Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Person of Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 26:26

    The Bible identifies Jesus by many different names and titles, each of which provides a unique glimpse into what sets Him apart from every other man. Today, R.C. Sproul explores the rich meaning of the various titles attributed to Christ. Get the 'Basic Training' DVD for a Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2265/basic-training Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    God the Father

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 26:26

    To address God as Father is an unspeakable privilege given to Christians. Today, R.C. Sproul teaches on the biblical understanding of the fatherhood of God, a foundational truth of the Christian faith. Get the 'Basic Training' DVD for a Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2265/basic-training Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Jairus' Daughter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 26:26

    It is never too late for Jesus to help those in need. Today, R.C. Sproul continues his exposition of Luke's gospel, showing how Christ restored the hope of a man about to lose his daughter and of a woman who had lost everything she had. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Kant's Moral Argument

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 26:26

    The universal human sense of moral obligation requires a morally perfect Judge who sets the standard for right and wrong. Today, R.C. Sproul teaches on the moral argument for the existence of God. Get R.C. Sproul's 'Defending Your Faith' 32-Part DVD Series for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2114/defending-your-faith Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Caesarea-Philippi Confession

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 26:26

    Everyone in Israel had expectations about who the Messiah would be, but many of these expectations were misguided. Today, R.C. Sproul examines a conversation between Christ and His disciples that illuminates Jesus' true identity and mission. Get the 'Dust to Glory' Special Edition DVD and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2260/dust-to-glory Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Miracles of Jesus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 26:26

    Nearly everywhere Jesus went, His ministry was accompanied by signs and wonders. Today, R.C. Sproul considers the role that these miracles served in confirming Christ's teaching, identity, and authority. Get the 'Dust to Glory' Special Edition DVD and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2260/dust-to-glory Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Interpreting Parables

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 26:26

    When Jesus' concern for sinners drew the scorn of the self-righteous, Christ explained His heart for the lost with a series of parables. Today, R.C. Sproul leads us in interpreting these parables recorded in Luke 15. Get the 'Dust to Glory' Special Edition DVD and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2260/dust-to-glory Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    The Teaching of Jesus: Parables

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 26:26

    Of the many methods that Jesus used in His teaching, He preferred parables most of all. Today, R.C. Sproul demonstrates the significance of Christ's parables and provides us with helpful guidelines for understanding them. Get the 'Dust to Glory' Special Edition DVD and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2260/dust-to-glory Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Jesus' Inaugural Address & Public Ministry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 26:26

    Jesus often drew crowds with the miracles and healings He performed. But when Christ opened His mouth to teach, He left His hearers astonished. Today, R.C. Sproul examines the power and authority of Jesus' preaching. Get the 'Dust to Glory' Special Edition DVD and Digital Study Guide for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2260/dust-to-glory Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

    Legion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 26:26

    Everyone whom Jesus has rescued from sin is granted a profound privilege: to proclaim the great works of Christ to the world. Today, R.C. Sproul continues his series in the gospel of Luke by considering Jesus' deliverance of a man in bondage to a legion of demons. Get R.C. Sproul's Expositional Commentary on the Gospel of Luke for Your Gift of Any Amount: https://gift.renewingyourmind.org/2103/luke-commentary Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.

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