• 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 …

  • 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 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 …

  • 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

  • Regeneration and Repentance by

    God has commanded people everywhere to repent, but are they able to? What if we couldn’t repent? Would God command us to do something that we simply couldn’t do—like repent? If your answer is no, then you are …

  • A Model of Repentance by

    Where does repentance fit in your life? Was repentance only a one-time thing you did when you first heard the gospel, or has it been a matter of practice since your conversion? Is the fear of not being able to …

  • 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 …

  • Questions and Answers by

    Does God have displeasure with His people? How can we know the difference between the conviction of the Holy Spirit and the accusations of the devil? How much remorse must a Christian have for sin? Can there be too little …

  • Providence and Evil by

    What does the existence of evil say about the goodness of God? How are we to understand God’s providence as we experience all kinds of evil happening around us? Through the centuries, people have been trying to reconcile the …

  • God’s Providence to Job by

    So…were you there or not? This may seem like a silly question, but remember, this was one of the first of many questions God had for his servant Job who struggled with God’s providence. As we ourselves seek …

  • Suffering and Sin by

    As we seek to understand God’s providence, we are forced to deal with questions of human suffering. Where does suffering fit in God’s divine plan? How much of our suffering is directly related to our personal sin? How …

  • Providence or Chance? by

    Is this one of those days when you just happened to stumble upon the Ligonier website, a website that you may not usually use, at a time that you do not normally use the internet? What chain of events brought …