• 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 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Evil is Not Good by

    No Christian in his right mind would dare say that the goodness of God is evil. But there are other ways the secret thoughts of our hearts are communicated. It has been said that actions speak louder than words. We …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • God’s Kingly Providence by

    Nations rise and fall. In our own day, we have seen the Soviet Union collapse with a swift military coup. In ancient history, there was Egypt, Assyria, and the mighty Roman Empire. But it takes more than an army to …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Providence: Seen and Unseen by

    By faith, we hold to the promise of God that “all things work together for good to those who love God.” And as we go through life, we are able to see that promise manifest itself through blessing upon blessing …

  • The Historic Paedo-Baptist Position by

  • God’s Promise to Eve by

    Oftentimes, when people think of Christmas, nostalgia fills their hearts as their minds take them back to a manger scene in Bethlehem. During this time of year, we are told to remember the reason for the season. Yet, who remembers …

  • God’s Promise to Abraham by

    In Genesis 15, we read of one of the most important events ever recorded in redemptive history. God promised Abraham a blessing. This blessing would find its fulfillment in Abraham’s Seed, and from this Seed countless blessings would flow …

  • God’s Promise to Isaiah by

    Does the Bible actually claim that the Virgin Birth really happened? Some have claimed that the Bible doesn’t really teach the Virgin Birth because of a difference in words used by Matthew and Isaiah. Reflecting on this thought, Dr …

  • God’s Promise to Judah by

    The shepherds of Bethlehem, and whatever animals were present that holy night, gazed upon the Lion of Judah—the promised new-born King. What is the historical significance of that majestic title given to the lowly, babe in the manger? In this …