• Incapable of Cooperating by

  • 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 changes …

  • 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 …

  • 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 reinvent …

  • 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 …

  • A Model of Repentance by

    Where does repentance fit in your life? Was repentance only a one-time thing you did when you first heard the gospel, or has it been a matter of practice since your conversion? Is the fear of not being able 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 God …

  • The Nature of Sin by

    It’s rare that we contemplate the full measure and scope of the impact of sin upon the world. Dr. Sproul points out in this lecture the impact that “The Nature of Sin” has upon Christians, the world and godliness.

  • The Necessity of the Atonement by

    This session deals with the reason why atonement is necessary. It explains that it is due to the nature of God (His justice, holiness, and righteousness) and the nature of sin (the violation of God’s justice and law). Sin …

  • Paul’s Life by

    Imagine if you were a first-century Christian meeting the Apostle Paul—or Saul of Tarsus, as he was called by his Jewish name. Instead of admiring him, you likely would have feared him as you faced this violent persecutor of believers …

  • The Pelagian Captivity of the Church 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 changes …

  • A Picture of Repentance by

    When you first responded to the gospel, did you go forward at an altar call? Did you sign a card or raise your hand? Now how about the real question, did you repent? In “A Picture of Repentance,” Dr. Sproul …

  • 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.