There Are No Shortcuts to Growth

Editor’s Note: Originally published in December, 2016. I’m still amazed whenever I see the bumper sticker that reads, “Visualize world peace.” The idea is that if I, and enough other…

$5 Friday (And More): Grace, The Psalms, & Calvinism

It’s time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week’s resources include such topics as grace, the Psalms, Calvinism, the Reformation, John Owens, Charles Spurgeon, and more. Plus, several bonus…

The State of Grace

Here’s an excerpt from The State of Grace, Cornelis P. Venema’s contribution to the July issue of Tabletalk: Though readers of Tabletalk are not likely to glean their theology from…

Only in Christ Can the Image of God Be Restored

Humanity’s only hope of wholeness is in Jesus Christ. In this brief clip from our online event Made in the Image of God, Michael Reeves describes how Christ alone brings…

The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

There is no more dangerous place to be than where the direct, straightforward teaching of the Word of God confronts dead religion. As long as dead religion is allowed to…

The State of Nature

Here’s an excerpt from The State of Nature, William VanDoodewaard’s contribution to the July issue of Tabletalk: Life in Eden was marvelous. Our first parents experienced complete vitality in the…

How Can I Obtain Assurance of Salvation?

It is not the perfection of a Christian’s life, but the direction of his life that demonstrates his conversion. From one of our Ask Ligonier events, John MacArthur explains how…

Do You Love the Church?

Paul gives great attention to ecclesiology, the doctrine of the church, in his letter to the Ephesians. In fact, we could say Ephesians answers this question: What is the church?…

J. Gresham Machen

Today, the word “fundamentalist” is often used to refer to someone who is uneducated, ignorant, or uncultured. But the great fundamentalist scholar J. Gresham Machen was none of these. In…

Does God Elect His People to Salvation Based on Any Condition They Have Met?

Nothing in us can possibly merit God’s election. Our salvation belongs entirely to His good pleasure and the riches of His grace. From one of our Ask Ligonier events, Stephen…