• The Story of Two Older Brothers by John Sartelle

    Self-righteousness cannot exist without producing an attitude of moral superiority, a lack of mercy, and a joyless servitude. The elder brother of the prodigal in Jesus’ parable is a living picture of these characteristics that always suckle at the breast …Read More

  • The Story We Share by J.D. Bridges

    Ask anyone to describe the shape of a square, and you might expect a variety of explanations that yet have common talking points (for example, 90-degree corners with four equilateral sides). Get one of the defining features of a square …Read More

  • Strange Fire by R.C. Sproul

    There is an incident in the biblical record that causes abiding consternation for many of God’s people. It is the story of how two of the sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, were slain suddenly by God.

    Now Nadab and …Read More

  • Striking a Chord in the Heart of the Believer by R.C. Sproul

    The following interview with R.C. Sproul was taken from the November 1990 issue of Tabletalk magazine. Q. What inspired you to study the holiness of God? A. In my own theological studies, my favorite theologians – Augustine, Luther, …Read More

  • One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church by R.C. Sproul

    One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty ….” We say it. We argue about it (especially the “under God” part). But is it true? In reality, how united is the United States? The “more perfect union” sought by Lincoln is …Read More

  • Study Bibles and the Great Commission by John MacArthur

    A stranger noticed I was carrying a study Bible and remarked, “That’s an odd title.” He was pointing at the spine of my Bible. I stood speechless for a brief moment, trying to figure out what he meant. “It’s not …Read More

  • Study Bibles as Theological Tool Kits by Justin Taylor

    When the Apostle Paul wrote to his young friend and pastoral protégé Timothy, he gave him a clear command about how to handle the Scriptures: “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has …Read More

  • Study Bibles for Our Hearts, Homes, and Churches by Joel Beeke

    Study Bibles are hardly new inventions. The medieval Glossa Ordinaria on the Latin Vulgate, Martin Luther’s prefaces and marginal notes in his German translation, and the Geneva Bible testify that for centuries, people have sought to combine the text of …Read More

  • Study Bibles in the Church by Victor Cruz

    When I was young in the Christian faith, I was asked to teach a Bible study every Saturday night for my church’s youth group. I felt honored, but at the same time I was terrified since I had never actually …Read More

  • Study Bibles: Soli Deo Gloria by Burk Parsons

    I was preaching at a church in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2007. The church met in an old warehouse, and although the congregation was rather large, it was quite poor. After my sermon, I met with several pastors from around Bogotá …Read More