• Chapter 17, Sec. 1-Chapter 18, Sec. 2 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner studies the doctrine of the perseverance of the saints and begins to look at the …

  • Chapter 18, Sec. 3-Chapter 19, Sec. 5 by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner finishes his look at the Westminster’s treatment of assurance and begins to examine the …

  • Christ Alone (Part 1) by

    What is the relationship between faith and works in the justification of the believer? Our works can never save us. Yet by faith, believers in Christ are justified before God. How can this be? How can God declare an unjust …

  • Christ Alone (Part 2) by

    As much as we try to be good and to do good things, how far will it get us? Scripture has made it clear that all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God, making it so that …

  • Communion with God by

    In this lesson, Pastor Hamilton highlights a final feature of Calvinism as it shapes the lives of Christians. Calvinism, with its profoundly Trinitarian shape and content, cultivates communion with God. We are struck with such a Trinitarian emphasis as we …

  • The Covenant by

  • Covenant Curses by

    Are we as Christians saved by works, or by faith alone? The key to understanding what part works and faith play in the drama of redemption is to understand the biblical structure and role of covenants. Without a proper understanding …

  • Definite Atonement (Part 1) by

    The Old Testament sacrificial system often causes many people a good deal of consternation. The stipulations and rituals can appear convoluted and confusing at first, second, and third glance. However, like the rest of God’s revealed Word, the sacrificial …

  • Definite Atonement (Part 2) by

    The idea that God demonstrates saving grace toward a select few can rub even Christians the wrong way. Rather than responding with cries of injustice, we would do better to examine the source of these emotions. If we evaluate our …

  • The Doctrine of Concurrence by

    Is it possible for God to turn evil into good? Absolutely not. Scripture clearly prohibits calling evil good and good evil. So how is it possible that God can take men’s evil actions and cause something good to happen? Or …

  • The Doctrine of Concurrence by

    How can the sovereignty of God be consistent with human responsibility? In this session, Dr. R.C. Sproul discusses the way in which God sovereignly works through and with human choices.

  • The Doctrines of Grace by

    Grace is a word that we hear again and again in our lives. Anyone who is affiliated with a church, whether orthodox, apostate, or even the cults, will tell you that you are saved by grace. But what exactly do …

  • Does the Doctrine of the Divine Decrees Eliminate Human Will? by

    Reformed theology teaches that God has ordained whatsoever comes to pass. Critics of Reformed theology argue that this entails a fatalistic worldview in which only God’s will truly exists. They claim that if God decreed or willed the acts of …

  • Election by

  • Election by

    Continuing this series of Essential Truths, John MacArthur deals with the subject of “Election”. In this message he touches lightly on the doctrine itself as it is laid out in Scripture and defines “election” in its tremendous impact for us …