• Questions & Answers by

    The doctrine of predestination is unquestionably a controversial one. In this final message, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. joins Dr. Sproul to explore further implications of this doctrine, and also deal with how we are to understand this doctrine as …

  • Sovereign Election (Part 1) by

    The doctrine of sovereign election, when viewed in an improper perspective, may seem cold and unfeeling, depicting God as callous and arbitrary in His election of some and not others. Yet, this viewpoint fails in two significant ways. First, it …

  • Sovereign Election (Part 2) by

    The pain, suffering, and agony Jesus experienced during His Passion defy conceptualization. Sometimes, as Christians, we ask in our hearts, “How did He bear such a burden?” The short answer, the answer that causes tears to well up in our …

  • The Certainty of Salvation by

    God’s grace is what makes salvation possible. Christians agree that man cannot save himself. God’s grace is paramount in the plan of salvation. But exactly how much grace is needed? How much does God have to do to …

  • The Divine Choice by

    Why are you a Christian? Is it because you chose to be one? Would it be wrong if God chose for you? The controversy over the doctrine of predestination will one day be settled. When that day comes, all Christians …

  • The Divine Initiative by

    If God has already predestined all those who will be saved, what is the purpose of evangelism? Dr. Sproul answers this common question as he teaches us the proper response the church ought to have to “The Divine Initiative.”

  • The Golden Chain by

    Will all who are called by God be justified? Are all who are called predestined to be glorified? Perhaps you believe that God looks down the corridor of time and sees all that will choose him, and based on that …

  • The Inevitable Question by

    Would it be an exaggeration to say that the doctrine of predestination is at the core of the Christian faith? Sooner or later, Christians have to talk about it. If we ignore it, then we neglect the teaching of Sacred …

  • The Other Side of the Coin by

    Many have heard it said before that the God of Calvinism drags people into heaven as they are kicking and screaming, while others who really want to go to heaven are sent to hell. Like many false teachings, this distorted …

  • This Changes Everything! by

    Not all Christians accept the doctrines of grace. They believe the Bible presents a different picture of salvation, one in which the will of man exercises itself to the exclusion of God’s sovereignty. Sadly, the picture more often than …

  • Unconditional Election by

    Upon what condition did God elect sinners to salvation? Was your positive choice for the gospel the basis for your election before the foundation of the world? Was God’s choice based on your foreseen choice? Simply put, did God …

  • What Is Free Will? by

    If God predestines people to salvation, then what about free will? Doesn’t the Calvinistic doctrine of predestination override human free will? What about choice? Considering the doctrine of divine election in this message, Dr. Sproul discusses some of the …

  • What Is Predestination? by

    With all of the controversy surrounding predestination, isn’t there common ground on which we can all stand together? Where there is smoke there is fire, and where there is predestination, there is controversy. It seems that you can’t …