• Question and Answers (Part 2) by

    What effect does statism have on the economy? Who gave the government authority to take money from the rich to give to the poor? Finishing this series on biblical stewardship and economics, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. joins Dr. Sproul …

  • Reasons For Poverty by

    When we consider all of the world’s resources, it is difficult to understand why so many people live in poverty. How do we explain the existence of poverty in this modern world? Considering this, Dr. Sproul explains what the …

  • Taking Care of Our House by

    In the Garden of Eden, God gave Adam dominion over all the earth, and until the Fall there was unspoiled economic prosperity. But what does taking care of a garden have to do with a strong economy? Beginning this new …

  • The Building of Wealth by

    Is it sinful to be rich? What benefits can we derive from the accumulation of wealth? What does the Bible say about wealth? In this message entitled “The Building of Wealth,” Dr. Sproul gives us a basic overview of the …

  • The Economic Problem of Sin: Law, Liberty and Government by

    Sin is one of the primary issues that affects economics. In this lesson, we will look at the impact of the fall on economics; the way sin affects our relationships to the creation and to other men and women; the …

  • The Importance of Investment by

    We all know that money does not grow on trees, but that does not means that it does not grow. In this message, Dr. Sproul thinks about the topic of investment and discusses the importance of investing our money wisely.

  • The Path from Work to Wealth: Production, Property and Tools by

    There are some key economic principles that lead to prosperity. In this lesson, we’ll look at positive and negative views of wealth; at the importance of work; at the means of production; at private property; at savings; at the …

  • The Role of the Entrepreneur: Capital, Calculation and Profit by

    Individuals who seek to create new products or services are engines of economic growth. In this lesson, we will look at the entrepreneur; the role of capital in production; the importance of economic calculation; the source of jobs; the role …

  • The Route from Scarcity to Plenty: Money, Markets and Trade by

    God has put certain economic relationships in place that enable us to overcome the natural scarcity in the world. In this lesson, we’ll look at economic value; the nature of free markets and trade; the purpose of money; the …

  • The Theory of Value by

    Are you overpaid or underpaid by your current employer? How much are you worth in today’s job market? Who or what establishes value? In this message entitled “The Theory of Value,” Dr. Sproul considers these questions as he discusses …

  • The Two Mysteries of Monetary Policy: Inflation and Depressions by

    The fact that government and banking-system inflation leads to recessions/depressions has serious consequences for stewardship. In this lesson, we’ll look at money; at interest rates; at the Federal Reserve Bank; at inflation; at the boom/bust cycle; and …

  • The Welfare and Corporate States of America by

    Government intervention greatly affects American society by redistributing the wealth of the nation. In this lesson, we’ll look at the nature of welfarism and its impact on society; at the Biblical perspective of charity; at the growth of corporatism …

  • Wealth & Poverty by

    Is it sinful to be rich? Is poverty a sign of lack of faith? What does the Bible teach about wealth and poverty? Are Christians allowed to have more than they need? Considering these questions in this message, Dr. Sproul …

  • What Is Money? by

    Is there anything bad about our present currency system? Is the money in your pocket good money or bad money? How much value is there in a piece of paper currency or metal coin? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains …