• Providence and Evil by

    What does the existence of evil say about the goodness of God? How are we to understand God’s providence as we experience all kinds of evil happening around us? Through the centuries, people have been trying to reconcile the …

  • God’s Providence to Job by

    So…were you there or not? This may seem like a silly question, but remember, this was one of the first of many questions God had for his servant Job who struggled with God’s providence. As we ourselves seek …

  • Providence and Accidents by

    Perhaps you or someone you know has experienced loss of a loved one in an accident—in what appears to be a random event. When accidents happen, we search for causes and meaning, hoping that it was not all for …

  • Things Great and Small by

    It is only natural for people to desire a life of significance—to make a difference in the world around them. Most of us will never do those things that solicit the world’s attention. But as we shall see …

  • Gideon’s Battle by

    God’s word tells us that we are to live by faith, not by sight. But our responses to life’s trials are often riddled with sin when we distrust the goodness of God’s Providence. Here Dr. Sproul will …

  • The Mystery of God’s Providence by

    Whatever you decide to do in life, it will be according to God’s sovereign plan. So, ultimately which is it: your plan or God’s? How do our actions work with God’s providence? In this lecture Dr. Sproul …

  • God’s Kingly Providence by

    Nations rise and fall. In our own day, we have seen the Soviet Union collapse with a swift military coup. In ancient history, there was Egypt, Assyria, and the mighty Roman Empire. But it takes more than an army to …

  • Providence: Seen and Unseen by

    By faith, we hold to the promise of God that “all things work together for good to those who love God.” And as we go through life, we are able to see that promise manifest itself through blessing upon blessing …

  • Evil is Not Good by

    No Christian in his right mind would dare say that the goodness of God is evil. But there are other ways the secret thoughts of our hearts are communicated. It has been said that actions speak louder than words. We …

  • Together for Good by

    Perhaps the most visited Scripture in our times of need is Romans 8:28. It assures us that all things work together for good to those who love God and who have been called according to His purpose. As Dr …

  • Suffering and Sin by

    As we seek to understand God’s providence, we are forced to deal with questions of human suffering.  Where does suffering fit in God’s divine plan? How much of our suffering is directly related to our personal sin? How …

  • Providence or Chance? by

    Is this one of those days when you just happened to stumble upon the Ligonier website, a website that you may not usually use, at a time that you do not normally use the internet? What chain of events brought …

  • Providence and Suffering by

    The Psalmist asked, “Why do the wicked prosper, while the righteous suffer?” The prophet Habakkuk asked virtually the same question in his day as he witnessed his homeland overrun with the invading armies of the Chaldeans. Initially, from Habakkuk’s …

  • God’s Sovereignty by

    As King of all creation, God exercises His sovereignty throughout the world. But how sovereign is sovereign? Are there realms in the created universe where God does not govern? Does God have the ability to save everyone? If He does …