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…

Hymn: “So Send I You” by Margaret Clarkson

So send I you—to labor unrewarded, To serve unpaid, unloved, unsought, unknown, To bear rebuke, to suffer scorn and scoffing— So send I you to toil for Me alone. So…

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…

What Is Sheol? Exploring the Afterlife in the Old Testament – Matthew Y. Emerson

ABSTRACT: Several dozen times throughout Scripture, the word “Sheol” appears with reference to the afterlife. The Old Testament portrays Sheol as the bunker of humanity’s enemy, the devil, and the…

How Can I Disagree with My Husband and Still Submit? – John Piper

How can a wife disagree with her husband about a decision while still submitting to his leadership in the home? Listen Now Read More Desiring God

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?…

Sermons on Friendship

Many of us yearn for the joy that comes from lifelong friendship. But what are the qualities of a true friend? In this selection of sermons, Alistair Begg explains the…

None Can Stay His Hand: The Certain Triumph of the Gospel – David Mathis

The absolute sovereignty of God isn’t just a doctrine to affirm, but a balm for the infirmed. From the book of Daniel, to the church today, God’s rule and reign…

The Bride Satan Loves to Insult: The Church Dying – Greg Morse

My Dear Globdrop, I’ve had the misfortune of receiving the protestation you called a letter. My favorite line was when you asked how we (your superiors) could expect you (a…

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…