Posts Tagged: educational

In This Sacred Place: Sheldon Church Ruins

In This Sacred Place: Sheldon Church Ruins

(female singer) § Hush…hush. § § Somebody callin’ my name. § § Listen to me. § Hush… oh, hush, § § ’cause there’s a somebody a-callin’ my name. Listen...

How do scholars estimate when each book of the Bible was written?

How do scholars estimate when each book of the Bible was written?

SPROUL: There are different methods. The main method is through external sources, by looking at what the ancient extrabiblical writers would quote. For example, if a text of Scripture...

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

How Did Protestants Think About the Church After the Reformation?

Up until the Reformation, by and large, certainly in the West, there had been one united institutional church. It didn’t mean everybody agreed about everything, but at least, theoretically,...

Professor Jacobus Arminius

Professor Jacobus Arminius

So in 1603, Arminius becomes professor at Leiden. Now bear in mind, he’s got a letter of recommendation from Beza, he’s a pretty tough nut in terms of orthodoxy,...

How the Spanish Empire Fell

How the Spanish Empire Fell

Although the UK, France, the Netherlands, and several other countries established colonial empires in the Americas, it was Spain (and also Portugal, but we‘re going to focus on Spain)...

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

Here is the embodiment and summary of what had generally been taught in the Middle Ages but it had never been officially defined that God loves the lovely. “For...

Derek Thomas: Thank You

Derek Thomas: Thank You

I want to thank you for all the ways in which you help Ligonier to accomplish the task that it does here and overseas. I think it’s a time...

Steven Lawson: Thank You

Steven Lawson: Thank You

I want to thank you for your faithful support. The way you have come alongside of us and your gifts and prayers have enabled Ligonier to carry out its...

Why John Calvin Believed the Bible Is the Word of God

Why John Calvin Believed the Bible Is the Word of God

So Calvin in chapter eight of Book one of the Institutes is saying, there are plenty of reasons to believe the Bible is the word of God. Our faith...

OSHO: Marriage and Children

OSHO: Marriage and Children