• A Better City by

    Many cities have ordinances or laws to preserve certain aesthetic qualities that have been developed there. Beatification committees are assembled, and some towns and cities have even outlawed things like neon signs, front-yard flagpoles and pink flamingos. All these measures …

  • The City of Refuge by

    When disaster strikes, is there a shelter where you can go to keep safe? If so, do you know where to find that place? Dr. Sproul talks of that place in this message entitled “The City of Refuge.”

  • Choose Your City by

    The Christian life is often compared to a pilgrimage. Perhaps you have read the classic work from John Bunyan titled, “Pilgrim’s Progress.” In this story, the main character named Christian is on a journey from the City of Destruction …

  • The Shot Heard Around the Universe by

    The battle lines have been drawn; the mission is clear, and the war rages. Will we ever have peace? Ever since Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, we have …

  • A Monument to Ourselves by

    Does God hate big cities? Does he hate human progress and unity so much that he topples towers and scatters people who are only trying to live peaceably with one another? Human beings love to build cities. Even after they …

  • An Instrument of Evil by

    What happens when governments of this world don’t carry out their God-appointed responsibilities? At what point do they move from being negligent ministers of justice to instruments of evil? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains to us the fundamental …

  • Established Religion by

    What is the official status of Christianity in the United States of America? Is it equal with all other religions? Does the “separation of church and state” mean that the state is free from any notion of God? In this …

  • Questions and Answers by

      Difficult questions are raised when church and state issues are discussed. In this study of “Church and State” many questions have already been addressed, and in this message Dr. Sproul and his son, Dr. RC Sproul Jr., take the time …

  • Civil Disobedience by

    The Bible teaches that we must be subject to the authorities God has placed over us, including the civil magistrates. Does that mean that Christians must always obey the state? Is there ever an occasion when Christians are allowed to …

  • How Should We Think Because of Christmas (Part 2) by

    Delivering a Christmas message from a rather unexpected Scripture passage, Dr. Sproul shares some biblical insights with us as we prepare our hearts for the Advent season in this second part of the message entitled “How We Should Think Because …

  • The First Gifts of Christmas (Part 1) by

    How many wise men were actually at the first Christmas? Where exactly did they come from? Dr. Sproul examines these questions and helps us focus our thoughts on the joy of giving as he considers “The First Gifts of Christmas.” 

  • Legal Force by

    In these United States of America, we have a government that is of the people, by the people, and for the people. Presently the federal government is involved with many things including social programs and stimulating economic growth. Aside from …

  • The Sword & the Keys by

    What is the mission of the civil government? What power and authority does the church have in the world? Does the church have the right to criticize the government’s decisions? Does the government have the right to intervene in …

  • Civil Obedience by

    In a certain sense, Christians are citizens of two worlds. We belong to the Kingdom of God, which is supreme and eternal. We also live in a world with manifold nations and kingdoms. Since Christians serve the King of kings …

  • How Should We Think Because of Christmas (Part 1) by

    In “How We Should Think Because of Christmas,” Dr. Sproul gives us an unexpected message for Christmas, as he looks at the twenty-seventh chapter of first Samuel, and David’s words: “Now I shall perish someday by the hand of …