• 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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’s Defense by

    Perhaps you have sat in church under the preaching of an evangelical preacher. Perhaps you tune in to Christian radio every now and again to hear something positive and uplifting. And perhaps, woefully, you have not trusted in Christ for …

  • The Raising of Dorcas by

    Necromancy, or communicating with the dead, is a form of sorcery strictly forbidden in the law of God. But there is no law against speaking life into a corpse, which is exactly what Jesus did when He called Lazarus from …

  • 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 …

  • Paul’s Defense by

    Perhaps you have sat in church under the preaching of an evangelical preacher. Perhaps you tune in to Christian radio every now and again to hear something positive and uplifting. And perhaps, woefully, you have not trusted in Christ for …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Peter’s Vision by

    Usually in a good mystery novel, the mystery is revealed at the end of the story. But the book of Acts doesn’t take that approach. In fact, the mystery revealed in the tenth chapter marks the beginning of a …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …