What Do Christians Believe?

What does the Bible teach? What is the Christian life all about? This resource collection will help you grasp the essential truths of the Christian faith.

  • Essential Truths of the Christian Faith Teaching Series with Various Teachers

    Without a firm grasp of the essential doctrines of Christianity, we will not be able to recognize false teaching or stand firm in our faith. In this series, Alistair Begg, James Montgomery Boice, Sinclair B. Ferguson, John MacArthur, and R.C. Sproul explore eleven key truths of biblical Christianity. View Resource

  • Understanding the Gospel Teaching Series with 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 His people. In this series, Dr. R.C. Sproul explains the essential components of the biblical Gospel of salvation. Beginning with the person of Christ, Dr. Sproul explains what exactly Christ saves us from and clarifies the doctrines of faith, justification, and sanctification. View Resource

  • The Holiness of God Teaching Series with 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 a new awareness of our dependence upon God’s mercy and a discovery of the awesomeness of His majestic holiness. Dr. R.C. Sproul says, “The holiness of God affects every aspect of our lives—economics, politics, athletics, romance—everything with which we are involved.” View Resource

  • 5 Keys to Spiritual Growth: 2005 National Conference Conference with Various Teachers

    The Word of God makes it clear that consistent and progressive spiritual growth is to be the goal of every Christian. As we practice the spiritual disciplines described in the Word of God, the Holy Spirit moves us to submit to God’s will. In this series of lectures from Ligonier Ministries’ 2005 National Conference, Drs. Mark Dever, J. Ligon Duncan III, John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr. and Derek Thomas discuss the five key disciplines of Bible study, prayer, stewardship, service, and worship. With practical sensitivity and concern for biblical fidelity, they explain how each of these disciplines contributes … View Resource

  • The Resurrection of Christ Video Message by R.C. Sproul

    This message will defend one of the central claims of the Christian faith – the bodily resurrection of Jesus. View Resource

  • The Challenge of Science Video Message 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. View Resource

  • Jesus, the Head of the Church Video Message by John MacArthur

    The church does not exist apart from Christ, her Head. The Church is defined in terms of its relation to Christ. In this message, Dr. John MacArthur will explore what the Bible teaches regarding Christ as the Head of the church and the church as His body. View Resource

  • The Myth of Influence (Part 1) Video Message by John MacArthur

    This lecture will warn the church that we build the kingdom not by looking like the world, but that we are called to be set apart and distinct from the world around us. View Resource

  • The Myth of Influence (Part 2) Video Message by John MacArthur

    Dr. MacArthur will affirm that our fathers who went before us are witnesses to us today, not principally of their own faith, but of the faithfulness of God. He will call us to join that cloud as witnesses to the glory of God as we grow in grateful obedience to Christ. View Resource

  • The Gospel-Driven Life Article by Harry Reeder

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2008

    When I was asked to participate in this column designed for older Christians to share insights and encouragements to younger believers, I had no doubt what issue to address — the Gospel-driven life.  The Gospel of saving grace in Jesus is the foundation, the formation, and the primary motivation for the Christian life. The Gospel message brings you to Christ as the sure foundation for eternal life. The Gospel message provides direction for the formation of your new life. The Gospel message provides the primary motivation for a maturing life. The importance of living a Gospel-driven life is why Paul … View Resource

  • Good Intentions Gone Bad Article by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2007

    The adage tells us that there is a destination, the road to which is paved with good intentions. It is the destination that we would prefer not to reach. Good intentions can have disastrous results and consequences. When we look at the revolution of worship in America today, I see a dangerous road that is built with such intentions. The good purposes that have transformed worship in America have as their goal to reach a lost world—a world that is marked by baby boomers and Generation Xers who have in many ways rejected traditional forms and styles of worship. Many … View Resource

  • The Divine Foundation of Authority Article 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 without the benefit of a referee or umpire. When a disputed play could not be resolved through reason or through yelling, the one who possessed the equipment usually determined the outcome. It was a child’s game in which might made right. It was the nascent expression of the cynical statement: “He who owns the gold, rules.” These illustrations indicate that at some level ownership is involved in … View Resource