• Sovereign Election (Part 2) by

    The pain, suffering, and agony Jesus experienced during His Passion defy conceptualization. Sometimes, as Christians, we ask in our hearts, “How did He bear such a burden?” The short answer, the answer that causes tears to well up in our …

  • Target Audience by

  • Target Audience by

      Across America the people of God strive to bring lost people the good news of Jesus Christ. As part of the Great Commission, this is commendable. But our attempts are often misguided as we inadvertently displace the Lord as the …

  • The Aseity of God by

    Of God’s many distinct attributes, one of the most difficult for finite human beings to come to terms with is His aseity, or self-existence. Unlike us, God has neither beginning nor end, and He is not dependent upon anyone …

  • The Blessing of Discipline by

    In order to maintain peace, purity, and unity in the church, it is necessary to exercise discipline, sometimes even to the point of excommunication. Many Christians and church leaders view such discipline negatively, but when properly understood, church discipline is …

  • The Difficulty Today by , , , ,

    Believing in the inerrancy of Scripture can bring difficulties. Often, church members are unable to explain why they believe the Bible is inerrant to questioning non-Christians. Or, a pastor is unsure as to how to deal with a difficult passage …

  • The Eclipse of God by

      We believe that God has ordained the preaching of His Word, prayer, and the sacraments as the means by which He sanctifies people’s lives. There is no substitute for the Scriptures if we want to know and please God …

  • The Eclipse of God by

  • The Foolishness of Preaching by

    The apostle Paul tells us that it has pleased God to save those who believe through the foolishness of what we preach (1 Cor. 1:21). The Gospel is foolishness to a fallen world, and preaching it is foolishness as …

  • The Foreknowledge of God by

    Foreknowledge is an often misunderstood and maligned concept. But many assumptions about its meaning are unbiblical. In this lesson, Dr. Lawson disabuses false notions of foreknowledge and examines what the text of Scripture actually teaches.

  • The Goodness of God by

    It is not uncommon for those who face pain and hardship in this life to doubt the goodness of God. But the clear message of Scripture is that God is uniquely good, and that He is the measure for everything …

  • The Grace of God by

    When asked to summarize the law, Jesus responded that one must love God and neighbor. Considering the grace of God ought to help believers fulfill both commandments. God’s grace should both flood one’s heart with thankfulness and love …

  • The Holiness of God by

    To many people today, holiness is a foreign concept. For the authors of Scripture, however, holiness is one of God’s most prominent attributes. It denotes both His separation from creation as the infinitely superior One and His absolute moral …

  • The Holy One of God by

    The disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ referred to Him as “the Holy One of God.” In doing so, they said something not only about His character, but also about His relationship to the Father. In this lecture, Dr. Lawson …

  • The Immutability of God by

    It is hard for anyone to go a day, even an hour, without changing in some way. Our thoughts and emotions are in a constant state of flux. Even our greatest desires and plans change over time. God, however, never …