• 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

  • Sola Fide: Lady Jane Grey & the Rediscovery of Justification by Faith by

    After witnessing the remarkable deliverance of Paul and Silas from his prison, the Philippian jailer cried out to Paul, “What must I do to be saved?” (Acts 16:30). They responded, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be …

  • Sola Scriptura: Martin Luther & The Rediscovery of the Authority of Scripture by

    In the early sixteenth century, illiteracy was the norm across Europe, and this condition existed even amongst the clergy, teachers of God’s Word. Yet, despite the enormity of this problem, a deeper dilemma remained: the place of the Word …

  • Soli Deo Gloria: Glorifying God in Everything by

    In 1 Corinthians 10:31, Paul says, “Whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” Do you find yourself divorcing your “religious life” from your “normal life”? Paul’s exhortation makes this condition impossible, for every thought, word …

  • Solus Christus: John Calvin & the Blessing of Christ Alone by

    In the United States and many other affluent countries, people avoid facing mortality, anesthetizing themselves in a multitude of ways. In the sixteenth century, this option generally did not exist, and John Calvin stood as no exception. He and his …

  • The Anabaptists by

  • The Article on Which the Church Stands or Falls by

    Was the Reformation debate over justification by faith alone a tempest in a teapot? There are many today who think so, many who argue that the Reformation is over. In this message, Dr. R.C. Sproul will explain why the …

  • The Catholic Reformation by

    Many who desired to reform the Roman Catholic Church eventually split off from it. However, energetic reforms also emerged within the Catholic Church, addressing moral and spiritual problems without forming a separate ecclesiastical body. While the Catholic reformers shared many …

  • The Dutch Reformation by

    The success or failure of the Reformation in a particular region often depended on whether the ruler of the region supported or opposed it. However, the Dutch Reformation was an exception to this tendency. Though bitterly opposed by the Habsburg …