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  • Doubting Thomas

    John 20:19-31

    When Jesus appears to the disciples in the shut room He says “Peace to You” as a greeting, which Dr. Sproul explains along with the proper response. He continues with an explanation of Jesus’ breathing on the disciples and saying “Receive the Holy Spirit.” When Thomas arrives he wants physical … Listen

  • Dead to Sin, Alive to God (Part 1)

    Romans 5:20-6:4

    Why would God want sin to abound? Dr. Sproul discusses the distinction between justification and sanctification. Law reveals the reality of sin and lets us know the extent. An investigation of four systems of justification using faith and works predominantly held by various groups claiming Christianity is presented. An introduction to … Listen

  • Christ in Our Place

    Romans 5:6-11

    In this section we have God’s love demonstrated toward the believer while we were still unregenerate. The concept of reconciliation toward God and what that entails is considered. Listen

  • The Authority to Forgive

    Luke 5:17-26

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  • Three Parables

    Matthew 13:44-52

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  • The Parable of the Sower, Part 3

    Matthew 13:16-23

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  • The Parable of the Tares

    Matthew 13:24-30

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  • Service

    Matthew 20:17-28

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  • The Great Confession

    Matthew 16:13-20

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  • Unbelief

    John 7:1-13

    Dr. Sproul points out in this section that John’s parenthetical comment that “even His brothers did not believe Him” shows that living with Jesus, they had not come to faith yet. This text obviously mitigates against the perpetual virginity of Mary. We find out that His brothers were looking for … Listen

  • Christ - The Scholar

    John 7:14-31

    Jesus starts teaching in the temple midway through the feast and the Jews are asking for His credentials much as we would ask for a Dr. to present his credentials. Jesus responds indicating His doctrine was not His invention, but that it came from another source. Dr. Sproul discusses what … Listen

  • Law Cannot Save from Sin (Part 2)

    Romans 7:14-25, Part 2

    Dr. Sproul continues discussing how the will works by discussing Jonathan Edwards’ treatise The Freedom of the Will and then the pagan view of the will and the free will of men. We choose according to our strongest inclination and because of our radical corruption we are inclined to wickedness so … Listen

  • Abraham Justified Before Circumcision

    Romans 4:5-12

    Dr. Sproul re-emphasizes the justification provided by Christ is through faith alone. Paul’s discussion focuses on whether Abraham was justified by faith before or after the act of circumcision. The meaning behind circumcision as a sign is investigated with the covenantal relationship of being a Jew to that of baptism … Listen

  • The Parable of the Sower, Part 1

    Matthew 13:1-16

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  • The Parable of the Sower, Part 2

    Matthew 13

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