• 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.

  • Ask R.C. Live: January 2014 by

    Answering theological questions from his students has been a continual commitment throughout Dr. R.C. Sproul’s ministry. Originally called “gabfests” by his early students and later, “Ask R.C.,” these sessions continue to take place at our conferences, on …

  • God in the Wasteland by

    The life of a Christian is often characterized by happiness and abundance. God loves to lavish good gifts upon His children, and those who know Him are reminded of His love and faithfulness when they experience His gracious blessings. However …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Better than I Deserve by

    We are much better at finding areas of sin in the lives of others than we are at identifying our own sins. Jesus spoke wisely when he urged us to remove the plank from our own eye before attempting to …

  • I Create Calamity” by

    For many believers and non-believers alike, the so-called “problem of evil” calls the goodness and sovereignty of God into question. In order to defend God’s power and holiness, many Christians go to great lengths to distance God from the …

  • Wounds in Heaven by

    Jesus Christ’s victory over death was indeed the turning point of history. In His triumph, He reversed the earth’s cycle of chaos and destruction and revealed Himself as the rightful ruler of the cosmos. It is significant that …

  • The Tears of God by

    Even when we begin to understand why God sends suffering into our lives and what He is bringing about through that suffering, we may still wonder how to relate to Him in the midst of our suffering. In what way …

  • 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 …

  • Being Like Jesus by

    The term “sanctification” is a common buzzword in many Christian circles, and it is rightly associated with the teaching that Christ’s disciples are being made holy by the work of the Holy Spirit in their lives. However, we must …

  • 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 …

  • A Monergistic Birth by

    The previous lesson discussed God’s sovereignty in bringing about the new birth. As we examine what Scripture says about the way that God sovereignly works in bringing a person to faith, we encounter the truth that the new birth …

  • A Sovereign Birth by

    Contemporary culture prizes independence and autonomy. The spirit of the day is one of self-determination and personal fulfillment, in which all people—at least in theory—are free to go where they please, do what they want, be who they …