• 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 …

  • 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 Role of Women in the Church by

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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, nothing …