• Is Grace Cooperative? by

      Many believe that we are totally free to choose salvation. In Willing to Believe, R.C. shows that man’s will is not free but in bondage to sin. He says that we are doomed unless God has mercy and …

  • Is Grace Irresistible? by

    The ancient Pelagian heresy taught that the fall of Adam had no effect on mankind, and therefore, we do not need grace to please God. Saint Augustine responded by teaching that not only did sin affect us, but that our …

  • Man the Sinner by

  • Man: The Supreme Paradox by

    What does it mean to be human? Or put another way, what is man? What makes you more important than a cockroach or a head of lettuce? If we consider the moral dimension of mankind, we can see both noble …

  • Questions and Answers by

    Does God have displeasure with His people? How can we know the difference between the conviction of the Holy Spirit and the accusations of the devil? How much remorse must a Christian have for sin? Can there be too little …

  • Questions and Answers by

    Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.

  • Rebels Without a Cause by

    This lecture will highlight the biblical doctrine of sin, and how we have lost sight of it, preferring to see ourselves as unhealthy rather than ungodly.

  • Regenation and Repentance by

    God has commanded people everywhere to repent, but are they able to?  What if we couldn’t repent? Would God command us to do something that we simply couldn’t do—like repent? If your answer is no, then you …

  • Sovereign Grace by

    Whenever we make a decision, we want that decision to be ours. Is it possible to choose something against our will? What function does our free will have in receiving the gospel? Continuing this study on the doctrine of free …

  • The Depth of Our Sin by

    Do you consider yourself a good person? If so, how good is good? Is what you call ‘good’ good enough? Continuing this series entitled “A Shattered Image,” Dr. Sproul teaches us how Jesus defines ‘good’ in this message, “The Depth …

  • The Duality of Man by

    If we are to worship God in spirit and in truth, as Jesus says, then why are there so many laws in the Bible about what we do with our bodies? Is the spiritual realm a higher and better realm …

  • The Extent of Our Sin by

    What does John 3:16 say about who is going to heaven? This question is debated among Calvinists and Arminians—the hot point of contention being over man’s free will. The common misunderstanding is that Calvinism teaches that God …

  • The Image of God by

    What exactly does it mean to be made in the image of God? Was that image lost in the Fall? If that image has been shattered, does it still have value? In this message, Dr. Sproul talks about what it …

  • The Loss of Liberty by

    A common criticism leveled against Reformed theology is that it does not teach that man has a free will. But is that really an accurate criticism? Whose definition of free will are we using? Fortunately, we don’t have to …

  • The Nature of Man by

    Why does sin matter to God? Why does He care about our “bad” choices? Beginning this series entitled Essential Truths of the Christian Faith, Dr. Sproul starts off by explaining the biblical teaching of man’s fallen condition and why …