• Free Will and Divine Sovereignty by

    Some well-meaning pastors have tried to explain that within God’s sovereignty, there is a place where He chooses not to exercise His power. That place, according to some, is man’s free will. That explanation simply won’t do …

  • Are We Born Free? by

    Is it possible that we are able to do good works without the aid of grace? Are people born with the ability to obey God? Are we born free of the effects of Adam’s original sin? Looking at these …

  • Is Grace Cooperative? by

    Many believe that we are totally free to choose salvation. In Willing to Believe, R.C. shows that man’s will is not free but in bondage to sin. He says that we are doomed unless God has mercy and …

  • A Divided Will? by

    A common misconception people have of the Augustinian view of grace is that people come to faith against their wills, when the very opposite is actually the case. In fact, without grace there can be no free will. So, what …

  • Finding Peace by

    In the wake of tragedy, people inevitably ask “why?” Yet as we read the New Testament, we discover that there are more important questions we should be asking: How will we escape the ultimate calamity facing mankind? Are you hoping …

  • Peace and Calamity by

    You may be surprised to learn that Christianity shares a fundamental view of God with Islam. Although both belief systems are diametrically opposed in many ways, both agree that there is only one God and that He is sovereign over …

  • The Wrath of God by

    The Bible is full of imagery borrowed from agriculture. One such image is the harvesting and pressing of the grapes of wrath. It speaks of God’s anger, judgment, and glory manifested in full view of people at an appointed …

  • Purpose in Suffering by

    Years after the events of 9/11, you can still see bumper stickers that read “Never Forget.” As we reflect on those seemingly senseless events, can we confidently conclude that they were acts of divine judgment? Can we confidently conclude …

  • A War of Ideas by

    Since the entrance of sin into the world, people and nations have been killing one another. What are the root causes of war? Where do all wars ultimately begin? In this message entitled “A War of Ideas,” Dr. Sproul introduces …

  • The Good News of the Kingdom by

    What does the word gospel mean? The fact of the matter is, the word gospel can legitimately be used in a number of ways. Dr. Sproul helps us understand the meaning of the word gospel and the good news it …

  • The Good News is Christ Himself by

    It is without question that Jesus’ death on the cross was the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of His people. Because of His atoning death, we have the rights and privileges of the children of God. Is there anything more Jesus …

  • Perseverance of the Saints by

    Can people who are saved lose their salvation? If not, then how do we explain those people who have fallen away? In this message, Dr. Sproul thinks about these questions as he looks at “Perseverance of the Saints.”

  • Irresistible Grace by

    How is it that you who hated God so much now love him so much? What did you do to change your heart so radically? Do you remember resisting grace? Do you remember when you received it? Was it before …

  • Total Depravity (Part 1) by

    Original sin has marred our nature. We are depraved. But how depraved are we? Are we simply less than perfect? What kind of improvements can we make within ourselves to change sin’s effect? In this message, Dr. Sproul looks …

  • Limited Atonement by

    The most common view of the atonement of Jesus is that Jesus died for everyone—that is, all people from all places in all times, every single human being that ever existed. But in order to take advantage of the …