• Roman Catholic View of Justification Part 2 by

    Would it surprise you to learn that current Roman Catholic doctrine declares all Protestants accursed? Remarkably, if probed, most Protestants would respond in disbelief to this proposition. Yet, it holds true, and the Roman church maintains the same stance today …

  • Roman Catholic View of Justification Part 1 by

    Many members of the Protestant church today do not understand properly their origins and the nature of their predecessors “protest” against the Roman Catholic Church. When asked about the respective differences, they may respond with some stereotypical answers such as …

  • Progress to Worms by

    Persecution has existed among the people of God since the beginning of time, most notably with the murder of Abel at the hands of his brother Cain. This suffering does not occur randomly or without reason, but men and women …

  • Indulgence Controversy by

    Theological disputation occurs frequently within the confines of the church. At times, differences among brothers and sisters in Christ lead to divisive splits and even animosity, which generally burgeons on account of poor behavior and a less than gentle spirit …

  • Tower Experience by

    The individualistic, global societies created and propelled by sin operate under the assumption that the fortunes and failures of life result strictly from the decisions and actions of the individual. Human beings are autonomous creatures and independent entities unto themselves …

  • Building St. Peters by

    Sadly, the church, composed of sinful men and women, does not escape the infiltration of depravity, but it frequently suffers greatly from it. Corruption among officials, particularly high-ranking leaders, has serious ramifications both within and without the church’s borders …

  • Luther & the Lightning Bolt by

    Protestants around the world today celebrate their distinction from the Roman Catholic Church proudly and regularly. Yet, how many actually know the history behind their separation? The old adage “you can’t know where you are going until you know …

  • Monastery & Rome Crisis by

    The word “holy” gets bandied about often in contemporary culture. Some apply the term to archaic or sacred ideas or items from past civilizations, while others combine it with a noun for use as an impromptu expression of fear or …

  • Martin Luther (Part 1) by

      Our Lord has not left His church without leaders to point us back to the great truths of God revealed in Scripture. Seven of these men are held in especially high esteem because of their witness at critical points in …

  • Martin Luther (Part 2) by

      Our Lord has not left His church without leaders to point us back to the great truths of God revealed in Scripture. Seven of these men are held in especially high esteem because of their witness at critical points in …

  • Polycarp by

    How do you define a hero? What qualifications does one need to be listed as a hero of the Christian faith? As we make our way through the twenty-first century, who can Christians look to for encouragement? Dr. Sproul answers …

  • Athanasius by

    During the fourth century, a battle raged over the deity of Jesus Christ. If you were placed in this battle, how far would you go to ensure that the world knew that Jesus was no mere man? In this message …

  • John Calvin by

    Is there anyone in Christian history who you would consider to be a hero? Dr. Sproul considers John Calvin a hero of the Christian faith. Find out why, as Dr. Sproul introduces us to this great saint of the church …

  • Augustine by

    Is there any hope for the wayward son? What profit is there in a mother’s prayers? Dr. Sproul shows us the answers to these questions as he takes us back to the fourth century to meet a young man …

  • Thomas Aquinas (Part 2) by

    In the twentieth century, many people don’t usually associate Islam with philosophy, but that was not the case in the thirteenth century. Islam introduced the world to the idea of double truth. But there was one Christian intellectual titan …