• 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Providence or Chance? by

    Is this one of those days when you just happened to stumble upon the Ligonier website, a website that you may not usually use, at a time that you do not normally use the internet? What chain of events brought …

  • 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 …

  • The Mystery of God’s Providence by

    Whatever you decide to do in life, it will be according to God’s sovereign plan. So, ultimately which is it: your plan or God’s? How do our actions work with God’s providence? In this lecture Dr. Sproul …

  • Questions & Answers by

    The doctrine of predestination is unquestionably a controversial one. In this final message, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. joins Dr. Sproul to explore further implications of this doctrine, and also deal with how we are to understand this doctrine as …

  • The Inevitable Question by

    Would it be an exaggeration to say that the doctrine of predestination is at the core of the Christian faith? Sooner or later, Christians have to talk about it. If we ignore it, then we neglect the teaching of Sacred …

  • Beautiful Feet by

    If God has already predestined who will be saved, then why evangelize? There are those who say that the Augustinian or Calvinistic view of predestination is one of those doctrines that nullifies the Great Commission and causes apathy in the …

  • The Sovereignty of God by

  • Sovereignty vs. Free Will by