Inquiring About Christianity

Serious answers for serious inquirers. Who is Jesus and what did He do? Can I know truth? What is the gospel and why is it good news?

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  • Wounded for Our Transgressions by W. Robert Godfrey

    All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. This is the universal problem faced by all men, a problem requiring a solution man cannot provide. In this lecture, Dr. Godfrey examines why the holiness of God required an atonement for sin, and how Jesus fulfilled that requirement for us.

  • Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Philip Ryken

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2007

    We need daily pardon and daily protection as well as daily provision. So after Jesus taught us to pray, “give us today our daily bread,” He also taught us to pray, “and forgive us our debts, as we also …Read More

  • Pain: God’s Megaphone by Alistair Begg

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2008

    For sixty years, successive generations have been helped by what C.S. Lewis wrote on the subject of pain and suffering. The sustained benefit is due in large measure to the fact that he brought to the “problem” a solid …Read More

  • Glory Versus the Cross by Gene Edward Veith

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2008

    Mother Teresa was a living saint, according to the popular mind, compassionately caring for the sick and dying and projecting a love that brought cynical secularists to their knees. After her death, the Vatican put her on a fast track …Read More

  • Has Science Got Rid of God? by John Blanchard

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2008

    Richard Dawkins, based at Oxford University, officially operates under the title of Charles Simonyi Reader and Professor of the Public Understanding of Science. Unofficially, he may be the best-known atheist in the world, partly as the result of his best-selling …Read More

  • The Pursuit of Happiness by Ken Myers

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2008

    When Thomas Jefferson selected the phrase “the pursuit of happiness” to describe one of the unalienable rights of man, he was appropriating an idea with a very long history. Since the time of Aristotle and before, happiness was understood as …Read More

  • A Grief Observed by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2007

    What’s wrong with this picture? I’m speaking of my assignment for this month’s issue of Tabletalk. Over the years, my articles have been generally written out of a concern to communicate content of a biblical or theological nature that …Read More

  • Cosmic Treason by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2008

    The sinfulness of sin” sounds like a vacuous redundancy that adds no information to the subject under discussion. However, the necessity of speaking of the sinfulness of sin has been thrust upon us by a culture and even a church …Read More

  • The Mystery of Iniquity by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2008

    It has been called the Achilles’ heel of the Christian faith. Of course, I’m referring to the classical problem of the existence of evil. Philosophers such as John Stuart Mill have argued that the existence of evil demonstrates that God …Read More

  • Duty and Honor by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2007

    Several years ago I was participating in a discussion with some business men in Jackson, Mississippi. In the course of the conversation, one of the men made reference to a man who was not present at the meeting. He said …Read More

  • The Divine Foundation of Authority by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2009

    You’re out!” “I’m safe!” “Out!” “Safe!” “Out!” “It’s my ball, and it’s my bat, and I say that I’m safe.” This is how we settled disputes over plays in our pickup baseball games played …Read More

  • In the Beginning: The Glory of God from Eternity by Albert Mohler

    There is an ever-present tendency that lurks within all our hearts to strip the one true God of His attributes and conform Him to our shattered image. What is left is a god without righteousness, holiness, power, and glory. How do we destroy that idol? With Scripture of course! In this message, Dr. Albert Mohler teaches us what God has ...

  • An Everlasting Love: The Love of God by John MacArthur

    The meaning of God's love has often been explained in a way that gives us a distorted understanding of who God is. In this session, John MacArthur will present the biblical doctrine of God's love.

  • One Body, Many Members by Ken Jones

    The church is the one body of Christ, but as Paul teaches, this one body has many members with various gifts.  In this message, Ken Jones examines the meaning of Paul’s metaphor and explores the nature and necessity of the many members in Christ’s one body.

  • The Challenge of Science by John MacArthur

    This message will focus on one of the perennial challenges faced by the Church since the Enlightenment, the challenge posed by the claims of science.

  • The Existence of God by Ravi Zacharias

    This message will deal with the problem of atheism by summarizing the arguments for the existence of God.  

  • Who Is Jesus? by John MacArthur

    The Gospel concerns the person of Jesus. But who is he? The Old Testament promised the coming of a Messiah who would save his people. In this message, Dr. John MacArthur will demonstrate that Jesus is the promised Messiah, the incarnate Son of God, fully God and fully man.

