• The Prologue of John’s Gospel

    John 1:1-18

    Dr. Sproul introduces us to the Gospel of John and immediately launches into a discussion of the meaning behind the Logos. He then goes into a discussion of the titles given to Jesus. Dr. Sproul parallels the introduction of the book of John as being an echo of what was … Listen

  • Who Are You?

    John 1:19-28

    In this section is the introduction of John the Baptist. Dr. Sproul discusses John’s application of a ritual cleansing called baptism. Dr. Sproul then goes on to explain the type of back to some and its relationship to the various Levitical washings. The priests and Levites assumed that John was … Listen

  • The Woman at the Well (Part 1)

    John 4:1-15

    Dr. Sproul investigates Jesus meeting with a Samaritan woman at noontime coming to get water in the heat of the day. Normally this would be done in the morning or evening so this act sets her apart. Dr. Sproul discusses the water that Jesus will give and closes with her … Listen

  • The Pool of Bethesda

    John 5:1-15

    Jesus encounters a man with an infirmity at a pool near the sheep gate. Dr Sproul points out the textual issues with this section and then proceeds to exposit the healing event. Since this was the Sabbath and Jesus had told the man to take his bed and walk, he … Listen

  • The Lamb of God

    John 1:29-51

    This lesson has Jesus being identified by many titles and Dr. Sproul discusses them with a focus on the title “Lamb of God.” In spite of John’s recognition of Jesus as the Messiah, he still expressed doubts which Jesus responded by referring to His miracles. Dr. Sproul also discusses the … Listen

  • The Wedding Feast

    John 2:1-11

    Dr. Sproul investigates Christ’s three verbal responses to his mother when told the feast has no more wine and then proceeds to look at Jesus’ physical responses. Dr. Sproul considers the use of wine in the scripture and the areas of controversy around the use of wine. Listen

  • God’s Wrath

    Romans 1:18-25

    There is a change in Paul’s direction in this section to the wrath of God and its application against ungodly and unrighteous men who suppress the truth in righteousness. God’s work of creation has been made manifest to everyone leaving all without excuse. Listen

  • Israel Rejects the Gospel

    Romans 10:16-21

    Paul continues his list of things that are needed for communication of the gospel for those who are God’s elect. Dr. Sproul asks the question did God send His Son only to make possible or certain the salvation of His chosen? The benefits of the gospel may be proclaimed to … Listen

  • Introduction

    Romans 1:1-7

    Dr. Sproul discusses the use of “bondservant” by Paul and the meaning of the phrase “gospel of God” and its relationship to the scriptures. Paul’s use of the trinity is discussed by Dr. Sproul. The introduction starts the discussion of being called and what that calling is. Listen

  • The Resurrection

    John 20:1-18

    In this section Dr. Sproul discusses that John only mentions Mary coming to give attention to the body of Jesus and explains how we know there were more than just Mary from the text. He goes on to explain other seeming inconsistencies between John’s gospel and the others. Dr. Sproul … Listen

  • Rebirth

    John 3:1-13

    Dr. Sproul explains that even though the third chapter of John seems clear, when studied closely it raises many questions about what Jesus is saying. This study centers around the phrase “born again” and Jesus’ use of water and Spirit as well as the Spirit and the wind. Listen

  • Cleansing of the Temple

    John 2:12-25

    In this incident of Jesus cleansing the temple, Dr. Sproul points out that the activities being performed were legitimate, in that people needed sacrifices, a tax had to be paid and currency exchanged. The problem was the location of the activities. At stake was the proper worship at God’s house. … Listen

  • The Death of Lazarus

    John 11:1-27

    In this section Jesus’ friend Lazarus is sick and He is asked to come and heal Lazarus, but Jesus delays leaving and Lazarus dies. Jesus goes to the tomb where Lazarus has been in for four days. Dr Sproul discusses Jesus delay and the ensuing conversation Jesus has with Martha … Listen

  • Abraham Justified by Faith

    Romans 4:1-8

    Dr. Sproul discusses both Paul’s concept of being justified by faith alone and James’ view of being justified by both faith and works since both use Abraham to support their position. This issue has divided Roman Catholics and Protestants for centuries. In the discussion Dr Sproul also addresses a related … Listen

  • Feeding the 5000

    John 6:1-15

    In the feeding of the five thousand, Andrew mentions that the boy had barley loaves. Dr. Sproul ties this in with Elisha in 2 Kings 4:42-44 and then proceeds to a discussion of the miracle itself and suggesting the crowd could have been significantly larger. Dr. Sproul notes at the … Listen