• Infallibility and Inerrancy by

    With the rise of higher criticism, particularly in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Scripture has come under widespread attack, but specifically, the concepts of infallibility and inerrancy have been sharply criticized.  Dr. Sproul explains the importance of the “Infallibility and …

  • Inspiration and Authority of Scripture by

    Out of Luther’s Diet of Worms conflict came the slogan at that time, called “sola scriptura”, simply, “the Scripture alone.” The great reformers would say that even though God did not personally write down the words on parchment, the …

  • Justification by Faith Alone by

    It was Luther who was known for the doctrine of justification by faith alone, because it was this very doctrine and controversy which provoked the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century. In this section, Dr. Sproul answers the questions …

  • Knowledge of God by

    The fundamental principle when discussing “The Knowledge of God”, is that while our knowledge of God is neither exhaustive nor comprehensive, we do have a meaningful way of speaking about Him. God has addressed to us in our terms, and …

  • One in Essence by

    Dr. Sproul discusses the distinct belief of our God, “One in Essence”. The nature of God, of His unity, of His singularity, of His oneness, is so important and so central to the religious life of people that this point …

  • Original Sin by

    Whenever we talk of the fall of the human race and the nature and origin of sin, we are immediately pushed to contemplate the extent and scope of that sin and its impact upon us as human beings. Dr. Sproul …

  • Perseverance of the Saints by

    Dr. Sproul refers to many New Testament scriptures that give us confidence that God is going to preserve us and bring our work of redemption to its completion in heaven. The doctrine of “The Perseverance of the Saints” speaks directly …

  • Providence by

    The secular mindset would say God is just a spectator up in heaven looking down having no immediate control over what happens here on earth. Whereas, Christians, have always had an acute sense that this is our Father’s world …

  • Sanctification by

    Is it possible to completely vanquish the impact of the flesh? Once we have been justified by faith in Christ, a wonderful work is begun in our life, that of “Sanctification.” Dr. Sproul discusses with us about the path of …

  • Saving Faith by

    At the time of the Reformation, a question arose that received much attention asking, “What really is saving faith?” Among the Antinomian, the Roman Catholic, and the Protestant Reformer, the understanding of “Saving Faith” will vary. As he sifts through …

  • Scope and Purpose of Theology by

    Why do we continue to study theology even after many scholars have come up with ideas and systems of thought? Dr. Sproul discusses in this message the scope and purpose of studying and learning theology.

  • Scripture and Authority by

    Here in “Scripture and Authority”,   Dr. Sproul touches on many subjects including the nature of Scripture, the origin of Scripture, the authority of Scripture, and the relationship of biblical authority to ecclesiastical authority. The Scripture is given to us not …

  • Special Revelation by

    Can we as humans receive distinct information from God Himself?  Special revelation is that revelation that God gives that not everybody in the world has the opportunity as of yet to receive.  It is that information that God gives to …

  • Substitutionary Atonement by

    There are those who believe it is simply barbarian and prescientific to think of an atonement by which somebody pours out their own blood to satisfy the demands of God’s justice.  As Dr. Sproul continues with the theme of …

  • The Baptism of the Holy Spirit by

    Have you been asked, “Are you baptized in the Holy Spirit?” What does that mean? Here, Dr. Sproul discusses subjects associated with “The Baptism of the Holy Spirit.” He discusses topics such as speaking in tongues and the idea of …