• Criticism and Compliments by

    How many compliments have you received recently? How many have you given? How many have you given to your spouse? In this message, Dr. Sproul talks about the effect words have on both us and our spouses as he considers …

  • Discussion on Marriage & Divorce by

    The Bible says that God hates divorce, but is there something God hates more? When someone gets divorced, is that person free to remarry? These are some of the questions Dr. Sproul addresses as he continues to look at issues …

  • Family Worship by

    This final lesson focuses on what Dr. Sproul considers “a royal waste of time,” a phrase that comes from the title of a book on worship. Worship remains a “waste of time,” because we do not use it as a …

  • The Father as Prophet, Priest, and King by

    We are called to be holy. But that call extends beyond our personal lives. God also has called families to be set apart. Our pre-conference seminar, “The Set-Apart Family,” will feature Susan Hunt, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr …

  • The Function of the Family by

    In this lesson, Dr. Sproul addresses the function of the family through the background and text of Genesis 2:18. Here, God declared that it was “not good” for Adam to be alone. As a result, he made Eve as …

  • The Goal of Education by

    The covenant family endeavors to train up its children in righteousness, yet popular culture makes achieving this goal increasingly difficult. Dr. Sproul Jr. examines this issue in an attempt to encourage Christians in this task, as well as to prompt …

  • God and Nakedness by

    In the book of Genesis, the book of beginnings, we see the first game of hide and seek. Adam and Eve hid from God in the Garden because they realized they were naked, and because of that knowledge they were …

  • The God Who Acts by

    R.C. Sproul Jr. moves from the responsibility of education in the covenantal context and focuses on God and His actions in human history. He encourages Christians to teach their children about God’s sovereignty over all things throughout all …

  • How Far Is Too Far by

    If you are a single Christian involved in a romantic relationship, you may be caught in a difficult place. You want to please God, yet you have physical desires and temptations. Too often in situations like this, God’s word …

  • The Husband Cherishes by

    The Bible calls the husband to love his wife as much as Christ loves the church. Yet the Apostle Paul calls husbands to love their wives by using an infinitely lower standard. In fact, that same standard of love applies …

  • Husbands, Part 2 by

    Dr. Sproul tells husbands to remember the obvious: “You’re not Jesus, and, in fact, you need Jesus.” He belabors this simple truth, because a husband can all too easily place himself on the same level as Christ. A husband …

  • The Husband’s Role by

    When comparing the roles of husbands and wives, many would suppose that the wife has the more difficult role as she is called to obey her husband. But a closer look at what the Scripture has to say about the …

  • The Hypersocialized Generation by

    Every day we communicate through various media. From the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press in the fifteenth century to the rise of the internet in the late twentieth century, throughout history societies have invented new forms of media in order …

  • The Importance of the Family by

    Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. contends that future generations will look upon our contemporary Western culture and see that the institution of the family became “utterly malleable” at the will of sinful people. This series is designed to help us …

  • Knowing Each Other by

    How well do you know your spouse? Did he or she suddenly change after you got married? In this message, Dr. Sproul addresses this common problem and stresses the importance of “Knowing Each Other” as he gives some “road-tested” methods …