• The Fruit of Lovingkindness by

    Continuing his study on the fruit of love, Dr. Sproul looks at a different kind of love, “The Fruit of Lovingkindness.”

  • The Fruit of Humble Love by

    We find that the most dangerous concept we ever consider in the New Testament is this concept of pride. Continuing Dr. Sproul’s look at the great love chapter, he explains that the more we understand the character of God …

  • Grow UP! by

    Have you ever heard in the Christian community the idea that Christians are to have a child-like faith? We want Christian education to be “user friendly.” This kind of thinking is absolutely devastating to both the life of a church …

  • The Inadequacy of Profession by

    In this message, Dr. Sproul spends time to list a few of the factors which may contribute to a false sense of security. One of the chief factors he feels is very important for evangelicals to understand, is that salvation …

  • Being Sure of the Savior by

    In this message Dr. Sproul takes a different look at assurance by showing what a genuine assurance of salvation looks like. It begins with having a clear understanding both of what salvation means, and what it involves. We see in …

  • Faith & Fruit by

    Dr. Sproul continues to discuss the two most important elements from which we are able to gain personal assurance of our salvation, summarizing them as “Faith and Fruit.”

  • The Indwelling Power of Love by

    When the Holy Spirit indwells a believer, He does not move in empty-handed—he brings something else with him. “So what is it?” you might ask. Whatever it is, he brought it because we didn’t have it. It reflects …

  • Joy and Peace by

    When a person becomes a Christian, he or she realizes that life isn’t so simple anymore. Conflict is immediate—a battle of flesh and spirit rage within the soul. On another front, there is outward conflict with your fellow man …

  • Long-suffering and Kindness by

    We have all been there. How many of us have suffered under the tyranny of someone else’s slander? Or been the subject of cruel and coarse joking? Perhaps you have learned the secret of ignoring these personal attacks, but …

  • The Practice of Love by

    Scripture describes love as an attribute of God, and because of that, it is a fruit of the Spirit. As first Corinthians thirteen describes, “Love is perfect.” But as we look around, and particularly at our selves, perfection is hard …

  • Meekness and Self-Control by

    When you hear the word meekness, what thoughts enter your mind? Do think of weakness for instance? Or perhaps you imagine someone who is shy or timid. Our modern culture has little use for this Biblical virtue. It runs contrary …

  • Goodness and Faith by

    The Apostle Paul gave the Galatian church a list of characteristics, or fruits, that should be manifest in the life of the believer. On that list, Paul included love, joy, peace, long-suffering and kindness. The next two items on that …

  • The Struggle for Spiritual Growth by

    Are you struggling with sin? Not satisfied with where you are in your sanctification? Do you become frustrated at times when you consider where you are in your spiritual growth? Beginning this series on Developing Christian Character, Dr. Sproul considers …

  • The Goal of Spiritual Growth by

    The establishing of goals is important to any of life’s endeavors, and even more so in our spiritual growth. So, what is the goal of the Christian life? Where do you set your sights? Can there be anything higher …

  • The Priorities of Righteousness by

    Often when we hear the word Pharisee, we are prone to think of terms like hypocrite, viper, or some other less than noble description. But the religious leaders of Jesus’ day weren’t completely devoid of virtue; they were doing …