After Darkness, Light: 2015 National Conference

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From the revival in Judah under King Hezekiah to the Protestant Reformation, God has often shone His light in overwhelming darkness. In the spring of 2015, Ligonier's National Conference in Orlando recognized the need for God to revive the light of His truth in our churches and culture. Despite attack on every front, He will hear our cry and revive us to again rejoice in Him and in His truth.

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OPTIONAL SESSION: The Daring Mission of William Tyndale
18. OPTIONAL SESSION: The Daring Mission of William Tyndale
February 21, 2015
In this optional session, Dr. Steven J. Lawson traces the daring mission of William Tyndale, a man used by God to ignite the English Reformation. This calling ultimately cost Tyndale his life.
OPTIONAL SESSION: Lessons From the Upper Room
17. OPTIONAL SESSION: Lessons From the Upper Room
February 21, 2015
In this optional session, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson highlights his teaching series, Lessons From the Upper Room, which unpacks the rich themes of John 13-17 and reminds us of the centrality of Christ in all of life.
Holy, Holy, Holy
16. Holy, Holy, Holy
February 21, 2015
Only a biblical view of God's holiness gives us a right understanding of ourselves and the hope of the gospel. In the final part of this series, Dr. R.C. Sproul affirms that rightly understanding the holiness of God causes us to repent and trust in Christ. As God's people come to know Him, He creates in them a zeal for Christ and a boldness to proclaim Him as a Savior who rescues from sin.
It's Just a Book
15. It's Just a Book
February 21, 2015
The living and active Word of God not only guides us in righteousness, but transforms our darkened hearts. Pressure is great, however, to downplay the inspiration and inerrancy of Scripture, treating it as another helpful manual. In the twelfth part of this series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey affirms the power of God's Word to overcome darkness, for it alone provides the message of salvation.
The Least of These
14. The Least of These
February 21, 2015
In the darkness of this present age, the weak are seen as useless, but the light of God's Word reveals that all life is precious and the voiceless are special objects of God's attention. In the eleventh part of this series, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson identifies our Creator's delight in life and calls us to protect the unborn, widows, the elderly, the infirm, the suffering, and the lonely.
Do Not Love the World
13. Do Not Love the World
February 21, 2015
The Apostle John warns us against loving the world, and all believers must fight their human inclinations to set their hearts on its pleasures. In the tenth part of this series, Rev. Kevin DeYoung describes how we must identify our sin of desiring the world to enjoy creation appropriately and view it as an arena of God's glory.
I Will Build My Church
12. I Will Build My Church
February 21, 2015
Scripture describes the church as the body of Christ-that entity through which God proclaims His gospel to the world. Yet in the ninth part of this series, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey shows how this magnificent calling is often neglected for sales pitches that fill seats. Only a clear proclamation of the gospel message by the body of Christ will revive the church and bring light to the nations.
Whatever Happened to Sin?
10. Whatever Happened to Sin?
February 21, 2015
In a habitual undermining of God's law and a casual view of sin, the world refuses to acknowledge their enslavement to darkness and deep rebellion against their Creator. In the sixth part of this series, Dr. Russell Moore points us to the true glory of a gospel which shines through the wretchedness of sin and points to the riches of divine grace.
Jesus Made in America
9. Jesus Made in America
February 21, 2015
The Jesus our culture is willing to accept is not the God-Man of Scripture, but just another friend. In the fifth part of this series, Dr. Stephen Nichols reminds us that Jesus is not only our Brother and Friend, but the King of kings and Lord of lords. Only a biblical harmonizing of Jesus' love and majesty can stand firm in the face of dire opposition to His Person and work.
No Place for Truth
8. No Place for Truth
February 21, 2015
We face a culture that does not acknowledge absolute truth, believes all roads lead to God, and often avoids serious religious pursuit. In the fourth part of this series, Dr. Alistair Begg shows how the church has been hindered from proclaiming Christ in all His fulness by these influences of relativism, postmodernism, and anti-intellectualism, and calls us to champion truth.
Questions and Answers #1
7. Questions and Answers #1
February 21, 2015
In the third part of this series, Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Steven Lawson, Russell Moore, and R.C. Sproul answer questions on topics such as why Adam sinned, the importance of creeds and confessions in the church, how we can know if worship music is pleasing to God, and more.
A Puny God
6. A Puny God
February 21, 2015
A low view of God will result in a weakening church, and today, contemporary concepts of God are often sentimental, rather than biblically-based. In the second part of this series, Dr. Steven Lawson refutes any notion that God exists for our happiness, proclaims the transcendent holiness of God, and calls on the church to herald this reality.
Christ's Message to the Church
5. Christ's Message to the Church
February 21, 2015
The Reformers warned that darkness would once again overshadow the church if the gospel was not proclaimed and defended in every generation, and our Savior issued a similar warning to the seven churches of Asia Minor. In the first part of this series, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson considers what Christ might have said to the modern Western church in one of the seven letters of Revelation 2-3.
Pre-Conference Panel Discussion
4. Pre-Conference Panel Discussion
February 21, 2015
Tim Challies, Dr. Peter Jones, and Dr. Rosaria Butterfield join Lee Webb in the final part of this pre-conference series to further discuss their previous messages.
Paganism in Today's Culture
3. Paganism in Today's Culture
February 21, 2015
Many think paganism is dead, but its ideas affect us deeply to the present day. In the third part of this pre-conference series, Dr. Peter Jones points out areas in which pagan thought defines the world's thinking, and how Christians can guard against that influence. He also examines ways in which Christians can strive to renew their minds and live as children of God among a twisted generation.
Repentance & Renewal
2. Repentance & Renewal
February 21, 2015
Christians are not simply called to one instance of repentance, but to continual repentance throughout their lives as they trust Christ to daily sustain them. In the second part of this pre-conference series, Dr. Rosaria Butterfield describes her conversion and experience in following Christ, presenting a vibrant perspective on this cycle so integral to the Christian life.
Purity in a Digital Age
1. Purity in a Digital Age
February 21, 2015
Technology makes information more accessible every day, and new challenges arise as Christian singles, couples, and families seek to maintain purity. In the first part of this pre-conference series, Tim Challies calls Christians to guard their hearts, and examines habits and tools to that end. He also explains the need for heart change and repentance in the fight against sin.
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From the revival in Judah under King Hezekiah to the Protestant Reformation, God has often shone His light in overwhelming darkness. In the spring of 2015, Ligonier's National Conference in Orlando recognized the need for God to revive the light of His truth in our churches and culture. Despite attack on every front, He will hear our cry and revive us to again rejoice in Him and in His truth.

  • Premiere Date
    February 21, 2015