• Children by

    In this lesson, Dr. Sproul focuses on God’s call to children in the family, especially from the clear instruction in Ephesians 6 to obey parents in the Lord. Why should they obey? Simply, because God said so. Not only …

  • 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 Role of the Church by

    In our series so far, we have learned wonderful truths from God’s Word concerning His desires and promises for families. Someone might argue that such instruction becomes overly optimistic as we lose sight of the fact that we are …

  • Wives, Part 2 by

    In the last lesson, we began looking at the verse that receives more cultural resistance than any other text in Scripture. The call of wives to submit to their husbands in Ephesians 5:22 remains difficult even for many evangelicals …

  • 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 …

  • Wives, Part 1 by

    We come to Ephesians 5:22, a controversial text that tells wives to submit to their husbands. Dr. Sproul calls this verse “the great evangelical ‘yes but’ passage.” The “yes” that wants to observe the mandate in the text faces …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Children Are a Heritage by

    A biblical vision of parenting and childrearing is urgently needed in today’s world. Common assumptions about children tend to be unbalanced. Some people have naïve and unrealistic expectations about children, while others view them as unwanted burdens. Sadly, many parents …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Parenting By God’s Promises by

    In this optional session, Dr. Joel Beeke explores what nurture and admonition looks like and offers gems of practical wisdom for parents on topics such as instituting and leading family worship, teaching children, modeling faithful Christian living, and exercising discipline …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Thriving at College by

    In this session, Alex Chediak discusses the most common mistakes that college students make — and how to avoid them. Related Resource: Thriving at College

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  • Who Is the Expert? by

    While God provides children as a wonderful gift to their parents, they still belong to Him.  Parents, therefore, have a privilege and a responsibility to train up their children in righteousness.  Dr. Sproul Jr. concludes this series by …