• Peter in Prison by

    In the book of Acts, we read of Peter’s imprisonment and the subsequent release after the prayers of believers ascended into heaven. God answered their prayers. But there are other times, such as in the case of James, when …

  • Thy Will Be Done by

    The people of God are always faced with two choices in life. They are either the Lord’s will or our will. As much as some of us want to know God’s will, too often, we choose to do …

  • The Death of Herod by

    By biblical standards as well as pagan religions, a God, by definition, is an eternal, immortal being. Therefore, he cannot die. Jesus, the God-man died, yet it was His human nature that experienced the power of death for a time …

  • Paul’s Defense in Jerusalem by

    As Saul was on the road to Damascus to arrest Christians, he himself was arrested by the risen Lord Jesus. Stopped in his tracks, Saul’s life was radically changed. We know this because it written for us in the …

  • The Philippian Jailer by

    People from all different parts of the world, from all different backgrounds in all different times throughout history have one thing in common—all are in need of salvation. But how do all these different people get it? What must …

  • A House Divided by

    As a teacher of God’s Word, the Apostle Paul was never one to shrink back from controversy when truth was at stake. In fact, the book of Acts records an occasion when Paul stirred up a controversy by introducing …

  • A New Apostle by

    In the Gospels we read of Jesus calling  the disciples. Later in the book of Acts, we discover that two new members were numbered among the Apostles. The Apostle Paul was one example, but he was not an original disciple …

  • Among the Brethren by

    At the outset of Paul’s second missionary journey, Paul and Barnabas had a sharp dispute over John Mark’s competence. In essence, John Mark was fired by Paul. Did that occasion render Mark incompetent in the church? Did he …

  • The Doctrine of Baptism by

    For many Christians, baptism is something administered upon a credible confession of faith, and anything else would be unbiblical. Does the New Testament say we must baptize babies? Does it prohibit the baptism of babies? What is the biblical case …

  • Christ and David by

    Death is an everyday occurrence in the world. Many call it a part of life, but actually, death is the end of life. And once it comes upon a person, the natural thing that occurs is decomposition and decay. But …

  • Peter’s Sermon (Part 1) by

    We know of the high priestly prayer Jesus offered for future believers in John’s gospel, but what about Moses’ prayer for those same believers? It was a long time coming, but Moses’ prayer was finally answered at Pentecost and …

  • Pentecost by

    Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He told the Apostles to go to Jerusalem and wait. On the day of Pentecost, their wait was over. A mighty rushing wind, tongues of fire, and power from on high came upon them. But …

  • Peter’s Sermon (Part 3) by

    Today we hear Jesus called many things with the common exception of one defining title: Lord. On the day of Pentecost, Peter preached the name above all names and how we ought to approach Him. In this message, R.C …

  • A Second Account by

    Luke is recognized by some as the greatest historian of antiquity. The book of Acts is rich in historical detail. But this early account is more than a history book of the early church. In this introductory message, Dr. Sproul …

  • Life in the Early Church by

    There are many today who consider themselves to be born-again Christians. Presbyterians, Pentecostals, Catholics, and Charismatics all claim to be spirit-filled. So, what are the true marks of a Christian? In “Life in the Early Church,” Dr. Sproul looks to …