• Questions & Answers #3 by , , , ,

    Do you believe in the sufficiency of Scripture? Does the Bible tell you all you need to know about life? If it doesn’t, are we willing to say that Scripture is insufficient? In this special message, Drs. R.C …

  • Rightly Dividing (Part 2) by

    Do you know how to read the Bible? Is there a key to unravel the mysteries that are locked in its pages? Some can read the Bible one-hundred times a year and miss out on so much of what God …

  • Statism by

    The twentieth century witnessed the rise of a particularly despotic form of statism in countries from China to Russia to Germany. What dangers do we face when the state sets itself up as a god? In this session, Dr. Robert …

  • The Bishop by

    Although the understanding of the office of bishop eventually became perverted and corrupted in the ancient church, the office as defined in Scripture possesses biblical support and apostolic precedent. The church needs leaders, but these leaders, like Christ before them …

  • The Catholic Reformation by

    Many who desired to reform the Roman Catholic Church eventually split off from it. However, energetic reforms also emerged within the Catholic Church, addressing moral and spiritual problems without forming a separate ecclesiastical body. While the Catholic reformers shared many …

  • The Crusades by

    Few incidents in the history of the church are as controversial as the Crusades. The tragic loss of life that resulted from this movement has, sadly, discredited the Christian faith in the eyes of many. Today, Christians are sometimes uncertain …

  • The Dutch Reformation by

    The success or failure of the Reformation in a particular region often depended on whether the ruler of the region supported or opposed it. However, the Dutch Reformation was an exception to this tendency. Though bitterly opposed by the Habsburg …

  • The East and The West by

    The multitude of denominations within the Christian church today leads many to view the church as schismatic and contentious. A large contingent of these people calls for a reunification of Christianity, resembling the church of ancient times. While unity should …

  • The Meaning of Providence by

    What do we mean when we speak of the providence of God? In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey explains that God governs and sustains the world according to His eternal plan “to the praise of the glory of His …

  • Theologians by

    Medieval Scholasticism is often seen today as being speculative and of little practical value. In some cases, this critique may be warranted. However, this movement nevertheless helped to create an environment of thoughtful reflection and study that nurtured some of …

  • The Scottish Reformation by

    As the teachings of the Protestant Reformation spread throughout Europe, Protestant movements appeared in many different countries. In some areas, the political authorities quickly established Protestantism as the official religion. In nations like France and Spain, the Reformation was eventually …

  • The Sheep of His Pasture: God’s Sovereignty Over the Church by

  • The Synod of Dort by

    When times of trial and persecution come to an end, the absence of external tension may create opportunities for internal strife and division. With the threat of Spanish invasion no longer uniting the Dutch people, controversy surrounding the teachings of …

  • The Theology of John Calvin by

    It is common to think of John Calvin primarily in terms of his intellectual accomplishments, perhaps regarding him as little more than a brain working in Geneva. However, a closer look at Calvin’s theology reveals that his scholarly activity …

  • We Don’t Need No Education by

    At one time, Christians, particularly Reformed Christians, were the intellectual leaders in America, but this is no longer the case. We are largely marginalized and have abdicated intellectual leadership to secularists. In this message, Dr. Robert Godfrey examines the role …