• Scope and Purpose of Theology by

    Why do we continue to study theology even after many scholars have come up with ideas and systems of thought? Dr. Sproul discusses in this message the scope and purpose of studying and learning theology.

  • Canonicity by

    How do we know the right books have been included in this collection or library of books that we call the sacred Scripture? This is the question of canon. The word, “canon,” comes from a Greek word, “kanon,” which is …

  • Inspiration and Authority of Scripture by

    Out of Luther’s Diet of Worms conflict came the slogan at that time, called “sola scriptura”, simply, “the Scripture alone.” The great reformers would say that even though God did not personally write down the words on parchment, the …

  • Infallibility and Inerrancy by

    With the rise of higher criticism, particularly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Scripture has come under widespread attack, but specifically, the concepts of infallibility and inerrancy have been sharply criticized.  Dr. Sproul explains the importance of the “Infallibility and …

  • What Is Theology? by

    What is theology? If you asked most people on the street if they knew the answer to that question, they would have no clue what to say. Biology, zoology, physiology, or anthropology sound familiar but theology, the study of God …

  • Knowledge of God by

    The fundamental principle when discussing “The Knowledge of God”, is that while our knowledge of God is neither exhaustive nor comprehensive, we do have a meaningful way of speaking about Him. God has addressed to us in our terms, and …

  • The Holy Spirit in the New Testament by

    In this lecture, Dr. Sproul continues the study of Pneumatology as we look at the work of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament. It is by the Holy Spirit whom God sends that the redemptive work of Christ is …

  • Scripture and Authority by

    Here in “Scripture and Authority”,   Dr. Sproul touches on many subjects including the nature of Scripture, the origin of Scripture, the authority of Scripture, and the relationship of biblical authority to ecclesiastical authority. The Scripture is given to us not …

  • Special Revelation by

    Can we as humans receive distinct information from God Himself?  Special revelation is that revelation that God gives that not everybody in the world has the opportunity as of yet to receive.  It is that information that God gives to …

  • Substitutionary Atonement by

    There are those who believe it is simply barbarian and prescientific to think of an atonement by which somebody pours out their own blood to satisfy the demands of God’s justice.  As Dr. Sproul continues with the theme of …

  • Why Did Christ Die? by

    Why Did Christ Die?”  That question will be answered as Dr. Sproul begins to lead us throughout several messages studying the atonement of Christ. To plumb the depths of the activity of the atonement of Christ takes great seriousness. Dr …

  • The Paraclete by

    We find in the study of the Holy Spirit, a role that is completely vital to our success as workers in the Kingdom of Christ. He is our Paraclete, the helper that Christ promised to give to His church. Dr …

  • Biblical Images of the Church by

    In this message we enter the subdivision of systematic theology known as ecclesiology. Dr. Sproul discusses different aspects of the Biblical Church, including the true meaning of church and how the true people of God exist substantially within “the invisible …

  • Transmission of Sin by

    If we’re born sinners, how can God hold us accountable for sinning when all we’re doing is doing what comes naturally? In “Transmission of Sin,” we spend some time looking at how sin nature is transmitted or transferred …

  • The Extent of the Atonement by

    Is there such thing as a 4-point Calvinist? In Dr. Sproul’s final section on the atonement of Christ, he briefly discusses one of the most controversial issues that surround the whole discussion of the atonement of Jesus, and that …