• Eternal Appointment by

    The Reformed doctrine of election finds much opposition in the American church today. That is strange since the scriptures explicitly say that God has chosen, predestined, and appointed His elect. Does God merely provide opportunities to believe the gospel or …

  • Paul at Malta by

    Many television preachers may tell you that your destiny is a life of health and prosperity. If that is true, how do we account for the Apostle Paul? His life was full of trials and hardships. His measure of success …

  • Paul at Rome by

    Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles longed to get to the capital of the Roman Empire. After fierce persecution and an arduous journey, Paul finally made it to the eternal city of Rome. He went with one goal in mind …

  • Paul in the Tempest by

    All of us go through trials and hardships in this life. Yet so many lose hope in the midst of crisis, forgetting that God will bring them through. The Apostle Paul met with all kinds of hardships in his ministry …

  • The Ethiopian Church (Eunuch) by

    As Spirit-filled believers, we have the unspeakable privilege of understanding Scripture. This privilege does not negate the need for God-given teachers to the church, but those who have not yet believed do not have this advantage. The Ethiopian eunuch was …

  • The Gospel to Samaria by

    At the time of Jesus, five major roads existed, which connected the Roman Empire, and millions of people spoke the common Greek language. This enhanced the ability of the Apostles to spread the gospel. But it wasn’t the Apostles …

  • The Holy Spirit to the Gentiles by

    Does the Bible teach that there are two kinds of Christians? Are there Christians who are baptized in the Holy Spirit while others are not? Does the Bible promise a “second” blessing for believers signified by speaking in tongues? Considering …

  • The Ministry of Troas by

    For millennia, God’s people worshipped on the seventh day. In six days, God created the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day He rested. Why do Christians worship on Sunday? Who changed the Sabbath day? In “The …

  • The Street Called Straight by

    Why did Jesus choose someone like Saul of Tarsus as an instrument to accomplish His plans? Continuing this series on the book of Acts, Dr. Sproul discusses the reason Jesus chose the Apostle Paul to be His instrument in bringing …

  • The Team of Barnabas and Saul by

    In the book of Acts we read of Paul’s missionary journeys throughout the Gentile world. Inevitably, as a result of a church plant came growth.  As we look across the globe today, we see small, large, and mega-churches. Does …

  • A Basket Case by

    It is true that the Apostle Paul compared our personal righteousness to filthy rags, but Paul’s commonality to dirty laundry has nothing to do with that metaphor. It has everything to do with his obedience to the Lord Jesus …

  • Cornelius’ Household by

    You can tell your unbelieving friends how God changed your life for the better. You can tell them about the mercy ministry of Jesus and how He helps those who are poor, downcast, and sick. But is that enough? What …

  • Message to the Elders by

    As shepherds of the church of God, elders are entrusted with the responsibility of protecting the sheep. The Apostle Paul gave detailed instructions on how to carry that out. Before Paul departed to Jerusalem, he also gave the elders a …

  • Paul’s Arrest in Jerusalem by

    When the Apostle Paul arrived in Jerusalem his last time, he received a mixed reception. The Christians warmly received him, while others wanted to kill him. The result was an angry mob, ensuing riot, and hasty arrest. Why was the …

  • Paul’s Conversion by

    Without question, the Apostle Paul was the greatest evangelist, preacher, and missionary. He traveled all over the Roman empire with the good news of the gospel.  But it wasn’t always that way. How did this former enemy of the …