Message 6, Questions & Answers #2:

Michael Horton, Peter Jones, and R.C. Sproul answer questions about the church.


  1. Can you explain the etymological origin of the term sixburgh? (00:00)
  2. I come from an Arminian background and have now to understand and embrace the doctrine of grace. This has caused hostility from my spouse. How do I handle this? (01:47)
  3. Psalm 11:5 says God hates sinners. How can we reconcile that to John 3:16? (06:52)
  4. I get confused at the mixed messages—one regarding the sovereignty of God and the other about man’s responsibility. (11:07)
  5. What is the roll of the church to educate its members for the gnostic and paganism problem, especially equipping the younger generation? (18:47)
  6. What is the movement against the organic church? Are they against institutionalized church? What is the difference between this and home church? (24:07)
  7. If Jesus is 100% human and tempted in every way we were, does that mean he inherited a fallen nature from the fall? (29:57)
  8. Christ is called the second Adam and his actions only affect those that believe, yet the first Adam’s actions affected all of humanity. Explain the difference. (36:03)
  9. Could one of you explain covenant theology in its simplest form? (37:42)
  10. Are there some books you can recommend on this subject? (42:15)Is reading my Bible once or twice a week enough? (43:43)
  11. Please explain the Manhattan Declaration and why John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul and others have not signed it? (47:48)
  12. High school members that are here would like to know what to do if they have a pastor that falls under the definition of a Christless Christian. (54:18)

Note: Answers given reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.