• Saul of Tarsus by

    Many of us know that Saul of Tarsus was a persecutor of the church before he met the risen Christ on the road to Damascus. But, what else do we know about this man who surpassed all his peers in …

  • Sons of the Covenant by

    The religious leaders in Jesus’ day knew the Scriptures, yet they did not know the Lord of the Scriptures whom they had crucified. Peter tells us they acted in ignorance, but does that mean they are not guilty? Dr. Sproul …

  • Stephen on Trial by

    The book of Acts tells us that Stephen was the first martyr. Before the Lord received him into heaven, Stephen proclaimed a message that enraged many of his hearers. But that message is not only for the Pharisees – it is …

  • The Ascension by

    The disciples asked the Lord many questions during His earthly ministry. And right before Jesus ascended to heaven, there was one final question they asked of their Master. Did they get their answer? On this weekend edition of Renewing Your …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 Jerusalem Decree by

    In his letter to the Corinthians, the Apostle Paul made it clear that it was not sinful to eat meat offered to idols. But at the Jerusalem Council, a decree was written to be delivered by Paul instructing the Gentile …

  • The Judaizer Threat by

    The “New Perspective on Paul” movement is gaining a foothold in academic settings, and before long it will trickle down into the pulpit. But this modern threat to the gospel is not new in many ways. Like all false gospels …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …