• Apart From the Works of the Law by

    This lecture will explain and defend the doctrine of justification by faith alone, emphasizing the imputed righteousness of Christ.

  • The Carnal Christian by

    Do works produce faith, or is it the other way around? There are many who have confused the order of things concerning faith, justification, and works. In “The Carnal Christian,” Dr. Sproul addresses this problem and helps us understand the …

  • Chapter 13-Chapter 14, 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 examines the Westminster’s doctrine of sanctification and saving faith.

  • Examples of Faith (Part 1) by

    When your life is over, what kind of legacy will be left behind? How will you be most remembered? Love, gentleness, and kindness are a few examples of what should mark the life of a Christian, but as we read …

  • Examples of Faith (Part 2) by

    What does the Bible mean when it says the just shall live by faith? That answer can be explained in a variety of biblical ways. One way is to give examples of those who have actually lived by faith. In …

  • Faith and Evidence by

    Why was Cain’s sacrifice rejected by God? What did Abel have that his brother didn’t? Or, perhaps we should ask, what was the difference between Cain and Abel? In this message entitled “Faith and Evidence,” Dr. Sproul takes …

  • Faith and Works (Part 1) by

    James 2:24 explicitly says that a person is saved by works and not by faith alone. But this seems to be teaching the exact opposite of what the early Reformers taught as they rigorously debated the Roman Catholic Church …

  • Faith and Works (Part 2) by

    James 2:24 clearly says that we are not saved by faith alone. In fact, James tells us that we are saved by works. In case you haven’t noticed, that is exactly what the Roman Catholic church has been …

  • The Faith of Abraham by

    Were the Old Testament believers saved by the Law while New Testament believers are saved by grace through faith? In this message entitled “The Faith of Abraham,” Dr. Sproul looks at the fourth chapter of Romans to settle once and …

  • For Justification By Faith Alone by

    The doctrine of justification by faith alone was at the center of the Reformation debates. The Reformers declared that justification is by faith alone, not by faith and works. The biblical doctrine of justification by faith alone is absolutely essential …

  • A Gift from God by

    Where did your faith come from?  Were you born with it? Did you develop it over time or was it given to you? Considering these questions in this message, Dr. Sproul explains how faith is no mere natural ability …

  • He Has Overcome the World by

    The Bible uses the term “world” in several different ways. For instance, “world” often refers to the people who inhabit the world, such as in John 3:16. It can also refer, as in Acts 17:34, to the physical …

  • Mountains Cast Into the Sea by

    As part of God’s curse in Genesis 3, life in a fallen world is fraught with hardship. As a result, Christians experience things like hunger, disease, and sorrow. In addition to these natural obstacles and difficulties, Jesus also warned His …

  • The Nature of Saving Faith by

    Saving faith is not merely mental acceptance of the Gospel, and justification is not secured by a mere outward profession of faith. As Dr. Sinclair Ferguson will explain in this message, saving faith includes mental assent to the content of …

  • A New Journey Begins by

    After a follower of Jesus has departed from this life, God may continue to use his or her influence to change the lives of others. Even those whose hearts were once hardened against the gospel can later be softened by …