• Martin Luther & the Growing Protestant Movement by

    In response to Martin Luther’s tireless ministry, more Christians came to recognize the need to reform the church, and reform movements began to spring up throughout Europe. As Luther continued to serve as a primary preacher and spokesman of …

  • Melancthon and Lutheran Slippage by

  • Monastery & Rome Crisis by

    The word “holy” gets bandied about often in contemporary culture. Some apply the term to archaic or sacred ideas or items from past civilizations, while others combine it with a noun for use as an impromptu expression of fear or …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Pillars of Grace by ,

    In this optional session, Steven Lawson walks readers through the ups and downs of church history, profiling pillars who stood on the foundation of Scripture and upheld the truth of God’s sovereign role in salvation. Related Resource: Pillars of Grace

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther by

    In this session on The Heroic Boldness of Martin Luther, Dr. Steven J. Lawson shows the convictions and practices that fed Luther’s pulpit boldness, providing an example for all preachers in a day when truth once more is in decline.

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Mighty Weakness of John Knox by

    In this session author Douglas Bond explores the life of John Knox, the great Reformer of Scotland, who is often remembered as something akin to a biblical prophet born out of time—strong and brash, thundering in righteous might. In truth …

  • Owen’s Theology by

    We have just become acquainted with the life and thought of the Puritan John Owen. We saw that he providentially arose from his anti-Puritan Laudian context at Oxford to become a Reformed theologian of the highest caliber and a prominent …

  • Progress to Worms by

    Persecution has existed among the people of God since the beginning of time, most notably with the murder of Abel at the hands of his brother Cain. This suffering does not occur randomly or without reason, but men and women …

  • Protestant View of Justification by

    Many people in contemporary culture shrink at the idea of double imputation inherent in the Protestant understanding of justification. That God would place others’ sins on His own Son while simultaneously declaring the guilty righteous on account of the merit …

  • Questions and Answers by

    This is a question and answer time between Dr. Sproul and his son, discussing topics relating to the “Heroes of the Christian Faith.”

  • Questions & Answers by

    More than a history lesson, Dr. Nichols helps believers understand why the Reformation mattered then and matters now. Questions covered in this section are: If the Reformers profiled in this series could speak to us, what would be their most …

  • Roman Catholic View of Justification (Part 1) by

    Many members of the Protestant church today do not understand properly their origins and the nature of their predecessors “protest” against the Roman Catholic Church. When asked about the respective differences, they may respond with some stereotypical answers such as …

  • Roman Catholic View of Justification (Part 2) by

    Would it surprise you to learn that current Roman Catholic doctrine declares all Protestants accursed? Remarkably, if probed, most Protestants would respond in disbelief to this proposition. Yet, it holds true, and the Roman church maintains the same stance today …

  • Romanism’s Counter Reformation: Trent by

  • The Scottish Reformation by

    As the teachings of the Protestant Reformation spread throughout Europe, Protestant movements appeared in many different countries. In some areas, the political authorities quickly established Protestantism as the official religion. In nations like France and Spain, the Reformation was eventually …