• The Holy City by

    As Christians, we experience the tension of dual citizenship. Not only are we citizens of a particular country in this world, but we are citizens of the City of God. As such, we are called to share the struggle of …

  • 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 …

  • A Transformed Nation by

    You may have heard it said that Christians are to be in the world, but not of the world. This is rooted in the High Priestly prayer of Jesus in John’s gospel. In that prayer, Jesus does not ask for …

  • Yearning for the City by

    After World War II, we saw Jews from all over the world migrating to the old city of Jerusalem hoping to re-establish a homeland and refuge for the Jewish people. But as with any city of the world, sin and …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 those things …

  • 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 …

  • 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 ecclesiastical …

  • 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 …