  • Good News in a Fallen World by Joni Eareckson Tada

    At the beginning of his ministry, Jesus declared that he had come to proclaim good news to the poor and liberty to the captives and those who are oppressed (Luke 4:18). The world is still full of hurting people who need to hear this good news. In this message Joni Eareckson-Tada will explain how the Gospel sets the oppressed ...

  • The Nature of Saving Faith by Sinclair Ferguson

    Saving faith is not merely mental acceptance of the Gospel, and justification is not secured by a mere outward profession of faith. As Dr. Sinclair Ferguson will explain in this message, saving faith includes mental assent to the content of the Gospel, acknowledgement of our sin and need, and personal trust and reliance upon Christ and his work.

  • Justification by Faith Alone by R.C. Sproul

    The doctrine of justification by faith is so significant that it provoked the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul defines justification and its necessary components.

  • The Curse Motif of the Atonement by R.C. Sproul

    The Scriptures declare that Christ was "made a curse for us." What exactly does that mean? To answer this question, R.C. Sproul traces the curse motif of the atonement from the Old Testament and through to its ultimate fulfillment in Christ's work on the cross.

  • Inspiration & Authority of Scripture by R.C. Sproul

    The Reformation slogan sola Scriptura, meaning “Scripture alone,” has its origins in Martin Luther’s conflict at the Diet of Worms. The Reformers firmly believed that the Bible is the very Word of God. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul highlights how the Reformers’ stance on the inspiration and authority of Scripture is relevant for the study of theology today.

  • The Cross by R.C. Sproul

  • The Resurrection by R.C. Sproul

  • The Deity of Christ by R.C. Sproul

    There are many people in the world who will concede that Jesus of Nazareth was an actual historical person who lived in the ancient world of Palestine, and some even have given Him prophet status. But the testimony of Scripture doesn’t allow us to stop there. The Bible says that Jesus is more than a prophet, and as Christians we ...

  • What Is the Standard of Truth? by R.C. Sproul

    Mankind has been living the fallout of the wrong response to God's authority since Adam and Eve. Today we're not surprised when the world disregards the authority of Scripture, but what happens when the church questions God's authority? Beginning this series, "Hath God Said?" Dr. Sproul will help us understand many things about Scripture, starting with the ...

  • What Is Chance? by R.C. Sproul

    Scientists are working hard on figuring out the origin of the universe. It seems that everything was all a matter of time and chance. But upon careful scrutiny, that notion seems to jump from non-being straight into nonsense. What is the chance that everything came into being through time and chance? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains some of the ...

  • How to Deal with Guilt by R.C. Sproul

    A universal problem shared by all people is guilt. The effects of guilt can be more than one can bear. So what do we do when experiencing the problems associated with guilt? And, what if we do not feel our guilt; does that make us innocent? In this message entitled, “How to Deal with Guilt,” Dr. Sproul helps us ...

  • Exchanging the Truth for a Lie by R.C. Sproul

    As the Apostle Paul tells us in the opening chapter of the book of Romans, God has already given everyone the most important knowledge that could be known. But what people have done with that knowledge has been made evident and observed by atheistic thinkers. Ironically, the truthfulness of Scripture is affirmed in some of the observations and conclusions made ...

  • Hell with Dr. R.C. Sproul

    In today’s culture, many people do not want to hear about hell. Even in many churches, hell has been forgotten. In this series, Dr. R.C. Sproul teaches on the Biblical doctrine of hell, explaining that our understanding of …Read More

  • Heaven with Dr. R.C. Sproul

    In teaching His disciples about heaven, Jesus said, “I go to prepare a place for you.” But what did Jesus mean? In this series, R.C. Sproul provides clear teaching about heaven, explaining that Christians have the greatest hope—the hope …Read More

  • The Holiness of God with Dr. R.C. Sproul

    The Holiness of God examines the meaning of holiness and why people are both fascinated and terrified by a holy God. This series closely explores God’s character, leading to new insights on sin, justice, and grace. The result is …Read More

  • Understanding the Gospel with Dr. R.C. Sproul

    It is very common in our society to hear people claim to be proclaiming the Gospel. Unfortunately, many do not preach a complete or even correct understanding of the person of Christ and the work He has done to save …Read More

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