• Chapter 29, Sec. 1-8 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner examines the second sacrament, the Lord’s Supper.

  • Chapter 27, Sec. 2-Chapter 28, Sec. 7 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner further examines the sacraments by looking at the Westminster’s teaching regarding baptism.

  • How Many Sacraments? by

    Traditionally, Protestants have only two sacraments, which are baptism and the Lord’s Supper. But in the Roman Catholic system, there are seven sacraments altogether. Why is there such a big difference? Considering this in this message, Dr. Sproul explains …

  • The Present of Christ’s Presence by

    When Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper, He told His disciples to “do this in remembrance of Me.” But during the Supper, is Jesus really presently there at the table? That question may seem harmless enough until you consider the …

  • The Body of Christ by

    Jesus is God in the flesh. He possesses both a divine and a human nature. Both natures are distinct, yet when it comes to the doctrine of the Lord’s Supper in various church groups, the lines of distinction become …

  • The Case Against Infant Baptism by

    According to the Baptists, baptism is reserved only for believers who have professed faith in Jesus Christ. Other church bodies such as Lutherans and Presbyterians baptize the infants of believers as well as older new believers. Why do churches baptize …

  • The Case for Infant Baptism (Part 1) by

    Out of the twelve instances of baptism recorded in the book of Acts, there is no mention of infants being baptized. All of them specifically mention adults who have made a credible profession of faith. Why then do so many …

  • The Baptism of John by

    Is the baptism of John and that which Jesus instructed in the Great Commission the same baptism? What was the significance of John’s baptism? How does it relate to the New Testament baptism we celebrate today? In this message …

  • What Is a Sacrament? by

    Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are what we call sacraments. But what exactly is a sacrament? How many are there and who should be giving and receiving them? These questions will be explored in this series entitled Sacraments, beginning …

  • The Significance of Baptism by

    Baptism is a sacrament of the church administered to Christians. It has been performed through the centuries since Jesus walked earth. But what does this simple ritual of water and Word actually mean? Is the significance of baptism something that …

  • The Case for Infant Baptism (Part 2) by

    What value does baptism have to an infant? Does it guarantee that that infant will be saved? For that matter, does baptism guarantee anyone will be saved? Continuing “The Case for Infant Baptism,” Dr. Sproul explains the covenantal benefits God …

  • Questions & Answers by

    The Roman Catholic Church claims to be the one, true church established by Jesus Christ. The Reformers of the sixteenth century rejected this claim, pointing to numerous conflicts between Scripture and Roman Catholic doctrine and practice. What are the differences …

  • Sacraments by

    What are the differences between the sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church and those of historic Protestantism? Why does Rome have seven sacraments instead of two? What is the function of sacraments in the duties of the Roman Catholic clergy …

  • The Sacraments of the Church by

    One of the reasons why Christians are engaged in so much controversy about the sacraments is because they see the sacraments as being very, very serious matters, and rightly so. In “The Sacraments of the Church,” Dr. Sproul takes the …

  • Baptism by

    In the message “Baptism,” Dr. Sproul answers important questions on the subject and explains that the validity of baptism rests not upon the person who receives, on the person who administers it, or on parents or anybody else; its validity …