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  • Responding to Disasters

    from R.C. Sproul Dec 05, 2009 Category: R.C. Sproul

    How do we respond to the violence of natural disasters? How does our theology deal with such wanton destruction that shows no respect for persons? The elderly, infants, and helplessly infirm experience no mercy in the face of natural disasters such as floods and storms that sweep away everything in their paths. After such events, the question on many people's lips is: "How could a good God allow such a thing to happen?" Keep Reading
  • Looking up to Heroes

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 29, 2009 Category: Articles

    When I was a boy I thought like a boy. I behaved like a boy. I understood like a boy. I was deeply impressed by heroes. Mostly, they were figures from the sports world. There was Doak Walker, Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice, Sammy Baugh, Bob Waterfield, Felix "Doc" Blanchard, Johnny Lujack. I hoarded and traded baseball cards. Keep Reading
  • Rejecting False Assurances

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 14, 2009 Category: Articles

    If we think the Bible teaches universal salvation, we may arrive at a false sense of assurance by reasoning as follows: Everybody is saved. I am a body. Therefore, I am saved. Keep Reading
  • Receiving Assurance of Salvation

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 08, 2009 Category: Articles

    How, then, do we receive assurance? The Scripture declares that the Holy Spirit bears witness with our spirits that we are the children of God. This inner testimony of the Holy Spirit is as vital as it is complex. It can be subjected to severe distortions, being confused with subjectivism and self-delusion. Keep Reading
  • Facing Our Fears

    from R.C. Sproul Nov 01, 2009 Category: Articles

    We are fragile mortals, given to fears of every sort. We have a built-in insecurity that no amount of whistling in the dark can mollify. We seek assurance concerning the things that frighten us the most. Keep Reading

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