• Irresistible Call (Part 2) by

    Popular culture generally depicts sheep as cuddly, peaceful animals. Yet, those who have spent even a small amount of time around sheep know that they are stubborn, wayward, smelly, and sometimes even vicious. This truth makes Jesus’ comparison to His …

  • Job by

    Many of the questions that we raise about God’s sovereignty over human suffering find their answers in the book of Job. Though Job was a godly and faithful man, he suffered to such a degree that that his name …

  • Living with the Mystery by

    Even when we believe God’s promise that He uses trial and hardship to accomplish great things, we may not be quite satisfied. Often we think that suffering would be easier to endure if we had access to God’s …

  • Mourning & Dancing by

    Though the kingdom of God has been inaugurated in the Person and work of Jesus Christ, the kingdom has not yet come in all its fullness. Consequently, life in this period of “already” and “not yet” is complex and multifaceted …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Suffering and The Sovereignty of God by

    All people experience suffering and sorrow, yet our responses to suffering often vary widely. As we grapple with the hardships and sorrows that accompany life in this fallen world, it is crucial that we build our understanding of human suffering …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Suffering & the Sovereignty of God Q&A by

    In this session, Lee Webb and R.C. Sproul Jr. address questions from students enrolled in the Ligonier Connect course based upon Dr. Sproul’s teaching series Suffering and The Sovereignty of God.

  • Our Union with Christ by

    Our union with Jesus Christ is vast and multifaceted. In our previous session, we spoke about how Christ shares in the sorrows and suffering of those who are united to Him. As we continue our time together, we will see …

  • Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh by

    When we find ourselves in trying circumstances, we often cry out to God for deliverance. Yet, these prayers at times appear to remain unanswered, and our suffering may continue unabated. Rather than giving in to despair in these situations, the …

  • Preserving Grace (Part 1) by

    The idea of eternal security acts as a huge stumbling block for many people. When human beings honestly assess their own desires and motives, the wickedness witnessed clearly paints a bleak picture. Yet, this reality makes God’s grace all …

  • Preserving Grace (Part 2) by

    The example of Judas Iscariot sometimes causes us to scratch our head. How could someone so close to Jesus possibly betray Him and receive the label “son of perdition.” Wouldn’t the acts, words, and nature of Jesus instill in …

  • Questions & Answers by , , , ,

    Drs. George Grant, Michael Morales, Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul Jr. and R.C. Sproul answer a variety of questions covering God’s sovereignty in salvation, predestination, the role of scholarship in doxology, religious pluralism, and more.
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  • 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 …

  • Sovereign Grace by

    Whenever we make a decision, we want that decision to be ours. Is it possible to choose something against our will? What function does our free will have in receiving the gospel? Continuing this study on the doctrine of free …

  • 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 Man Born Blind by

    It can be dangerously easy to jump to conclusions about people around us who are suffering. Whether someone is destitute, ill, homeless, or alone, our first inclination might be to wonder how they managed to get themselves into their current …