Message 5, Questions & Answers #1:

A questions and answers session with Dr. R.C. Sproul.


  1. In Deuteronomy 23, it states that a Moabite shall not enter the assembly of God. How did David, the descendant of a Moabite, enter the tabernacle? (0:20)
  2. As a new student minister, how can I respectfully respond to people in the church who encourage me to entertain and dumb down spiritual things for my students? (1:55)
  3. If Jesus and Paul used harsh words against their opponents in Scripture, does that give us permission to do the same today? (3:20)
  4. Is it true that you got a hole in one recently? (5:50)
  5. Since the Manhattan Declaration, has there been a change of opinion or a clearer understanding from the evangelical community? (6:50)
  6. How can the Lord regret something, if He knows everything? (8:16)
  7. What is double predestination? (10:45)
  8. Is it necessary for pastors to challenge their congregations to accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior? (13:49)
  9. How would you respond to the accusation that you teach the Bible is part of the Trinity? (16:45)
  10. Is separation in marriage permitted in Scripture and if it is, under what conditions? (20:03)
  11. Would emotional and/or physical abuse merit a separation? (22:26)
  12. Given the Bible commands us to obey authority, how should we view the American Revolution? (23:24)
  13. How should we understand generational curses in the Bible? (25:34)
  14. Do you have any concerns about the spiritual formation movement? (27:30)
  15. Since everyone is unable to obey the greatest commandment, are we always actively living in a state of sin? (28:47)
  16. Why did God create sin and Satan? (30:05)
  17. What does success and failure look like in the eyes of Jesus? (32:23)
  18. In 1 Corinthians 15:22, why is the first Adam’s condemnation universal and the second Adam’s justification limited? (33:57)
  19. What is your view of the altar call? (36:40)

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.