• 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 changes …

  • The Loss of Liberty by

    A common criticism leveled against Reformed theology is that it does not teach that man has a free will. But is that really an accurate criticism? Whose definition of free will are we using? Fortunately, we don’t have to reinvent …

  • Sovereign Grace by

    Whenever we make a decision, we want that decision to be ours. Is it possible to choose something against our will? What function does our free will have in receiving the gospel? Continuing this study on the doctrine of free …

  • 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. So how do …

  • Born to Sin? 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 changes …

  • Is Grace Irresistible? by

    The ancient Pelagian heresy taught that the fall of Adam had no effect on mankind, and therefore, we do not need grace to please God. Saint Augustine responded by teaching that not only did sin affect us, but that our …

  • The Pelagian Captivity of the Church 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 changes …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 time …

  • The Gospel 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 …

  • Believing the Gospel 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.”