• Regenation 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Gideon’s Battle by

    God’s word tells us that we are to live by faith, not by sight. But our responses to life’s trials are often riddled with sin when we distrust the goodness of God’s Providence. Here Dr. Sproul will …

  • Providence and Accidents by

    Perhaps you or someone you know has experienced loss of a loved one in an accident—in what appears to be a random event. When accidents happen, we search for causes and meaning, hoping that it was not all for …

  • Providence and Suffering by

    The Psalmist asked, “Why do the wicked prosper, while the righteous suffer?” The prophet Habakkuk asked virtually the same question in his day as he witnessed his homeland overrun with the invading armies of the Chaldeans. Initially, from Habakkuk’s …

  • Together for Good by

    Perhaps the most visited Scripture in our times of need is Romans 8:28. It assures us that all things work together for good to those who love God and who have been called according to His purpose. As Dr …

  • 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 …

  • To Those Who Love God by

    The great Puritan divine, Thomas Watson once said, “God’s Providence is the helm which turns about the whole ship of the universe.” In other words: God controls everything. Nothing is outside of God’s control. All that happens is …

  • The Mystery of God’s Providence by

    Whatever you decide to do in life, it will be according to God’s sovereign plan. So, ultimately which is it: your plan or God’s? How do our actions work with God’s providence? In this lecture Dr. Sproul …

  • Things Great and Small by

    It is only natural for people to desire a life of significance—to make a difference in the world around them. Most of us will never do those things that solicit the world’s attention. But as we shall see …

  • Trusting God’s Providence by

    The rain falls on the just and the unjust; foxes have holes and birds have nests, while lilies adorn the fields. Everything in creation is under the providing care of God. Not only does God supply all things, but He …