• A Comprehensive Birth by

    The human need for regeneration arises from more than the need for forgiveness of sins. As a result of the fall, humans are totally depraved. This does not mean that every person is as evil as he or she could …

  • A Promised Birth by

    As John’s gospel shows, Nicodemus was taken utterly off guard by Jesus’ teachings about the new birth. A natural response might have been to ask Jesus where He had come up with these peculiar ideas about grown men being …

  • A Cleansing Birth by

    God’s redemptive purpose is to transform the entire person into the image of Jesus Christ. Because humanity’s fall into sin has had a pervasive polluting effect upon human nature, God’s grace also extends to every part of …

  • A Monergistic Birth by

    The previous lesson discussed God’s sovereignty in bringing about the new birth. As we examine what Scripture says about the way that God sovereignly works in bringing a person to faith, we encounter the truth that the new birth …

  • A Supernatural Birth by

    In current times, we may associate the term “supernatural” with many different things. In pop culture, the word “supernatural” might evoke thoughts of fairy tales, mythology, science fiction movies, or other stories where the realities that govern our daily existence …

  • A Necessary Birth by

    In this lecture, Dr. Steve Lawson will begin to expound what the Bible says about spiritual birth. As we begin this study, Scripture confronts us with the reality that being born again is the necessary gateway to the kingdom of …

  • A Scriptural Birth by

    Words carry power. When an idea is articulately expressed in words, it possesses the ability both to persuade and to call people to action. In fact, the well-known expression “the pen is mightier than the sword” is a tribute to …

  • Against Our Own Sin by

    The Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn once wrote: “The line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.” As Christians, it is very easy to fall into the trap of seeing the enemy as “over there.” If …

  • Questions & Answers by , ,

    Steven Lawson, John MacArthur, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about standing firm in the faith and other doctrinal issues. Video Outline 1:45 How do you various speakers stand firm together when you disagree about certain issues? 7:21 …

  • For the Resurrection of Christ by

    He is not here, for he is risen as he said.” This message from the angel at the tomb on the first Easter morning is central to the Gospel. The Apostle Paul could not be any clearer when he tells …

  • Against the Claims of Atheism by

    In our age, as in every other age, there are those who deny the existence of God. Recent years have witnessed the rise of a particularly militant form of atheism, represented in the writings of authors such as Richard Dawkins …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Gospel Focus of Charles Spurgeon by

    In this optional session, Steven Lawson shows that Spurgeon fearlessly taught the doctrines of grace and simultaneously held forth the free offer of salvation in Jesus Christ. He gives a passionate call for all Christians to follow Spurgeon in maintaining …

  • Foolishness to the Greeks by

    Anti-intellectualism is not the only danger Christians face. Those who seek to reclaim the Christian mind face the opposite danger—allowing a desire to please God to mutate into pride and a vain desire for worldly respect. In this message …

  • Questions & Answers #1 by , , , ,

    Sinclair Ferguson, Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler and R.C. Sproul answer questions on the Christian mind and thought.

    Video Outline:

    0:00-6:28   How do we instill a desire in our pastors and church leaders to engage science …

  • 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 …