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  • The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

    John 3:14-21

    With the start of this section we see a reference by Christ to Moses lifting up the serpent. Dr. Sproul takes us back to look into the Old Testament source quote found in Numbers 21:4-9 that related an incident where the Israelites complained about being fed with manna and the … Listen

  • The Parable of the Sower, Part 2

    Matthew 13

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  • Seeking a Sign

    Luke 11: 27-36

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  • Redemption Applied

    John 16:1-15

    Before Dr. Sproul continues with the descriptions of the persecution, he discusses the Trinity that is affirmed by orthodox churches and what is affirmed by other churches instead of the Trinity. Once again Dr. Sproul discusses the need for Jesus to go away in order that the other Helper come … Listen

  • Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth

    Luke 1:39-45

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  • The Day and the Hour

    Matthew 24:36-44

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  • 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

  • The Legacy

    John 14:18-31

    Dr. Sproul points out that there is some confusion about Jesus’ statement “I will come to you” in verse 18 and provides some alternative to what was intended. He then discusses the concept of being in Jesus and keeping His word. Dr. Sproul comments on the role of the Holy … Listen

  • Present Condition of Israel

    Romans 9:25-10:4

    Paul explains that being loved by God is a privilege and being a Jew was no guarantee of redemption but it was an advantage. Dr. Sproul relates this to the church in that those unbelievers that attend have the advantage of hearing the word. Further distinction is made between the … Listen

  • The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven

    Matthew 18:1-6

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  • Another Helper

    John 14:12-17

    Dr. Sproul starts this section out with his recollection of his girlfriend and his planned future wife while in college and his praying for her salvation even though they had been raised in the same church and heard the same messages. From there Dr. Sproul starts the discussion of the … Listen

  • The Twelve Apostles (Part 1)

    Luke 6:12-16

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  • Israel’s Rejection of Christ

    Romans 9:1-13

    We are naturally Pelagian and we are not cured at our conversion, we usually become semi-Pelagian. Dr. Sproul considers ways by which people try to get around God’s choosing and His electing. Listen

  • A Firm Foundation

    Matthew 7:24-29

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  • The Woes of Jesus

    Matthew 11:20-24

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