• How the Old Testament was Formed (Part 2) by

    Many people consider writings such as the Apocrypha to be the inspired word of God that should be included in the canon of Scripture. Others consider the Talmud to be equally binding as the Old Testament writings. How should the …

  • General/Natural Revelation (Part 1) by

    How do we know that God is? How does he communicate His existence? Do we feel His presence by some kind of intuition or is there some objective witness that testifies to His eternal power? Dr. Sproul discusses one of …

  • How the New Testament was Formed (Part 1) by

    Considering all the writings that circulated within the church during the first four centuries, how did we end up with only twenty-seven books in the New Testament? When was the New Testament as we know it today recognized by the …

  • Biblical Concept of Revelation (Part 1) by

    When studying, we find that theology is dependent upon revelation, on God’s taking the initiative to unveil and reveal Himself. In this message Dr. Sproul discusses the topic of general revelation as distinguished from special revelation. We find there …

  • Biblical Concept of Revelation (Part 2) by

    Continuing on the subject of revelation, Dr. Sproul discusses the topic of general revelation and distinguishes two areas within. These areas are the content of the revelation and the scope of people included as recipients of that revelation.

  • General/Natural Revelation (Part 2) by

    The heavens declare the glory of God, but how adequate is that declaration? Is God’s general revelation of Himself through nature enough for people to be saved? If not, are they without excuse if they never read the Bible …

  • How the Old Testament was Formed (Part 1) by

    Continuing to look at “The Doctrine of Scripture,” Dr. Sproul introduces us to the development of the Old Testament Scriptures and helps us understand some of the history of the canonization of the Bible, in this message entitled “How the …

  • How the New Testament was Formed (Part 2) by

    Besides the writings that bore the familiar names of Peter, Paul, Luke, etc., there were other writings by people like Polycarp and Barnabas, but they were not included in the final New Testament canon. Why was that? We know that …

  • The Truthfulness of Scripture by

    According to today’s standards, the Bible may not be accurate. But should that be any reason to deny the inerrancy of Scripture? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains that the inerrancy of Scripture is being measured by the wrong …

  • The Original Autographs by

    Many sceptics believe that we cannot trust the Scriptures because of all the copies and copies of copies that have been made over the centuries. How do we answer the criticism that all those ancient copies have been corrupted through …

  • Infallibility and Truth by

    With all of the scientific discoveries we have made, can we still trust our Bibles to inform us in the field of science? Dr. Sproul says, “More than ever!” We constantly witness the ongoing clash between the teachings of secular …

  • Human Authors by

    Since God is the ultimate author of the Bible, why is it important for us to know which human hands actually wrote it down for us? Does it really matter whose name is on Matthew’s Gospel? How can it …

  • Human Language by

      R.C. Sproul uses “The Chicago Statement of Biblical Inerrancy” to explain the authority of Scripture. Loaded with helpful information on the implications of this core teaching, Thus Says the Lord can help believers understand and defend the Scriptures, while …

  • Progressive Revelation by

      R.C. Sproul uses “The Chicago Statement of Biblical Inerrancy” to explain the authority of Scripture. Loaded with helpful information on the implications of this core teaching, Thus Says the Lord can help believers understand and defend the Scriptures, while …

  • The Transmission of Scripture by

      If it is true that humans make mistakes, and it is also true that humans wrote the Scriptures, then wouldn’t that prove that the Scriptures have mistakes? As Dr. Sproul explains, that is not a necessary conclusion. Looking at …