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  • 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

  • God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness

    Romans 1:22-32

    Dr. Sproul moves back to verse 22 and covers the section in more detail. Paul provides a grim look at what we are like and such a stark change from the opening verses. Paul provides one of the major sin lists found in the New Testament. What does it take … Listen

  • Good & Bad Fruit

    Luke 6:43-46

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  • Hard Sayings

    John 6:52-71

    Jesus’ description of Himself as the bread of life causes arguments among the Jews. Jesus continues and now discusses His flesh as food and His blood as drink and as a requirement for eternal life. After Dr. Sproul comments on that section he brings up the subject of the Spirit … Listen

  • Healing of the Leper

    Luke 5:12-15

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  • Healing of the Man with the Unclean Spirit

    Mark 1:21-28

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  • Healing & Preaching

    Luke 4:38-44

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  • Healing the Paralytic

    Mark 2:1-12

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  • I Am the Vine

    John 15:1-8

    In this section, we see another of the “I am” statements by Jesus in that He identifies Himself with the true vine and His father as the vinedresser. Dr. Sproul provides us with a lesson on fruit production and noting the difference between branch removal and pruning. Dr. Sproul makes … 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

  • Israel Needs the Gospel

    Romans 10:5-15

    Paul demonstrates two impossibilities, a person ascending to heaven by his own righteousness and bringing Messiah to earth or by our own righteousness descend into the earth and retrieve Messiah from the dead. Dr. Sproul discusses two elements for salvation—profession of faith and possession of that faith. Believing with your … 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

  • Israel’s Rejection & God’s Justice (Part 1)

    Romans 9:14-16

    Paul clearly states it is not of him who wills or of him who runs but of God who shows mercy. Dr. Sproul uses this verse to explain four concepts of mercy, justice, non-justice and injustice. God’s sovereignty in all the application of mercy and justice is considered. Listen

  • Israel’s Rejection & God’s Justice (Part 2)

    Romans 9:14-23

    Dr. Sproul discusses the different kinds of predestination—symmetrical (equal ultimacy) and asymmetrical. The symmetrical view takes the position that predestination is applied to both the believer and the unbeliever—positive, positive. The asymmetrical view considers that the believer is predestined to be with God, but leaves the unbeliever alone—positive, negative. Listen

  • Israel’s Rejection & God’s Justice (Part 3)

    Romans 9:19-33

    Dr. Sproul discusses the fall of man (lapse) and the two major views concerning God’s decree or decrees made in eternity past with respect to election and the fall. The two major views are infralapsarianism and supralapsarianism. The issue is, does God decree the fall in light of His election … Listen