• Papal Infallibility by

    The pope is regarded by Rome as the chief pastor of the whole church, the Vicar of Christ upon the earth. So how did the office of papacy become such an influential office in not only the Church of Rome …

  • Questions & Answers by

    The Roman Catholic Church claims to be the one, true church established by Jesus Christ. The Reformers of the sixteenth century rejected this claim, pointing to numerous conflicts between Scripture and Roman Catholic doctrine and practice. What are the differences …

  • The Case Against Infant Baptism by

    According to the Baptists, baptism is reserved only for believers who have professed faith in Jesus Christ. Other church bodies such as Lutherans and Presbyterians baptize the infants of believers as well as older new believers. Why do churches baptize …

  • The Significance of Baptism by

    Baptism is a sacrament of the church administered to Christians. It has been performed through the centuries since Jesus walked earth. But what does this simple ritual of water and Word actually mean? Is the significance of baptism something that …

  • The Case for Infant Baptism (Part 1) by

    Out of the twelve instances of baptism recorded in the book of Acts, there is no mention of infants being baptized. All of them specifically mention adults who have made a credible profession of faith. Why then do so many …

  • The Baptism of John by

    Is the baptism of John and that which Jesus instructed in the Great Commission the same baptism? What was the significance of John’s baptism? How does it relate to the New Testament baptism we celebrate today? In this message …

  • What Is a Sacrament? by

    Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are what we call sacraments. But what exactly is a sacrament? How many are there and who should be giving and receiving them? These questions will be explored in this series entitled Sacraments, beginning …

  • The Case for Infant Baptism (Part 2) by

    What value does baptism have to an infant? Does it guarantee that that infant will be saved? For that matter, does baptism guarantee anyone will be saved? Continuing “The Case for Infant Baptism,” Dr. Sproul explains the covenantal benefits God …

  • The Church and Salvation by

    Can a person outside the Roman Catholic Church be saved? Dr. Sproul gives us the answer to this question, as he helps us understand the relationship of the Roman Catholic Church and its teaching on salvation. To understand where it …

  • Scripture and Tradition by

    To this day, Protestants and Catholics are divided over critical doctrines of the faith such as the doctrine of sola scriptura—Scripture alone. What does the Church of Rome teach about the Scriptures? Dr. Sproul gives us this answer as …

  • Sacraments by

    What are the differences between the sacraments of the Roman Catholic Church and those of historic Protestantism? Why does Rome have seven sacraments instead of two? What is the function of sacraments in the duties of the Roman Catholic clergy …

  • The Virgin Mary by

    A distinctive feature of the Roman Catholic Church is the veneration of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Any baptized and confirmed Roman Catholic parishioner has recited the Hail Mary. Is there anything in the content of the Hail Mary that …

  • The Role of Women in the Church by

  • A Picture of Repentance by

    When you first responded to the gospel, did you go forward at an altar call? Did you sign a card or raise your hand? Now how about the real question, did you repent? In “A Picture of Repentance,” Dr. Sproul …

  • What is Repentance? by

    Both believer and unbeliever are called to repent. But what exactly is repentance? Is it simply saying sorry for a sin committed? Is repenting merely ceasing from bad behavior? In this message, Dr. Sproul begins a new series on the …