Ask Ligonier

Ask Ligonier

Have you ever had questions about a passage in the Bible but you didn’t know where to go for answers? Has a theological issue sent you searching far and wide for answers you can trust? In this podcast, Nathan W. Bingham submits questions from listeners like you to one of Ligonier Ministries’ featured teachers or a special guest. Ask a biblical or theological question of your own and listen to answers from some of the most trusted pastors and theologians who are serving the church today.

Episodes

June 19, 2024 6 mins

Understanding our union with Christ is fundamental to understanding our identity as Christians. Today, Sinclair Ferguson illustrates the spiritual union that we share with our Savior.

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Why is it so important that we don't add to or take away from the Word of God? Today, Joseph Pipa helps us understand the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture.

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Sometimes the valleys of life can lead us to question whether we possess the spiritual fruit of joy. Today, Burk Parsons points us to the hope Christians have in the source of true, biblical joy.

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Many people today might say, "All religions essentially teach the same thing." Today, Stephen Nichols points out how the Bible's teaching that Jesus is the only way to God differs drastically from false religions.

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Preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ in and out of season is a calling that requires dedication. Today, Joseph Pipa explains why it is vital for the sound preaching of God's Word to be at the center of church life.

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When we struggle with the same sin repeatedly, it can lead us to question our relationship with Christ. Today, Burk Parsons outlines several questions we can ask ourselves to consider whether our lives are bearing spiritual fruit.

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We know that Christians are united to Christ, but what relationship do believers have with one another? Today, Sinclair Ferguson addresses this question by looking at the indwelling power of the Holy Spirit.

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In 1 Corinthians 10:31, the Apostle Paul instructs Christians to "do all to the glory of God." Today, Joseph Pipa outlines six principles from Scripture that can help us glorify God and enjoy Him in our daily lives.

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Why do you know about Anselm of Canterbury? Today, Stephen Nichols introduces this prominent figure from medieval church history, telling us about two of his influential writings.

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March 21, 2024 8 mins

James 5:16 describes the "great power" of a righteous person's prayer. What is this power, and where does it come from? Today, Burk Parsons clears up several misconceptions about the power and efficacy of prayer.

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The fight against sin can leave Christians weary at times. Today, Burk Parsons shows how Hebrews 12 encourages us to look to Jesus Christ for strength in the pursuit of holiness.

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Retirement affords many people extra time in their daily schedules. Today, W. Robert Godfrey offers suggestions to help older Christians use their gifts to serve the Lord faithfully through their retirement years.

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February 22, 2024 10 mins

In recent years, the question of whether a Christian should attend an LGBTQ "wedding" has become increasingly common. Today, Burk Parsons helps us understand the biblical response to this question.

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How are Christians capable of being misled in their theology if the Holy Spirit dwells within them? Today, Sinclair Ferguson helps us answer this question by defining the Spirit's role in our sanctification.

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With so many seminaries to choose from, how do you narrow down your search? Today, hear the criteria that Harry Reeder recommended students to look for and important questions to ask when considering a seminary.

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What are the ordinary means of grace? And what important role do they play in the life of the church? Today, Burk Parsons helps us understand the centrality of these means in worship and in our Christian lives.

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No matter how long someone has been a Christian, sometimes remembering sins from the past can bring feelings of shame. Today, Sinclair Ferguson explains how the gospel brings us peace when these thoughts arise.

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For many, the college years are a formative time in life. Today, Stephen Nichols encourages students on how they can remain faithful to their Christian convictions in this environment.

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January 11, 2024 4 mins

What do we know about Melchizedek? Was he a priest and king in the ancient world--or something more? Today, Derek Thomas helps us understand this mysterious figure from the Bible.

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What authority does a pastor have, according to the Bible? Today, Burk Parsons explains the extent and source of a pastor's authority.

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